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OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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Pat Quinn on Abortion
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  • Support Roe v. Wade; oppose Parental Notice law. (Nov 2010)
Pat Quinn on Budget & Economy
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  • Restrain spending by $220B by Budgeting For Results. (Feb 2011)
Pat Quinn on Civil Rights
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  • Same rights for same-sex couples as heterosexual couples. (Nov 2010)
Pat Quinn on Corporations
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Pat Quinn on Crime
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  • Alternative sentencing for low-level non-violent offenders. (Jan 2010)
  • Sold unused state prison to federal prison agency. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Drugs
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Pat Quinn on Education
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  • Consolidate from 868 school districts to save $100M. (Feb 2011)
  • Race to the Top: Invest in elementary & secondary education. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Energy & Oil
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  • $400M for IL as center of Midwestern high-speed rail network. (Jan 2010)
  • Invest in both clean coal and wind power. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Environment
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  • Leave no child inside. (Jan 2010)
  • First bill signed: Smoke Free Illinois Act. (Feb 2009)
Pat Quinn on Families & Children
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Pat Quinn on Foreign Policy
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Pat Quinn on Free Trade
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  • Exports support 500,000 jobs in IL; double that in 5 years. (Feb 2011)
Pat Quinn on Government Reform
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  • Limits on campaign contributions and much more disclosure. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Gun Control
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Pat Quinn on Health Care
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  • Comprehensive Medicaid reform: save taxpayers $550M. (Feb 2011)
  • Independent review of denial of care by insurance companies. (Jan 2010)
  • Allow women of color & low-income access to mammograms. (Jan 2010)
  • Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year. (Oct 2009)
  • 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health. (Apr 2010)
Pat Quinn on Homeland Security
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  • Supports the Illinois Military Family Relief Trust Fund. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Immigration
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Pat Quinn on Jobs
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  • Illinois Jobs Now! and Employer Training Investment Program. (Feb 2011)
  • I want to be the "Building Governor". (Jan 2010)
  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)
Pat Quinn on Local Issues
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Pat Quinn on Principles & Values
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Pat Quinn on Social Security
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Pat Quinn on Tax Reform
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  • Shift from property tax to taxing ability to pay. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Technology
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  • Pay backlog of $280M for mass transit. (Feb 2011)
  • Ban texting while driving. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on War & Peace
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Pat Quinn on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Maintain human services even during the Great Recession. (Jan 2010)


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 right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support Roe v. Wade; oppose Parental Notice law: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Allow women of color & low-income access to mammograms: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Same rights for same-sex couples as heterosexual couples: Strongly Favors 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 Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Alternative sentencing for low-level non-violent offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Sold unused state prison to federal prison agency: Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Comprehensive Medicaid reform: save taxpayers $550M: Opposes topic 5
Independent review of denial of care by insurance companies: Favors topic 5
Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year: Strongly Favors 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)
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Consolidate from 868 school districts to save $100M: Opposes topic 7
Race to the Top: Invest in elementary & secondary education: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$400M for IL as center of Midwestern high-speed rail network: Strongly Favors topic 18
Invest in both clean coal and wind power: Opposes topic 18
No opinion 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)
Maintain human services even during the Great Recession: Opposes topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Restrain spending by $220B by Budgeting For Results: Opposes topic 11
Shift from property tax to taxing ability to pay: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Exports support 500,000 jobs in IL; double that in 5 years: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports the Illinois Military Family Relief Trust Fund: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Limits on campaign contributions and much more disclosure: Strongly 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)

Pat Quinn is a Moderate Liberal.
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