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Sean Parnell on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
  • More enforcement presence via Village Public Safety Officers. (Jan 2011)
  • Fill public safety officer & trooper vacancies. (Jan 2010)

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Mark Begich on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • Added $5M and 13 more police to Anchorage budget. (Oct 2008)
  • Added city police; pushed anti-gang & cyber-crime units. (Apr 2008)
  • Three strikes traffic violators should face felonies. (Oct 2006)
Joe Miller on Crime
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
  • Supports capital punishment. (Sep 2010)
  • Mandatory prison for drugs; reduced prison for non-violence. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes federal hate crime legislation. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes more severe penalties for Hate Crimes. (Aug 2010)
Lisa Murkowski on Crime
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Limit liability by capping non-economic damages. (Oct 2004)
  • Funding to prosecute rape and sexual offenders. (Jun 2004)
  • $5M to fight domestic violence. (Jun 2004)
  • Supported Protect Act with mandatory sentences. (Jun 2004)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network. (May 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports more severe penalties for Hate Crimes. (Aug 2010)
Dan Sullivan on Crime
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
  • 2010: increased sentences & overhauled bail system. (Dec 2013)
Mead Treadwell on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Don Young on Crime
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Don Young on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 33% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Crime
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 13% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Tony Knowles on Crime
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Thanks anti-death penalty group for their work. (Oct 2004)
  • Reform the system while protect everyone’s right in court. (Oct 2004)
  • Abolish death penalty across the US. (Jul 2000)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
  • Zero tolerance for violence against government employees. (Aug 2001)
Sarah Palin on Crime
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • Establish “FBI Day” to support fighting global crime. (Jun 2008)
  • Register sex offenders; & investigate internet sex crimes. (Jun 2008)
  • Victims’ rights are critical to “justice for all”. (Mar 2008)
  • We are tough on crime and beefing up law enforcement. (Jan 2008)
  • Collect DNA samples from felons. (Jun 2007)
  • Gang members on probation must wear electronic monitors. (Jun 2007)
  • Maximum sentence for first-degree murder by police. (Apr 2007)
  • If legislature passed death penalty law, I would sign it. (Nov 2006)
  • Strong public safety presence, via police, courts & prisons. (Nov 2006)
  • Death penalty for adults who murder children. (Oct 2006)
  • No special hate-crime laws; all heinous crime is hate-based. (Jul 2006)
  • No expansion of gambling in Alaska. (Jul 2006)
Jim Sykes on Crime
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
  • Eliminate the death penalty. (Jul 2002)
  • Support alternative sentencing and rehabilitation. (Jul 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Crime
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
  • Oppose the Death Penalty. (May 2010)
  • No mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (May 2010)
Dave Cuddy on Crime
Republican challenger: Click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McAdams on Crime
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Murkowski on Crime
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 13% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Rick Sikma on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
  • Death penalty is the most effective deterrent. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports Three Strikes for violent crimes. (Jun 2008)
Ted Stevens on Crime
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 25% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network. (May 2007)
  • Establish an FBI registry of sexual offendors. (Oct 1996)
Vic Vickers on Crime
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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