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Nick Carter on Abortion
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  • Abortion should be legal, safe, protected and rare. (Sep 2008)
  • Demand end to stem cell research as political football. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Budget & Economy
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  • GOP has failed to keep government limited. (Mar 2008)
Nick Carter on Civil Rights
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  • Don't require companies to hire more women and minorities. (Sep 2008)
  • Sexual orientation should be protected by civil rights law. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Corporations
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Nick Carter on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty. (Sep 2008)
  • Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Drugs
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  • Don't regulate drug use on basis of immorality. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Education
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  • No vouchers; make all schools better. (Sep 2008)
  • Federal government must have role in education. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Energy & Oil
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  • Clean coal can coexist with clean energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Support cap-and-trade but not a long-term solution. (Sep 2008)
  • Quagmire in Mideast is result of dependence on oil. (Sep 2008)
  • Supports tax credit for commercial wind energy production. (Jun 2008)
Nick Carter on Environment
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Nick Carter on Families & Children
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  • Teach facts in public schools, not family values. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Foreign Policy
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Nick Carter on Free Trade
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  • Support fair trade, not free trade. (Sep 2008)
  • Support fair trade policy which protects American jobs. (Aug 2008)
Nick Carter on Government Reform
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  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Sep 2008)
  • Speak for the people, not for lobbyists or corporations. (Apr 2008)
Nick Carter on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2008)
  • Restricting access to guns is not a solution. (Aug 2008)
Nick Carter on Health Care
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  • Negotiate on Rx drug prices; then means testing is ok. (Oct 2008)
  • More federal funding for health coverage. (Sep 2008)
  • Healthcare for all citizens at an affordable price. (Jul 2008)
Nick Carter on Homeland Security
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  • Enough spending on armed forces already. (Sep 2008)
  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Sep 2008)
  • New G.I. Bill is the least we can do to honor service. (May 2008)
Nick Carter on Immigration
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  • Don't scapegoat immigrants by denying them benefits. (Oct 2008)
  • Allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship. (Sep 2008)
  • Path to citizenship for hard working, law abiding immigrants. (Aug 2008)
  • Current immigration policies help large corporations. (Aug 2008)
Nick Carter on Jobs
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Nick Carter on Principles & Values
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  • Former Gillette Mayor Herb Carter's son announces for Senate. (Mar 2008)
  • Changed from GOP to Democrat; "the party left me". (Mar 2008)
Nick Carter on Social Security
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  • Notch babies were a mistake; support Notch Reform. (Oct 2008)
  • Base the Social Security COLA on the CPI-W. (Oct 2008)
  • Ensure attempts to privatize Social Security are thwarted. (Oct 2008)
  • Don't gamble by privatizing social security. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on Tax Reform
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  • Make taxes more progressive. (Sep 2008)
  • Apply estate tax only to estates over $50 million. (Aug 2008)
Nick Carter on Technology
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  • I will invest in our future, via education. (Sep 2008)
  • Listen to scientists about science instead of ideologues. (Sep 2008)
Nick Carter on War & Peace
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  • Replace US troops with UN in Iraq. (Sep 2008)
  • No end for Iraq War in sight, at $2B a week. (Jun 2008)
Nick Carter on Welfare & Poverty
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  • No church-based welfare services. (Sep 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion should be legal, safe, protected and rare: Strongly Favors topic 1
Demand end to stem cell research as political football: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't require companies to hire more women and minorities.: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation should be protected by civil rights law: Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
Teach facts in public schools, not family values: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Restricting access to guns is not a solution: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More federal funding for health coverage: Favors topic 5
Healthcare for all citizens at an affordable price: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure attempts to privatize Social Security are thwarted: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Don't gamble by privatizing social security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No vouchers; make all schools better: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Clean coal can coexist with clean energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Support cap-and-trade but not a long-term solution: Favors topic 18
Supports tax credit for commercial wind energy production: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Don't regulate drug use on basis of immorality: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No church-based welfare services: Strongly Opposes topic 20
No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
Make taxes more progressive: Favors topic 11
Apply estate tax only to estates over $50 million: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Don't scapegoat immigrants by denying them benefits: Strongly Favors topic 12
Allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship: Favors topic 12
Path to citizenship for hard working, law abiding immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Current immigration policies help large corporations: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support fair trade, not free trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Support fair trade policy which protects American jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
Enough spending on armed forces already: Strongly Opposes topic 15
New G.I. Bill is the least we can do to honor service: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Speak for the people, not for lobbyists or corporations: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq: Favors topic 17
No end for Iraq War in sight, at $2B a week: Favors topic 17

Nick Carter is a Libertarian-Leaning Liberal.
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