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Tom Sullivan on Abortion
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  • Decision by an individual based upon their faith. (Sep 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Budget & Economy
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Tom Sullivan on Civil Rights
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Tom Sullivan on Corporations
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Tom Sullivan on Crime
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  • Supports capital punishment. (Sep 2010)
  • No mandatory prison for drugs; reduced for non-violence. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Drugs
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  • No mandatory prison for drugs, yes substance-abuse treatment. (Sep 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Education
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  • Smaller classrooms and increased funding. (Jul 2010)
  • I firmly believe in a separation between church and state. (Jul 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Energy & Oil
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  • Develop biodiesel, wind, solar, nuclear and geothermal. (Jul 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Environment
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Tom Sullivan on Families & Children
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Tom Sullivan on Foreign Policy
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Tom Sullivan on Free Trade
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Tom Sullivan on Government Reform
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  • Keep limits on political donations; restrict corporations. (Sep 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Gun Control
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  • Supports right to own a gun. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Health Care
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  • Stop the worst abuses of the insurance industry. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Homeland Security
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  • Slightly increase military spending. (Sep 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Immigration
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  • Pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Jobs
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  • Job growth increases revenue without taxes. (Jul 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Principles & Values
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Tom Sullivan on Social Security
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  • Against privatizing; but reduce regulations. (Sep 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Tax Reform
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Tom Sullivan on Technology
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Tom Sullivan on War & Peace
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  • Withdraw from Iraq; carry on in Pakistan. (Sep 2010)
Tom Sullivan on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decision by an individual based upon their faith: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
I firmly believe in a separation between church and state: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 8
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
No mandatory prison for drugs; reduced for non-violence: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports right to own a gun: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stop the worst abuses of the insurance industry: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports government-run healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Against privatizing; but reduce regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Smaller classrooms and increased funding: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Develop biodiesel, wind, solar, nuclear and geothermal: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
No mandatory prison for drugs, yes substance-abuse treatment: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Job growth increases revenue without taxes: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants: 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)
Slightly increase military spending: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Keep limits on political donations; restrict corporations: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Withdraw from Iraq; carry on in Pakistan: Strongly Favors topic 17

Tom Sullivan is a Moderate Liberal.
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