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Frank Ballance on Abortion
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  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
Frank Ballance on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Frank Ballance on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
Frank Ballance on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Ballance on Crime
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Frank Ballance on Drugs
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Frank Ballance on Education
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Frank Ballance on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
Frank Ballance on Environment
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  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
Frank Ballance on Families & Children
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  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
Frank Ballance on Foreign Policy
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Frank Ballance on Free Trade
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  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
Frank Ballance on Government Reform
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Frank Ballance on Gun Control
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  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
Frank Ballance on Health Care
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  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
Frank Ballance on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
Frank Ballance on Immigration
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  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
Frank Ballance on Jobs
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Frank Ballance on Principles & Values
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Frank Ballance on Social Security
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Frank Ballance on Tax Reform
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  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
Frank Ballance on Technology
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  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
Frank Ballance on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
Frank Ballance on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime: Favors topic 1
Neutral on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration: Opposes topic 4
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs: Favors topic 5
NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits: Favors topic 5
NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients: Favors topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Frank Ballance is a Centrist.
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