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*PA Tom Corbett(R)
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Tom Wolf on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Support abortion rights. (May 2014)
  • Government should not tell women what choices to make. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Budget & Economy
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Tom Wolf on Civil Rights
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  • Recognize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania. (May 2014)
  • Don't tell two people that love each other they can't marry. (Mar 2014)
  • Fight salary discrimination based on gender. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Corporations
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  • Make Commonwealth an engine for economic development. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Crime
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  • Moratorium on the death penalty. (May 2014)
Tom Wolf on Drugs
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  • Legalize medicinal marijuana & decriminalize one ounce. (May 2014)
Tom Wolf on Education
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  • Restore money cut from public schools. (May 2014)
  • Support our state's public education system. (Mar 2014)
  • Charters ok, but no mass expansion. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Energy & Oil
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  • Moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and state forests. (May 2014)
  • Take advantage of Marcellus Shale. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Environment
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  • Marcellus Shale tax for Dept. of Environmental Protection. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tom Wolf on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tom Wolf on Free Trade
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Tom Wolf on Government Reform
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  • Ban "no-bid" contracts; increase transparency. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Gun Control
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  • Universal background checks, & ban assault weapons. (May 2014)
Tom Wolf on Health Care
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  • Expanding health care is good for economy & creates jobs. (Sep 2014)
  • Scrap "Healthy PA" subsidizing private insurance coverage. (May 2014)
Tom Wolf on Homeland Security
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  • More services for veterans: education, jobs, & housing. (Sep 2014)
Tom Wolf on Immigration
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  • Support a Pennsylvania DREAM Act. (Sep 2014)
Tom Wolf on Jobs
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  • Increase minimum wage to $10.10 and index it to inflation. (May 2014)
  • Company strategy: source its own American-made products. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Local Issues
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Tom Wolf on Principles & Values
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Tom Wolf on Social Security
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  • Maintain defined benefit for public pensions instead of 401k. (May 2014)
  • Ensure our seniors dignity in the twilight of their lives. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on Tax Reform
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  • Schools need sustainable funding source, not cigarette tax. (Aug 2014)
  • Shift income tax burden to higher earners. (May 2014)
Tom Wolf on Technology
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  • Invest in a 21st Century transportation system. (Mar 2014)
Tom Wolf on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tom Wolf on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Government should not tell women what choices to make: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight salary discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Recognize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't tell two people that love each other they can't marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expanding health care is good for economy & creates jobs: Favors topic 5
Scrap "Healthy PA" subsidizing private insurance coverage: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Maintain defined benefit for public pensions instead of 401k: Opposes topic 6
Ensure our seniors dignity in the twilight of their lives: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Restore money cut from public schools: Opposes topic 7
Support our state's public education system: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Charters ok, but no mass expansion: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(+2 points on Social scale)
Marcellus Shale tax for Dept. of Environmental Protection: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Moratorium on the death penalty: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Universal background checks, & ban assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Schools need sustainable funding source, not cigarette tax: Favors topic 11
Shift income tax burden to higher earners: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support a Pennsylvania DREAM Act: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Company strategy: source its own American-made products: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
More services for veterans: education, jobs, & housing: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(+2 points on Social scale)
Ban "no-bid" contracts; increase transparency: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and state forests: Favors topic 18
Take advantage of Marcellus Shale: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize medicinal marijuana & decriminalize one ounce: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Increase minimum wage to $10.10 and index it to inflation: Favors topic 20
Make Commonwealth an engine for economic development: Favors topic 20
Invest in a 21st Century transportation system: Strongly Favors topic 20

Tom Wolf is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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