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Maggie Hassan on Crime
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Maggie Hassan on other issues.
  • 15 more state troopers on state roads. (Feb 2013)
  • Provide capital funds to build a new women's prison. (Feb 2013)

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Kelly Ayotte on Crime
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kelly Ayotte on other issues.
  • Tough-on-crime prosecutor. (Dec 2009)
  • Prosecuted first N.H. capital murder cases in over 60 years. (Dec 2009)
  • Death penalty needed when police officers killed. (Aug 2009)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Scott Brown on Crime
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Brown on other issues.
  • Leader in reforming the state's sex offender laws. (Sep 2009)
  • Opposed funding Mass Correctional Legal Services. (Jul 2003)
  • Implement the death penalty in Massachusetts. (Nov 2002)
Andy Martin on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Andy Martin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Rubens on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Rubens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanne Shaheen on Crime
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Broaden use of the death penalty. (Nov 1996)
  • Require truth in sentencing. (Nov 1996)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Karen Testerman on Crime
Republican Challenger: Click here for Karen Testerman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Annie Kuster on Crime
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Annie Kuster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carol Shea-Porter on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Carol Shea-Porter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Lynch on Crime
Democratic NH Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Lynch on other issues.
  • Maintain truth-in-sentencing law. (Nov 2010)
  • Increase sentences for offenders agasint seniors & kids. (Nov 2006)
  • Support NHs current death penalty. (Nov 2006)
Jeanne Shaheen on Crime
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Broaden use of the death penalty. (Nov 1996)
  • Require truth in sentencing. (Nov 1996)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Charlie Bass on Crime
Republican Representative (NH-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Bass on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Craig Benson on Crime
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Craig Benson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Fernald on Crime
Former Democratic Governor (until 1996): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Fernald on other issues.
  • Repeal the death penalty. (Sep 2002)
Burt Cohen on Crime
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Senator: Click here for Burt Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doris Haddock on Crime
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Doris Haddock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Zeliff on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Zeliff on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas 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)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Tom Alciere on Crime
2010 GOP challenger (lost primary); formerly State Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Alciere on other issues.
  • Opposes the Death Penalty. (Mar 2010)
  • No mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Mar 2010)
Jim Bender on Crime
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Bender on other issues.
  • Some crimes deserve the death penalty. (Aug 2010)
Ken Blevens on Crime
Libertarian challenger: Click here for Ken Blevens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeb Bradley on Crime
Republican (District 1): Click here for Jeb Bradley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Judd Gregg on Crime
Republican Sr Senator (NH): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Judd Gregg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
  • Rated 25% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Paul Hodes on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Prison rehabilitation and addiction programs for inmates. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
Paul Hodes on Crime
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Prison rehabilitation and addiction programs for inmates. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
John Sununu on Crime
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 38% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
John Sununu on Crime
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 38% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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