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Rae Vogeler on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Women have the right to control their bodies. (Oct 2006)
  • Require health insurance to cover contraception and abortion. (Oct 2006)
  • Require abortion-related medical services for women. (Oct 2006)
  • Reinstate family planning aid in foreign aid. (Oct 2006)
  • Defend reproductive rights. (Jan 2006)
  • Make morning-after pill accessible without a prescription. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Focus on reducing budget deficit instead of tax cuts. (Oct 2006)
  • The rich in this country are doing better than ever. (Jul 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Civil Rights
Click here for 11 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Require pay equity. (Oct 2006)
  • Fund support programs for single mothers. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports affirmative action and Reparations. (Oct 2006)
  • End official racism like under-funding of schools & services. (Oct 2006)
  • Strengthen LGBT anti-discrimination laws. (Oct 2006)
  • Extend domestic partnership rights to more GLBT workers. (Oct 2006)
  • Support the right to marry for same-sex couples. (Oct 2006)
  • Support legal protections for LGBT families. (Oct 2006)
  • Support LGBT youth in the schools. (Oct 2006)
  • Defend affirmative action. (Jan 2006)
  • Equality regardless of sexual orientation. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Rae Vogeler on Crime
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  • Moratorium on federal executions. (Oct 2006)
  • "Three strikes" locks away otherwise productive people. (Oct 2006)
  • 'Tough on crime' policies bankrupt our state budgets. (Oct 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Drugs
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  • Decriminalize marijuana; save money and stop wasting lives. (Oct 2006)
  • Drug addiction is a medical problem, not criminal. (Oct 2006)
  • War on Drugs is an excuse for massive rights violations. (Oct 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Education
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  • Prayer does not belong in public schools. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes parents choosing schools via vouchers or charters. (Oct 2006)
  • Increase teacher and staff pay. (Oct 2006)
  • Expand access to tuition-free post-secondary education. (Oct 2006)
  • Equalize school funding between districts. (Oct 2006)
  • Repeal the "No Child Left Behind Act". (Oct 2006)
  • Get the military and corporations out of our schools. (Oct 2006)
  • Fund life-long adult education. (Oct 2006)
  • Stop disinvesting in education. (Jan 2006)
  • School vouchers and charters transfer money out. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Energy & Oil
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  • We need to move away from oil as our energy source. (Oct 2006)
  • Crash program for clean energy; end oil drilling. (Oct 2006)
  • Retire nuclear power reactors as soon as possible. (Oct 2006)
  • Support renewable, clean energy. (Jan 2006)
  • No such thing as the safe disposal of nuclear waste. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Environment
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  • We must reverse course and protect the environment. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Rae Vogeler on Foreign Policy
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  • End the economic blockade of Cuba. (Oct 2006)
  • Work with the UN to resolve conflicts non-militarily. (Oct 2006)
  • End the economic blockade of Cuba. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Free Trade
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  • Free trade has been anything but free to workers. (Oct 2006)
  • Renegotiate NAFTA, CAFTA & GATT. (Oct 2006)
  • Remake the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. (Oct 2006)
  • US policy good for business, but bad for people. (Jan 2006)
  • Renegotiate NAFTA, CAFTA and GATT. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Government Reform
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  • Full public financing of elections. (Oct 2006)
  • Proportional representation instead of winner-takes-all. (Oct 2006)
  • Establish Instant Runoff Voting. (Oct 2006)
  • Replace the Electoral College with direct election. (Oct 2006)
  • Take politicians out of redistricting. (Oct 2006)
  • Election day holiday, or multi-day voting. (Oct 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Gun Control
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  • Possession ok for self-defense; but not concealed carry. (Oct 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Health Care
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  • Single-payer system eliminates administrative waste. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports universal national single-payer health care system. (Oct 2006)
  • Single-payer provides better health at same cost. (Jan 2006)
  • Health care should not be a privilege. (Jan 2006)
  • Supports universal national single-payer health care. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Homeland Security
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  • Our civil liberties are disappearing. (Oct 2006)
  • Repeal the Patriot Act. (Oct 2006)
  • Military spending has not made us safer nor better-off. (Oct 2006)
  • Shift military spending to social programs at home. (Oct 2006)
  • Redirect the military budget to social programs. (Jan 2006)
  • Fully fund veterans' benefits. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Immigration
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  • Don't criminalize immigrants; focus on working conditions. (Oct 2006)
  • Criminalizing immigrants hurts civil liberties & due process. (Oct 2006)
  • Grant permanent residency to all undocumented aliens. (Oct 2006)
  • Demilitarize the Mexican border. (Oct 2006)
  • No human being is illegal: extend rights to immigrants. (Jul 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Rae Vogeler on Principles & Values
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  • We must confront our problems; not just more of the same. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Social Security
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  • Oppose efforts to privatize Social Security. (Oct 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Tax Reform
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  • Bush tax cuts shifted taxes from wealthy to working families. (Oct 2006)
  • Rescind tax cuts for families making over $200,000 a year. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports progressive and fair taxation. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Technology
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  • Government now listens into phones and email. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on War & Peace
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  • Bring our troops home now. (Jan 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Church-based social services risks tax-funded discrimination. (Oct 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Women have the right to control their bodies: Strongly Favors topic 1
Require health insurance to cover contraception and abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Require abortion-related medical services for women: Favors topic 1
Reinstate family planning aid in foreign aid: Favors topic 1
Defend reproductive rights: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Require pay equity: Strongly Favors topic 2
Fund support programs for single mothers: Favors topic 2
Supports affirmative action and Reparations: Strongly Favors topic 2
End official racism like under-funding of schools & services: Favors topic 2
Defend affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Strengthen LGBT anti-discrimination laws: Favors topic 3
Extend domestic partnership rights to more GLBT workers: Strongly Favors topic 3
Support the right to marry for same-sex couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Support legal protections for LGBT families: Strongly Favors topic 3
Support LGBT youth in the schools: Favors topic 3
Equality regardless of sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(10 points on Social scale)
Prayer does not belong in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Single-payer system eliminates administrative waste: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports universal national single-payer health care system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Single-payer provides better health at same cost: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health care should not be a privilege: Favors topic 5
Supports universal national single-payer health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Oppose efforts to privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
Opposes parents choosing schools via vouchers or charters: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Increase teacher and staff pay: Opposes topic 7
Stop disinvesting in education: Opposes topic 7
School vouchers and charters transfer money out: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Moratorium on federal executions: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
"Three strikes" locks away otherwise productive people: Strongly Opposes topic 9
'Tough on crime' policies bankrupt our state budgets: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(7 points on Social scale)
Possession ok for self-defense; but not concealed carry: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Focus on reducing budget deficit instead of tax cuts: Opposes topic 11
Bush tax cuts shifted taxes from wealthy to working families: Opposes topic 11
Rescind tax cuts for families making over $200,000 a year: Strongly Opposes topic 11
The rich in this country are doing better than ever: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports progressive and fair taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Don't criminalize immigrants; focus on working conditions: Strongly Favors topic 12
Criminalizing immigrants hurts civil liberties & due process: Favors topic 12
Grant permanent residency to all undocumented aliens: Strongly Favors topic 12
Demilitarize the Mexican border: Strongly Favors topic 12
No human being is illegal: extend rights to immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Free trade has been anything but free to workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Renegotiate NAFTA, CAFTA & GATT: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Remake the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank: Opposes topic 13
US policy good for business, but bad for people: Opposes topic 13
Renegotiate NAFTA, CAFTA and GATT: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Our civil liberties are disappearing: Strongly Favors topic 14
Repeal the Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Military spending has not made us safer nor better-off: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Shift military spending to social programs at home: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Redirect the military budget to social programs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Fully fund veterans' benefits: Favors topic 15
Bring our troops home now: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Full public financing of elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(2 points on Economic scale)
Work with the UN to resolve conflicts non-militarily: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
We need to move away from oil as our energy source: Strongly Favors topic 18
Crash program for clean energy; end oil drilling: Strongly Favors topic 18
Retire nuclear power reactors as soon as possible: Strongly Favors topic 18
Support renewable, clean energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
No such thing as the safe disposal of nuclear waste: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana; save money and stop wasting lives: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Drug addiction is a medical problem, not criminal: Strongly Opposes topic 19
War on Drugs is an excuse for massive rights violations: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
Church-based social services risks tax-funded discrimination: Opposes topic 20

Rae Vogeler is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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