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Tim Chesnut on Abortion
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  • Abortion is a woman's right. (Aug 2012)
  • Abortions should always be legal. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tim Chesnut on Civil Rights
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  • Encourage companies to hire more women & minorities. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports same-sex domestic partnership. (Aug 2012)
  • Civil unions ok; same-sex marriage ok. (Nov 2004)
  • No Affirmative Action in state-based decisions. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Corporations
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  • Maintain capital gains tax & corporate tax rates. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Crime
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  • Death penalty ok if rarely used in certain instances. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Aug 2012)
  • No parole for repeat offenders; but at-risk programs too. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Drugs
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  • End the war on drugs. (Aug 2012)
  • Decriminalize marijuana possession & medical marijuana. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Education
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  • Opposes teacher-led prayer in public schools. (Aug 2012)
  • No school vouchers. (Aug 2012)
  • More teachers; more capital funding; and higher salaries. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Energy & Oil
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  • Enhance and encourage wind and solar. (Aug 2012)
  • Promote increased use of alternative fuels. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Tim Chesnut on Families & Children
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Tim Chesnut on Foreign Policy
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Tim Chesnut on Free Trade
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  • Some free trade is ok. (Aug 2012)
Tim Chesnut on Government Reform
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  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Aug 2012)
  • Spending limits on state level political campaigns. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Gun Control
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  • Regional controls ok for gun ownsership. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce existing laws; require child-safety locks. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Health Care
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  • Supports more federal funding for health coverage. (Aug 2012)
  • State-funded access to basic health care. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Homeland Security
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  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Aug 2012)
  • Stop expanding the armed forces. (Aug 2012)
Tim Chesnut on Immigration
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  • No citizenship for illegals. (Aug 2012)
Tim Chesnut on Jobs
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  • Increase the state minimum wage. (Nov 2004)
Tim Chesnut on Principles & Values
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Tim Chesnut on Social Security
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  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Aug 2012)
Tim Chesnut on Tax Reform
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  • Make taxes more progressive. (Aug 2012)
Tim Chesnut on Technology
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Tim Chesnut on War & Peace
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  • End all the wars. (Aug 2012)
Tim Chesnut on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Aug 2012)
  • Training, transport, & subsidies for welfare recipients. (Nov 2004)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is a woman's right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Abortions should always be legal: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Encourage companies to hire more women & minorities: Strongly Favors topic 2
No Affirmative Action in state-based decisions: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports same-sex domestic partnership: Strongly Favors topic 3
Civil unions ok; same-sex marriage ok: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes teacher-led prayer in public schools: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Death penalty ok if rarely used in certain instances: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No parole for repeat offenders; but at-risk programs too: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Regional controls ok for gun ownsership: Opposes topic 10
Enforce existing laws; require child-safety locks: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports more federal funding for health coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
State-funded access to basic health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
More teachers; more capital funding; and higher salaries: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Enhance and encourage wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
Promote increased use of alternative fuels: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
End the war on drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Decriminalize marijuana possession & medical marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 20
Training, transport, & subsidies for welfare recipients: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Make taxes more progressive: Strongly Favors topic 11
Maintain capital gains tax & corporate tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
No citizenship for illegals: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Some free trade is ok: Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
Stop expanding the armed forces: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Spending limits on state level political campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+5 points on Social scale)
End all the wars: Strongly Favors topic 17

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