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Cory Booker on Crime
Mayor of Newark: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Ran off armed assailant: "Not in our city anymore!". (Dec 2012)
  • Got celebrities to donate cash for police equipment. (Dec 2012)
  • $1,000 reward for crime tips leading to gun recovery. (Dec 2010)
  • Launch Fatherhood Center and pro-bono legal help for ex-cons. (Sep 2010)
  • Police overhaul to change cronyism, favoritism, and cynicism. (Sep 2010)
  • Applied "broken windows theory" in Newark policing. (Sep 2010)
  • ReLeSe: Pro bono legal services to ex-offenders. (Feb 2010)
Barbara Buono on Crime
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Barbara Buono on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Christie on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chris Christie on other issues.
  • 1994: Pushed for faster construction of county jail. (Jun 2012)
  • Increased criminal convictions each year from 2002 to 2007. (Jun 2012)
  • 1995 juvenile justice plan: individualized to child's needs. (Jun 2012)
  • Bail reform package: jail violent offenders before trial. (Jan 2012)
  • Disallow charging sexual assault victims for forensic exams. (Aug 2011)
  • As US Attorney, won 130 corruption cases and lost none. (Feb 2011)
  • Stand against child pornography and human trafficking. (Jul 2009)

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Cory Booker on Crime
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Ran off armed assailant: "Not in our city anymore!". (Dec 2012)
  • Got celebrities to donate cash for police equipment. (Dec 2012)
  • $1,000 reward for crime tips leading to gun recovery. (Dec 2010)
  • Launch Fatherhood Center and pro-bono legal help for ex-cons. (Sep 2010)
  • Police overhaul to change cronyism, favoritism, and cynicism. (Sep 2010)
  • Applied "broken windows theory" in Newark policing. (Sep 2010)
  • ReLeSe: Pro bono legal services to ex-offenders. (Feb 2010)
Jeff Chiesa on Crime
Republican Appointee: Click here for Jeff Chiesa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gwen Diakos on Crime
Independent Challenger: Click here for Gwen Diakos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rush Holt on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt 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 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Joe Kyrillos on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Kyrillos on other issues.
  • Support capital punishment. (Nov 2011)
  • Don't prosecute minors as adults; consider alternatives. (Nov 2011)
  • Supports the death penalty. (Oct 2012)
Steve Lonegan on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Steve Lonegan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Menendez on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez 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 NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • 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)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
Frank Pallone on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone 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 NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 33% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)

House:


Rob Andrews on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews 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 NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 20% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Rodney Frelinghuysen on Crime
Republican Representative (NJ-11): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Frelinghuysen 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 NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Scott Garrett on Crime
Republican Representative (NJ-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Garrett 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)
Rush Holt on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt 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 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Leonard Lance on Crime
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Leonard Lance on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Frank LoBiondo on Crime
Republican Representative (NJ-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Frank LoBiondo 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 NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
  • Prevent luxurious conditions in prisons. (Jan 1995)
Frank Pallone on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone 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 NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 33% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
Bill Pascrell on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell 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)
  • Rated 22% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
Donald Payne Jr. on Crime
Democrat (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Donald Payne Jr. on other issues.
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
Steven Rothman on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-9): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steven Rothman 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)
  • Rated 33% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Jon Runyan on Crime
Republican (District 3): Click here for Jon Runyan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Albio Sires on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Albio Sires on other issues.
  • Proactively correct problems in NJ State Police. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
Christopher Smith on Crime
Republican Representative (NJ-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Smith 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 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 YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • No TV, R-rated movies, or coffeepots in prison cells. (Mar 2001)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Richard Codey on Crime
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
  • Abolished the state's death penalty. (Jun 2012)
  • Impose “truth in sentencing” for violent criminals. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Sep 2000)
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Sep 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)
Chris Daggett on Crime
Independent Challenger (2009): Click here for Chris Daggett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on Crime
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2000): Click here for Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Lautenberg on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (NJ): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Frank Lautenberg 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Ian Linker on Crime
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Ian Linker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Donald Payne on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Donny DiFrancesco on Crime
Former Republican Governor (2001): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Donny DiFrancesco on other issues.
  • More victims’ rights; identify sex offendors. (Dec 2000)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Thomas Kean on Crime
Former Republican Governor (1982-1989): Click here for Thomas Kean on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McGreevey on Crime
Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGreevey on other issues.
  • More officer & more community policing. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports Three Strikes and serving full sentences. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports increased penalties for hate crimes. (Jun 2001)
  • Expand the death penalty & life sentences. (Jul 1997)
  • Prosecute juveniles as adults; death penalty for 16-yr-olds. (Jul 1997)
Bret Schundler on Crime
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Bret Schundler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Bradley on Crime
2000 Democratic Primary Challenger for President: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Bill Bradley on other issues.
  • Police in Daillo shooting judged based on race. (Mar 2000)
  • Additional penalties for hate crimes based on race or gender. (Mar 2000)
  • No mandatory sentencing for first-time minor drug offenders. (Feb 2000)
  • Federal law should address racial profiling. (Feb 2000)
  • Combat terrorism with broad inter-agency approach. (Dec 1999)
  • Urban future: transform; or we’ll abandon or encircle. (Jan 1997)
  • Answer to crime is local, not federal. (Jan 1997)
  • Wiretap & deport suspected terrorists; use taggants. (Sep 1996)
  • Try teens as adults, but no death penalty. (Nov 1993)
  • Voted in favor of death penalty & against appeals. (Nov 1993)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
Douglas Forrester on Crime
2002 Republican Challenger for Senate (NJ): Click here for Douglas Forrester on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Torricelli on Crime
Former Democratic Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Torricelli on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 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)
  • 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)
John Adler on Crime
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Adler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Rob Andrews on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews 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 NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 20% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Richard Codey on Crime
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
  • Abolished the state's death penalty. (Jun 2012)
  • Impose “truth in sentencing” for violent criminals. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Sep 2000)
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Sep 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)
Anne Evans Estabrook on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Anne Evans Estabrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Ferguson on Crime
Republican Representative (NJ-7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ferguson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
Robert Franks on Crime
Republican (District 7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Franks 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 YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Kean Jr. on Crime
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thomas Kean Jr. on other issues.
  • Co-sponsored bill establishing crime of human trafficking. (May 2004)
Bill Pascrell on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell 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)
  • Rated 22% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
Donald Payne on Crime
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Joe Pennacchio on Crime
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 2007)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2007)
Marge Roukema on Crime
Republican (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Marge Roukema 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Murray Sabrin on Crime
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Murray Sabrin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Saxton on Crime
Republican Representative (NJ-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Saxton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • 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 prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Robert Menendez on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez 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 NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • 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)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
Dick Zimmer on Crime
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dick Zimmer on other issues.
  • Signature achievement is “Megan’s Law” for sex offendors. (May 2008)
  • No frills prisons: no luxuries at taxpayer expense. (May 2008)
  • 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)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
  • Prevent luxurious conditions in prisons. (Jan 1995)
  • Establish an FBI registry of sexual offendors. (Oct 1996)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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