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Pramila Jayapal on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Expand contraceptive options for women & Planned Parenthood. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-choice legislation. (Nov 2016)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Civil Rights
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  • Fought for racial justice against bigotry and discrimination. (Nov 2016)
  • Prohibit anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Corporations
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Pramila Jayapal on Crime
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  • Investigated Seattle Police Department for biased policing. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Drugs
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  • Opposes jail sentences for non-violent drug offenders. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Education
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  • Additional $158 million for early childhood education. (Nov 2016)
  • Two years of guaranteed tuition at community colleges. (Nov 2016)
  • Create non-religious charter schools as open alternatives. (Mar 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Energy & Oil
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  • Stand up to climate change deniers & toxic fracking. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federally developing renewable energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Environment
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  • Preserve funding and access to state park lands. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pramila Jayapal on Foreign Policy
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Pramila Jayapal on Free Trade
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  • Trans Pacific Partnership hides corporate giveaways. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Government Reform
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  • Automatic voter registration & felon re-enfranchisement. (Nov 2016)
  • Overturn Citizens United; dark money stifles elections. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Gun Control
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Pramila Jayapal on Health Care
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  • Supports single-payer model. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Homeland Security
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  • Ensure disabled veterans receive needed assistance. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Immigration
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  • OneAmerica: foster post-9-11 hate-free zone for Muslims. (Nov 2016)
  • Establish a federal Office for Immigrant Integration. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Jobs
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  • Raise the federal minimum wage. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Principles & Values
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  • First Hindu-American & Indian-American in Congress. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Social Security
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  • Lift the income cap; reform COLA adjustments. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on Tax Reform
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Pramila Jayapal on Technology
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  • invest in our nation's infrastructure, for jobs & backbone. (Nov 2016)
Pramila Jayapal on War & Peace
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Pramila Jayapal 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)
Expand contraceptive options for women & Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports pro-choice legislation: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fought for racial justice against bigotry and discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prohibit anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
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)
Supports single-payer model: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Lift the income cap; reform COLA adjustments: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Additional $158 million for early childhood education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Create non-religious charter schools as open alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+5 points on Social scale)
Preserve funding and access to state park lands: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Investigated Seattle Police Department for biased policing: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Establish a federal Office for Immigrant Integration: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Trans Pacific Partnership hides corporate giveaways: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
OneAmerica: foster post-9-11 hate-free zone for Muslims: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ensure disabled veterans receive needed assistance: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Automatic voter registration & felon re-enfranchisement: Strongly Favors topic 16
Overturn Citizens United; dark money stifles elections: 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)
Stand up to climate change deniers & toxic fracking: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes jail sentences for non-violent drug offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 20

Pramila Jayapal is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive.
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