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Christie Todd Whitman on VoteMatch



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fight “bias crimes” based on gender or disability: Favors topic 2
Supports affirmative action: Favors topic 2
Economic opportunity regardless of gender or ethnicity: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the Boy Scouts ban on gay members: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports gay rights: Favors topic 3
Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Supports “Work First” & welfare benefit limits: Favors topic 4
Help working poor with earned income tax credit: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Require insurance companies to pay for 48-hour maternity: Favors topic 5
Use tobacco funds to increase number of insured adults: Strongly Favors topic 5
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure: Neutral on topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Statewide standards ensure quality education: Favors topic 7
Improve education with choice, charter schools, & character: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports charter schools; now 50 in NJ: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Expect $500B to repair aging water infrastructure: Opposes topic 8
No longer WHETHER, but HOW to act environmentally: Strongly Opposes topic 8
1990s: Cut NJ DEP; limited pollution monitoring: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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End early release; enforce “three strikes”; build prisons: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Initiated Zero Tolerance for Guns in schools: Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Balancing budget will require a tax increase: Favors topic 11
Reduced state income tax by 30%: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut NJ taxes by 30%; zero taxes for 380,000 poor: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut property taxes, rebated payments: Opposes topic 11
Taxpayers should benefit first and most from budget surplus: Opposes topic 11
No national sales tax or VAT: Neutral on topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Promotes trade with many other countries: Favors topic 13
Free trade has created jobs; much more is possible: Strongly Favors topic 13
Supports Pan-American Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
Foreign trade is key to growing the economy: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Need broader policy and more dialogue with Africa: Opposes topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Discuss with G-8: climate change, health, development: Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Need all energy resources to meet demand, including nuclear: Opposes topic 18
If we drill in ANWR, take environment into consideration: Opposes topic 18
Don't say "no" to drilling nor wind farms: Opposes topic 18
There should be a mandatory cap on emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
EPA principles: local cooperation, clear science-based goals: Favors topic 18
Spearheaded preservation in heavily developed NJ: Favors topic 18
Supports “smart growth” against suburban sprawl: Strongly Favors topic 18
Unfettered development is ugly; smart growth instead: Favors topic 18
Protect clean water via watershed management plans: Favors topic 18
Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically: Neutral on topic 18
Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries: Opposes topic 18
Tax credits & more funding for renewable energy research: Favors topic 18
Open small fraction of ANWR for regulated production : Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Enforce drug laws to reduce crime: Strongly Favors topic 19
More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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People need certainty that taxes won't be raised: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Cut business taxes and other taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Christie Todd Whitman is a Centrist
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Other candidates' VoteMatch: Christie Todd Whitman on the issues:
2019 Trump Administration:
Former Obama Administration (2009-2016):
Pres.:Barack Obama
V.P.:Joe Biden
State:John Kerry
State:Hillary Clinton
HUD:Julian Castro

Former G.W.Bush Administration (2001-2008):
Pres.:George W. Bush
V.P.:Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration (1993-2000):
Pres.:Bill Clinton
V.P.:Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
DOL:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno

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