Search for...

Alan Khazei on SenateMatch


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)
Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Right to safe & legal abortion is indispensable: Strongly Favors topic 1
Champion stem cell research for its great promise: Favors topic 1
Healthcare reform more important than covering abortion: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Enforceable workforce protection for seniors: Favors topic 2
$5M/year to support women- and minority-owned businesses: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal DOMA; work for LGBT right to marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes the death penalty as ineffective & wrong: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes death penalty in all cases: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion 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)
Ban assault weapons; strengthen background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Health care is both a moral issue and an economic issue: Strongly Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Individual retirement accounts ok; but not from Trust Fund: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make public education the civil rights issue of 21st century: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Double the federal charter school investment: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in renewable energy like solar, wind, and biofuels: Strongly Favors topic 18
Implement cap-and-trade to reverse climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Crafted Serve America Act: community and faith-based service: Favors topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports a war tax to pay for Afghanistan surge: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Immigration critical to our future; ok to earn citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Full, mandatory funding for Department of Veterans Affai: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Special interests pollute our politics: end PAC money: Strongly Favors topic 16
Refuses PAC money and lobbyist campaign donations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Citizen-led, citizen-energized, & citizen-financed campaign: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Would vote against Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposed Iraq War & Bush doctrine of preventive: Strongly Favors topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Alan Khazei on the issues:
MA Gubernatorial:
Deval Patrick
MA Senatorial:
Joe L. Kennedy
John Kerry
Martha Coakley
Scott Brown

Newly elected in 2008 & seated in 2009:
AK:Begich (D)
CO:Udall (D)
ID:Risch (R)
MN:Franken (D)
NC:Hagan (D)
NE:Johanns (R)
NH:Shaheen (D)
NM:Udall (D)
OR:Merkley (D)
VA:Warner (D)

Newly appointed in 2009;
special election in 2010:

DE:Kaufman (D)
CO:Bennet (D)
IL:Burris (D)
MA:Brown (R)
NY:Gillibrand (D)

Announced retirement as of 2010:
DE:Kaufman (D)
FL:Martinez (R)
KS:Brownback (R)
MO:Bond (R)
OH:Voinovich (R)

Up for 6-year term in 2010:
(13 Democrats; 15 Republicans)
AK:Murkowski (R)
AL:Shelby (R)
AR:Lincoln (D)
AZ:McCain (R)
CA:Boxer (D)
CT:Dodd (D)
GA:Isakson (R)
HI:Inouye (D)
IA:Grassley (R)
ID:Crapo (R)
IN:Bayh (D)
KY:Bunning (R)
LA:Vitter (R)
MD:Mikulski (D)
NC:Burr (R)
ND:Dorgan (D)
NH:Gregg (R)
NV:Reid (D)
NY:Schumer (D)
OK:Coburn (R)
OR:Wyden (D)
PA:Specter (R)
SC:DeMint (R)
SD:Thune (R)
UT:Bennett (R)
VT:Leahy (D)
WA:Murray (D)
WI:Feingold (D)
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Social Security
Tax Reform

All Alan Khazei's positions
Other MA politicians

Page last updated: Jan 30, 2010