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Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Suzan DelBene on Abortion
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  • Fight for access to birth control & reproductive services. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Suzan DelBene 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)
Suzan DelBene on Civil Rights
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  • Repeal DOMA; marriage equality for all. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Feb 2014)
Suzan DelBene 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)
Suzan DelBene on Crime
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Suzan DelBene on Drugs
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  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Oct 2013)
Suzan DelBene on Education
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  • Strengthen quality of our education system. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Suzan DelBene on Energy & Oil
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  • Transform to economy based on clean renewable energy. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Opposes offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Suzan DelBene on Environment
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Suzan DelBene on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Suzan DelBene on Foreign Policy
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Suzan DelBene on Free Trade
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Suzan DelBene on Government Reform
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  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Suzan DelBene on Gun Control
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  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Suzan DelBene on Health Care
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  • Ensure quality, affordable health care for everyone. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Suzan DelBene on Homeland Security
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  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Suzan DelBene on Immigration
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Suzan DelBene on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Nov 2013)
Suzan DelBene on Principles & Values
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Suzan DelBene on Social Security
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  • The truth is, it's a good system; don't privatize. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes investing part of your payroll tax. (Oct 2012)
Suzan DelBene on Tax Reform
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  • Support the Buffett rule; millionaires pay higher taxes. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Suzan DelBene on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Suzan DelBene on War & Peace
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  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Suzan DelBene on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for access to birth control & reproductive services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: 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
Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses: 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)
Repeal DOMA; marriage equality for all: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure quality, affordable health care for everyone: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
The truth is, it's a good system; don't privatize: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes investing part of your payroll tax: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen quality of our education system: Opposes topic 7
Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015: Opposes 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)
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports restrictions on gun purchases: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support the Buffett rule; millionaires pay higher taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Transform to economy based on clean renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes offshore energy production: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
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
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Suzan DelBene is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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