Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Michigan District 01
Rep. Dan Benishek
Rep. Dan Benishek (R) is anti-choice. He is the incumbent.
Rep. Benishek earned a 0-percent score in NARAL Pro-Choice America's 2011 Congressional Record on Choice.
Voted twice to block Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funds, which would have denied millions of Americans access to contraception, cancer screenings, and other basic medical care.
Voted for H.R.3, a bill that would ban abortion coverage in state health-insurance exchanges; impose tax penalties on small businesses and many individuals who purchase private health plans that include abortion coverage; and make permanent several restrictions that block many women from accessing abortion care.
Voted to allow hospitals to refuse to provide emergency abortion care to women who could die without it.
Gary McDowell (D) is anti-choice.
Voted for a bill in the state house that"asserts that late-term/partial-birth abortions are never medically necessary to preserve the health of the mother."
Ellis Boal (G) has no known position on choice.
Emily Salvette (L) has no known position on choice.