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Candidate Positions on Abortion

Read the full responses from candidates below. “Answer option” is the choice given in the quiz, and “Candidate’s position” shows the candidate’s response to MPR News.

Question: Do you favor or oppose legalized abortion?
Ed MatthewsEd Matthews ANSWER OPTION: Abortions should always be illegal except when the life of the woman is endangered.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: According to a VoteSmart.org Political Courage Test. (More Info)

Betty McCollumBetty McCollum ANSWER OPTION: Abortions should always be legal.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: McCollum has a consistent voting record against legislation that would restrict abortion. (More Info)