Jim Renacci on Crime
Opposes capital punishment
Renacci, a father of three, grew up in a blue collar family in western Pennsylvania and was the first in his family to graduate college. He began his career as an accountant before shifting to business management and ownership. He was a volunteer
firefighter, city councilman and mayor in Wadsworth. He opposes abortion, capital punishment and gay marriage but supports Trump's proposals to build a wall on the border with Mexico, impose a temporary travel ban and repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Source: Dayton Daily News on 2018 Ohio gubernatorial race
, Feb 4, 2017
Supports the death penalty.
Renacci supports the PVS survey question on the death penalty
Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 16% did so in the 2010 races.
Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Crime Issues: Do you support capital punishment for certain crimes?'
Source: Project Vote Smart 10-PVS-q8 on Nov 2, 2010
Rated 77% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance.
Renacci scores 77% by the NAPO on crime & police issues
Ratings by the National Association of Police Organizations indicate support or opposition to issues of importance to police and crime. The organization's self-description: "The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a coalition of police units and associations from across the United States. NAPO was organized for the purpose of advancing the interests of America's law enforcement officers through legislative advocacy, political action, and education.
"Increasingly, the rights and interests of law enforcement officers have been the subject of legislative, executive, and judicial action in the nationís capital. NAPO works to influence the course of national affairs where law enforcement interests are concerned. The following list includes examples of NAPOís accomplishments:
- Enactment of the Fair Sentencing Act
- Enactment of the National AMBER Alert Act
- Enactment of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act
- Enactment of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act
- Enactment of the Law Enforcement Officers' Safety Act (Right to Carry Legislation)
VoteMatch scoring for the NAPO ratings is as follows:
Source: NAPO ratings on Congress and politicians 2014_NAPO on Dec 31, 2014
- 0%-50%: soft on crime and police issues;
- 50%-75%: mixed record on crime and police issues;
- 75%-100%: tough on crime and police issues.
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