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Matt Dunlap on Abortion
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  • Abortions should always be legally available. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunlap on Budget & Economy
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  • Shore up availability of credit to stimulate job creation. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Civil Rights
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  • Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (Nov 2002)
  • Affirmative action ok, but not on state contracts. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunlap on Corporations
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  • Plenty of people looking out for the big corporations. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Crime
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  • Alternative penalties for non-violent offenders. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunlap on Drugs
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Matt Dunlap on Education
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  • Invest in public schools and higher education. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Energy & Oil
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  • Invest in weatherization programs and maintain LIHEAP. (Apr 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Environment
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Matt Dunlap on Families & Children
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Matt Dunlap on Foreign Policy
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Matt Dunlap on Free Trade
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  • Protect our future from unfair trade agreements. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Government Reform
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  • No campaign donation limits; just disclosure. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunlap on Gun Control
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  • Ease or repeal restrictions on purchase & possession of guns. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunlap on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare individual mandate is constitutional. (Mar 2012)
  • ObamaCare was one step; much more needs to be done. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Homeland Security
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  • Don't defer the debt we owe our veterans. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Immigration
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Matt Dunlap on Jobs
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Matt Dunlap on Social Security
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  • Remove cap on earnings to sustain system. (Sep 2012)
  • Don't return to fears of being too old or too ill. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Tax Reform
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  • Lower middle class taxes; remove fat cat tax breaks. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Technology
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Matt Dunlap on War & Peace
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  • Iraq war was poorly thought out and enormously expensive. (Sep 2012)
  • We cannot stand by while Syria slaughters its citizens. (Mar 2012)
Matt Dunlap on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Expand state services to include the working poor. (Nov 2002)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortions should always be legally available: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action ok, but not on state contracts: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws: Favors 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)
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Alternative penalties for non-violent offenders: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Ease or repeal restrictions on purchase & possession of guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare individual mandate is constitutional: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare was one step; much more needs to be done: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Remove cap on earnings to sustain system: Opposes topic 6
Don't return to fears of being too old or too ill: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest in public schools and higher education: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest in weatherization programs and maintain LIHEAP: Favors topic 18
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)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand state services to include the working poor: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Shore up availability of credit to stimulate job creation: Strongly Favors topic 11
Lower middle class taxes; remove fat cat tax breaks: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect our future from unfair trade agreements: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Don't defer the debt we owe our veterans: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No campaign donation limits; just disclosure: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Iraq war was poorly thought out and enormously expensive: Strongly Opposes topic 17
We cannot stand by while Syria slaughters its citizens: Opposes topic 17

Matt Dunlap is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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