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San Diego County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
United States Representative; District 52


The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of California and asked of all candidates for this office.     See below for questions on Economy, Federal Budget, Energy, Health Care, Campaign Financing

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? 1. In this time of high unemployment, what are the most important steps that should be taken to improve our nationís economy?

Answer from Michael "Mike" Benoit:

A moratorium on payroll deductions. End to all foreign military operations and and end to all foreign aid.

? 2. How should federal budget priorities be changed, now and into the future? How will you balance the costs of military action overseas and national security with the costs of domestic needs?

Answer from Michael "Mike" Benoit:

Bring the troops home and put them on the US border. Stop all federal unconstitutional spending.

? 3. What, if anything, should be done by the federal government to address our dependence on fossil fuels or spur the use of clean energy?

Answer from Michael "Mike" Benoit:

Release the prohibitions on alternative fuels.

? 4. What, if any, changes should be made to current federal policies or programs that promote or provide health coverage for Americans?

Answer from Michael "Mike" Benoit:

End all federal interference in the health care industry.

? 5. What, if any, changes should be made to federal rules on campaign financing or disclosure of political expenditures?

Answer from Michael "Mike" Benoit:

End all federal prohibitions on the amounts of money indidividuals can contribute.


Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League.  Candidates' responses are not edited or corrected by the League. No candidate may refer to another candidate in the response.

The order of the candidates is random and changes daily. Candidates who did not respond are not listed on this page.


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