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Sam Granato on Abortion
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Sam Granato on Budget & Economy
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  • Balanced Budget Amendment leads to irresponsible tax policy. (Jul 2010)
Sam Granato on Civil Rights
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  • Ground Zero mosque is about freedom of religion. (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Corporations
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  • Laws should support small business, not just look good. (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Crime
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Sam Granato on Drugs
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Sam Granato on Education
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Sam Granato on Energy & Oil
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  • Increased liability for oil companies involved in disasters. (Jun 2010)
Sam Granato on Environment
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Sam Granato on Families & Children
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Sam Granato on Foreign Policy
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Sam Granato on Free Trade
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Sam Granato on Government Reform
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Sam Granato on Gun Control
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  • Rated ? by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Health Care
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  • Private-sector solutions exist to the health-care crisis. (Aug 2010)
  • Obamacare is a start, but we still have a long way to go. (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Homeland Security
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  • Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"; an affront to gay soldiers. (Sep 2010)
  • Support START (nuclear reduction) and CTBT (test ban). (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Immigration
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  • Don't rip apart families; support the DREAM Act. (Sep 2010)
  • Keep 14th amendment; citizenship for kids born to aliens. (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Jobs
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Sam Granato on Principles & Values
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  • Utahns choice is mainstream candidate vs. extreme candidate. (Sep 2010)
  • Practicing Mormon & successful small-business owner. (Aug 2010)
  • Few issues? "I do things, instead of say things". (Aug 2010)
  • Let Lee talk issues; his extreme positions will scare voters. (Aug 2010)
Sam Granato on Social Security
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  • Keep the retirement age but protect Social Security. (Sep 2010)
Sam Granato on Tax Reform
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Sam Granato on Technology
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Sam Granato on War & Peace
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Sam Granato on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ground Zero mosque is about freedom of religion: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"; an affront to gay soldiers: Strongly 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)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Rated ? by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Private-sector solutions exist to the health-care crisis: Opposes topic 5
Obamacare is a start, but we still have a long way to go: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Keep the retirement age but protect Social Security: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Increased liability for oil companies involved in disasters: Strongly 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)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Balanced Budget Amendment leads to irresponsible tax policy: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Don't rip apart families; support the DREAM Act: Strongly Favors topic 12
Keep 14th amendment; citizenship for kids born to aliens: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support START (nuclear reduction) and CTBT (test ban): Strongly 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)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Sam Granato is a Moderate Liberal.
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