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Todd Rokita on Abortion
Click here for 8 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Nov 2010)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Dec 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Todd Rokita on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Budget Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Apply all remaining stimulus funds to budget deficit. (Feb 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Todd Rokita on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Ensure disabled access to public pools. (Feb 2013)
Todd Rokita on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Todd Rokita on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Todd Rokita on Drugs
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Todd Rokita on Education
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Todd Rokita on Energy & Oil
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  • Cap & trade harms economy & constitutional rights. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
Todd Rokita on Environment
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  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
Todd Rokita on Families & Children
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Todd Rokita on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Todd Rokita on Free Trade
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Todd Rokita on Government Reform
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  • Member of House Committee on House Administration. (Mar 2011)
Todd Rokita on Gun Control
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  • Defend the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Feb 2012)
Todd Rokita on Health Care
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  • Market-driven plan over Obama Plan. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
Todd Rokita on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Todd Rokita on Immigration
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  • Opposes a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Todd Rokita on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Todd Rokita on Principles & Values
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Todd Rokita on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Todd Rokita on Tax Reform
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  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports eliminating the estate tax. (Nov 2010)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration. (Jan 2013)
Todd Rokita on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Todd Rokita on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Todd Rokita on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning: Strongly Favors topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Market-driven plan over Obama Plan: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business: Opposes topic 5
YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous: Favors topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defend the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting gun purchase & possession: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the estate tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Permanently repeal the estate tax: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes a pathway to citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
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)
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cap & trade harms economy & constitutional rights: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Apply all remaining stimulus funds to budget deficit: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Todd Rokita is a Moderate Conservative.
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