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Scott Peters on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Dec 2013)
Scott Peters 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)
Scott Peters on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
Scott Peters on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Scott Peters on Crime
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  • 8% pay increase for police officers. (Nov 2012)
Scott Peters on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Peters on Education
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  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Scott Peters on Energy & Oil
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  • Approved city's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
Scott Peters on Environment
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  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (May 2013)
Scott Peters on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Scott Peters on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Peters on Free Trade
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Scott Peters on Government Reform
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  • Created city's first Ethics Commission, in 2000. (Nov 2012)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Scott Peters on Gun Control
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Scott Peters on Health Care
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  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Scott Peters on Homeland Security
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Scott Peters on Immigration
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  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Scott Peters on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Scott Peters on Principles & Values
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Scott Peters on Social Security
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  • No diversion of assets from retiree Trust Fund. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Scott Peters 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)
Scott Peters on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Scott Peters on War & Peace
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Scott Peters on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly 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
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: 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)
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)
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No diversion of assets from retiree Trust Fund: Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Approved city's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
8% pay increase for police officers: Favors topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral 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)
Created city's first Ethics Commission, in 2000: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Neutral 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)
Approved city's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Scott Peters is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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