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Buddy Roemer
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Former Governor (R-LA); frontrunner for AmericansElect presidential nomination

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2012 Republican nominees:
Paul Ryan
(Wisconsin Representative): Selected by Mitt Romney for V.P. Aug. 11.
Mitt Romney
(Former Massachusetts Governor): Publicly announced candidacy June 3.

2012 Democratic incumbents:
Barack Obama
(IL Senator).
Joe Biden
(DE Senator).

2012 Third Party contenders:
Rocky Anderson
(Justice Party)
Andre Barnett
(Reform Party)
Virgil Goode
(Former U.S. House Rep.): Constitution Party nominee.
Gary Johnson
(Former New Mexico Governor): Publicly announced Libertarian candidacy Dec. 21.
Scott Keller
(Independent)
JL Mealer
(Independent)
Buddy Roemer
(former Louisiana Governor). Candidate for GOP and AmericansElect.
Robert Steele
(Reform Party)
Jill Stein
(Green Party)

2012 Republican withdrawals:
Michele Bachmann
(Minnesota Representative): Withdrew Jan. 4.
Michael Bloomberg
(NYC Mayor). Opted out of race, Feb. 8, 2011.
Herman Cain
(Radio talk-show host): Suspended candidacy Dec. 3.
Chris Christie
(New Jersey Governor). Opted out of presidential race.
Jim DeMint
(South Carolina Senator). Never entered race.
Newt Gingrich
(Former Speaker of the House): Publicly announced candidacy May 12.
Rudy Giuliani
(former NYC Mayor). Never entered race.
Mike Huckabee
(Former Arkansas Governor): Opted out of presidential race May 15.
Jon Huntsman
(former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China). Withdrew Jan. 15
Thad McCotter (Michigan Representative): Publicly announced candidacy July 2.
Sarah Palin
(former Alaska Governor). Opted out of presidential race Oct. 5.
Ron Paul
(Texas Representative): Publicly announced candidacy April 28.
Tim Pawlenty
(Former Minnesota Governor): Publicly announced candidacy May 24.
Rick Perry
(Texas Governor): Publicly announced candidacy Aug. 11.
Rick Santorum
(Former Pennsylvania Senator): Publicly announced candidacy June 6; withdrew April 11, 2012.
Donald Trump
(Real estate mogul): Opted out of presidential race May 16.

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Buddy Roemer on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Tight limits on abortion are unconstitutionally restrictive. (Mar 2011)
  • No Federal funds for abortions. (Mar 1987)
  • Grant civil rights to the pre-born. (Jan 1985)
Buddy Roemer on Budget & Economy
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  • Washington is not broken; it is corrupted by one-percenters. (Jan 2012)
  • Government stimulus creates jobs, but only in China. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: Obama has submitted 3 budgets; Roemer said zero. (Jul 2011)
  • Tackle too-big-to-fail as cause of financial collapse. (Mar 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Civil Rights
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  • Protect sexual preference; decide gay marriage by each state. (Oct 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Corporations
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  • The two major parties are joined at the billfold. (May 2012)
Buddy Roemer on Crime
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  • Stricter civil penalties for money laundering. (Jul 1986)
  • Death penalty for presidential assassination. (Feb 1982)
  • Make combating crime a national priority. (May 1981)
Buddy Roemer on Drugs
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  • $100,000 reward for convicting for harming DEA agents. (Apr 1985)
  • Legalize medical marijuana. (Apr 1985)
Buddy Roemer on Education
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  • Competition & choice are antidotes to flab & irrelevance. (Oct 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Energy & Oil
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  • Railed against ethanol subsidies in Iowa. (Mar 2011)
  • Bring our Marines home from "oil" duty via domestic energy. (Mar 2011)
  • More energy exploration in the US. (Mar 2011)
  • Tax credits for exploring for oil in deep water & Arctic. (Mar 1987)
  • Repeal windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil. (May 1986)
Buddy Roemer on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Roemer on Families & Children
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  • Criminalize all materials sexually exploitative of children. (Mar 1983)
Buddy Roemer on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Roemer on Free Trade
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  • Enforce a level playing field in international trade. (Mar 2011)
  • Extend Japanese auto export restraints. (Sep 1983)
Buddy Roemer on Government Reform
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  • We need better & smarter government; not more government. (Jan 2012)
  • Super PACs distort and corrupt our politics. (Jan 2012)
  • Won Governor & House seat with voluntary contribution limit. (Mar 2011)
  • Cap donations to presidential campaign at $100 per person. (Mar 2011)
  • Provide uniform presidential voting hours, until 11 PM EST. (Jan 1985)
  • Increase campaign donation limit from $1,000 to $2,500. (Jul 1981)
Buddy Roemer on Gun Control
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  • Stricter penalties for firearm use during felonies. (Mar 1983)
  • Federal gun controls cannot override state gun laws. (Jul 1982)
Buddy Roemer on Health Care
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  • Address frivolous lawsuits; make insurance companies compete. (Mar 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Homeland Security
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  • No more "oil duty" for Marines: stronger but more focused. (Oct 2011)
  • Patriot Act ok after full debate and temporary modifications. (Oct 2011)
  • Defense appropriations decided by political money & access. (Mar 2011)
  • Require Congressional approval for arms exports. (Jan 1987)
  • National security strategy: peace through strength. (Mar 1983)
Buddy Roemer on Immigration
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  • The border needs to be sealed, with no amnesty. (Oct 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Roemer on Principles & Values
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  • Served four terms in Congress, 1981-1988. (Jun 2011)
  • Founder & CEO of Business First Bank. (Jun 2011)
  • Driving across SC and NH to shake hands & start listening. (May 2011)
  • Placed third in 1991 re-election bid. (Mar 2011)
  • Publicly described himself as "a church-going Methodist boy". (Mar 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Social Security
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  • Increase to $2500 eligible for personal retirement savings. (Jan 1983)
Buddy Roemer on Tax Reform
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  • Simpler, clearer, fairer tax rates; eliminate loopholes. (Mar 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Technology
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Buddy Roemer on War & Peace
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  • Avoid occupying foreign lands: too expensive & too deadly. (Oct 2011)
Buddy Roemer on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Reduce and discipline Federal entitlements. (Mar 2011)


VoteMatch Responses
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tight limits on abortion are unconstitutionally restrictive: Favors topic 1
No Federal funds for abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Grant civil rights to the pre-born: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Protect sexual preference; decide gay marriage by each state: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Publicly described himself as "a church-going Methodist boy": Favors topic 4
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-3 points on Social scale)
Death penalty for presidential assassination: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stricter civil penalties for money laundering: Favors topic 9
Criminalize all materials sexually exploitative of children: Favors topic 9
Make combating crime a national priority: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Stricter penalties for firearm use during felonies: Opposes topic 10
Federal gun controls cannot override state gun laws: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Address frivolous lawsuits; make insurance companies compete: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increase to $2500 eligible for personal retirement savings: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Competition & choice are antidotes to flab & irrelevance: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Bring our Marines home from "oil" duty via domestic energy: Opposes topic 18
More energy exploration in the US: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Tax credits for exploring for oil in deep water & Arctic: Opposes topic 18
Repeal windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
$100,000 reward for convicting for harming DEA agents: Favors topic 19
Legalize medical marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce and discipline Federal entitlements: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simpler, clearer, fairer tax rates; eliminate loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
The border needs to be sealed, with no amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Enforce a level playing field in international trade: Opposes topic 13
Extend Japanese auto export restraints: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
No more "oil duty" for Marines: stronger but more focused: Opposes topic 15
Defense appropriations decided by political money & access: Opposes topic 15
Require Congressional approval for arms exports: Opposes topic 15
National security strategy: peace through strength: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Super PACs distort and corrupt our politics: Strongly Favors topic 16
Won Governor & House seat with voluntary contribution limit: Strongly Favors topic 16
Cap donations to presidential campaign at $100 per person: Strongly Favors topic 16
Provide uniform presidential voting hours, until 11 PM EST: Favors topic 16
Increase campaign donation limit from $1,000 to $2,500: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act ok after full debate and temporary modifications: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-3 points on Social scale)
Avoid occupying foreign lands: too expensive & too deadly: Opposes topic 17

Buddy Roemer is a Moderate Conservative.
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