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Mike Rounds on Abortion
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  • Abortion is wrong; reconsider Roe v. Wade. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect life under all circumstances; no embryo research. (Oct 2002)
Mike Rounds on Budget & Economy
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Mike Rounds on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage should be between a man and a woman. (Nov 2006)
  • No affirmative action in state contracts nor colleges. (Nov 1998)
Mike Rounds on Corporations
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Mike Rounds on Crime
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  • End parole for repeat violent felons. (Nov 1998)
Mike Rounds on Drugs
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  • Never send the message that marijuana is OK. (Nov 2006)
Mike Rounds on Education
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  • Provide a quality education for our children. (Nov 2006)
  • Internet sales tax to raise education funding. (Oct 2002)
  • Participate in federal program Race to the Top. (Mar 2010)
Mike Rounds on Energy & Oil
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  • Incentives for more wind and coal-fired power. (Nov 2006)
  • Create coalition to open markets to ethanol. (Aug 2002)
  • Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. (Mar 2010)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Mike Rounds on Environment
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  • Determine environmental regulations by cost/benefit analysis. (Nov 1998)
  • Allow private landowners to issue bounties for coyotes. (Nov 1998)
Mike Rounds on Families & Children
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Mike Rounds on Foreign Policy
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Mike Rounds on Free Trade
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  • Reauthorize the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program. (Sep 2007)
Mike Rounds on Government Reform
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  • Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending. (Nov 1998)
Mike Rounds on Gun Control
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  • Pro 2nd Amendment Rights. (Nov 2006)
Mike Rounds on Health Care
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  • Healthcare to all citizens isnít governmentís responsibility. (Nov 1998)
  • 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health. (Apr 2010)
Mike Rounds on Homeland Security
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Mike Rounds on Immigration
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Mike Rounds on Jobs
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Mike Rounds on Local Issues
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Mike Rounds on Principles & Values
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Mike Rounds on Social Security
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Mike Rounds on Tax Reform
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  • Opposed to Personal Income Tax. (Nov 2006)
  • $12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants. (Jan 2008)
Mike Rounds on Technology
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Mike Rounds on War & Peace
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Mike Rounds on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is wrong; reconsider Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Protect life under all circumstances; no embryo research: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action in state contracts nor colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage should be between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
End parole for repeat violent felons: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Pro 2nd Amendment Rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare to all citizens isnít governmentís responsibility: Opposes topic 5
3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
Provide a quality education for our children: Opposes topic 7
Participate in federal program Race to the Top: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Incentives for more wind and coal-fired power: Opposes topic 18
Create coalition to open markets to ethanol: Favors topic 18
Determine environmental regulations by cost/benefit analysis: Opposes topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Never send the message that marijuana is OK: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposed to Personal Income Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Internet sales tax to raise education funding: Favors topic 11
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reauthorize the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Mike Rounds is a Moderate Conservative.
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