Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 3, 2009 Virginia General Election

Candidates for Governor, Virginia

Robert F. "Bob" McDonnell - R
Websitewww.governor.virginia.gov
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R. Creigh Deeds - D
Websitesenatordeeds.com
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Robert F. "Bob" McDonnell
R. Creigh Deeds
Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
Schools & Education
Education, a General Statement
School Budget
School Climate
Academic Standards
Parental Involvement
In-state Tuition Reciprocity
Early Childhood Education
Improving Education
Higher Education
Virginia Standards for Teachers
Charter Schools
Virginia Student Loans, and Scholarships
Virginia Tax Credits for Tuition Costs
Local Control Over Education
Achievement Gap
School Safety
Technology & Computers in Schools
Transportation
Traffic & Transportation, a General Statement
Transportation Funding
Dulles Rail
Traffic Congestion
Transportation Trust Fund
Traffic Light Synchronization
Telecommuters
Tolls on Virginia Interstate Highways
Virginia High-Occupancy Lanes
Virginia Transportation Authority
Virginia Highway Congestion
Virginia Roads and Highways
Virginia Rail Transportation
Environment
Virginia's Environment, a General Statement
Chesapeake Bay
Alternative Power Sources
Virginia Greenhouse-gas Emission Limits
Virginia Clean Air and Water
Virginia's Land, Rivers and Lakes
Crime & Public Safety
Virginia Crime, a General Statement
Gangs
Sex-related Crimes
Sex Offender Registration
Identity Theft
Virginia Law Enforcement
Reducing Crime in Virginia
Virginia Crimes Against Children
Virginia Child Abuse And Neglect
Virginia Domestic Violence
Economy
Virginia Economy, a General Statement
Stimulating Virginia's Economy
Jobs
Virginia Jobs, a General Statement
Virginia Job Growth
Virginia Quality of Jobs
Business
Virginia Business, a General Statement
Virginia's Small Businesses
Virginia Business Tax Incentives
Energy
Virginia Energy, a General Statement
Virginia Energy Efficiency Standards
Renewable Energy
Alternate Energy Development
Health
Virginia Health, a General Statement
Improving Virginia Health Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Virginia Children's Health Care
Virginia Obesity
Virginia Smoking
Virginia Mental Health Care
Virginia Nursing Homes, Hospices and Assisted Living
Medical
Virginia Medical Research
Improving Virginia Medical Facilities
Attracting Doctors and Medical Care Providers
Virginia Medical Malpractice Damage Caps
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
Virginia Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Virginia Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Illegal Drugs
Virginia Illegal Drugs, a General Statement
Courts
Virginia Courts, a General Statement
Guns
Virginia Guns, a General Statement
Citizens Bearing Arms
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Beneifts
Diversity
Diversity, General Statement
Gay
Virginia Gay Marriage
Virginia State Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Abortion
Virginia Abortion, a General Statement
Right to Life, a General Statement
Virginia Parental Notification
Partial-birth Abortions
Virginia Adoption
Government
Virginia State Government and Agencies, a General Statement
Changing Governor's Term In Office
Virginia Redistricting
Virginia Government Reform, a General Statement
Virginia Lobbying Reform
Virginia Influence of Special Interests
Virginia Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Virginia Reform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)
Agriculture
Virginia Agriculture, a General Statement
Farm Corporation Subsidies
Family
Family, a General Statement

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