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Brian Sandoval on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brian Sandoval on other issues.
  • Death penalty for the worst crimes. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)

Senate:

NV 2012: 2012 Nevada Senate Debates


Shelley Berkley on Crime
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 70% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
John Ensign on Crime
Republican Jr Senator (NV): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Ensign on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Habeus Corpus appeals in capital cases. (Mar 1996)
  • 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)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Dean Heller on Crime
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Harry Reid on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (NV): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Harry Reid on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 50% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)

House:


Mark Amodei on Crime
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Amodei on other issues.
  • Support the use of the death penalty in Nevada. (Nov 2002)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2002)
Joe Heck on Crime
Republican (District 3): Click here for Joe Heck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steven Horsford on Crime
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Steven Horsford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dina Titus on Crime
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dina Titus on other issues.
  • Established truth in sentencing & longer sentences. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Gibbons on Crime
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Kenny Guinn on Crime
Republican NV Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Guinn on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 1998)
  • End parole for repeat violent felons. (Nov 1998)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
  • Zero tolerance for violence against government employees. (Aug 2001)
Shelley Berkley on Crime
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 70% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Dean Heller on Crime
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Richard Bryan on Crime
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Bryan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted NO on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO 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)
Barbara Vucanovich on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Vucanovich on other issues.
  • 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)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
Rick Ziser on Crime
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Rick Ziser on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sharron Angle on Crime
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sharron Angle on other issues.
  • Supports death penalty. (Aug 2010)
  • Require prisoners to serve full sentences. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Jack Carter on Crime
Democratic challenger, previously First Son: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Carter on other issues.
  • Death penalty acceptable fair trial & representation. (Jun 2006)
  • Judges should have some judicial authority. (Jun 2006)
Jon Porter on Crime
Republican Representative (NV-3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Porter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Jim Gibbons on Crime
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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