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Bill de Blasio on Abortion
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  • Protect the right to choose. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Budget & Economy
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Bill de Blasio on Civil Rights
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  • Co-sponsored the Gender Based Discrimination Protection law. (Oct 2013)
  • Increase NYC usage of minority businesses from 3% to 10%. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Corporations
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  • Preserve physical integrity of Industrial Business Zones. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Crime
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  • Stop-and-frisk disproportionately targets people of color. (Oct 2013)
  • Invest in Shot Spotter technology: audio & video on streets. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Drugs
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  • 50,000 arrests for marijuana possession unjust and wrong. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Education
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  • Stop closures & develop a minimum of 100 community schools. (Oct 2013)
  • Create an early warning system before school failures. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Energy & Oil
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  • No to fracking; yes to wind, solar, & geothermal. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Environment
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  • Increase bicycling to 6% of all NYC trips by 2020. (Oct 2013)
  • SPARE pledge: Stop Polystyrene & Revitalize the Environment. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Families & Children
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Bill de Blasio on Foreign Policy
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Bill de Blasio on Free Trade
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Bill de Blasio on Government Reform
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  • Battle corrupting influence of corporate money in politics. (Oct 2013)
  • Citizens United is a body blow to our democracy. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Gun Control
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  • Wall Street for Change: campaign to support gun divestment. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Health Care
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  • Recruit & train nurses without need to go overseas. (Oct 2013)
  • Enroll 600,000 more New Yorkers in ObamaCare by 2018. (Oct 2013)
  • Train New Yorkers to fill 16,000 nursing positions. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bill de Blasio on Immigration
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  • Greater outreach and assistance to immigrant entrepreneurs. (Oct 2013)
  • Created privately-funded the DREAM fellowship. (Oct 2013)
  • Universal City ID for services for undocumented immigrants. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Jobs
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  • Peg living wage to increases in the cost of living. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on Local Issues
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Bill de Blasio on Principles & Values
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Bill de Blasio on Social Security
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Bill de Blasio on Tax Reform
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Bill de Blasio on Technology
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  • Keep MTA fares affordable via payroll tax. (Oct 2013)
  • Create public Wi-Fi hot zones & citywide broadband. (Oct 2013)
Bill de Blasio on War & Peace
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Bill de Blasio on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Recognize & legalize basement apartments & granny flats. (Oct 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect the right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Increase NYC usage of minority businesses from 3% to 10%: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Co-sponsored the Gender Based Discrimination Protection law: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Recruit & train nurses without need to go overseas: Favors topic 5
Enroll 600,000 more New Yorkers in ObamaCare by 2018: Strongly Favors topic 5
Train New Yorkers to fill 16,000 nursing positions: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Stop closures & develop a minimum of 100 community schools: Favors topic 7
Create an early warning system before school failures: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Increase bicycling to 6% of all NYC trips by 2020: Opposes topic 8
SPARE pledge: Stop Polystyrene & Revitalize the Environment: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Stop-and-frisk disproportionately targets people of color: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Invest in Shot Spotter technology: audio & video on streets: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Wall Street for Change: campaign to support gun divestment: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Keep MTA fares affordable via payroll tax: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Greater outreach and assistance to immigrant entrepreneurs: Favors topic 12
Created privately-funded the DREAM fellowship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Universal City ID for services for undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Battle corrupting influence of corporate money in politics: Favors topic 16
Citizens United is a body blow to our democracy: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No to fracking; yes to wind, solar, & geothermal: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
50,000 arrests for marijuana possession unjust and wrong: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Bill de Blasio is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive.
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