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Sharron Angle on SenateMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is the taking of a human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
All human life is precious: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Supports Giving legal protection to unborn children: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
No same-sex marriage; no gay adoption: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Worked on Constitutional Protection of Marriage Act: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA): Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Let students and teachers acknowledge God: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports voluntary prayer in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Require prisoners to serve full sentences: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports second amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Individual constitutionally protected right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We're a country of choice; don't force people into insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Replace Obamacare mandates with tort reform & client pools: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Personalize Social Security; not privatize: Favors topic 6
Redeem promised IOUs with a lockbox & personal accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports private retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers to allow choice of private, religious & home-school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Decisions are best made by local teachers & parents: Favors topic 7
Supports education vouchers for public or private school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports less federal & more local control of education: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Build our vast domestic coal and natural gas resources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Ending offshore drilling due to BP is an over-reaction: Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Opposes Passage of Cap-and-Trade Energy Legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes decriminalization: Strongly Favors topic 19
No legal marijuana; limit legal alcohol too: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No tax increases; reduce capital gains; end death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Consistent vote against unnecessary tax increases: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports flat-rate federal tax; opposes increased tax rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure our borders & enforce the law: Opposes topic 12
by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes Continued funding of sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes Granting amnesty to illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Maintain strong defense against terrorist & foreign threats: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Close loopholes in campaign finance system: Favors 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)
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-3 points on Social scale)
Staunch supporter of strong sanctions against rogue nations: Opposes topic 17
Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: Opposes topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Sharron Angle on the issues:
NV Gubernatorial:
Brian Sandoval
NV Senatorial:
Harry Reid
John Ensign

Retiring as of Jan. 2011:
CT:Dodd(D)
DE:Kaufman(D)
FL:Martinez(R)
FL:LeMieux(R)
IL:Burris(D)
IN:Bayh(D)
KS:Brownback(R)
KY:Bunning(R)
MO:Bond(R)
ND:Dorgan(D)
NH:Gregg(R)
OH:Voinovich(R)
PA:Specter(R)
UT:Bennett(R)
WV:Goodwin(D)

Unseated as of Jan. 2011:
AR:Lincoln(D)
UT:Bennett(R)
WI:Feingold(D)


Newly elected, Nov. 2010:
AR:Boozman(R)
CT:Blumenthal(D)
CO:Bennet(D)
DE:Coons(D)
FL:Rubio(R)
IL:Kirk(R)
IN:Coats(R)
KS:Moran(R)
KY:Paul(R)
MO:Blunt(R)
ND:Hoeven(R)
NH:Ayotte(R)
NY2:Gillibrand(D)
OH:Portman(R)
PA:Toomey(R)
UT:Lee(R)
WI:Johnson(R)
WV:Manchin(D)


Re-elected, Nov. 2010:
AK:Murkowski(I)
AL:Shelby(R)
AZ:McCain(R)
CA:Boxer(D)
GA:Isakson(R)
HI:Inouye(D)
IA:Grassley(R)
ID:Crapo(R)
LA:Vitter(R)
MD:Mikulski(D)
NC:Burr(R)
NV:Reid(D)
NY6:Schumer(D)
OK:Coburn(R)
OR:Wyden(D)
SC:DeMint(R)
SD:Thune(R)
VT:Leahy(D)
WA:Murray(D)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Dec 05, 2010