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Suzanne Bonamici on Abortion
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  • Politicians should not be making health decisions for women. (Jan 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Feb 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Crime
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  • Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored providing defense lawyers for all indigent defendants. (May 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Drugs
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  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Sep 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Education
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  • Public education rebuilds our communities and our economy. (Jan 2012)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Energy & Oil
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  • Climate change is a real threat. (Jan 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Environment
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Suzanne Bonamici on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Foreign Policy
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Suzanne Bonamici on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Jun 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Government Reform
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  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Feb 2012)
  • Establish 15 days of early voting in all states. (Nov 2012)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Suzanne Bonamici on Gun Control
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  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Health Care
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  • Affordable health care for all. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Homeland Security
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  • Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing. (Apr 2013)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Nov 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Immigration
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  • Allow more visas for STEM college graduates. (Sep 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici 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. (Mar 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Principles & Values
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Suzanne Bonamici on Social Security
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  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Tax Reform
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  • End the Bush tax cuts for millionaires. (Jan 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on War & Peace
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  • End war in Afghanistan; watch spending in Iraq. (Jan 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)


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 unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Politicians should not be making health decisions for women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: 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)
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Affordable health care for all: Strongly Favors topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public education rebuilds our communities and our economy: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs: Opposes topic 9
Sponsored providing defense lawyers for all indigent defendants: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
End the Bush tax cuts for millionaires: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Allow more visas for STEM college graduates: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures: Strongly Favors topic 16
Establish 15 days of early voting in all states: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
End war in Afghanistan; watch spending in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is a real threat: 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
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business: Favors 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

Suzanne Bonamici is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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