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Alison Grimes on Abortion
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  • Pro-choice down the line. (Aug 2013)
Alison Grimes on Budget & Economy
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Alison Grimes on Civil Rights
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  • Fight for pay equity for women. (Nov 2013)
Alison Grimes on Corporations
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  • Make the Secretary of State's office more business friendly. (Nov 2011)
  • Recruit small businesses to come to Kentucky. (Jan 2011)
Alison Grimes on Crime
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  • One in six US women will be victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2014)
Alison Grimes on Drugs
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Alison Grimes on Education
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  • Every child has the right to a quality education. (Feb 2014)
Alison Grimes on Energy & Oil
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  • Rely heavily on domestic coal, oil and natural gas. (Dec 2012)
Alison Grimes on Environment
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Alison Grimes on Families & Children
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Alison Grimes on Foreign Policy
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Alison Grimes on Free Trade
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Alison Grimes on Government Reform
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  • Lifelong commitment to protecting the right to vote. (Jun 2013)
  • Kentuckians need greater access to polls. (Nov 2011)
Alison Grimes on Gun Control
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  • Proud of long-held sporting & hunting traditions. (Nov 2013)
Alison Grimes on Health Care
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  • Concerned with some aspects of ObamaCare. (Oct 2013)
  • Delay mandated coverage, but keep ObamaCare. (Aug 2013)
Alison Grimes on Homeland Security
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  • Reduce veterans' services backlog; support new vets jobs law. (Oct 2013)
Alison Grimes on Immigration
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  • Supports bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform. (Jul 2013)
Alison Grimes on Jobs
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  • Increase the minimum wage to a living wage. (Feb 2014)
Alison Grimes on Principles & Values
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  • AdWatch: Grimes' opponent offered deal to drop out. (Jan 2014)
  • Fight "Senator Gridlock": Kentucky pays for GOP dysfunction. (Oct 2013)
Alison Grimes on Social Security
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  • Keep our promises to our nation's seniors. (Dec 2012)
Alison Grimes on Tax Reform
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Alison Grimes on Technology
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Alison Grimes on War & Peace
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Alison Grimes on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Shameful to oppose food stamp program during recession. (Dec 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice down the line: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight for pay equity for women: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Concerned with some aspects of ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Delay mandated coverage, but keep ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Keep our promises to our nation's seniors: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Every child has the right to a quality education: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
One in six US women will be victims of domestic violence: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Proud of long-held sporting & hunting traditions: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform: Favors topic 12
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 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Reduce veterans' services backlog; support new vets jobs law: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Lifelong commitment to protecting the right to vote: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rely heavily on domestic coal, oil and natural gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Shameful to oppose food stamp program during recession: Strongly Favors topic 20
Recruit small businesses to come to Kentucky: Favors topic 20

Alison Grimes is a Centrist.
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