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John Edwards on the Issues


Top 8 Voter Issues for 2008:


Majority of Americans

John Edwards

Iraq War

No (72%)

Yes

Patriot Act

No (76%)

Yes

Unrestricted Reproductive Rights

Yes (52%)

Yes

Torture

No (68%)

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Amnesty program for non-citizens

Yes (57%)

Yes

Marriage Equality

No (54%)

No

Living Wage

Yes (59%)

No

Universal Health Care

Yes (59%)

No



Budget, Spending and Taxes

DateBill TitleVote
02/14/2007Funding for Statewide Transportation ProjectsY
05/23/2006Budget Bill - Appropriations for 2006-2008 BienniumN
03/01/2006Flat Tax on Communication ServicesN

Business and Consumers

DateBill TitleVote
02/05/2007Minimum Wage IncreaseY
02/05/2007Virginia Smoke-Free Air ActY
01/26/2007Payday Lending RestrictionsY
02/13/2006Smoking BanY
02/08/2006Smoking BanY

Campaign Finance and Election Issues

DateBill TitleVote
01/29/2007Requirements For Absentee VotingY
01/25/2007Voting Rights of Nonviolent FelonsY
01/23/2007Creation of a Bipartisan Redistricting CommissionY
02/06/2006DMV Reporting Requirements for Non-citizensN

Civil Liberties

DateBill TitleVote
01/25/2006Defining MarriageN

Civil Rights

DateBill TitleVote
01/25/2007Voting Rights of Nonviolent FelonsY

Crime Issues

DateBill TitleVote
04/04/2007Capital Murder of a WitnessY
04/04/2007Extension of "Triggerman Rule"N
04/04/2007Capital Murder of a JudgeY
02/20/2007Traffic Light CamerasY
01/23/2007Capital Murder of a Judge or WitnessY
02/20/2006Membership of the Board of Correctional EducationY
02/02/2006Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse and NeglectY
01/31/2006Death Penalty Age RestrictionsY

Education

DateBill TitleVote
01/23/2007In-State Tuition for Undocumented ImmigrantsY
02/20/2006Membership of the Board of Correctional EducationY
02/14/2006In-State Tuition for Undocumented ImmigrantsY

Family and Children Issues

DateBill TitleVote
02/02/2007Refusal of Medical Treatment for ChildrenN
02/02/2006Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse and NeglectY
01/25/2006Defining MarriageN

Gun Issues

DateBill TitleVote
04/04/2007Extension of "Triggerman Rule"N

Health Issues

DateBill TitleVote
02/05/2007Virginia Smoke-Free Air ActY
02/02/2007Refusal of Medical Treatment for ChildrenN
02/13/2006Smoking BanY
02/08/2006Smoking BanY

Immigration

DateBill TitleVote
01/23/2007In-State Tuition for Undocumented ImmigrantsY
04/19/2006DMV Voter Registration RequirementsY
02/14/2006In-State Tuition for Undocumented ImmigrantsY
02/06/2006DMV Reporting Requirements for Non-citizensN

Labor

DateBill TitleVote
02/05/2007Minimum Wage IncreaseY

Legal Issues

DateBill TitleVote
04/04/2007Capital Murder of a WitnessY
04/04/2007Extension of "Triggerman Rule"N
04/04/2007Capital Murder of a JudgeY
01/25/2006Defining MarriageN

Social Issues

DateBill TitleVote
02/05/2007Virginia Smoke-Free Air ActY
02/13/2006Smoking BanY
02/08/2006Smoking BanY
01/31/2006Death Penalty Age RestrictionsY
01/25/2006Defining MarriageN

Technology and Communication

DateBill TitleVote
03/01/2006Flat Tax on Communication ServicesN

Transportation Issues

DateBill TitleVote
02/20/2007Traffic Light CamerasY
02/14/2007Funding for Statewide Transportation ProjectsY
04/27/2006Transportation FundingNV
04/19/2006DMV Voter Registration RequirementsY