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Julia Brownley on Abortion
Click here for 7 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports embryonic stem cell research. (Oct 2010)
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes parental notification for abortions. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Julia Brownley on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Supports federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Julia Brownley on Civil Rights
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  • Supports affirmative action. (Oct 2010)
  • Supports same-sex domestic partnerships & marriage. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Feb 2013)
Julia Brownley on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Julia Brownley on Crime
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  • Opposes capital punishment. (Oct 2010)
  • Alternative sentencing and separate juvenile courts. (Oct 2010)
Julia Brownley on Drugs
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  • Decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. (Oct 2010)
Julia Brownley on Education
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  • Pushed state plan for excellence in education. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports charter schools. (Oct 2010)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
Julia Brownley on Energy & Oil
Click here for 4 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Move away from dirty fossil fuels and foreign oil. (Nov 2012)
  • Switch from traditional energy to alternatives. (Oct 2010)
  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Opposes offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Julia Brownley on Environment
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Julia Brownley on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Julia Brownley on Foreign Policy
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Julia Brownley on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Jun 2013)
Julia Brownley on Government Reform
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  • Shift political influence away from the special interests. (Nov 2012)
  • Limit campaign contributions and campaign spending. (Oct 2010)
  • Lengthen term limits for state legislators. (Oct 2010)
  • Full disclosure of campaign spending. (Jan 2013)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Julia Brownley on Gun Control
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  • Supports restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Julia Brownley on Health Care
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  • Improve on ObamaCare to reduce costs & improve quality. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (May 2013)
Julia Brownley on Homeland Security
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  • Protect the Naval Base Ventura County, and veterans. (Nov 2012)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Nov 2013)
Julia Brownley on Immigration
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  • Create an earned pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2012)
  • In-state tuition OK for illegal immigrants. (Oct 2010)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Julia Brownley on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Julia Brownley on Principles & Values
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Julia Brownley on Social Security
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  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Julia Brownley on Tax Reform
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  • Supports increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes eliminating the inheritance tax. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Julia Brownley on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Julia Brownley on War & Peace
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  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Julia Brownley on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (May 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes parental notification for abortions: Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports same-sex domestic partnerships & marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral 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)
Improve on ObamaCare to reduce costs & improve quality: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Pushed state plan for excellence in education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports charter schools: Favors topic 7
Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes capital punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Alternative sentencing and separate juvenile courts: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports restricting the Second Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on gun purchases: Opposes topic 10
Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure: Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes eliminating the inheritance tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Create an earned pathway to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
In-state tuition OK for illegal immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Protect the Naval Base Ventura County, and veterans: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Shift political influence away from the special interests: Favors topic 16
Limit campaign contributions and campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
Lengthen term limits for state legislators: Opposes topic 16
Full disclosure of campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Move away from dirty fossil fuels and foreign oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Switch from traditional energy to alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes offshore energy production: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Julia Brownley is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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