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Katie McGinty on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood. (Oct 2016)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's List. (Aug 2015)
  • Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights. (May 2014)
  • Supports public funding for abortion services. (Nov 2016)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Nov 2016)
Katie McGinty on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Katie McGinty on Civil Rights
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  • It is past time to close the pay gap. (Aug 2016)
  • Morally wrong to fire gays simply because of who they are. (Nov 2014)
  • Marriage equality so all can marry the person they love. (Nov 2014)
Katie McGinty on Corporations
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  • Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against banks. (Sep 2016)
  • Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax. (May 2014)
Katie McGinty on Crime
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  • Moratorium on the death penalty. (May 2014)
Katie McGinty on Drugs
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  • Medical marijuana yes; but legalization no. (Jun 2016)
  • Legalize medicinal pot; decriminalize recreational pot. (May 2014)
Katie McGinty on Education
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  • Strong Schools; Bright Futures:restore $1B in education cuts. (Nov 2014)
  • Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation. (May 2014)
Katie McGinty on Energy & Oil
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  • Corn ethanol as renewable fuel can replace some fossil fuels. (Sep 2016)
  • No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs. (Apr 2016)
  • Make Pennsylvania a leader in wind and solar once again. (Nov 2014)
Katie McGinty on Environment
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  • Chaired Pres. Clinton's Council on Environmental Quality. (Feb 2014)
Katie McGinty on Families & Children
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Katie McGinty on Foreign Policy
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  • Supports Iran nuclear deal. (Oct 2016)
  • Defeat terrorist threats while upholding America's values. (Aug 2016)
Katie McGinty on Free Trade
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Katie McGinty on Government Reform
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  • Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. (Oct 2016)
  • Stand against partisan attempts to disenfranchise voters. (Sep 2016)
  • Make it easier for people to participate in our elections. (Nov 2014)
Katie McGinty on Gun Control
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  • Scored 100% on CeaseFire Pennsylvania survey. (Aug 2015)
  • Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns. (May 2014)
  • Supports restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Katie McGinty on Health Care
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  • Expand Medicaid; embrace ObamaCare. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Katie McGinty on Homeland Security
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  • Guarantee world's best-equipped & best-trained military. (Aug 2016)
Katie McGinty on Immigration
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  • Support DREAM Act plus earned path to citizenship. (Oct 2016)
  • Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city. (Jul 2016)
Katie McGinty on Jobs
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  • Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage. (Apr 2016)
  • Endorsed by United Steelworkers. (Aug 2015)
  • Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 per hour. (Nov 2014)
Katie McGinty on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Katie McGinty on Social Security
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  • Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families. (Apr 2016)
  • No further reductions in the public pension benefits. (May 2014)
Katie McGinty on Tax Reform
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  • Supports increasing income tax rates. (Nov 2016)
Katie McGinty on Technology
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  • Pennsylvania should drive renaissance of manufacturing in US. (Nov 2014)
Katie McGinty on War & Peace
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  • No ground troops against ISIS. (Oct 2016)
Katie McGinty on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed by EMILY's List: Strongly Favors topic 1
Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public funding for abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
It is past time to close the pay gap: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Morally wrong to fire gays simply because of who they are: Strongly Favors topic 3
Marriage equality so all can marry the person they love: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand Medicaid; embrace ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No further reductions in the public pension benefits: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Strong Schools; Bright Futures:restore $1B in education cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Chaired Pres. Clinton's Council on Environmental Quality: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Moratorium on the death penalty: Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
Scored 100% on CeaseFire Pennsylvania survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns: Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on right to bear arms: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing income tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Support DREAM Act plus earned path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by United Steelworkers: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports Iran nuclear deal: Opposes topic 14
Defeat terrorist threats while upholding America's values: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Guarantee world's best-equipped & best-trained military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United: Strongly Favors topic 16
Stand against partisan attempts to disenfranchise voters: Strongly Favors topic 16
Make it easier for people to participate in our elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
No ground troops against ISIS: Strongly Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Corn ethanol as renewable fuel can replace some fossil fuels: Favors topic 18
No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs: Opposes topic 18
Make Pennsylvania a leader in wind and solar once again: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Medical marijuana yes; but legalization no: Favors topic 19
Legalize medicinal pot; decriminalize recreational pot: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 per hour: Favors topic 20

Katie McGinty is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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