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Denny Heck on Abortion
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  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
Denny Heck 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)
Denny Heck on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Denny Heck 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)
Denny Heck on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Denny Heck on Drugs
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Denny Heck on Education
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  • Oppose efforts to control our schools from Washington. (Nov 2012)
Denny Heck on Energy & Oil
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Denny Heck on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Denny Heck on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Denny Heck on Foreign Policy
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Denny Heck on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
Denny Heck on Government Reform
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Denny Heck on Gun Control
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Denny Heck on Health Care
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  • Common-sense solutions to extend the solvency of Medicare. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Denny Heck on Homeland Security
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Denny Heck on Immigration
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  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Denny Heck on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Denny Heck on Principles & Values
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Denny Heck on Social Security
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  • Fix program without privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Denny Heck on Tax Reform
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  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Denny Heck 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)
Denny Heck on War & Peace
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  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Denny Heck 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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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)
I consider myself pro-choice: 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
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 marriage: 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)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Common-sense solutions to extend the solvency of Medicare: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fix program without privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose efforts to control our schools from Washington: Favors topic 7
Oppose efforts to control our schools from Washington: Strongly Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
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
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
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)
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Neutral on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Denny Heck is a Moderate Liberal.
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