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|Please indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding abortion.|
|a) Abortions should always be legally available.|
|b) Abortions should be legal only within the first trimester of pregnancy.|
|c) Abortions should be legal only when pregnancy resulted from incest, rape, or when the life of the woman is endangered.|
|d) Abortions should be legal only when the life of the woman is endangered.|
|e) Abortions should always be illegal.|
|f) Abortions should be limited by waiting periods and parental notification requirements.|
|g) Prohibit the late-term abortion procedure known as "partial-birth" abortion.|
|h) Support "buffer zones" by requiring demonstrators to stay at least 15 feet away from abortion clinic doorways and driveways.|
|Abortions should be legally available in accordance with Roe v. Wade.|
|Undecided||j) Should Illinois government funding be provided to clinics and medical facilities that provide abortion services?|
|Indicate the principles you support (if any) concerning affirmative action. State government agencies should take race and sex into account in the following sectors:|
|Yes||a) College and university admissions|
|Yes||b) Public employment|
|Yes||c) State contracting|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) to address crime.|
|a) Increase state funds for construction of state prisons and for hiring of additional prison staff.|
|b) Support contracting with private sector firms to build and/or manage state prisons.|
|c) End parole for repeat violent felons.|
|d) Expand the use of the death penalty for additional circumstances relating to murder.|
|e) Oppose the death penalty.|
|X||f) Implement penalties other than incarceration for certain non-violent offenders.|
|g) Inform communities when a convicted sex offender moves into the community.|
|X||h) Increase state funds for programs which rehabilitate and educate inmates during and after their prison sentences.|
|i) Decriminalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.|
|j) Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes.|
|k) Strengthen penalties and sentences for sex offenders.|
|l) Prosecute juveniles who commit murder or other serious violent crimes as adults.|
|X||m) Provide funding for military-style "boot camps" for first-time juvenile felons.|
|n) Require "impact incarceration" (23 hours per day lockdown) for the first six months of each prisoner's sentence.|
|o) Support laws requiring restitution to crime victims at the personal expense of the criminal.|
|p) Require HIV testing for all incoming prison inmates.|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) concerning the economy and employment.|
|X||a) Provide low interest loans and tax credits for starting, expanding, or relocating businesses.|
|X||b) Reduce state government regulations on the private sector in order to encourage investment and economic expansion.|
|c) Support limits on cash damages in lawsuits against businesses and professionals for product liability or malpractice.|
|X||d) Increase funding for state job-training programs that re-train displaced workers or teach skills needed in today's job market.|
|e) License additional riverboat casinos.|
|f) Fund construction of a new major airport to serve the Chicago metropolitan area.|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding education.|
|X||a) Increase state funds for professional development of public school teachers and administrators.|
|X||b) Encourage private or corporate investment in public school programs.|
|c) Provide parents with state-funded vouchers to send their children to any participating school (public, private, religious).|
|X||d) Favor charter schools where independent groups receive state authorization and funding to establish new schools.|
|e) Support sex education programs which stress abstinence.|
|f) Support sex education programs which stress safe sexual practices.|
|X||g) Increase state funds for school construction and facility maintenance.|
|h) Increase state funds for hiring of additional teachers.|
|i) Endorse teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools.|
|X||j) Fund public school education in Illinois by increasing certain state taxes and decreasing local property taxes.|
|k) Support a constitutional amendment eliminating the Illinois State Board of Education and replacing it with a cabinet-level Department of Education led by the Governor.|
|X||l) Provide state-funded tuition and fees to any Illinois student who attends a public college or university as long as they maintain a B average.|
|m) Advocate bilingual education programs in public schools.|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding the environment and energy.|
|X||a) Require the use of cleaner burning fuels in order to prevent pollution.|
|X||b) Support "self-audit" legislation which creates incentives for industries to audit themselves and clean up pollution.|
|c) Require a cost/benefit analysis to determine the economic impact of proposed environmental regulations before they are implemented.|
|d) Require the state to fully compensate citizens when environmental regulations limit uses on privately owned land.|
|X||e) Provide funding for recycling programs in Illinois.|
|f) Request added flexibility from the federal government in enforcing and funding federal environmental regulations.|
|g) Suspend participation in unfunded, federally mandated environmental protection legislation.|
|h) Restructure the electric utility industry to allow consumers to choose their power company.|
|X||i) Support state funded efforts to decrease erosion and make other improvements along the Illinois River.|
|j) Allow local authorities to block construction of large livestock facilities.|
|X||k) Support "right to know" laws, making information available to communities exposed to hazardous substances.|
|Undecided||m) State environmental regulations should not be stricter than federal law.|
|Undecided||n) Do you support continuing Illinois' status as a host for low-level radioactive waste disposal?|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding government reform.|
|a) Do you support amending the Illinois Constitution to limit the number of terms of the following officials?|
|Undecided||1) State Senators and Representatives|
|b) Do you support current limits on the following types of contributions to state legislative candidates?|
|Yes||c) Do you support requiring full and timely disclosure of campaign finance information?|
|Yes||d) Do you support imposing spending limits on state level political campaigns?|
|Yes||e) Do you support partial funding from state taxes for state level political campaigns?|
|Undecided||f) Would you vote to ratify an amendment to the U.S. Constitution requiring an annual balanced federal budget?|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) concerning gun issues.|
|X||a) Ban the sale or transfer of all forms of semi-automatic weapons.|
|X||b) Increase state restrictions on the purchase and possession of firearms.|
|c) Maintain state restrictions on the purchase and possession of firearms.|
|d) Ease state restrictions on the purchase and possession of firearms.|
|e) Repeal state restrictions on the purchase and possession of firearms by law-abiding citizens.|
|f) Favor allowing citizens to carry concealed firearms.|
|X||g) Require manufacturers to provide child-safety locks with firearms.|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding health issues.|
|X||a) Provide tax incentives to small businesses who provide health care to their employees.|
|X||b) Ensure that citizens have access to basic health care, through managed care, insurance reforms, or state funded care where necessary.|
|X||c) Provide health care to uninsured children by expanding Medicaid.|
|d) Transfer more existing Medicaid recipients into managed care programs.|
|X||e) Use state funds to continue some Medicaid coverage for legal immigrants.|
|f) Limit the amount of damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits.|
|g) Guaranteeing medical care to all citizens is not a responsibility of state government.|
|X||h) Support a "bill of rights" for managed care patients, allowing them to choose a specialist as their primary care provider, file grievances without fear of penalty from their provider, and receive any emergency care they might need.|
|i) Require the names of HIV positive people to be reported to local health departments.|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding social issues.|
|X||a) Increase state funding for programs to prevent teen pregnancy.|
|X||b) Provide tax credits for businesses that provide child care for their employees.|
|X||c) Increase state funds to provide child care to children in low-income working families.|
|X||d) Deny or suspend state-issued permits and licenses to parents who are delinquent in paying court-ordered child support.|
|e) Favor banning smoking in public places.|
|X||f) Increase state funding for Head Start in order to serve additional children and/or increase services from a half to a full day.|
|X||g) Increase state funding for community centers and other social agencies in areas with at-risk youth.|
|X||h) Support state funding of programs for at-risk youth such as guaranteed college loans and job training and placement.|
|Yes||j) Do you believe that the Illinois government should include sexual orientation in Illinois' anti-discrimination laws?|
|Undecided||k) Do you believe that the Illinois government should recognize same-sex marriages?|
|Indicate the funding levels you will support for the following general categories. Select one level only.|
|Maintain Status||a) Agriculture|
|Greatly Increase||b) Education (K-12)|
|Maintain Status||c) Education (Higher)|
|Maintain Status||d) Environment|
|Greatly Increase||e) Health care|
|Maintain Status||f) Law enforcement|
|Maintain Status||g) Transportation infrastructure (highways, roads, bridges)|
|Slightly Increase||h) Welfare|
|Indicate the tax levels you will support. Select one level only.|
|Slightly Increase||a) Alcohol taxes|
|Maintain Status||b) Capital gains taxes|
|Greatly Increase||c) Cigarette taxes|
|Slightly Increase||d) Corporate taxes|
|Slightly Increase||e) Gas taxes|
|Slightly Decrease||f) Income taxes (incomes below $75,000)|
|Slightly Increase||g) Income taxes (incomes above $75,000)|
|Slightly Decrease||h) Property taxes|
|Maintain Status||i) Sales taxes|
|No||k) Do you support a flat tax structure for state income taxes?|
|Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding welfare.|
|X||a) Maintain the 2-year limit on cash assistance.|
|X||b) Maintain the current work requirements for able-bodied recipients in order to receive benefits.|
|X||c) Increase employment and job training programs for welfare recipients.|
|X||d) Provide tax incentives to businesses who hire welfare recipients.|
|X||e) Support state-funded loans for facilities seeking to provide child care for welfare recipients.|
|X||f) Increase access to public transportation for welfare recipients who work.|
|X||g) Allow welfare recipients to remain eligible for benefits while saving money for education, starting a business, or buying a home.|
|h) Limit benefits given to recipients if they have additional children while on welfare.|
|i) Eliminate government-funded welfare programs.|
|X||j) Continue to extend state-funded welfare benefits for legal immigrants.|
Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)
They scored 80% on Obama, higher than 94% of your peers.
They scored 9% on Barr, higher than 5% of your peers.
They scored 10% on McCain, higher than 25% of your peers.
They scored 73% on Nader, higher than 71% of your peers.
They scored 9% on Baldwin, higher than 6% of your peers.
They scored 0% on McKinney, higher than 29% of your peers.
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