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Cynthia Dill on SenateMatch


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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)
I support a woman's right to reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Close the gender pay gap: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize marriage equality: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Alternative penalties for non-violent offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Responsible gun ownership but not assault rifles or AK47s: Opposes topic 10
I battled attempts to put more guns in hands of teenagers: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen Medicaid and Medicare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicaid and Medicare programs need to be strengthened: Strongly Favors topic 5
ObamaCare is a much needed program; explore single-payer: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stop raiding Social Security Trust Fund: Opposes topic 6
Increase income cap & reduce costs with discipline: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More funding for schools, teachers, and Head Start: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Encourage conservation and renewable energy: Favors topic 18
Raise automotive fuel economy standards to above 50 mpg: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize and regulate marijuana for personal use: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increased work requirements for able-bodied recipients: Favors topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require the wealthy to pay their fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
Collect sales taxes on the Internet: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
Repeal residency requirement for driver's license: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Keep tariffs against foreign products that compete unfairly: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Cut military spending such as weapons systems: Strongly Opposes topic 15
56% of discretionary budget: too high for Pentagon spending: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stop sending corporate-funded candidates to Congress: Favors topic 16
Establish a public funding system for federal elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes unlimited detention of terror suspects: Strongly Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
Afghanistan is not as irresponsible as was Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Bring the troops home from Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17

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Page last updated: Oct 28, 2012