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Jack Dalrymple on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • More state troopers, more parole and probation programs. (Jan 2013)
  • More highway patrol; more emergency communications system. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2002)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Kent Conrad on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad 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 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 63% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
Heidi Heitkamp on Crime
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
  • Give civil authorities power to put away sexual predators. (Apr 2012)
John Hoeven on Crime
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • More prisons; less parole. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
  • Zero tolerance for violence against government employees. (Aug 2001)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)

House:


Kevin Cramer on Crime
Republican (District 0): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
  • 100% pro-life includes opposing death penalty. (Oct 2012)
  • Sponsored Constitutional Amendment defining victims' rights. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Crime
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • More prisons; less parole. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
  • Zero tolerance for violence against government employees. (Aug 2001)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Duane Sand on Crime
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Duane Sand on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring DNA testing in every death penalty case. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Three Strikes law. (Jul 2000)
  • 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)
Rick Berg on Crime
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2002)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Edward Schafer on Crime
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Crime
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
  • Impose truth in sentencing. (Aug 2004)
Byron Dorgan on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan 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 YES 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 YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 88% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Establish an FBI registry of sexual offendors. (Oct 1996)
Dwight Grotberg on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • Support the use of the death penalty for federal crimes. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports the death penalty. (Jul 2006)
  • Strongly supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Jul 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Crime
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy 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 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 NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-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)
Tracy Potter on Crime
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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