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Steve Knight on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Human life begins at conception. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions. (Aug 2013)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
Steve Knight on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • We need enforceable caps on government spending. (Nov 2014)
  • Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income. (Sep 2014)
Steve Knight on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy. (Aug 2012)
Steve Knight on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Steve Knight on Crime
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Steve Knight on Drugs
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  • Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
Steve Knight on Education
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  • Local school boards and parents know better than bureaucrats. (Nov 2014)
  • Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools. (Aug 2014)
  • Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity. (Jul 2013)
  • Opposes Common Core. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes Common Core. (Sep 2014)
Steve Knight on Energy & Oil
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  • No opinion on federally subsidizing wind & solar. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on scientific study on fracking. (Sep 2013)
Steve Knight on Environment
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  • Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles. (Sep 2013)
Steve Knight on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Steve Knight on Foreign Policy
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  • Enemies don't fear us; allies don't trust us. (Nov 2014)
Steve Knight on Free Trade
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Steve Knight on Government Reform
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  • Require photo ID for voting. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots. (Aug 2014)
  • Voted NO on overturning Citizens United. (Jun 2014)
Steve Knight on Gun Control
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  • Limiting right to bear arms is foolish & unconstitutional. (Nov 2014)
  • Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles. (Sep 2013)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
Steve Knight on Health Care
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  • Replace ObamaCare mandates with insurance pools. (Nov 2014)
  • Repeal ObamaCare. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare. (Jun 2013)
Steve Knight on Homeland Security
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  • Defense budget should never be on the chopping block. (Nov 2014)
  • Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal. (Sep 2014)
Steve Knight on Immigration
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  • Dangerous border with Mexico must be secured. (Nov 2014)
  • Protect the border and prevent illegal entry. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants. (Sep 2013)
Steve Knight on Jobs
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Steve Knight on Principles & Values
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  • Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat. (Sep 2014)
  • Endorsed Young Gun "On the Radar" in national GOP "Drive to245". (Oct 2014)
Steve Knight on Social Security
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Steve Knight on Tax Reform
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  • Anemic economic recovery due to over-tax & over-regulation. (Nov 2014)
  • Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration. (Jan 2017)
Steve Knight on Technology
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Steve Knight on War & Peace
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Steve Knight on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is a union of one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity: Opposes topic 3
Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare mandates with insurance pools: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Local school boards and parents know better than bureaucrats: Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core: Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Limiting right to bear arms is foolish & unconstitutional: Strongly Favors topic 10
Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded: Strongly Favors topic 10
Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Anemic economic recovery due to over-tax & over-regulation: Opposes topic 11
Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Dangerous border with Mexico must be secured: Opposes topic 12
Protect the border and prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants: Strongly Opposes 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)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Defense budget should never be on the chopping block: Strongly Favors topic 15
Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Require photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots: Opposes topic 16
Voted NO on overturning Citizens United: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Enemies don't fear us; allies don't trust us: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No opinion on federally subsidizing wind & solar: Neutral on topic 18
Voted NO on scientific study on fracking: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor: Favors topic 19
Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform: Neutral on topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need enforceable caps on government spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income: Opposes topic 20

Steve Knight is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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