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Steve Bullock on Crime
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Bullock on other issues.
  • Arrest and prosecute sex predators and scam artists. (Nov 2012)

Senate:

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John Bohlinger on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Bohlinger on other issues.
  • Supports stricter sentencing, including death penalty. (Nov 1998)
Champ Edmunds on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Champ Edmunds on other issues.
  • Capital punishment , but not for juveniles. (Nov 2012)
Dennis Rehberg on Crime
Republican Representative (MT-At-Large): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Rehberg on other issues.
  • Supports death penalty for child rapists. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Corey Stapleton on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Corey Stapleton on other issues.
  • Support death penalty; private prisons; sex offense registry. (Nov 2000)
Jon Tester on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Tester on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
John Walsh on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for John Walsh on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Steve Daines on Crime
Republican (District 0): Click here for Steve Daines on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Brian Schweitzer on Crime
Democratic MT Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brian Schweitzer on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 2004)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2004)
Max Baucus on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (MT): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Max Baucus on other issues.
  • Truth in sentencing with no chance of parole. (Nov 2002)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 75% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Dennis Rehberg on Crime
Republican Representative (MT-At-Large): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Rehberg on other issues.
  • Supports death penalty for child rapists. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Judy Martz on Crime
Former Republican Governor (2001-2005): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Judy Martz on other issues.
  • After 100 years, we have enough prison cells, for now. (Jan 2001)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
  • Zero tolerance for violence against government employees. (Aug 2001)
Marc Racicot on Crime
Former Republican Governor (1993-2000): Click here for Marc Racicot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Conrad Burns on Crime
Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Conrad Burns 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)
  • Voted YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 25% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Bob Keenan on Crime
Former Republican Challenger (2006), state senator: Click here for Bob Keenan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Morrison on Crime
Former Democratic challenger (2006); state Auditor: Click here for John Morrison on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Taylor on Crime
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (MT): Click here for Mike Taylor on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kirk Bushman on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Kirk Bushman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Hill on Crime
Republican (District AL): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Hill 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)
Stan Jones on Crime
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Stan Jones on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Aug 2006)
  • Require aggressors to pay restitution and costs of jail. (Jan 2006)
  • Not all sins should be crimes. (Jan 2006)
Bob Kelleher on Crime
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Kelleher on other issues.
  • Alternative sentencing for non-violent offenders. (Nov 2004)
Michael Lange on Crime
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Lange on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 2008)
  • Reduce prison sentences for non-violent crimes. (Nov 2008)
Pat Williams on Crime
Former Democrat (1978-1996) (District 0): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Pat Williams on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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