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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Rob Astorino on Crime
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Rob Astorino on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Bloomberg on Crime
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Reduce crime but with a more racially sensitive police force. (Sep 2010)
  • Apologizing for police racial errors kept city calm. (Sep 2010)
  • OpEd: never a conspicuous civil libertarian. (Sep 2010)
  • Educate prisoners: build more classrooms at Rikers Island. (Jan 2008)
  • Fewer homicides in NYC than any year on record. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduced murder rate by focusing on domestic violence. (Dec 2007)
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing for gun crimes. (Dec 2006)
  • Lock them up and throw away key, but no death penalty. (Dec 2005)
Andrew Cuomo on Crime
Democratic Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • End "stop and frisk"; it stigmatizes young black males. (Jan 2013)
  • Videotape all interrogations for serious crimes. (Jan 2013)
  • Prisons are not an economic development program. (Jan 2012)
  • Collect DNA for all crimes, to exonerate the innocent. (Jan 2012)
  • Incarcerating juveniles increases likelihood of offending. (Jan 2011)
Bill de Blasio on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • Stop-and-frisk disproportionately targets people of color. (Oct 2013)
  • Invest in Shot Spotter technology: audio & video on streets. (Oct 2013)
Howie Hawkins on Crime
Green Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Opposes mandatory sentencing. (Aug 2006)
  • End the death penalty. (Jun 2006)
Kathy Hochul on Crime
Democratic Lt. Governor Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Created transitional home for victims of domestic violence. (May 2011)
Zephyr Teachout on Crime
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Zephyr Teachout on other issues.
  • Disenfranchising due to criminal convictions is undemocratic. (Jul 2014)
  • We have a long way to go on criminal justice reform. (Jul 2014)
  • Give minorities opportunity, not criminal justice system. (Jul 2014)
  • Raise age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. (Jul 2014)

Senate:


Colia Clark on Crime
Green Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • The death penalty must be abolished. (May 2012)
  • Mandatory sentencing must be abolished. (May 2012)
  • Prisons should be not-for-profit. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Wendy Long on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Noren on Crime
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on Crime
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer 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 allowing Habeus Corpus appeals in capital cases. (Mar 1996)
  • 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 63% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop 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)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Crime
Republican (District 25): Click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Yvette Clarke on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
Chris Collins on Crime
Republican (District 27): Click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Crowley on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley 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 44% 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)
Eliot Engel on Crime
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel 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 90% 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)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Vito Fossella on Crime
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Chris Gibson on Crime
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Michael Grimm on Crime
Republican (District 11): Click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hanna on Crime
Republican (District 22): Click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nan Hayworth on Crime
Republican (District 18): Click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Higgins on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Jun 2013)
Kathy Hochul on Crime
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Created transitional home for victims of domestic violence. (May 2011)
Steve Israel on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel 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)
  • 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)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Hakeem Jeffries on Crime
Democrat (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
  • Investigate systematic abuses of NYPD's stop-and-frisk. (Nov 2012)
  • Alternative sentencing for non-violent offenders. (Nov 2008)
Peter King on Crime
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • DNA Registration of Child Sex Offenders. (Sep 2013)
  • 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 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)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Nita Lowey on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey 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 40% 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Dan Maffei on Crime
Democrat (District 24): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Carolyn Maloney on Crime
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney 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 50% 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
  • Sponsored bill for easier access to rape kits & analysis. (Nov 2009)
Sean Maloney on Crime
Democrat (District 18): Click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gregory Meeks on Crime
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks 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 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)
  • 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)
Grace Meng on Crime
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerrold Nadler on Crime
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler 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 78% 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Charles Rangel on Crime
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel 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)
  • Rated 75% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Tom Reed on Crime
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jose Serrano on Crime
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano 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 80% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • Abolish the federal death penalty. (Sep 2011)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Louise Slaughter on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter 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 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 63% 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)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Paul Tonko on Crime
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Ed Towns on Crime
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns 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 78% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Nydia Velazquez on Crime
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez 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 80% 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Crime
Republican NY Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • Instituted death penalty in NY. (Jul 2000)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
David Paterson on Crime
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Paterson on other issues.
  • Intelligence-driven, state-of-the-art crime analysis centers. (Jan 2009)
George Maragos on Crime
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George Maragos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Crime
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Ackerman on Crime
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman 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 78% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • Prevent luxurious conditions in prisons. (Jan 1995)
Maurice Hinchey on Crime
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • 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 80% 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Chris Lee on Crime
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Carolyn McCarthy on Crime
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy 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 40% 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)
Bill Owens on Crime
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Crime
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Crime
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • Mob-busting prosecutor; cracked down on NYC crime. (Aug 2009)
  • OpEd: breakthrough on crime based on reporting right metrics. (Dec 2007)
  • Father served prison time; led Rudy into law enforcement. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: crime NOT at record high when Rudy took office. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: NYC crime did drop, but others deserve credit too. (Oct 2007)
  • FactCheck: Hired 3,660 new cops, but took credit for 12,000. (Oct 2007)
  • What has he done for minorities? They’re alive!. (May 2007)
  • Enforced jaywalking laws as part of “broken windows” theory. (May 2007)
  • Arrested homeless for crimes like public urination. (May 2007)
  • Father, Harold, served 16 months for armed robbery. (May 2007)
  • As mayor, reduced crime but didn’t raise police pay. (Jan 2007)
  • Considered police brutality in Louima case an aberration. (Jan 2007)
  • Applies strict moral standards to lawbreakers. (Jan 2007)
  • Prosecuted Miss America for fraud (and lost). (Jan 2007)
  • Prefers death penalty for 9/11 conspirators. (May 2006)
  • Insisted on enforcing minor offenses, & cleaned up crime. (Oct 2005)
  • OpEd: Mishandling of Dorismond shooting exacerbated tensions. (Nov 2003)
  • Banished “squeegee men”: civility from treating small crimes. (Oct 2002)
  • Community policing is comforting but doesn’t stop crime. (Oct 2002)
  • Giuliani backs police in Bronx killing. (Mar 2000)
  • Home ownership decreases crime. (Jan 2000)
  • Need DNA Lab to Combat Crime. (Jan 2000)
  • Crime cut in half in NYC. (Dec 1999)
  • “CompStat” system stresses police accountability. (Dec 1999)
  • Giuliani’s sampling: large drops in all violent crime. (Dec 1999)
  • Quality of Life initiatives as well as crime reduction. (Dec 1999)
  • Risk cannot be eliminated, but take security seriously. (Jul 1999)
Carl McCall on Crime
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Crime
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Crime
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner 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 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Michael Benjamin on Crime
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Cox on Crime
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
  • Premeditated murderers deserve the ultimate punishment. (Jan 2006)
Al D'Amato on Crime
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • 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)
Harold Ford on Crime
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford 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)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 78% 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)
Daniel Frisa on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Frisa 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)
Rudy Giuliani on Crime
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • Mob-busting prosecutor; cracked down on NYC crime. (Aug 2009)
  • OpEd: breakthrough on crime based on reporting right metrics. (Dec 2007)
  • Father served prison time; led Rudy into law enforcement. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: crime NOT at record high when Rudy took office. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: NYC crime did drop, but others deserve credit too. (Oct 2007)
  • FactCheck: Hired 3,660 new cops, but took credit for 12,000. (Oct 2007)
  • What has he done for minorities? They’re alive!. (May 2007)
  • Enforced jaywalking laws as part of “broken windows” theory. (May 2007)
  • Arrested homeless for crimes like public urination. (May 2007)
  • Father, Harold, served 16 months for armed robbery. (May 2007)
  • As mayor, reduced crime but didn’t raise police pay. (Jan 2007)
  • Considered police brutality in Louima case an aberration. (Jan 2007)
  • Applies strict moral standards to lawbreakers. (Jan 2007)
  • Prosecuted Miss America for fraud (and lost). (Jan 2007)
  • Prefers death penalty for 9/11 conspirators. (May 2006)
  • Insisted on enforcing minor offenses, & cleaned up crime. (Oct 2005)
  • OpEd: Mishandling of Dorismond shooting exacerbated tensions. (Nov 2003)
  • Banished “squeegee men”: civility from treating small crimes. (Oct 2002)
  • Community policing is comforting but doesn’t stop crime. (Oct 2002)
  • Giuliani backs police in Bronx killing. (Mar 2000)
  • Home ownership decreases crime. (Jan 2000)
  • Need DNA Lab to Combat Crime. (Jan 2000)
  • Crime cut in half in NYC. (Dec 1999)
  • “CompStat” system stresses police accountability. (Dec 1999)
  • Giuliani’s sampling: large drops in all violent crime. (Dec 1999)
  • Quality of Life initiatives as well as crime reduction. (Dec 1999)
  • Risk cannot be eliminated, but take security seriously. (Jul 1999)
Abe Hirschfeld on Crime
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
  • Traditional family values avoid juvenile delinquency. (May 2004)
Sue Kelly on Crime
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly 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)
  • Rated 30% 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
John LaFalce on Crime
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce 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)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
David McReynolds on Crime
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Full voting rights for felons. (Sep 2004)
  • Eliminate the death penalty. (May 2000)
  • Job training & prevention for juvenile crime. (May 2000)
  • Abolish the death penalty. (Jan 2000)
  • End the prison industry. (Aug 1999)
Howard Mills on Crime
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
  • The root causes of crime are the criminals who engage in it. (Aug 2004)
  • Pro-death penalty; build more prisons. (Jul 2000)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Jul 2000)
Susan Molinari on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Susan Molinari 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)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
Pat Moynihan on Crime
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • 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)
Major Owens on Crime
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens 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)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 90% by CURE, indicating pro-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 Paxon on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Paxon 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)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Gerald Solomon on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gerald Solomon 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)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
Michael Arcuri on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Arcuri 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Gary Bernsten on Crime
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Crime
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert 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)
  • 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Hillary Clinton on Crime
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Longtime advocate of death penalty, with restrictions. (Jan 2008)
  • Address the unacceptable increase in incarceration. (Dec 2007)
  • Mandatory sentences have been too widely used. (Jun 2007)
  • Pushed to expand AMBER alerts & for stricter sex penalties. (Dec 2006)
  • Police & firemen refused to shake her hand at Ground Zero. (Feb 2004)
  • 2001: police & firemen refused her handshake at Ground Zero. (Feb 2004)
  • 2000: NYPD needs higher pay and better minority relations. (Nov 2003)
  • Tap into churches to avoid more Louima & Diallo cases. (Mar 2000)
  • Led early crusade for rape evidence and crisis centers. (Aug 1999)
  • Supports citizen patrols & 3-Strikes-You’re-Out. (Sep 1996)
  • Supports “Three Strikes” and more prison. (Aug 1994)
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Joe DioGuardi on Crime
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Death penalty for Presidential assassination. (Mar 1987)
  • Mandatory sentences for violent felonies against the elderly. (Jan 1987)
Michael Forbes on Crime
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Michael Forbes 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Prevent luxurious conditions in prisons. (Jan 1995)
Benjamin Gilman on Crime
Republican (District 20): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman 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 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Felix Grucci on Crime
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
John Hall on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hall 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)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Easier access to rape kits, and more rape kit analysis. (Nov 2009)
Howie Hawkins on Crime
Green Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Opposes mandatory sentencing. (Aug 2006)
  • End the death penalty. (Jun 2006)
Amo Houghton on Crime
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 43% 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Caroline Kennedy on Crime
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Crime
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Kuhl on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Rick Lazio on Crime
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Limit death-row legal challenges. (Jun 2000)
  • Tort Reform: Limit product liability damages. (Jun 2000)
  • Law enforcement is a fundamental govt responsibility. (May 2000)
  • Jennifer’s Law: help identify deceased children. (Mar 2000)
  • More prisons; stricter sentencing; death penalty. (Jul 1998)
  • 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)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Eric Massa on Crime
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
KT McFarland on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Crime
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Michael McNulty on Crime
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty on other issues.
  • 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 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 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)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Scott Murphy on Crime
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Marilyn O`Grady on Crime
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Crime
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Crime
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn 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 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)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Reynolds on Crime
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds 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)
  • Rated 10% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
John Spencer on Crime
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for John Spencer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sweeney on Crime
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney 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)
  • Rated 0% 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)
Jay Townsend on Crime
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Walsh on Crime
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
  • Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders. (Jul 1995)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Crime
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
John McHugh on Crime
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh 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 NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 20% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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