Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz The_Forum Policy_Papers News
  SenateMatch     (Quiz)     Senate     Candidates     House of     Representatives     About     Us  
Public Notes

Site Map
(Main page)
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic of each candidate's positions)
Candidate Grid
(Summary by candidate of positions on each topic)
(Debate and book excerpts)
(Senate races in 33 states)
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
The Forum
(Your views on the candidates and the issues)
SpeakOut Issues
(Policy background)
(Latest headlines on the Presidential race)
About Us
(Other viewers' letters)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
Following are the bill sponsorships, open letters, and public writings used to indicate candidates' stances on the issues. Votes which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.
Civil Rights
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
on Apr 24, 2002
(1) Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules or (2) Sponsored bill for "Privacy Impact Statement" on new rules (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 19
Independents: 0

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
on Jan 3, 2001
(1) No lawsuits against gun manufacturers or (2) Sponsored bill banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 49
Independents: 2

Health Care
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
on Mar 7, 2002
(1) Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers or (2) Sponsored bill limiting anti-trust suits on HMOs & insurers Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 31
Republicans: 24
Independents: 3

Homeland Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
on Jan 3, 2001
(1) Allow assassination of terrorist leaders or (2) Sponsored bill allowing assassination of terrorist leaders (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 15
Independents: 0

Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
on Jan 6, 1999
(1) Declared English the official language of the US or (2) Sponsored bill declaring English the US' official language Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 12
Republicans: 120
Independents: 2


Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Issue Grid | Books + Debates | Senate Races | VoteMatch | The Forum | Policy Papers | News | About Us | Write Us

Reproduction of material from any pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2015 & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved. 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140

E-mail us at:submit at
(Editorial staff, for news and corrections)
Business information (Dr. Naomi Lichtenberg, for partnerships and advertising)
Political information (Jesse Gordon, for content and technical matters)
About Us (We report about campaigns; please don't write us if you want to reach any campaign!)
  Newsletter     Signup  
Or click for More Info.