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Bobby Bright on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • I believe in the sanctity of life. (Nov 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
Bobby Bright on Budget & Economy
Click here for 8 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • $800B stimulus was too rushed, and not necessary. (Feb 2009)
  • TARP uses taxpayer money to pay for bad business practices. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Raise small business depreciation to $125,000. (Jul 2009)
Bobby Bright on Civil Rights
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bobby Bright on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
Bobby Bright on Crime
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  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Bobby Bright on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bobby Bright on Education
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  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Bobby Bright on Energy & Oil
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  • Drill ANWR & offshore, towards energy independence. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Bobby Bright on Environment
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  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
Bobby Bright on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Bobby Bright on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Bobby Bright on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bobby Bright on Government Reform
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  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Bobby Bright on Gun Control
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  • I am Pro-Gun Rights. (Nov 2008)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
Bobby Bright on Health Care
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  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
Bobby Bright on Homeland Security
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  • No more base closings; rebuild and strengthen military. (Nov 2008)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Bobby Bright on Immigration
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  • No amnesty; and no benefits to illegal aliens. (Dec 2009)
Bobby Bright on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bobby Bright on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bobby Bright on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bobby Bright on Tax Reform
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  • Eliminate the estate tax completely. (Dec 2009)
Bobby Bright on Technology
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  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Bobby Bright on War & Peace
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  • Support our troops continued involvement in Iraq. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Bobby Bright on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I believe in the sanctity of life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans: Opposes topic 1
Neutral on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Opposes topic 5
NO on regulating tobacco as a drug: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros: Favors topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I am Pro-Gun Rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate the estate tax completely: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No amnesty; and no benefits to illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes 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)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
No more base closings; rebuild and strengthen military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad: Favors topic 16
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support our troops continued involvement in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Drill ANWR & offshore, towards energy independence: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Include agricultural products in renewable fuels: Favors topic 18
NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Opposes topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: 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)
$800B stimulus was too rushed, and not necessary: Strongly Opposes topic 20
TARP uses taxpayer money to pay for bad business practices: Opposes topic 20
YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20

Bobby Bright is a Moderate Populist Conservative.
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