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Alma Adams on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • A free woman must own and control her own body. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Jan 2015)
Alma Adams on Budget & Economy
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Alma Adams on Civil Rights
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  • Do more to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. (Aug 2014)
  • Do more for civil rights including the LGBT community. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
Alma Adams on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alma Adams on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alma Adams on Drugs
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  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
Alma Adams on Education
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  • Fight against vouchers & reckless cuts to public education. (Aug 2014)
Alma Adams on Energy & Oil
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Alma Adams on Environment
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  • Protect our environment for future generations. (Aug 2014)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2014)
Alma Adams on Families & Children
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  • Six weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Feb 2015)
Alma Adams on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alma Adams on Free Trade
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  • Oppose unfair trade deals that give away jobs overseas. (Aug 2014)
  • $25B more loans from Export-Import Bank. (Feb 2015)
Alma Adams on Government Reform
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  • Rework Voting Rights Act to address voter suppression. (Aug 2014)
  • Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers. (Jan 2015)
  • No separate contribution limits for party activities. (Jan 2015)
  • Statehood for the District of Columbia. (Jan 2015)
  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Mar 2015)
Alma Adams on Gun Control
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  • Start by having some common sense gun laws. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
Alma Adams on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare has moved us further in the right direction. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
Alma Adams on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alma Adams on Immigration
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  • Opposes deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
Alma Adams on Jobs
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Alma Adams on Principles & Values
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Alma Adams on Social Security
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  • Protect and fund Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2014)
Alma Adams on Tax Reform
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Alma Adams on Technology
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Alma Adams on War & Peace
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Alma Adams on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Don't cut food stamps: a hand up, not a hand out. (Aug 2014)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
A free woman must own and control her own body: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Supports abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Do more to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Do more for civil rights including the LGBT community: Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: 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)
ObamaCare has moved us further in the right direction: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing Obamacare: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing Obamacare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect and fund Social Security and Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight against vouchers & reckless cuts to public education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect our environment for future generations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Start by having some common sense gun laws: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes deportation of illlegals: Favors topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Oppose unfair trade deals that give away jobs overseas: Strongly Opposes topic 13
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
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)
Rework Voting Rights Act to address voter suppression: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
No separate contribution limits for party activities: Favors topic 16
Statehood for the District of Columbia: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: 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)
Opposes Keystone XL: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating CO2: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes Keystone XL: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating CO2: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform: Neutral on topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Don't cut food stamps: a hand up, not a hand out: Favors topic 20
Supports stimulus spending: Favors topic 20
Supports stimulus spending: Favors topic 20

Alma Adams is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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