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10-PVS-q3 on Nov 2, 2010

Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on same-sex marriage
Source: Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 16% did so in the 2010 races.

Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Social Issues: Should marriage only be between one man and one woman?'

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Question 3: Comfortable with same-sex marriage Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Civil Rights
  • Headline: Opposes same-sex marriage (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Supports same-sex marriage (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 7.
  • Headline: Opposes same-sex marriage (Answer: A)
  • Headline 2: Supports same-sex marriage (Answer: C)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 7 on Social Issues: When you think about the rights of same-sex couples, which of the following is closest to your personal opinion?
    • A: Same-sex couples should not be allowed to marry or form any kind of civil union
    • B: Same-sex couples should be allowed to form civil unions, but not to marry in the traditional sense
    • C: Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry legally, with all the same rights as traditional marriages
    • D: Unsure

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 10-PVS-q3

Karen Bass s2-California Democrat 
David Cicilline s2-Rhode Island Democrat 
Bill Keating s2-Massachusetts Democrat 

Republicans participating in 10-PVS-q3

Diane Black s1+Tennessee Republican 
Jeff Denham s1+California Republican 
Bob Dold s1+Illinois Republican challenger 
Jeff Duncan s1+South Carolina Republican 
Blake Farenthold s1+Texas Republican 
Chuck Fleischmann s1+Tennessee Republican 
Cory Gardner s1+Colorado Republican 
Chris Gibson s1+New York Republican 
Michael Grimm s1+New York Republican 
Frank Guinta s1+New Hanpshire Republican challenger 
Joe Heck s1+Nevada Republican 
Jaime Herrera s1+Washington Republican 
Randy Hultgren s1+Illinois Republican 
Bill Johnson s1+Ohio Republican 
Billy Long s1+Missouri Republican 
Tom Marino s1+Pennsylvania Republican 
Rich Nugent s1+Florida Republican 
Steven Palazzo s1+Mississippi Republican 
Ben Quayle s1+Arizona Republican (lost 2012 primary) 
Jim Renacci s1+Ohio Republican 
Jon Runyan s1+New Jersey Republican 
David Schweikert s1+Arizona Republican 
Austin Scott s1+Georgia Republican 
Tim Scott s1+SC Republican Senator-Appointee 
Marlin Stutzman s1+Indiana Republican 
Scott Tipton s1+Colorado Republican 
Steve Womack s1+Arkansas Republican 
Rob Woodall s1+Georgia Republican 

Independents participating in 10-PVS-q3

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 3
Republicans: 28
Independents: 0

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