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Zane Lawhorn on SenateMatch

 



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Stop the murdering of innocent children: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Require citizens of certain races to carry National ID Card: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Marriage is union between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Majority wants to see prayer return to our schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
I support One Nation under God: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Make program stable, even at high cost to young workers: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Return education back into the hands of professionals: Opposes 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)
Punishment should suit victims and taxpayers, not criminals: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
The Second Amendment IS the Constitution: Strongly Favors topic 10
The right to carry makes violent crimes drop dramatically: Favors topic 10
High powered rifles ok; gun lawsuits not ok: Favors topic 10
Right to protect your home & property by blasting criminals: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce sales taxes, gas taxes, and business taxes: Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Economic scale)
Require immigrants to speak English & learn our customs: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Tax immigrants upon entering the US: Opposes topic 12
Require all immigrants to carry National ID Card: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports English as official language, opposes bilingualism: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(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:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Global warming is punishment for not caring for environment: Favors topic 18
Tax incentives for hybrid cars & alternate energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
Yes, I did inhale, but God helped me walk away from drugs: Opposes topic 19
Increase penalties for manufacturing and distributing drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Zane Lawhorn on the issues:
WV Gubernatorial:
Joe Manchin III
WV Senatorial:
John Raese
John Rockefeller
Robert Byrd

2004 Presidential:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
Sen.John Kerry
Sen.John Edwards
Ralph Nader

2008 possibilities:
Sen.Hillary Clinton
Sen.John McCain
V.P.Al Gore

2006 Senate retirements:
Jon Corzine(D,NJ)
Mark Dayton(DFL,MN)
Bill Frist(R,TN)
Jim Jeffords(I,VT)
Paul Sarbanes(D,MD)

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(AZ)Kyl v.Pederson
(CA)Feinstein v.Mountjoy
(CT)Lieberman v.Lamont v.Schlesinger
(DE)Carper v.Ting
(FL)Nelson v.Harris
(HI)Akaka v.Thielen
(IN)Lugar v.Osborn
(MA)Kennedy v.Chase
(MD)Cardin v.Steele v.Zeese
(ME)Snowe v.Bright
(MI)Stabenow v.Bouchard
(MN)Kennedy v.Klobuchar
(MO)Talent v.McCaskill
(MS)Lott v.Fleming v.Bowlin
(MT)Burns v.Tester
(ND)Conrad v.Grotberg
(NE)Nelson v.Ricketts
(NJ)Menendez v.Kean
(NM)Bingaman v.McCulloch
(NV)Ensign v.Carter
(NY)Clinton v.Spencer
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(RI)Chafee vWhitehouse
(TN)Ford v.Corker
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(UT)Hatch v.Ashdown
(VA)Allen v.Webb
(VT)Sanders v.Tarrant
(WA)Cantwell v.McGavick v.Guthrie
(WI)Kohl v.Vogeler v.Redick
(WV)Byrd v.Raese
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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
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Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
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Tax Reform
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