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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Jennifer Granholm on Crime
Democratic Governor (MI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jennifer Granholm on other issues.
  • Mandatory minimum sentences for sex offenders. (Nov 2006)
Mark Schauer on Crime
Democratic Challenger for Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
  • Restore funding for police & fire. (Dec 2013)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Rick Snyder on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Snyder on other issues.
  • Improve legal representation for poor. (Oct 2011)
  • Collect prisoner DNA samples to help solve cold cases. (Jul 2011)
  • Parole decisions by Dept. of Corrections, not Governor. (Feb 2011)

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Scotty Boman on Crime
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scotty Boman on other issues.
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Aug 2008)
Randy Hekman on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Hekman on other issues.
  • We should all self-police and carry out the Golden Rule. (Jul 2011)
Peter Hoekstra on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra 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 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 YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 40% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Peter Konetchy on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
  • Death penalty only when no doubt of guilt. (Aug 2011)
  • Don't necessarily require THREE strikes. (Aug 2011)
Terri Lynn Land on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for Terri Lynn Land on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Peters on Crime
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
Debbie Stabenow on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 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)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger (withdrawn): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Wiedenhoeft on other issues.
  • Opposes stricter punishment. (Dec 2013)

House:


Justin Amash on Crime
Republican (District 3): Click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Benishek on Crime
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Benishek on other issues.
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Kerry Bentivolio on Crime
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kerry Bentivolio on other issues.
  • Sponsored Constitutional Amendment defining victims' rights. (Apr 2013)
John Conyers on Crime
Democratic Representative (MI-14): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Conyers 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 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 100% 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)
  • Abolish the federal death penalty. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored providing defense lawyers for all indigent defendants. (May 2013)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
Dave Curson on Crime
Democrat (District 11): Click here for Dave Curson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Debbie Dingell on Crime
Democratic nominee (District 12): Click here for Debbie Dingell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Huizenga on Crime
Republican (District 2): Click here for Bill Huizenga on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Kildee on Crime
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Kildee on other issues.
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
Peter Konetchy on Crime
Republican Challenger (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
  • Death penalty only when no doubt of guilt. (Aug 2011)
  • Don't necessarily require THREE strikes. (Aug 2011)
Brenda Lawrence on Crime
Democrat (District 14): Click here for Brenda Lawrence on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sander Levin on Crime
Democratic Representative (MI-12): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Sander Levin 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 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 40% 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)
Thad McCotter on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Thad McCotter 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)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Candice Miller on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Candice Miller 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)
John Moolenaar on Crime
Republican (District 4): Click here for John Moolenaar on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Rogers on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Rogers 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)
Mark Schauer on Crime
Democratic Governor Challenger (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
  • Restore funding for police & fire. (Dec 2013)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Fred Upton on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Fred Upton 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 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 50% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Tim Walberg on Crime
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Walberg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Carl Levin on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (MI): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Carl Levin 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 NO 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 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)
  • Rated 75% 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)
Dave Camp on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Dave Camp 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 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)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Hansen Clarke on Crime
Former Democrat (until 2012) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hansen Clarke on other issues.
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Nov 2010)
John Dingell on Crime
Democratic Representative (MI-15): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Dingell 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 NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO 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 70% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
Dale Kildee on Crime
Democratic Representative (MI-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Dale Kildee 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 YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 50% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
Gary Peters on Crime
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
John Engler on Crime
Former Republican Governor (1991-2002): Click here for John Engler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Spencer Abraham on Crime
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Abraham 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 YES 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)
Dick Chrysler on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dick Chrysler 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Nick Smith on Crime
Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith 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 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Nick Smith on Crime
Republican (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith 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 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Jerry Zandstra on Crime
Former Republican challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Zandstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Barcia on Crime
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for James Barcia on other issues.
  • 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)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
Bart Baron on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Bart Baron on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Bonior on Crime
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for David Bonior on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Mike Bouchard on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bouchard on other issues.
  • Tough policies when dealing with law breakers. (Mar 2006)
  • Publicly register convicted sex offenders. (Mar 2006)
Keith Butler on Crime
Republican challenger, previously Detroit councilor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Keith Butler on other issues.
  • Serve out full sentences. (Jun 2006)
  • Invest in prisons and jails. (Jun 2006)
  • Advised on federal response to Rodney King beating. (Jan 2006)
Vernon Ehlers on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Ehlers 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 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 NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 33% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Peter Hoekstra on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra 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 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 YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 40% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Jack Hoogendyk on Crime
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Hoogendyk on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty for premeditated murder. (Jun 2008)
  • Allow judges to make judgements on the merits of each case. (Jun 2008)
Carolyn Kilpatrick on Crime
Democratic Representative (MI-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Kilpatrick 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 NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% 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)
Joe Knollenberg on Crime
Republican Representative (MI-9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Knollenberg 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 20% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Bret McAtee on Crime
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for Bret McAtee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Nikitin on Crime
Constitution/Taxpayers Party Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Nikitin on other issues.
  • Death penalty only for rape, murder & child assault. (Aug 2008)
  • Jury system instead of mandatory sentencing laws. (Aug 2008)
Lynn Nancy Rivers on Crime
Democrat (District 13): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Nancy Rivers 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)
  • 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)
Leonard Schwartz on Crime
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Schwartz on other issues.
  • Eliminate the death penalty. (Oct 2006)
  • Stop imprisoning people for victimless activity. (Oct 2006)
Joe Schwarz on Crime
Republican (District 7): Click here for Joe Schwarz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Stupak on Crime
Democratic Representative (MI-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bart Stupak 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 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 YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 60% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (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)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Debbie Stabenow on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 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)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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