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Minnesota House
Angie Craig
(Democrat, district 2)
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Angie Craig on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • No one should ever come between a woman and her doctor. (Apr 2020)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Angie Craig on Budget & Economy
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  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Angie Craig on Civil Rights
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  • CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right. (Jul 2018)
  • Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2021)
Angie Craig on Corporations
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  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes don't promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on corporate transparency. (Oct 2019)
Angie Craig on Crime
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  • Sponsored stricter rules for police accountability. (Feb 2021)
Angie Craig on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Angie Craig on Education
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  • Prioritize funding for public schools, students, teachers. (Apr 2020)
  • Remote special ed financial strain for school districts. (Apr 2020)
  • Career-training program as alternative to college. (Oct 2018)
  • Prioritize increasing access to vocational training. (Sep 2018)
  • CC:No vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination. (Sep 2020)
Angie Craig on Energy & Oil
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  • Maintain a strong Renewable Fuel Standard. (Apr 2020)
  • We can become a world leader in green innovation. (Apr 2020)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Angie Craig on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Angie Craig on Families & Children
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  • Subject of landmark ruling for LGBTQ+ couples to adopt. (Jul 2021)
  • Establish national paid family leave. (Apr 2020)
Angie Craig on Foreign Policy
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  • We're strongest when we're leading a coalition of countries. (Apr 2020)
  • Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
Angie Craig on Free Trade
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  • Haphazard trade policy compromises national security. (Apr 2020)
  • Oppose using farmers as political pawns in trade wars. (Apr 2020)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
Angie Craig on Government Reform
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  • Reform our campaign finance system. (Apr 2020)
  • Pledges to hold a monthly public town hall. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations. (Aug 2018)
  • Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access. (Mar 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access. (Feb 2021)
  • Sponsored impeachment of Trump for inciting insurrection. (Jan 2021)
  • Sponsored bill for statehood for Washington D.C. (Apr 2021)
  • Sponsored "Protecting Our Democracy" to restrict president. (Oct 2021)
Angie Craig on Gun Control
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  • Can address gun violence and protect Second Amendment. (Apr 2020)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
  • Sponsored bill for background checks for private transfers. (Mar 2021)
Angie Craig on Health Care
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  • Co-sponsored bill to let Medicare negotiate drug prices. (Apr 2020)
  • Establish public option plan, increase competition. (Apr 2020)
  • Veterans deserve access to the best healthcare & treatment. (Apr 2020)
  • Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Angie Craig on Homeland Security
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  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
  • Combat international and domestic Islamophobia. (Dec 2021)
Angie Craig on Immigration
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  • Reform ICE; smart border security; path to citizenship. (Apr 2020)
  • PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship. (Aug 2018)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Mar 2019)
  • Disallow immigration bans based on religion. (Apr 2021)
Angie Craig on Jobs
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  • Extend Paycheck Protection Program for an additional 5 weeks. (Jun 2022)
  • Labor built our middle class & drives our economy. (Apr 2020)
  • Create training partnerships between employers, schools. (Apr 2020)
  • Encourage industry to recruit, hire, and train veterans. (Apr 2020)
  • Ensure every woman is paid fairly for equal work. (Apr 2020)
  • Sponsored bill for strengthening union organizing. (Mar 2021)
Angie Craig on Principles & Values
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  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Create Commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riots. (Jun 2021)
Angie Craig on Social Security
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  • Strengthen Social Security & Medicare; shore up funding. (Apr 2020)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by NCPSSM for protecting Social Security and Medicare. (Jun 2022)
Angie Craig on Tax Reform
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  • CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Angie Craig on Technology
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  • Expanding access to broadband in rural areas. (Apr 2020)
  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Angie Craig on War & Peace
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  • PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast. (Aug 2018)
  • Remove US Forces from Hostilities Against Yemen. (Feb 2019)
  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
  • Repeal 2002 Military Force Authorization against Iraq. (Jun 2021)
Angie Craig on Welfare & Poverty
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.


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)
No one should ever come between a woman and her doctor: Strongly Favors topic 1
CC:Publicly fund abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors: Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure every woman is paid fairly for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Combat international and domestic Islamophobia: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Subject of landmark ruling for LGBTQ+ couples to adopt: Strongly Favors topic 3
CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right: 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)
Co-sponsored bill to let Medicare negotiate drug prices: Strongly Favors topic 5
Establish public option plan, increase competition: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen Social Security & Medicare; shore up funding: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Endorsed Endorsed by NCPSSM for protecting Social Security and Medicare: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Prioritize funding for public schools, students, teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Create training partnerships between employers, schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Remote special ed financial strain for school districts: Strongly Opposes topic 7
CC:No vouchers for private schools: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored stricter rules for police accountability: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Can address gun violence and protect Second Amendment: Opposes topic 10
Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Sponsored bill for background checks for private transfers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts: Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reform ICE; smart border security; path to citizenship: Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Disallow immigration bans based on religion: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Haphazard trade policy compromises national security: Strongly Favors topic 13
Oppose using farmers as political pawns in trade wars: Strongly Favors topic 13
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We're strongest when we're leading a coalition of countries: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Veterans deserve access to the best healthcare & treatment: Strongly Favors topic 15
Encourage industry to recruit, hire, and train veterans: Favors topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
Remove US Forces from Hostilities Against Yemen: Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Repeal 2002 Military Force Authorization against Iraq: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Maintain a strong Renewable Fuel Standard: Strongly Favors topic 18
We can become a world leader in green innovation: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Extend Paycheck Protection Program for an additional 5 weeks: Strongly Favors topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20
$1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Favors topic 20

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