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Jim Oberweis on Abortion
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  • Abortion procedure should be outlawed. (Nov 2013)
Jim Oberweis on Budget & Economy
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  • Massive overspending and over-borrowing crowds out jobs. (Nov 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Civil Rights
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  • Voted no on state-level same-sex marriage. (Nov 2013)
Jim Oberweis on Corporations
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Jim Oberweis on Crime
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Jim Oberweis on Drugs
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  • Who am I to say patients shouldn't use medical marijuana? (Feb 2014)
  • Let doctoral psychologists prescribe controlled substances. (Apr 2013)
Jim Oberweis on Education
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  • Voted NO on sex education including contraception. (May 2013)
Jim Oberweis on Energy & Oil
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  • Clean renewables in future; for now, drill ANWR. (Nov 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Environment
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Jim Oberweis on Families & Children
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Jim Oberweis on Foreign Policy
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  • Obama's results are ok, but too often he does nothing. (Mar 2014)
  • To understand China, read the 5-year plans. (Jan 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Free Trade
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  • Challenge in China is lack of clarity on taxes. (Jan 2012)
  • Invest in Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, India, and China. (Jan 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Government Reform
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Jim Oberweis on Gun Control
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  • Rated 83% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Jan 2008)
Jim Oberweis on Health Care
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  • Repeal and replace ObamaCare; not just repeal. (Mar 2014)
  • Parent policy until age 26 good; pre-existing coverage good. (Mar 2014)
  • One-payer systems are not the answer. (Nov 2012)
  • Not a fan of ObamaCare, but it helps healthcare businesses. (Jan 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Homeland Security
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  • Supports funding cuts for the military. (Mar 2014)
Jim Oberweis on Immigration
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  • Visas for illegal immigrants, but no path to citizenship. (Feb 2014)
  • Make English our official language, a la "E Pluribus Unum". (Nov 2012)
  • Immigration control is intertwined with homeland security. (Nov 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Jobs
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Jim Oberweis on Principles & Values
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  • Milk Dud: poured dairy fortune into 5 failed campaigns. (Mar 2014)
Jim Oberweis on Social Security
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  • Voted NO on increasing state employees' pension plans. (Mar 2013)
Jim Oberweis on Tax Reform
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  • We cannot tax and spend our way to prosperity. (Nov 2012)
Jim Oberweis on Technology
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  • Protect intellectual property rights, including lawsuits. (Jan 2012)
Jim Oberweis on War & Peace
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  • Stay the course; gradual withdrawal from the Iraq war. (Feb 2008)
Jim Oberweis on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Tepid welfare reform is the best we can get right now. (Dec 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion procedure should be outlawed: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted no on state-level same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Voted NO on sex education including contraception: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Repeal and replace ObamaCare; not just repeal: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Parent policy until age 26 good; pre-existing coverage good: Favors topic 5
One-payer systems are not the answer: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Not a fan of ObamaCare, but it helps healthcare businesses: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Voted NO on increasing state employees' pension plans: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(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)
Rated 83% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We cannot tax and spend our way to prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Visas for illegal immigrants, but no path to citizenship: Opposes topic 12
Make English our official language, a la "E Pluribus Unum": Strongly Opposes topic 12
Immigration control is intertwined with homeland security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Challenge in China is lack of clarity on taxes: Favors topic 13
Invest in Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, India, and China: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
Obama's results are ok, but too often he does nothing: Favors topic 14
To understand China, read the 5-year plans: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports funding cuts for the military: Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
More enforcement of voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stay the course; gradual withdrawal from the Iraq war: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Clean renewables in future; for now, drill ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Who am I to say patients shouldn't use medical marijuana?: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Let doctoral psychologists prescribe controlled substances: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Massive overspending and over-borrowing crowds out jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Jim Oberweis is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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