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Frank Vondersaar on Abortion
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  • Abortion is a woman's right. (May 2010)
  • Expand women?s choice. (Oct 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Vondersaar on Civil Rights
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  • Require companies to hire more women & minorities. (May 2010)
  • Same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Corporations
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Frank Vondersaar on Crime
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  • Oppose the Death Penalty. (May 2010)
  • No mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Drugs
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  • Drug use morality depends on circumstances. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Education
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  • No teacher-led prayer in public schools. (May 2010)
  • Parents should not choose schools via vouchers. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Energy & Oil
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  • Fusion instead of coal & oil. (May 2010)
  • Support ANWR exploration. (Oct 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Vondersaar on Families & Children
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Frank Vondersaar on Foreign Policy
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Frank Vondersaar on Free Trade
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  • Expand free trade. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Government Reform
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  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Gun Control
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  • No absolute right to gun ownership. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Health Care
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  • More federal funding for health coverage. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Homeland Security
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  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (May 2010)
  • Expand parts of the armed forces. (May 2010)
  • Limit spending; no missile defense. (Oct 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Immigration
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  • Some illegal immigrants earn citizenship. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Jobs
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Frank Vondersaar on Principles & Values
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Frank Vondersaar on Social Security
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  • Don't privatize Social Security. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Tax Reform
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  • Make taxes more progressive. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Technology
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Frank Vondersaar on War & Peace
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  • US out of Iraq. (May 2010)
Frank Vondersaar on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Conditionally allow churches to provide welfare services. (May 2010)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Abortion is a woman's right: Favors topic 1
Expand women?s choice: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Require companies to hire more women & minorities: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
No teacher-led prayer in public schools: Opposes topic 4
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+2 points on Social scale)
Oppose the Death Penalty: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
No mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No absolute right to gun ownership: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
More federal funding for health coverage: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Parents should not choose schools via vouchers: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Fusion instead of coal & oil: Favors topic 18
Support ANWR exploration: Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Drug use morality depends on circumstances: Neutral on topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Conditionally allow churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Make taxes more progressive: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
Some illegal immigrants earn citizenship: Neutral on topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Expand free trade: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Expand parts of the armed forces: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
US out of Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Frank Vondersaar is a Moderate Liberal.
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