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Mark Clayton on Abortion
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  • Pro-life; neocons trick Americans into voting about abortion. (Jul 2008)
Mark Clayton on Budget & Economy
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Mark Clayton on Civil Rights
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  • AGAINST national ID cards. (Aug 2012)
  • Lobbied Congress to protect Boy Scouts from homosexuals. (Jul 2008)
  • No same-sex marriage; homosexuals already have equal rights. (Jul 2008)
Mark Clayton on Corporations
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  • Multinationals legalize slave labor abroad. (Aug 2012)
Mark Clayton on Crime
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Mark Clayton on Drugs
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Mark Clayton on Education
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Mark Clayton on Energy & Oil
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Mark Clayton on Environment
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Mark Clayton on Families & Children
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Mark Clayton on Foreign Policy
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Mark Clayton on Free Trade
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  • Worked on the Americans for Trade Defense project. (Jul 2008)
  • Enforce a higher tariff schedule on imports. (Jul 2008)
  • North American Union is treason against the Constitution. (Apr 2008)
Mark Clayton on Government Reform
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Mark Clayton on Gun Control
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Mark Clayton on Health Care
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Mark Clayton on Homeland Security
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  • Fight the neocon war policy that leaves us in debt to China. (Aug 2012)
  • Immediate conscription of military "contractors". (Aug 2012)
  • Over-funded, unaccountable contractors rake in billions. (Jul 2008)
  • Advocated killing or capturing Osama bin Laden since 1994. (Jul 2008)
  • War on Terror is just an excuse to cut Constitutional rights. (Jul 2008)
Mark Clayton on Immigration
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  • Protect our system from being replicated in Spanish. (Jul 2008)
  • Deportation, with civil rights, for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2008)
Mark Clayton on Jobs
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Mark Clayton on Principles & Values
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Mark Clayton on Social Security
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Mark Clayton on Tax Reform
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  • Moratorium on income taxes for those earning $50,000 or less. (Apr 2008)
Mark Clayton on Technology
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  • Opposes "fairness doctrine"; research candidates yourself. (Jul 2008)
Mark Clayton on War & Peace
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  • Iraq conflict was not necessary & cost too much. (Jul 2008)
Mark Clayton on Welfare & Poverty
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  • End tax-exempt registration for churches. (Aug 2012)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pro-life; neocons trick Americans into voting about abortion: Strongly 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)
Lobbied Congress to protect Boy Scouts from homosexuals: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No same-sex marriage; homosexuals already have equal rights: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
End tax-exempt registration for churches: Favors topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Moratorium on income taxes for those earning $50,000 or less: Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect our system from being replicated in Spanish: Opposes topic 12
Deportation, with civil rights, for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Multinationals legalize slave labor abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Worked on the Americans for Trade Defense project: Opposes topic 13
Enforce a higher tariff schedule on imports: Strongly Opposes topic 13
North American Union is treason against the Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fight the neocon war policy that leaves us in debt to China: Opposes topic 15
Immediate conscription of military "contractors": Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
AGAINST national ID cards: Strongly Favors topic 14
Advocated killing or capturing Osama bin Laden since 1994: Opposes topic 14
War on Terror is just an excuse to cut Constitutional rights: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+5 points on Social scale)
Iraq conflict was not necessary & cost too much: Strongly Favors topic 17

Mark Clayton is a Centrist.
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