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Jack Markell on Crime
Delaware Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Markell on other issues.
  • Give crime victims the right to receive restitution. (Nov 2008)

Senate:

DE 2014: 2014 DE Senate debate


Tom Carper on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (DE): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Carper on other issues.
  • Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Sep 2000)
  • Agressively clean up criminal “hot spots”. (Jun 2000)
  • Keep violent offendors behind bars. (Jan 2000)
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Tougher juvenile crime penalties; but let states set them. (Aug 1999)
Chris Coons on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Coons on other issues.
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Christine O`Donnell on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for Christine O`Donnell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alex Pires on Crime
Independent Challenger: Click here for Alex Pires on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin Wade on Crime
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Kevin Wade on other issues.
    No stance on record.

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John Carney on Crime
Democrat (District AL): Click here for John Carney on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ruth Ann Minner on Crime
Democratic DE Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ruth Ann Minner on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 2004)
  • Build more prisons; end parole for violent criminals. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Michael Castle on Crime
2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep.: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle 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 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)
Michael Castle on Crime
Former GOP (until 2010) (District AL): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle 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 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)
Ray Clatworthy on Crime
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (DE): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ray Clatworthy on other issues.
  • Supports death penalty. (Mar 2009)
  • Supports mandatory Three Strikes laws. (Mar 2009)
William Roth on Crime
Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for William Roth 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 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)
Ted Kaufman on Crime
Democratic Senate-Appointee: Click here for Ted Kaufman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Protack on Crime
Republican challenger: Click here for Mike Protack on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jan Ting on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jan Ting on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Beau Biden on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Attorney General: Click here for Beau Biden on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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