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Elizabeth Furse on Abortion
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  • Endorsed Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Elizabeth Furse on Budget & Economy
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Elizabeth Furse on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Elizabeth Furse on Corporations
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Elizabeth Furse on Crime
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  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Elizabeth Furse on Drugs
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Elizabeth Furse on Education
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  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Elizabeth Furse on Energy & Oil
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Elizabeth Furse on Environment
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Elizabeth Furse on Families & Children
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Elizabeth Furse on Foreign Policy
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Elizabeth Furse on Free Trade
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Elizabeth Furse on Government Reform
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Elizabeth Furse on Gun Control
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Elizabeth Furse on Health Care
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Elizabeth Furse on Homeland Security
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Elizabeth Furse on Immigration
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  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Elizabeth Furse on Jobs
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Elizabeth Furse on Principles & Values
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Elizabeth Furse on Social Security
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Elizabeth Furse on Tax Reform
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Elizabeth Furse on Technology
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Elizabeth Furse on War & Peace
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Elizabeth Furse on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women: Favors topic 1
Protect the reproductive rights of women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Opposes topic 8
NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Opposes topic 8
YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
More prison cells; more truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators: Strongly Favors topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase the earned income tax credit: Opposes topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: 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 15:
Expand the armed forces
(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)
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Elizabeth Furse is a Moderate Liberal.
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