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OH 2012: 2012 Ohio Senate Debates


Sherrod Brown on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 78% 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)
  • Establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network. (May 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
Josh Mandel on Crime
Republican Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Josh Mandel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on lethal force against home intruders. (May 2008)
Rob Portman on Crime
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman 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)
  • 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 10% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

House:


Joyce Beatty on Crime
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joyce Beatty on other issues.
  • Moratorium on the death penalty. (Nov 2000)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2000)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
John Boccieri on Crime
Democratic challenger (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Boccieri on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
John Boehner on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Boehner 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 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Steve Chabot on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Steve Chabot on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored Constitutional Amendment defining victims' rights. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored providing defense lawyers for all indigent defendants. (May 2013)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Marcia Fudge on Crime
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marcia Fudge on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
Bob Gibbs on Crime
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Gibbs on other issues.
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Bill Johnson on Crime
Republican (District 6): Click here for Bill Johnson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Jordan on Crime
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jordan 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)
Dave Joyce on Crime
Republican (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Joyce on other issues.
  • Helped put some of the most dangerous criminals behind bars. (Nov 2012)
Marcy Kaptur on Crime
Democratic Representative (OH-9): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Marcy Kaptur 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)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 50% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
Steven LaTourette on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-14): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Steven LaTourette 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 40% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Prevent luxurious conditions in prisons. (Jan 1995)
Bob Latta on Crime
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Latta on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Jim Renacci on Crime
Republican (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Renacci on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 2010)
Tim Ryan on Crime
Democratic Representative (OH-17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Ryan 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Steve Stivers on Crime
Republican (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Stivers on other issues.
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Betty Sutton on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Betty Sutton 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Pat Tiberi on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-12): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pat Tiberi 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)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Mike Turner on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Turner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Brad Wenstrup on Crime
Republican (District 2): Click here for Brad Wenstrup on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Kasich on Crime
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Columbine victims showed courage by not renouncing God. (Jun 2010)
  • It's God's job to judge if punishment fits the crime. (Jun 2010)
  • Columbine: Community involvement, not new laws. (May 1999)
  • 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)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Ted Strickland on Crime
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Alternative sentencing for adult first-time felons. (Nov 1996)
  • 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 60% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Bob Taft on Crime
Republican OH Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Taft on other issues.
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Kevin Coughlin on Crime
Former Republican Senate Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Kevin Coughlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Pryce on Crime
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Pryce on other issues.
  • Supports capital punishment. (Nov 2010)
  • No reduced prison sentences for non-violent offenders. (Nov 2010)
Steve Austria on Crime
Republican (Retiring 2012) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Austria on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Dennis Kucinich on Crime
Democratic Representative (OH-10): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • End mandatory minimums. (Jun 2007)
  • Ban the death penalty-98% of those convicted are poor. (Jan 2004)
  • Terminate the federal death penalty, even if unpopular. (Sep 2003)
  • Focus on prevention, not punishment. (Jul 1996)
  • 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 NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 80% 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored abolishing the federal death penalty. (Sep 2011)
Jean Schmidt on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jean Schmidt 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Frank Cremeans on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Cremeans on other issues.
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Mike DeWine on Crime
Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike DeWine 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 NO on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Rated 25% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Eric Fingerhut on Crime
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Eric Fingerhut on other issues.
  • Support death penalty; ban racial profiling. (Nov 2002)
  • No parole for repeat offenders. (Nov 2002)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Paul Gillmor on Crime
Republican (Deceased 2007) (District 5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gillmor 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)
  • 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 40% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
John Glenn on Crime
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Glenn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted NO on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
Tony Hall on Crime
Democrat (until 2002) (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tony Hall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Martin Hoke on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Martin Hoke 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 prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
Jennifer Brunner on Crime
2010 Dem. Senate Challenger; currently Secretary of State: Click here for Jennifer Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eric Deaton on Crime
2010 Constitution Party challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Eric Deaton on other issues.
  • Being pro-life, I believe in very limited capital punishment. (Aug 2010)
  • Support the Death Penalty. (Mar 2010)
  • Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Mar 2010)
Steven Driehaus on Crime
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Driehaus on other issues.
  • Moratorium on the death penalty. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Lee Fisher on Crime
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lee Fisher on other issues.
  • Created Ohio's first DNA database. (Dec 2009)
  • Expand the use of the death penalty. (Nov 1998)
  • More prisons; less parole for repeat violent felons. (Nov 1998)
Paul Hackett on Crime
Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Hackett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Hobson on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dave Hobson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones on Crime
Democratic Representative (OH-11): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Tubbs Jones on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 88% 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 Kasich on Crime
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Columbine victims showed courage by not renouncing God. (Jun 2010)
  • It's God's job to judge if punishment fits the crime. (Jun 2010)
  • Columbine: Community involvement, not new laws. (May 1999)
  • 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)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Mary Jo Kilroy on Crime
Democrat (until 2010) (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mary Jo Kilroy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Michael Oxley on Crime
Republican (District 4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Michael Oxley 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)
  • 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 20% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Ralph Regula on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-16): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Regula on other issues.
  • 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 20% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Tom Sawyer on Crime
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tom Sawyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • 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)
Zack Space on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Zack Space 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Louis Stokes on Crime
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 21): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Louis Stokes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
Jim Traficant on Crime
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Traficant 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)
  • 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)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
George Voinovich on Crime
Republican Sr Senator (OH): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Voinovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 13% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Charlie Wilson on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Wilson on other issues.
  • Supports alternative sentencing & rehabilitation. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
Sherrod Brown on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 78% 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)
  • Establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network. (May 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
Bob Ney on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-18): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Ney 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Rob Portman on Crime
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman 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)
  • 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 10% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Deborah Pryce on Crime
Republican Representative (OH-15): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Deborah Pryce 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)
  • 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 22% by CURE, indicating anti-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)
  • 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)
  • Prevent luxurious conditions in prisons. (Jan 1995)
Ted Strickland on Crime
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Alternative sentencing for adult first-time felons. (Nov 1996)
  • 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 60% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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