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Candidate Positions on Same-sex marriage

The following positions reflect those used for each candidate in the Select A Candidate survey. They come from the candidates; public statements, Web sites, and responses to Minnesota Public Radio questionnaires. In some cases, candidiates have failed to respond to inquiries, and their position is noted as "No known opinion."

Question: Do you favor or oppose a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman?
John KlineJohn Kline ANSWER OPTION: I support legislation that defines marriage as one-man-one-woman and also legislation that bans gay marriage.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: Kline voted YES on both, legislation on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman and on YES on a Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (More Info)

Steve SarviSteve Sarvi ANSWER OPTION: Marriage traditionally has been and should continue to be an issue decided by the states.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: Marriage traditionally has been and should continue to be an issue decided by the states.