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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.
Abortion
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q1
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports both federal abortion funding & judicial activism or (2) Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 17
Independents: 0
10-CC-q1a
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research or (2) Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 12
Republicans: 20
Independents: 0
10-CC-q1b
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports federal abortion funding or (2) Opposes federal abortion funding Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 7
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0

Civil Rights
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q2
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports affirmative action or (2) Opposes affirmative action Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
10-CC-q3
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage or (2) Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 11
Republicans: 16
Independents: 0

Crime
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q8
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports capital punishment for certain crimes or (2) Opposes capital punishment for any crimes Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 3
Republicans: 16
Independents: 0
10-CC-q9
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports more severe penalties for Hate Crimes or (2) Opposes more severe penalties for Hate Crimes Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 7
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0

Education
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q4
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports voluntary prayer in public schools or (2) Opposes voluntary prayer in public schools Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
10-CC-q7
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports education vouchers for public or private school or (2) Opposes education vouchers for public or private school Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q18
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports renewable energy tax credits or (2) Opposes renewable energy tax credits Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q10
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports restrictions on the right to bear arms or (2) Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 15
Independents: 0

Health Care
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q5
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports government-run healthcare or (2) Opposes government-run healthcare Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 11
Republicans: 17
Independents: 0
10-CC-qCR
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports physician-assisted suicide or (2) Opposes physician-assisted suicide (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0

Homeland Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q3a
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports banning homosexuals in the military or (2) Opposes banning homosexuals in the military Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 11
Republicans: 12
Independents: 0

Social Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q6
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports private retirement accounts or (2) Opposes private retirement accounts Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 13
Republicans: 9
Independents: 0

Tax Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-CC-q11
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports more federal taxes & keeping marriage penalty or (2) Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 15
Independents: 0
10-CC-q11a
on Aug 11, 2010
(1) Supports flat-rate federal tax; opposes increased tax rates or (2) Opposes flat-rate federal tax; supports increased tax rates Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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