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Pat Quinn on Abortion
Click here for the full quote on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Support Roe v. Wade; oppose Parental Notice law. (Nov 2010)
Pat Quinn on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Hardest Hit: affordable homeownership in Great Recession. (Jan 2014)
  • Restrain spending by $220B by Budgeting For Results. (Feb 2011)
Pat Quinn on Civil Rights
Click here for 3 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Marriage equality is coming to Illinois. (Feb 2013)
  • Make IL the leading employer of people with disabilities. (Feb 2013)
  • Same rights for same-sex couples as heterosexual couples. (Nov 2010)
Pat Quinn on Corporations
Click here for 2 full quotes on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Reduce LLC fee from $500 to $39, the lowest in the nation. (Jan 2014)
  • Advantage Illinois: microloans to MWOB minority firms. (Feb 2013)
Pat Quinn on Crime
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  • Alternative sentencing for low-level non-violent offenders. (Jan 2010)
  • Sold unused state prison to federal prison agency. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pat Quinn on Education
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  • Charter schools give parents more options to ensure success. (Sep 2011)
  • Consolidate from 868 school districts to save $100M. (Feb 2011)
  • Race to the Top: Invest in elementary & secondary education. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Energy & Oil
Click here for 3 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • $400M for IL as center of Midwestern high-speed rail network. (Jan 2010)
  • Invest in both clean coal and wind power. (Jan 2010)
  • Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Pat Quinn on Environment
Click here for 3 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Clean Water Initiative: $1B for wastewater & stormwater. (Jan 2014)
  • Leave no child inside. (Jan 2010)
  • First bill signed: Smoke Free Illinois Act. (Feb 2009)
Pat Quinn on Families & Children
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  • Birth to Five Initiative: prenatal care & early learning. (Jan 2014)
Pat Quinn on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pat Quinn on Free Trade
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  • Exports support 500,000 jobs in IL; double that in 5 years. (Feb 2011)
Pat Quinn on Government Reform
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  • Online voter registration and no party in primary voting. (Feb 2013)
  • Enact power of petition to recall a corrupt governor. (Feb 2013)
  • Limits on campaign contributions and much more disclosure. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Gun Control
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  • Comprehensive plan for gun safety & violence prevention. (Feb 2013)
Pat Quinn on Health Care
Click here for 5 full quotes on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • Comprehensive Medicaid reform: save taxpayers $550M. (Feb 2011)
  • Independent review of denial of care by insurance companies. (Jan 2010)
  • Allow women of color & low-income access to mammograms. (Jan 2010)
  • Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year. (Oct 2009)
  • 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health. (Apr 2010)
Pat Quinn on Homeland Security
Click here for 2 full quotes on Homeland Security OR background on Homeland Security.
  • Let military medics to obtain LPN licenses. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports the Illinois Military Family Relief Trust Fund. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Immigration
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  • Embrace immigrants and their contributions to America. (Jan 2011)
Pat Quinn on Jobs
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  • Reformed burdensome worker compensation system. (Feb 2013)
  • Illinois Jobs Now! and Employer Training Investment Program. (Feb 2011)
  • I want to be the "Building Governor". (Jan 2010)
  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)
Pat Quinn on Local Issues
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pat Quinn on Principles & Values
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  • Say "no" to world of powerful feeding upon the powerless. (Jan 2014)
Pat Quinn on Social Security
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  • Balance budget by reforming our public pension systems. (Feb 2013)
Pat Quinn on Tax Reform
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  • Shift from property tax to taxing ability to pay. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on Technology
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  • Largest infrastructure construction program in IL history. (Jan 2014)
  • Create next-generation jobs with "1871" digital hub. (Feb 2013)
  • Pay backlog of $280M for mass transit. (Feb 2011)
  • Ban texting while driving. (Jan 2010)
Pat Quinn on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pat Quinn on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Hardest Hit program: Keep 6,550 families in their homes. (Feb 2013)
  • Maintain human services even during the Great Recession. (Jan 2010)


VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support Roe v. Wade; oppose Parental Notice law: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Advantage Illinois: microloans to MWOB minority firms: Favors topic 2
Allow women of color & low-income access to mammograms: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marriage equality is coming to Illinois: Strongly Favors topic 3
Same rights for same-sex couples as heterosexual couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Maintain human services even during the Great Recession: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Comprehensive Medicaid reform: save taxpayers $550M: Opposes topic 5
Independent review of denial of care by insurance companies: Favors topic 5
Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year: Strongly Favors topic 5
3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health: Strongly Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balance budget by reforming our public pension systems: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Charter schools give parents more options to ensure success: Favors topic 7
Consolidate from 868 school districts to save $100M: Opposes topic 7
Race to the Top: Invest in elementary & secondary education: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Clean Water Initiative: $1B for wastewater & stormwater: Opposes topic 8
Leave no child inside: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Alternative sentencing for low-level non-violent offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Sold unused state prison to federal prison agency: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Comprehensive plan for gun safety & violence prevention: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Restrain spending by $220B by Budgeting For Results: Opposes topic 11
Shift from property tax to taxing ability to pay: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Embrace immigrants and their contributions to America: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Exports support 500,000 jobs in IL; double that in 5 years: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports the Illinois Military Family Relief Trust Fund: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Online voter registration and no party in primary voting: Favors topic 16
Enact power of petition to recall a corrupt governor: Favors topic 16
Limits on campaign contributions and much more disclosure: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$400M for IL as center of Midwestern high-speed rail network: Strongly Favors topic 18
Invest in both clean coal and wind power: Opposes topic 18
Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Hardest Hit: affordable homeownership in Great Recession: Strongly Favors topic 20
Largest infrastructure construction program in IL history: Favors topic 20
Restrain spending by $220B by Budgeting For Results: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Maintain human services even during the Great Recession: Strongly Favors topic 20

Pat Quinn is a Moderate Liberal.
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