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2004 former Reform Party nominee for Vice President; previously Candidate for CA Governor:
Peter Camejo on the Issues

Peter Camejo on Abortion

  • Abortions should always be legally available. (Oct 2002)

Peter Camejo on Budget & Economy

  • Wealthiest should be taxed at the same rate as others. (Sep 2003)
  • Audit is needed for responsible government spending. (Sep 2003)

Peter Camejo on Civil Rights

  • PATRIOT Act violates 4th Amendment; voting for it is illegal. (Jan 2004)
  • Illegal immigrants are here so give them a driver's license. (Sep 2003)
  • Prop 54 promotes ignorance. (Sep 2003)
  • Prop 54 worships ignorance: collect racial profiling data. (Sep 2003)
  • Full and equal rights, including same-sex marriage. (Sep 2003)
  • Recognize civil unions & allow homosexual marriage. (Jul 2002)
  • Ban racial profiling; expand definition of hate crime. (Jul 2002)

Peter Camejo on Corporations

  • GOP openly support corporatism; Dems prevent mass opposition. (Jan 2004)
  • White-collar criminals must be punished by tough laws. (Sep 2003)

Peter Camejo on Crime

  • Dems oppose social movements like fighting death penalty. (Jan 2004)
  • Totally opposed to death penalty, along with rest of world. (Sep 2003)
  • Three Strikes is wrong-against life in prison for thieves. (Sep 2003)
  • Moratorium on death penalty. (Jul 2002)
  • Don't use Three Strikes for small crimes. (Jul 2002)

Peter Camejo on Drugs

  • Supports medical marijuana; tobacco is more addictive. (Sep 2003)

Peter Camejo on Education

  • Privatization is hidden agenda of high school testing. (Sep 2003)
  • Use a holistic approach instead of high school testing. (Sep 2003)
  • Davis appropriately increasing education spending. (Sep 2003)
  • Pay teachers more than prison guards. (Nov 2002)

Peter Camejo on Energy & Oil

  • Energy deregulation + corporate management = world crisis. (Sep 2003)
  • Become world leader in renewable energy. (Sep 2003)
  • Tax all carbon sources, including gasoline. (Jul 2002)

Peter Camejo on Environment

No stance on record.

Peter Camejo on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Peter Camejo on Foreign Policy

  • Overwhelming majority of world opposes Bush's war policies. (Jan 2004)

Peter Camejo on Free Trade

  • Both parties stand for corporate globalization. (Jan 2004)

Peter Camejo on Government Reform

  • One-person-one-vote needs a multi-party system. (Jan 2004)
  • Empower the local governments. (Sep 2003)
  • Open political system with IRV and proportional assembly. (Sep 2003)
  • Encourage volunteerism and political activism. (Nov 2002)
  • Green's contributions for message; Dem-Rep's for investments. (Nov 2002)
  • Full disclosure, spending limits, & state campaign finance. (Jul 2002)
  • Supports IRV, on-line voting, & same-day registration. (Jul 2002)

Peter Camejo on Gun Control

  • More gun restrictions within second amendment. (Sep 2003)

Peter Camejo on Health Care

  • SB-2 is a good start but we need $4 billion & single-payer. (Sep 2003)

Peter Camejo on Homeland Security

No stance on record.

Peter Camejo on Immigration

  • End apartheid system of defining some immigrants as illegal. (Sep 2003)
  • Give drivers license to Anglo immigrants AND to Latinos. (Sep 2003)
  • Immigrants are necessary to keeping the economy strong. (Nov 2002)

Peter Camejo on Jobs

  • Dems pass small minimum wage increases to placate people. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports required overtime pay & getting workers' fair share. (Sep 2003)

Peter Camejo on Local Issues

No stance on record.

Peter Camejo on Principles & Values

  • Avocado Declaration: Dems & GOP work together to favor rich. (Aug 2004)
  • Confront the major parties, rather than build Greens locally. (Aug 2004)
  • Competed in 1960 Olympics in yachting. (Aug 2004)
  • Republicans funding Nader/Camejo as well as Bush. (Jul 2004)
  • Davis sells legislation; decisions are based on money. (Sep 2003)
  • His candidacy broadened the debate and gave people choices. (Nov 2002)

Peter Camejo on Social Security

No stance on record.

Peter Camejo on Tax Reform

  • Economy will recover when wealthiest pay fair share of taxes. (Sep 2003)
  • Cutting car tax means cutting education; protect it instead. (Sep 2003)
  • Balance budget by having richest 5% pay same taxes as others. (Sep 2003)
  • Streamline all departments to reduce taxes. (Jul 2002)

Peter Camejo on War & Peace

  • Immediate withdrawal of American troops from Iraq. (Aug 2004)

Peter Camejo on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.