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Erica Smith on Abortion
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  • State "born alive" abortion law criminalizes women & doctors. (Apr 2019)
Erica Smith on Budget & Economy
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  • Targeted investments to revitalize rural economies. (Feb 2020)
  • Tax cuts, fiscal policy should prioritize job creation. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Civil Rights
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  • Universal, automatic voter registration. (Feb 2020)
  • Supports Equal Rights amendment to Constitution. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Erica Smith on Crime
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  • No money bonds for misdemeanors, low lever felonies. (Feb 2020)
  • Focus on domestic terrorism, allow capital punishment. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Drugs
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  • Legalize marijuana; reduce or commute prison sentences. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Education
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  • Strengthen public schools, emphasis on future workers. (Feb 2020)
  • Make Community Colleges as affordable as possible. (Feb 2020)
  • Stop cuts to education; compensate our teachers. (Nov 2014)
Erica Smith on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports solar & wind; reduce emissions & carbon. (Feb 2020)
  • Opposed state moratorium on wind farms. (Jun 2019)
Erica Smith on Environment
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  • Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Mar 2019)
Erica Smith on Families & Children
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Erica Smith on Foreign Policy
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Erica Smith on Free Trade
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Erica Smith on Government Reform
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  • All federal candidates should release tax returns. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Gun Control
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  • For universal background checks, ban on assault rifles. (Feb 2020)
  • Rated 36% by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Oct 2017)
Erica Smith on Health Care
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  • Affordable health care for all, Medicaid expansion. (Feb 2020)
  • Expand ObamaCare but would not vote against Medicare for All. (Jan 2020)
Erica Smith on Homeland Security
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Erica Smith on Immigration
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  • Supports DREAM Act for route to citizenship. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Jobs
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  • Raise minimum wage to $15/hour by 2024. (Feb 2020)
  • Supports labor movement & collective bargaining. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Principles & Values
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Erica Smith on Social Security
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Erica Smith on Tax Reform
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  • Supports a Service Worker's Tax Act. (Feb 2020)
Erica Smith on Technology
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Erica Smith on War & Peace
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Erica Smith on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
State "born alive" abortion law criminalizes women & doctors: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports Equal Rights amendment to Constitution: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Affordable health care for all, Medicaid expansion: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand ObamaCare but would not vote against Medicare for All: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen public schools, emphasis on future workers: Opposes topic 7
Stop cuts to education; compensate our teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
No money bonds for misdemeanors, low lever felonies: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Focus on domestic terrorism, allow capital punishment: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
For universal background checks, ban on assault rifles: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Rated 36% by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports a Service Worker's Tax Act: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports DREAM Act for route to citizenship: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Universal, automatic voter registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports solar & wind; reduce emissions & carbon: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposed state moratorium on wind farms: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize marijuana; reduce or commute prison sentences: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Targeted investments to revitalize rural economies: Strongly Favors topic 20
Tax cuts, fiscal policy should prioritize job creation: Strongly Favors topic 20

Erica Smith is a Populist-Leaning Liberal
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