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Jerry Brown on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Uncompromising champion of a woman's right to choose. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
Jerry Brown on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Ping-pong budgeting makes no sense. (Feb 2014)
  • Follow advice from Book of Genesis: out away some surplus. (Jan 2014)
  • $27B budget gap then; multibillion-dollar surplus now. (Dec 2013)
  • Proposes balanced budget and $12.5 billion in cuts. (Jan 2011)
Jerry Brown on Civil Rights
Click here for 2 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • The right to marry is sacred for gay and straight people. (Dec 2008)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Jerry Brown on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jerry Brown on Crime
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  • Major reductions in our prison population. (Jan 2014)
  • Curb prison spending through an historic realignment. (Jan 2013)
  • Cracked down on violent gangs. (Nov 2010)
Jerry Brown on Drugs
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  • Vetoed prosecutor discretion on drugs; keep it a felony. (Oct 2013)
Jerry Brown on Education
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  • No government-imposed standards for public schools. (Dec 2013)
  • Consider subsidiarity: central authority only if local fails. (Jan 2013)
  • Vetoed considering demographics in college admissions. (Oct 2011)
  • Let people vote to avoid cutting schools & colleges. (Jan 2011)
  • Give school districts more flexibility and hold accountable. (Nov 2010)
Jerry Brown on Energy & Oil
Click here for 4 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • CO2 emissions could warm planet by 7 degrees. (Jan 2013)
  • Clean energy investment produces jobs for CA. (Jan 2011)
  • Clean Energy Jobs Plan: invest to replace fossil fuel. (Nov 2010)
  • Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Jerry Brown on Environment
Click here for 4 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • $25B for water-shortage farmland. (Feb 2014)
  • $14B to build tunnels and restore San Joaquin Delta habitat. (Jan 2013)
  • Banned shark fin harvesting to protect sharks and ocean. (Oct 2011)
  • Protect the Earth; explore the universe; serve the people. (Nov 1988)
Jerry Brown on Families & Children
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  • Traditional sexual morality looks reasonable due to STDs. (Nov 1988)
Jerry Brown on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jerry Brown on Free Trade
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  • Opposed the Northern American Free Trade Agreement. (Dec 2013)
  • Open CA trade and investment office in Shanghai. (Jan 2013)
Jerry Brown on Government Reform
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  • 2010: high civil discord threatens democracy's legitimacy. (Oct 2011)
  • Forced legislators to comply with campaign disclosure laws. (Nov 2010)
Jerry Brown on Gun Control
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  • Pushed back against liberals on gun control. (Dec 2013)
  • Ban hunting with lead bullets; but detachable magazines OK. (Oct 2013)
Jerry Brown on Health Care
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  • Get started on ObamaCare, then expand Medi-Cal. (Jan 2013)
  • Insurance companies must cover maternity leave & services. (Oct 2011)
  • Supports government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
Jerry Brown on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jerry Brown on Immigration
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  • Supports state aid to illegals' children and DREAM Act. (Oct 2011)
  • Signed AB131: undocumented students college financial aid. (Oct 2011)
Jerry Brown on Jobs
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  • Extend unemployment benefits federally. (Dec 2013)
  • Recover from Great Recession: GoBiz and Jobs Hiring Credit. (Jan 2013)
  • Strip away regulations that prevent job creation. (Jan 2011)
Jerry Brown on Local Issues
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  • Local Control Funding Formula: breakthrough in subsidiarity. (Jan 2014)
Jerry Brown on Principles & Values
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  • Profound truth about human nature in orthodox tradition. (Nov 1988)
Jerry Brown on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jerry Brown on Tax Reform
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  • Only choice is raise taxes to deal with extreme difficulty. (Jan 2011)
Jerry Brown on Technology
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  • 32-year quest to build nation's first high-speed rail line. (Feb 2014)
  • Pay for high-speed rail project with cap-and-trade revenue. (Jan 2014)
  • I signed high speed rail in 1982; finally done in 2013. (Jan 2013)
  • Supports high speed rail in CA to create jobs, ease traffic. (Nov 2011)
  • CA entrepreneurialism reaps benefit from Pacific Rim trade. (Jan 2011)
Jerry Brown on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jerry Brown 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 Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Uncompromising champion of a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports federal abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Vetoed considering demographics in college admissions: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
The right to marry is sacred for gay and straight people: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion 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)
Get started on ObamaCare, then expand Medi-Cal: Favors topic 5
Insurance companies must cover maternity leave & services: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports government-run healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Local Control Funding Formula: breakthrough in subsidiarity: Favors topic 7
No government-imposed standards for public schools: Favors topic 7
Consider subsidiarity: central authority only if local fails: Favors topic 7
Let people vote to avoid cutting schools & colleges: Favors topic 7
Give school districts more flexibility and hold accountable: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
32-year quest to build nation's first high-speed rail line: Strongly Opposes topic 8
$14B to build tunnels and restore San Joaquin Delta habitat: Opposes topic 8
Supports high speed rail in CA to create jobs, ease traffic: Opposes topic 8
Banned shark fin harvesting to protect sharks and ocean: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Major reductions in our prison population: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Curb prison spending through an historic realignment: Opposes topic 9
Cracked down on violent gangs: Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
Pushed back against liberals on gun control: Favors topic 10
Ban hunting with lead bullets; but detachable magazines OK: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Only choice is raise taxes to deal with extreme difficulty: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports state aid to illegals' children and DREAM Act: Strongly Favors topic 12
Signed AB131: undocumented students college financial aid: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposed the Northern American Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Open CA trade and investment office in Shanghai: Strongly Favors topic 13
CA entrepreneurialism reaps benefit from Pacific Rim trade: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Forced legislators to comply with campaign disclosure laws: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pay for high-speed rail project with cap-and-trade revenue: Strongly Favors topic 18
CO2 emissions could warm planet by 7 degrees: Strongly Favors topic 18
Clean energy investment produces jobs for CA: Favors topic 18
Clean Energy Jobs Plan: invest to replace fossil fuel: Strongly Favors topic 18
Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Vetoed prosecutor discretion on drugs; keep it a felony: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
$27B budget gap then; multibillion-dollar surplus now: Favors topic 20
Proposes balanced budget and $12.5 billion in cuts: Opposes topic 20

Jerry Brown is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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