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Bill Janklow on VoteMatch

 



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
More federal funding for rural health services: Favors topic 5
Maintain Medicare funding of HMO benefits: Favors topic 5
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure: Neutral on topic 5
YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs: Favors topic 5
YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits: Opposes topic 5
YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding: Favors topic 6
Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Neutral on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
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Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
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Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs: Neutral on topic 9
Zero tolerance for violence against government employees: Neutral on topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(5 points on Economic scale)
No national sales tax or VAT: Neutral on topic 11
Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions: Neutral on topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(7 points on Economic scale)
Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal: Neutral on topic 12
Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation: Neutral on topic 12
Ease Canadian border-crossing rules: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Ease Canadian border-crossing rules: Favors topic 13
Grant fast-track authority to the President: Favors topic 13
YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Neutral on topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(5 points on Economic scale)
Include states in anti-terrorism planning: Neutral on topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(7 points on Economic scale)
Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol: Neutral on topic 18
Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically: Neutral on topic 18
Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries: Opposes topic 18
Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship: Neutral on topic 18
Collaborative, incentive driven, locally-based solutions: Neutral on topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War: Favors topic 19
States should make drug policy, not feds: Neutral on topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance: Favors topic 20
Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants: Favors topic 20

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HI Linda Lingle
IA Tom Vilsack
ID Dirk Kempthorne
IL Rod Blagojevich
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KY Ernie Fletcher
LA Kathleen Blanco
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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