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Tony Sanchez on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Trust women to make responsible decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Devout Catholic, but favors abortion rights: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Assist minorities to break the cycle of poverty: Favors topic 2
Accuses Morales of weakness on affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Has made himself available to the GLBT community: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports Moment of Silence in schools: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
More insurance and options for low-income kids: Favors topic 5
Will prod insurance industry to make prompt payments: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
Reimagine relationship between state and school: Opposes topic 7
Universities to work with new laboratory schools: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers take money from underfunded schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(2 points on Social scale)
Enforce death penalty, but ban it on mentally retarded: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Spend money on education rather than prisons: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Enough gun laws on the books; firearms are part of culture: Strongly Favors topic 10
Sanchez opinions compatible with Texas State Rifle Assoc.: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
No new taxes; stretch existing dollars: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Polluter pays; greenhouse inventory; renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
Reform drug enforcement to improve effectiveness: Strongly Favors topic 19
Drug rehab needs alternatives other than prison: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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Other governors' VoteMatch: Tony Sanchez on the issues:
AK Frank Murkowski
AL Bob Riley
AR Mike Huckabee
AZ Janet Napolitano
CA Arnold Schwarzenegger
CO Bill Owens
CT Jodi Rell
DE Ruth Ann Minner
FL Jeb Bush
GA Sonny Perdue
HI Linda Lingle
IA Tom Vilsack
ID Dirk Kempthorne
IL Rod Blagojevich
IN Mitch Daniels
KS Kathleen Sebelius
KY Ernie Fletcher
LA Kathleen Blanco
MA Mitt Romney
MD Bob Ehrlich
ME John Baldacci
MI Jennifer Granholm
MN Tim Pawlenty
MO Matt Blunt
MS Haley Barbour
MT Brian Schweitzer
NC Mike Easley
ND John Hoeven
NE Dave Heineman
NH John Lynch
NJ Jon Corzine
NM Bill Richardson
NV Kenny Guinn
NY George Pataki
OH Bob Taft
OK Brad Henry
OR Ted Kulongoski
PA Ed Rendell
RI Don Carcieri
SC Mark Sanford
SD Mike Rounds
TN Phil Bredesen
TX Rick Perry
UT Jon Huntsman
VA Tim Kaine
VT Jim Douglas
WA Christine Gregoire
WI Jim Doyle
WV Joe Manchin III
WY Dave Freudenthal
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Infrastructure/Technology
Jobs
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty
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