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Jimmy Gomez on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Fight for Planned Parenthood and women's access. (Jun 2017)
  • Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions. (Aug 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jimmy Gomez on Civil Rights
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  • Defend LGBTQIA rights, including seniors. (Jun 2017)
  • Retrofit facilities for Americans with Disabilities Act. (Jun 2017)
  • Protect Social Security from GOP restructuring. (Jun 2017)
  • Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants. (Aug 2014)
Jimmy Gomez on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jimmy Gomez on Crime
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  • Ban for-profit prisons; support sentencing reform. (Jun 2017)
Jimmy Gomez on Drugs
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  • Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor. (Sep 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Education
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  • Public college education should be debt free. (Jun 2017)
  • Vouchers take resources out of public education. (Jun 2017)
  • Allow bilingual education in public schools. (Aug 2014)
  • Replace school achievement testing with progress testing. (Sep 2013)
  • Allow student sports choice based on gender identity. (May 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Energy & Oil
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  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. (Jun 2017)
  • Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023. (Aug 2014)
  • Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed. (Sep 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Environment
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  • Fund river revitalization; fight for environmental justice. (Jun 2017)
  • Protect endangered species; and protect animal shelters. (Jun 2017)
  • Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency. (Aug 2014)
  • Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency. (Aug 2014)
  • $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles. (Sep 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Families & Children
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  • Expand Paid Family Leave. (Jun 2017)
Jimmy Gomez on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jimmy Gomez on Free Trade
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Jimmy Gomez on Government Reform
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  • Replace Citizen's United with public financing. (Jun 2017)
  • Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots. (Aug 2014)
  • Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United. (Jan 2014)
Jimmy Gomez on Gun Control
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  • Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles. (Sep 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Health Care
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  • Supports single-payer at state level and federal level. (Jun 2017)
  • Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare. (Jun 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Homeland Security
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  • VA medical benefits, job training, and housing loans. (Jun 2017)
Jimmy Gomez on Immigration
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  • Deporting parents of U.S. citizens is morally wrong. (Jun 2017)
  • Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants. (Sep 2013)
Jimmy Gomez on Jobs
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  • Raise the national minimum wage. (Jun 2017)
  • Equal pay for equal work & Paycheck Fairness Act. (Jun 2017)
Jimmy Gomez on Principles & Values
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Jimmy Gomez on Social Security
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Jimmy Gomez on Tax Reform
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Jimmy Gomez on Technology
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  • Ban drone use for photography on private property. (Aug 2015)
Jimmy Gomez on War & Peace
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Jimmy Gomez on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for Planned Parenthood and women's access: Strongly Favors topic 1
Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Retrofit facilities for Americans with Disabilities Act: Favors topic 2
Equal pay for equal work & Paycheck Fairness Act: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Defend LGBTQIA rights, including seniors: Strongly Favors topic 3
Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants: Strongly Favors topic 3
Allow student sports choice based on gender identity: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports single-payer at state level and federal level: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security from GOP restructuring: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers take resources out of public education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Replace school achievement testing with progress testing: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fund river revitalization; fight for environmental justice: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency: Strongly Opposes topic 8
$48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Ban for-profit prisons; support sentencing reform: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles: Strongly Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Deporting parents of U.S. citizens is morally wrong: Strongly Favors topic 12
Allow bilingual education in public schools: Favors topic 12
Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
VA medical benefits, job training, and housing loans: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Replace Citizen's United with public financing: Strongly Favors topic 16
Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots: Opposes topic 16
Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020: Strongly Favors topic 18
Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023: Strongly Favors topic 18
Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Jimmy Gomez is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive.
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