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Mike Crane's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

Pro-life Inferred Answer Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Mike is proudly pro-life and in the State Senate successfully led the fight to end taxpayer funding of abortion. Mike will defend the sanctity of life at every turn." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
No Inferred Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Mike took the lead in 2015 to oppose a massive tax increase on Georgia’s families. Thanks to Mike’s leadership, the proposed tax increase was cut in half, before final passage (over Mike’s passionate opposition)." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Crime: Do you support mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "As our Congressman, Mike will continue doing the same thing he’s done in the Georgia Senate –fighting against out-of-control spending by politicians in both parties." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Economy: Do you support lowering taxes as a means of promoting economic growth? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Education: Do you generally support requiring states to adopt federal education standards? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "We must introduce more market based incentives into our education and healthcare systems, which will produce better results, better products, and greater value." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
  • Voted in favor of S.B. 167 "Prohibits Common Core Curriculum Standards" http://votesmart.org/bill/votes/46932#.VurqMnUrIfI (votesmart.org)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Energy: Do you support building the Keystone XL pipeline? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Energy: Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Guns: Do you generally support gun-control legislation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "I believe the Constitution clearly establishes the right of every law abiding citizen to own firearms to protect themselves and their loved ones." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/senator-mike-crane-votes-to-pass-campus-carry-bill/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
Yes Inferred Answer Health Care: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "We must introduce more market based incentives into our education and healthcare systems, which will produce better results, better products, and greater value." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
Yes Inferred Answer Immigration: Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "As our Congressman, Mike will fight to end the President’s illegal executive actions and will NEVER vote to allow amnesty." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
No Inferred Answer Marriage: Do you support same-sex marriage? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "As the loving husband of Tracey for over 26 years, Mike believes that marriage is a sacred institution between one man and one woman." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
Yes Inferred Answer National Security: Do you support increased American intervention in Iraq and Syria beyond air support? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Radical jihadists want nothing more to kill innocent Americans and destroy our way of life. As our Congressman, Mike will never compromise American security interests, at home or abroad." https://mikecraneforcongress.com/issues/ (mikecraneforcongress.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Social Security: Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

Key

Candidate Answer

Official Position: Candidate had the Political Courage to address this issue directly.

Inferred Answer

Inferred Position: Candidate refused to address this issue directly, but Project Vote Smart inferred this issue position based on the candidate's public statements, voting record, and evaluations from special interest groups.

Unknown Answer

Unknown Position: Candidate refused to address this issue.

Project Vote Smart's Research: Click on this icon to reveal more information about this candidate's position.

Other or Expanded Principles & Legislative Priorities are entered exactly as the candidate has submitted it. Project Vote Smart does not edit for misspelled words, punctuation or grammar.

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