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Tracy Potter on Abortion
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  • Voted against making abortion a felony. (Apr 2009)
  • Define life as beginning at birth, not conception. (Apr 2009)
Tracy Potter on Budget & Economy
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  • $700B stimulus spending ok; something needed to be done. (Sep 2010)
Tracy Potter on Civil Rights
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  • Prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Feb 2009)
  • No job discrimination by sexual orientation/gender identity. (Feb 2009)
  • Repeal Cohabitation Law: unmarried couples can live together. (Jan 2007)
Tracy Potter on Corporations
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  • Voted for corporate income tax relief. (May 2010)
Tracy Potter on Crime
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Tracy Potter on Drugs
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Tracy Potter on Education
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  • Deregulate homeschooling for parents with H.S. diplomas. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on Home School Deregulation. (Apr 2009)
Tracy Potter on Energy & Oil
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  • People can't afford housing in ND's oil patch. (Sep 2010)
  • Better highways to ensure sustainable harvest of oil. (Jun 2010)
  • Vision for oil development federal/state/local partnership. (Jun 2010)
  • Supports renewable energy tax credits. (Aug 2010)
Tracy Potter on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tracy Potter on Families & Children
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Tracy Potter on Foreign Policy
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Tracy Potter on Free Trade
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Tracy Potter on Government Reform
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  • Opposed "Clean Elections" limited to $1500 contributions. (Feb 2007)
Tracy Potter on Gun Control
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  • Deadly force ok in self defense against an intruder. (Feb 2007)
  • Rated C by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Aug 2010)
Tracy Potter on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare isn't perfect, but a step in the right direction. (Sep 2010)
  • Reform brings $650 million to the state health care industry. (Sep 2010)
  • Health care is a human right, despite high cost. (Mar 2010)
Tracy Potter on Homeland Security
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  • Large cutbacks in military to reduce federal spending. (Sep 2010)
  • Bring troops home from 120 countries around the globe. (Aug 2010)
Tracy Potter on Immigration
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Tracy Potter on Jobs
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Tracy Potter on Principles & Values
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  • An independent voice; hence a true voice. (May 2010)
Tracy Potter on Social Security
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  • Equalize payroll taxes by removing $106,800 cap. (Aug 2010)
Tracy Potter on Tax Reform
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  • Sponsored $138M income tax relief bill. (May 2010)
Tracy Potter on Technology
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Tracy Potter on War & Peace
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  • Leave Iraq and Afghanistan as soon as practical. (Sep 2010)
Tracy Potter on Welfare & Poverty
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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
(+5 points on Social scale)
Voted against making abortion a felony: Strongly Favors topic 1
Define life as beginning at birth, not conception: Favors 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 Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 3
No job discrimination by sexual orientation/gender identity: Strongly Favors topic 3
Repeal Cohabitation Law: unmarried couples can live together: 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)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
Deadly force ok in self defense against an intruder: Favors topic 10
Rated C by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Health care is a human right, despite high cost: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Equalize payroll taxes by removing $106,800 cap: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Deregulate homeschooling for parents with H.S. diplomas: Opposes topic 7
Voted NO on Home School Deregulation: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Better highways to ensure sustainable harvest of oil: Opposes topic 18
Vision for oil development federal/state/local partnership: Opposes topic 18
Supports renewable energy tax credits: 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Voted for corporate income tax relief: Opposes topic 11
Sponsored $138M income tax relief bill: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Large cutbacks in military to reduce federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Bring troops home from 120 countries around the globe: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposed "Clean Elections" limited to $1500 contributions: Strongly Opposes 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)
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Leave Iraq and Afghanistan as soon as practical: Strongly Favors topic 17

Tracy Potter is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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