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Candidate Positions on Universal health care

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 universal health care?
Michele M. BachmannMichele M. Bachmann ANSWER OPTION: Oppose. Free market sources have given us that health care because the best research and development in the world.

El TinklenbergEl Tinklenberg ANSWER OPTION: A system of universal health care should include both private and competitively-priced public plans, so individuals can decide which option works best for their health needs.