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Green challenger (AK):
Jim Sykes on the Issues

Jim Sykes on Abortion

  • Decision must ultimately be made by a woman. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Budget & Economy

No stance on record.

Jim Sykes on Civil Rights

  • Fought for native Alaskan subsistence rights. (Jun 2004)
  • Support same-sex civil marriage. (Jun 2004)
  • Continue affirmative action programs. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Corporations

  • Stop BP-Arco monopoly. (Jun 2004)

Jim Sykes on Crime

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

Jim Sykes on Drugs

  • Eliminate funding for the war on drugs. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Education

  • Fund school system through block grants. (Jun 2004)
  • Supports charters and other flexible funding options. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Energy & Oil

  • Support the All-Alaska Gas Line. (Jun 2004)
  • Promote renewable and clean energy. (May 2004)
  • Keep ANWR free from drilling. (May 2004)
  • Supports All-Alaska gas line over AlCan. (May 2004)

Jim Sykes on Environment

  • Support keeping the Arctic Refuge intact. (Jun 2004)

Jim Sykes on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Jim Sykes on Foreign Policy

  • Take a more active role in the UN. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Free Trade

  • Recommend repeal of NAFTA and GATT. (Jun 2004)
  • Human rights record shouldn't affect trade. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Government Reform

  • Support campaign finance reform & public financing. (Jun 2004)
  • Get Big Money out of AK Politics. (May 2004)

Jim Sykes on Gun Control

  • Require background checks and safety locks. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Health Care

  • Single-payer universal health care. (Jun 2004)
  • Comprehensive universal health care for all. (May 2004)

Jim Sykes on Homeland Security

  • Against "Star Wars" National Missile Defense. (Jun 2004)
  • Switch funding from military hardware to energy research. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Immigration

  • Social services and legalization for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Jobs

No stance on record.

Jim Sykes on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Jim Sykes on Social Security

  • Medicare too important to trust to for-profit corporations. (Jul 2002)

Jim Sykes on Tax Reform

  • Fight for Alaskans' Permanent Fund Dividend. (Jun 2004)
  • Protect PFD. (May 2004)

Jim Sykes on War & Peace

  • Out-think adversaries instead of out-shooting them. (Jun 2004)

Jim Sykes on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.