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Linda Lingle on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose partial-birth abortion; support parental notification: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification for abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Civil unions are same-sex marriage by another name: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
End death penalty; DNA proves innocence: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Implemented “3-strikes” law for habitual violent felons: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No new restrictions on the right to bear arms: Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+2 points on Economic scale)
State QUEST program instead of ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Vigorously pursue medical malpractice reform: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Tax credits for those without employee health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
$350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors: Favors topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports market-based health insurance: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Decrease benefits to future retirees & raise retirement age: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
More federal funding for education will help public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Science & math standards in public/charter/private schools: Favors topic 7
No vouchers; more funding, more charters: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We can't afford Honolulu Rail Project: Opposes topic 18
Transformation for clean energy, not incremental change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Make EPA into a Cabinet department: Strongly Favors topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
Addicts get treatment; dealers & repeat users get jail: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simplify & bring down tax rate; then we'll collect more: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pushed for substantial and permanent tax relief: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
America needs comprehensive immigration policy: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Pursue trade in the Asia-Pacific region: Strongly Favors topic 13
Enforce international trade access, for short-term jobs: Favors topic 13
Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't let up on its defense spending, like pre-WWII: Strongly Favors topic 15
Keep military forces at a high state of readiness: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
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Page last updated: Nov 19, 2012