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Ron Klink on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Ron Klink on Budget & Economy
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on Amendment to prohibit burning the US flag. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Ron Klink on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on Crime
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  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
Ron Klink on Drugs
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  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Ron Klink on Education
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  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
Ron Klink on Energy & Oil
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on Environment
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Ron Klink on Free Trade
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  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Ron Klink on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
Ron Klink on Gun Control
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  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Ron Klink on Health Care
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  • Voted NO on Prescription Drug Coverage under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
Ron Klink on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Ron Klink on Immigration
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  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Ron Klink on Jobs
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on Principles & Values
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  • Religious affiliation: United Church of Christ. (Nov 2000)
Ron Klink on Social Security
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  • Social Security bridges the generations; keep it as is. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Ron Klink on Tax Reform
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  • Voted NO on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
Ron Klink on Technology
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    No stance on record.
Ron Klink on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Ron Klink on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial-birth abortions: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
NO on banning gay adoptions in DC.: Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(10 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts: Favors topic 5
NO on Prescription Drug Coverage under Medicare: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox: Opposes topic 6
NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Favors topic 8
YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Favors topic 8
NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(7 points on Social scale)
NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime: Opposes topic 9
NO on Amendment to prohibit burning the US flag.: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on eliminating the "marriage penalty": Opposes topic 11
NO on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements: Strongly Opposes topic 13
NO on withdrawing from the WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(0 points on Social scale)
NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on deploying SDI: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo: Favors topic 17
YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations: Favors topic 17
YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction: Favors topic 17
Neutral on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations: Favors topic 20

Ron Klink is a Moderate Populist. Click here for explanation.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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