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Katherine Harris on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Katherine Harris on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
Katherine Harris on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 97% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Katherine Harris on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Katherine Harris on Education
Click here for 4 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • $2000 for individual Educational Savings Accounts. (Oct 2002)
  • Vouchers for students in failing schools. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Energy & Oil
Click here for 6 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Drilling ANWR is like a postage stamp on a football field. (Oct 2006)
  • Prevent Orimulsion use; no offshore drilling near FL. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
Katherine Harris on Environment
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  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-family voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Foreign Policy
Click here for 3 full quotes on Foreign Policy OR background on Foreign Policy.
  • Don't negotiate bilaterally with terrorists like North Korea. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
Katherine Harris on Free Trade
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  • Pressure China on intellectual property rights. (Oct 2006)
  • Worked to get Free Trade Area of the Americas office in FL. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
Katherine Harris on Government Reform
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  • In wake of 2000 election controversy, led impetus for reform. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
Katherine Harris on Gun Control
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  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Health Care
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  • Add Rx drug plan to Medicare. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Immigration
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  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Principles & Values
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  • Vision for FL: low taxes, secure from terrorists & illegals. (Oct 2006)
  • Separation of church and state is a lie. (Sep 2006)
  • Non-Christian legislators legislate sin, like gay marriage. (Sep 2006)
  • Passed over one hundred bills in State Senate. (Jan 2006)
  • Will run for US Senate, but not this year. (Jan 2004)
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
Katherine Harris on Social Security
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  • Preserve social security trust fund. (Oct 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Tax Reform
Click here for 7 full quotes on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Supports Fair Tax: 23% sales tax to replace income tax. (Nov 2006)
  • Income tax requires 5 billion hours for annual compliance. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Rated 60% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Technology
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  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
Katherine Harris on War & Peace
Click here for 3 full quotes on War & Peace OR background on War & Peace.
  • Military solution needed, no political solution of cut-&-run. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
Katherine Harris on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime: Opposes topic 1
YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Non-Christian legislators legislate sin, like gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Separation of church and state is a lie: Strongly Favors topic 4
Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-family voting record: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration: Favors topic 4
YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Add Rx drug plan to Medicare: Favors topic 5
Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs: Opposes topic 5
YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits: Opposes topic 5
YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients: Opposes topic 5
YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Preserve social security trust fund: Opposes topic 6
Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
$2000 for individual Educational Savings Accounts: Favors topic 7
Vouchers for students in failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes: Strongly Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports Fair Tax: 23% sales tax to replace income tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Income tax requires 5 billion hours for annual compliance: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rated 60% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes: Neutral on topic 11
YES on providing tax relief and simplification: Strongly Favors topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(7 points on Economic scale)
Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration: Strongly Favors topic 12
NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment: Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Worked to get Free Trade Area of the Americas office in FL: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Favors topic 13
YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business: Opposes topic 13
YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 14
YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(7 points on Economic scale)
YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(10 points on Economic scale)
Drilling ANWR is like a postage stamp on a football field: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Prevent Orimulsion use; no offshore drilling near FL: Favors topic 18
Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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