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Matt Wiedenhoeft on Abortion
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  • Strongly pro-life. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Budget & Economy
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  • Federal stimulus did not enhance economic growth. (Dec 2013)
  • Demand transparency with the˙Federal Reserve. (Nov 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Civil Rights
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  • Opposes affirmative action. (Dec 2013)
  • Comfortable with same-sex marriage. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Corporations
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  • Support tax incentives to job creators, based on hiring. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Crime
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  • Opposes stricter punishment. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Drugs
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  • Medical marijuana is a necessity for many. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Education
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  • Vouchers for school choice. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Energy & Oil
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  • Oppose prioritizing green energy. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Environment
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  • Human needs over animal rights. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Families & Children
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Matt Wiedenhoeft on Foreign Policy
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  • Maintain US sovereignty from UN. (Dec 2013)
  • Revive foreign relations with our allies. (Nov 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Free Trade
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  • Opposes free trade. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Government Reform
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  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Gun Control
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  • Supports "open carry" and NRA. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Health Care
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  • Revoke and remove socialized medicine. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Homeland Security
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  • Peace through strength. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Immigration
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  • Yes, border security, but it's not black-and-white. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Jobs
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  • Opposes minimum wage increase & any government mandated wage. (Dec 2013)
  • Opposes "Card Check": union votes should be secret. (Dec 2013)
  • Supports Right-to-Work: no requirements to join unions. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Principles & Values
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  • Keep God in the public sphere. (Dec 2013)
  • Protect our˙civil liberties; restore˙the Constitution. (Nov 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Social Security
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  • Strongly supports privatization. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Tax Reform
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  • Strongly supports lower & flatter taxes. (Dec 2013)
  • The wealthy generate jobs. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Technology
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  • Competitive marketplace on Internet, including data pricing. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on War & Peace
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  • Iran is an absolute and real threat. (Dec 2013)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Limit total welfare amount to avoid permanent recipients. (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)
Strongly pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes affirmative action: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Comfortable with same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep God in the public sphere: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Revoke and remove socialized medicine: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly supports privatization: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers for school choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Human needs over animal rights: Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes stricter punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports "open carry" and NRA: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support tax incentives to job creators, based on hiring: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly supports lower & flatter taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
The wealthy generate jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Yes, border security, but it's not black-and-white: Neutral on topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Opposes free trade: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Maintain US sovereignty from UN: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Peace through strength: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Iran is an absolute and real threat: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose prioritizing green energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Medical marijuana is a necessity for many: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal stimulus did not enhance economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Matt Wiedenhoeft is a Libertarian Conservative.
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