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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How David Leyonhjelm voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Bills: Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2018; Reference to Committee (6 Dec 2018)

“I seek leave to make a brief statement.”

Bills: Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2018; Reference to Committee (6 Dec 2018)

“This motion makes no provision for participating members on the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters. Previous inquiries have had to have amendments put through both houses subsequently to allow participating members. I would ask the Senate that that factor be addressed now, rather than coming back to it later.”

Committees: Selection of Bills Committee; Report (6 Dec 2018)

“There is no fourth paragraph on anything that's been circulated near my desk. There are only three.”

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  • Has spoken in 114 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 287 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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