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Rudy Giuliani on Abortion
Click here for the full quote on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Pro-choice; no ban on partial-birth abortions. (Dec 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Economic development requires maintenance. (Jan 2000)
  • Fiscal responsibility turned $2B deficit into $2B surplus. (Dec 1999)
  • Record tourism based on revitalization. (Dec 1999)
  • Entertainment revitalization contributes to economy. (Dec 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Civil Rights
Click here for 4 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Anti-Catholic art is disgusting; appoints decency council. (Feb 2001)
  • Brooklyn Museum closed due to lease rules, not censorship. (Oct 1999)
  • Free speech for private expression, not publicly-funded art. (Oct 1999)
  • No taxpayer dollars for offensive art. (Oct 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Crime
Click here for 8 full quotes on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Giuliani backs police in Bronx killing. (Mar 2000)
  • Home ownership decreases crime. (Jan 2000)
  • Need DNA Lab to Combat Crime. (Jan 2000)
  • Crime cut in half in NYC. (Dec 1999)
  • “CompStat” system stresses police accountability. (Dec 1999)
  • Giuliani’s sampling: large drops in all violent crime. (Dec 1999)
  • Quality of Life initiatives as well as crime reduction. (Dec 1999)
  • Risk cannot be eliminated, but take security seriously. (Jul 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Drugs
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  • Drug policy should be an integral part of foreign policy. (Sep 1997)
Rudy Giuliani on Education
Click here for 10 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Open schools on weekends for remedial catch-up. (Jan 2001)
  • Sell Board of Ed HQ to shrink it. (Mar 2000)
  • Improve schools by taking on the unions & special interests. (Jan 2000)
  • Reading projects offer tutoring & improve test score. (Dec 1999)
  • $50M for more art teachers & art programs. (Dec 1999)
  • Replace Board of Ed with appointed commissioner. (Apr 1999)

    School Choice

  • Privatize failing schools. (Jan 2000)
  • Charter Schools create competition. (Jan 2000)
  • Voucher program for New York City. (Jan 2000)
  • Experiment in NYC with school vouchers. (Apr 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Energy & Oil
Click here for 2 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Open Strategic Petroleum Reserve to battle high oil prices. (Feb 2000)
  • Oil crisis is “compelling justification” to use Reserves. (Feb 2000)
Rudy Giuliani on Environment
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Families & Children
Click here for 3 full quotes on Families & Children OR background on Families & Children.
  • Give Elian citizenship; decide fate in family court. (Apr 2000)
  • Good jobs build good families-we’ve created 360,000 jobs. (Feb 2000)
  • Child Protection should move toward permanent foster homes. (Jan 2000)
Rudy Giuliani on Foreign Policy
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Free Trade
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Government Reform
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Gun Control
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  • All gun owners should pass written test. (Mar 2000)
Rudy Giuliani on Health Care
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Homeland Security
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Immigration
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Jobs
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  • Work is a good thing. (Jan 2000)
  • 305,000 jobs created during Rudy’s tenure. (Dec 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Principles & Values
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  • This is not the right time for me to run for office. (May 2000)
  • Withdraws from NY Senate race to fight his prostate cancer. (May 2000)
  • Rudy discounts Bush’s impact on Senate race. (Mar 2000)
  • Campaign theme: Transformation of NYC. (Dec 1999)
  • Turned around NYC & made it safe again. (Nov 1999)
  • Love and long term attachment needed to represent NY state. (Apr 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Social Security
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    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Tax Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Tax reductions of $10.4B through 2003. (Dec 1999)
  • Supports Task Force to continue reduce taxes. (Dec 1999)
  • Eliminated sales tax on clothes; reduced real estate tax. (Dec 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on Technology
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  • No privacy concerns with DNA-like fingerprinting. (Jan 2000)
  • Project Smart Schools puts computers in every classroom. (Dec 1999)
Rudy Giuliani on War & Peace
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  • You are either with civilization or with terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • No need to understand reasons for terrorism-just stop them. (Oct 2001)
  • Iraq: More inspections; counter OPEC’s oil production cuts. (Feb 2000)
Rudy Giuliani on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Welfare offices as job centers. (Jan 2000)
  • The homeless need special attention: reach out & help. (Jan 2000)
  • Change welfare offices into job centers. (Dec 1999)
  • 460,000 moved off welfare rolls during Rudy’s tenure. (Dec 1999)
  • Do whatever it takes to get the homeless off the streets. (Dec 1999)
  • Govt stabilizes business; businesses provide jobs. (Sep 1997)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice; no ban on partial-birth abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Privatize failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Charter Schools create competition: Favors topic 7
Voucher program for New York City: Strongly Favors topic 7
Experiment in NYC with school vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Need DNA Lab to Combat Crime: Favors topic 9
Crime cut in half in NYC: Favors topic 9
Risk cannot be eliminated, but take security seriously: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(2 points on Social scale)
All gun owners should pass written test: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Tax reductions of $10.4B through 2003: Favors topic 11
Supports Task Force to continue reduce taxes: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
Iraq: More inspections; counter OPEC’s oil production cuts: Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Drug policy should be an integral part of foreign policy: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Welfare offices as job centers: Favors topic 20
Govt stabilizes business; businesses provide jobs: Favors topic 20

Rudy Giuliani is a Centrist. Click here for explanation.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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