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Collin Peterson

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
US Representative
District:
7
Political Affiliation:
Democrat

Survey

Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Position based upon candidate record or extensive research

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should abortions be banned after 20 weeks, the point at which an unborn child can feel pain? Y Note: Co-sponsor, Life at Conception Act, H.R. 616,
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2. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood? Y Note: Endorsed by Democrats for Life of America.
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3. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of gender reassignment surgeries? N Note: Amendment to Stop DOD Transgender Funding. 2017 Roll Call No. 369.
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4. Do you support school choice legislation, such as tuition tax credits, that would enable parents to choose the school that best suits their child’s needs? N Note: Endorsed by Education Minnesota.
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5. Should people have their religious liberties protected if they refuse to celebrate a same sex wedding? - Note: Did not vote on Equality Act.
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6. Do you support criminal justice reforms aimed at reducing recidivism such as the First Step Act? Y Note: Vote in favor of First Step Act H.R. 5682.
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7. Do you support increasing security at America's borders? Y Note: “I support spending money on border security where it’s most effective and makes the most sense.”
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8. Do you support granting asylum to those who have suffered political, ethnic, or religious persecution? Y Note: Endorsed Democratic candidate. 2016 Democratic Party Platform.
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9. Do you support a path to legal residency for immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as minors but have lived law-abiding and productive lives as adults? - Note: “In the past I have supported increased vetting of those wishing to enter our country. That said, I have reservations with how the Administration has gone about this process with a broad stroke of the pen, instead of working with Congress to ensure a dialogue and getting to a sensible solution that protects Americans at home and our troops abroad while maintaining our core values and respect for Constitutional rights.”
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