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Arnold Schwarzenegger on VoteMatch



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
State funding for stem cell research, despite Bush ban: Favors topic 1
Pro-choice but no partial-birth abortion: Favors topic 1
Supports current family planning programs: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes partial birth abortion: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification, with limits: Opposes topic 1
Pro-choice; not a cultural conservative: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate racial inequality in employment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Advisor to US English, an anti-bilingual organization: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Gay marriage should be between a man and a woman: Opposes topic 3
Changed bodybuilding culture from gay to straight: Favors topic 3
2004: override San Francisco gay marriages with state ruling: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated “D” by National Review on pro-gay issues: Opposes topic 3
Expand civil right act to cover orientation & gender: Strongly Favors topic 3
Domestic partnership but not gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Supports gay rights, including adoption rights: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Supports school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
In land of opportunity, millions are left behind: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Discount drugs to 6 million low-income Californians: Favors topic 5
Must insure the low-income families, especially the children: Strongly Favors topic 5
Tax credits for those without employee health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
$350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors: Favors topic 5
3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2005: privatize public employee pensions: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Until now, children were trapped in low-performing schools: Favors topic 7
Until now, children were trapped in low-performing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Measure student progress and school progress: Favors topic 7
Supports public school choice and community control: Opposes topic 7
Supports limited school vouchers: Favors topic 7
Participate in federal program Race to the Top: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Global Warming Solutions: cut greenhouse gas by 25% by 2020: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Improve our economy without impairing our environment: Favors topic 8
Supports grants for brownfields remediation: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Allow private prisons to compete, to spend less on prisons: Opposes topic 9
Ban motorists from holding cell phones while driving: Favors topic 9
Tookie Williams insufficiently remorseful; so execution on: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty is a necessary and effective deterrent: Strongly Favors topic 9
Keep “Three Strikes” law: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Strong supporter of the second amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Support Brady Bill; assault weapon ban; safety locks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Close the gun show loophole: Opposes topic 10
I’m for gun control; I’m a peace-loving guy: Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Our economy is 21st century & our tax system is 20th century: Favors topic 11
Impose constitutional limit on spending and balanced budget: Opposes topic 11
Californians are overtaxed; find a better way: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pledges against raising taxes, except in emergencies: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Rescind the car tax; believes in lower taxes: Opposes topic 11
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Voted for Prop. 187 in 1994; apologized for it in 2006: Favors topic 12
1983 naturalization was "realization of my dream": Favors topic 12
Against giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Against giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Restrict illegal immigrant rights-they’re a security risk: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted for Prop. 187, denying services to illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Address undocumented immigrants living underground: Favors topic 12
No driver’s licenses to illegal aliens: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
Declined state commitment to CAFTA: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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You don’t reason with terrorists, you defeat them: Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Supreme Court should disallow partisan gerrymandering: Strongly Favors topic 16
2004: Self-financed campaign; no special interest money: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
The future is sustainable green energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020: Strongly Favors topic 18
Improve our economy without impairing our environment: Favors topic 18
Override federal exemption of new air pollution sources: Favors topic 18
Promote watershed management to clean up bays and rivers: Favors topic 18
Calls himself an environmentalist but drives a Humvee: Opposes topic 18
Make EPA into a Cabinet department: Strongly Favors topic 18
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Admitted to marijuana usage, but no hard drugs: Opposes topic 19
No legalization except for the medicinal use of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is a Centrist
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