Search for...
OnTheIssuesLogo

Wendy Long 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't require churches to offer contraception to employees: Opposes topic 1
Pro-life from conception to natural death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Endorsed as longtime pro-life leader: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Conscience exemption: churches need not insure contraception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Roe v. Wade was constitutionally flawed legal decision: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification for abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
The Democrats cooked up this whole phony "war on women": Strongly Opposes topic 2
Firefighters don't deserve to be victims of racial quotas: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage should be between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Would never attend a same-sex marriage ceremony: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
Supports banning military gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports banning funding of offensive art: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lifelong shooter and gun owner: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare damages New York's economy: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Self-interested bureaucracies corrosive on public schools: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Develop upstate natural gas via fracking: Favors topic 18
Gas prices double while they focus on algae energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Build Keystone pipeline instead of subsidizing solar panels: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Keystone Pipeline delays are heavy hand of regulation: Opposes 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)
Supports workfare: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stimulus spending stimulated corporate cronyism: Favors topic 11
Unwavering on raising taxes; capital creates jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Don't ever put tax increases on the table: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut taxes & regulations to let job creators create jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the inheritance tax: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
Bush's anti-terror strategy succeeded; no threat to rights: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stand with Israel in ensuring Iran does not get nukes: Opposes topic 17
No 2014 withdrawal date for troops in Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Wendy Long on the issues:
NY Gubernatorial:
Andrew Cuomo
Mike Bloomberg
NY Senatorial:
Charles Schumer
Colia Clark
Kirsten Gillibrand
Scott Noren

Retiring as of Jan. 2013:
AZ:Kyl(R)
CT:Lieberman(D)
HI:Akaka(D)
ME:Snowe(R)
ND:Conrad(D)
NE:Nelson(D)
NM:Bingaman(D)
TX:Hutchison(R)
VA:Webb(D)
WI:Kohl(D)


Senate elections Nov. 2012:
AZ:Flake(R) vs.Carmona(D)
CA:Feinstein(D) vs.Emken(R) vs.Lightfoot(L)
CT:McMahon(R) vs.Murphy(D)
DE:Carper(D) vs.Wade(R) vs.Pires(I)
FL:Nelson(D) vs.Mack(R)
HI:Hirono(D) vs.Lingle(R) vs.Case(D) vs.Pirkowski(R)
IN:Lugar(R) vs.Mourdock(R) vs.Donnelly(D)
MA:Brown(R) vs.Warren(D)
MD:Cardin(D) vs.Bongino(R) vs.Sobhani(I)
ME:King(I) vs.Dill(D) vs.Summers(R)
MI:Stabenow(D) vs.Hoekstra(R) vs.Boman(L)
MN:Klobuchar(D) vs.Bills(R)
MO:McCaskill(D) vs.Akin(R)
MS:Wicker(R) vs.Gore(D)
MT:Tester(D) vs.Rehberg(R)

ND:Heitkamp(D) vs.Berg(R)
NE:Kerrey(D) vs.Fischer(R)
NJ:Menendez(D) vs.Kyrillos(R) vs.Diakos(I)
NM:Heinrich(D) vs.Wilson(R)
NV:Heller(R) vs.Berkley(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D) vs.Long(R) vs.Noren(I) vs.Clark(G)
OH:Brown(D) vs.Mandel(R)
PA:Casey(D) vs.Smith(R)
RI:Whitehouse(D) vs.Hinckley(R)
TN:Corker(R) vs.Clayton(D)
TX:Cruz(R) vs.Sadler(D) vs.Roland(L) vs.Dewhurst(R)
UT:Hatch(R) vs.Howell(D)
VA:Kaine(D) vs.Allen(R)
VT:Sanders(I) vs.MacGovern(R)
WA:Cantwell(D) vs.Baumgartner(R)
WI:Thompson(R) vs.Baldwin(D)
WV:Manchin(D) vs.Raese(R)
WY:Barrasso(R) vs.Chesnut(D)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

All Wendy Long's positions
Other NY politicians
[Title9]

Page last updated: Nov 19, 2012