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Susan Brooks on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports the Hyde Amendment & informed consent. (Nov 2012)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Mar 2019)
Susan Brooks on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Susan Brooks on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2014)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
Susan Brooks on Corporations
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  • Reduce taxes to create globally competitive tax environment. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Susan Brooks on Crime
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  • Rated 77% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance. (Dec 2014)
Susan Brooks on Drugs
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  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Susan Brooks on Education
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  • Local control, transparency, and parental choice. (Nov 2012)
  • A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind. (Jul 2015)
  • Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools. (Oct 2015)
Susan Brooks on Energy & Oil
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  • Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Susan Brooks on Environment
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  • Rated 2% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2014)
  • Voted YES to require GMO labeling. (Jun 2016)
Susan Brooks on Families & Children
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Susan Brooks on Foreign Policy
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  • Sponsored funding and supplying the Syrian rebels. (Apr 2013)
  • Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners. (Oct 2013)
Susan Brooks on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (May 2013)
Susan Brooks on Government Reform
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  • Standards of conduct for House members, to restore trust. (Nov 2012)
  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
Susan Brooks on Gun Control
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  • Proud supporter of the 2nd Amendment. (Nov 2012)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Susan Brooks on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare costs $1.5 trillion and 800,000 jobs. (Nov 2012)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Susan Brooks on Homeland Security
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  • No clearer federal role than common defense. (Nov 2012)
  • No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad. (Jan 2015)
Susan Brooks on Immigration
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  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2014)
  • Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service. (Jun 2016)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Sep 2019)
Susan Brooks on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Susan Brooks on Principles & Values
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  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
Susan Brooks on Social Security
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  • Rated 10% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance. (Jan 2013)
Susan Brooks on Tax Reform
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  • Simplified tax code with lower marginal tax rates. (Nov 2012)
  • Death Tax is a pernicious double tax. (Apr 2015)
Susan Brooks on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Susan Brooks on War & Peace
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  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Susan Brooks on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the Hyde Amendment & informed consent: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare costs $1.5 trillion and 800,000 jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare costs $1.5 trillion and 800,000 jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 10% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Local control, transparency, and parental choice: Favors topic 7
A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind: Favors topic 7
Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 2% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 77% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Proud supporter of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce taxes to create globally competitive tax environment: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Simplified tax code with lower marginal tax rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Death Tax is a pernicious double tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners: Opposes topic 14
No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
No clearer federal role than common defense: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Standards of conduct for House members, to restore trust: Favors topic 16
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored funding and supplying the Syrian rebels: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Susan Brooks is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative
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