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AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Miller(L) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L)
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GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
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vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
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LA: (runoff Dec. 10) Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Fleming(R) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R) vs.Clements(L)
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NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
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Tom Corbett on Abortion
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  • Pro-life; supports state restrictions on abortion. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Budget & Economy
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  • Reduce the size and cost of state government. (Mar 2011)
Tom Corbett on Civil Rights
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  • Define marriage as between a man and a woman. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Corporations
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Tom Corbett on Crime
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  • Cancel unneeded expensive prison project in Fayette County. (Mar 2011)
Tom Corbett on Drugs
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  • Don't legalize medical marijuana. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Education
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  • Enable kids in bad schools to attend private schools. (Oct 2011)
  • Families trapped in failing schools: make funding portable. (Mar 2011)
Tom Corbett on Energy & Oil
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  • Under Marcellus Shale is another bonanza, the Utica Shale. (Mar 2011)
  • End moratorium on natural gas drilling; develop oil shale. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Environment
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  • PA rivers are precious for generating many jobs. (Oct 2011)
Tom Corbett on Families & Children
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Tom Corbett on Foreign Policy
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Tom Corbett on Free Trade
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  • Expand Pennsylvania worldwide: 5-part Development plan. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Government Reform
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Tom Corbett on Gun Control
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  • Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Health Care
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  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)
Tom Corbett on Homeland Security
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Tom Corbett on Immigration
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  • Support Arizona's law restricting illegal immigration. (Nov 2010)
Tom Corbett on Jobs
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Tom Corbett on Local Issues
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Tom Corbett on Principles & Values
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Tom Corbett on Social Security
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Tom Corbett on Tax Reform
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  • Tax increases choke growth; tax people less. (Mar 2011)
Tom Corbett on Technology
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Tom Corbett on War & Peace
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Tom Corbett on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Pro-life; supports state restrictions on abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Define marriage as 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)
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Cancel unneeded expensive prison project in Fayette County: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Enable kids in bad schools to attend private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Families trapped in failing schools: make funding portable: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Under Marcellus Shale is another bonanza, the Utica Shale: Strongly Opposes topic 18
End moratorium on natural gas drilling; develop oil shale: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't legalize medical marijuana: 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax increases choke growth; tax people less: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support Arizona's law restricting illegal immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Expand Pennsylvania worldwide: 5-part Development plan: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)

Tom Corbett is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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