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Former Democratic Rep (GA-4); 2004 former Senate challenger:
Denise Majette on the Issues

Denise Majette on Abortion

  • Support a woman's right to choose. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Budget & Economy

  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)

Denise Majette on Civil Rights

  • Supports affirmative action. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)

Denise Majette on Corporations

  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 43% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Crime

  • Eliminate the use of the death penalty. (Jul 2002)
  • Support alternative sentencing and rehabilitation programs. (Jul 2002)

Denise Majette on Drugs

  • Decriminalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2002)

Denise Majette on Education

  • Fully fund No Child Left Behind and Headstart. (Oct 2004)
  • Education creates a trained, skilled, competitive workforce. (Aug 2004)
  • Supports charter schools and flexible funding. (Jul 2002)
  • Increase federal funding; no vouchers. (Oct 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Energy & Oil

  • Re-enter the Kyoto treaty process. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)

Denise Majette on Environment

  • Strengthen Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act. (Aug 2004)
  • More open space; less commercial logging in USFS land. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Families & Children

  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-family voting record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Denise Majette on Free Trade

  • Supports NAFTA, GATT, WTO. (Jul 2002)
  • End Cuba trade embargo; undecided on China. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)

Denise Majette on Government Reform

  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)

Denise Majette on Gun Control

  • Support gun safety requirements including gun locks. (Oct 2002)
  • Require gun safety courses before purchasing. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)

Denise Majette on Health Care

  • Voted against the drug bill set up by the drug companies. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Homeland Security

  • Deficits make it hard to fund the war on terrorism. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Immigration

  • Allow legalization for aliens working in US. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Jobs

  • Fund job training and small business development. (Aug 2004)
  • Increase the minimum wage. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Principles & Values

  • by MoveOn for moderate progressive principles. (Sep 2004)

Denise Majette on Social Security

  • No risky privatization schemes. (Oct 2004)
  • Protect and preserve without privatization schemes. (Aug 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on Tax Reform

  • A national sales tax is a tax increase to most Americans. (Oct 2004)
  • Repeal the estate tax; don't penalize financial success. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Rated 23% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)

Denise Majette on War & Peace

  • Isakson voted against providing $1,500 bonuses to soldiers. (Oct 2004)
  • Work with international community to restore Iraq. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)

Denise Majette on Welfare & Poverty

  • Poverty aid thru religious and community groups. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)