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Ben Carson
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Chris Christie
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Carly Fiorina
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Evan McMullin on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Discontinue funding Planned Parenthood. (Nov 2016)
  • Pro-life. (Oct 2016)
  • Subsidizing abortion undermines dignity of mother and child. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Budget & Economy
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  • Worked as investment banker at Goldman Sachs. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Civil Rights
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  • My faith believes in traditional marriage. (Nov 2016)
  • I believe in traditional marriage; but not everyone does. (Oct 2016)
  • Diversity--race, religion, nationality--is an American ideal. (Feb 2016)
Evan McMullin on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Evan McMullin on Crime
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  • Require police to wear body cameras. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes death penalty. (Oct 2016)
  • Promising law & order won't justify infringing civil rights. (Jul 2016)
Evan McMullin on Drugs
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  • Opposes legalization of marijuana. (Oct 2016)
Evan McMullin on Education
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  • Don't tax the rich to reduce student loan interest. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes Common Core national standards. (Nov 2016)
  • Replace failing education system with local control. (Aug 2016)
  • Make education less expensive, but no federal free college. (Feb 2016)
Evan McMullin on Energy & Oil
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  • Yes to nuclear power, but no wind power subsidy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports fracking & offshore drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federal regulation to prevent climate change. (Nov 2016)
  • Expand offshore oil drilling. (Oct 2016)
  • Expand domestic energy production across the board. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Environment
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  • Don't require GMO labels for genetically-engineered food. (Nov 2016)
Evan McMullin on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Evan McMullin on Foreign Policy
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  • The U.S. should remain in the United Nations. (Oct 2016)
  • Be strong with the Russians and Putin. (Aug 2016)
  • American leadership instead of withdrawing from the world. (Aug 2016)
  • Advisor to U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (Aug 2016)
  • Democracies don't just happen on their own; US is the driver. (Feb 2016)
Evan McMullin on Free Trade
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  • Consistent conservative in favor of free trade. (Oct 2016)
  • Negotiate stronger trade deals but don't close doors. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Government Reform
Click here for 4 full quotes on Government Reform OR other candidates on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Term limits for members of Congress prevents corruption. (Nov 2016)
  • Photo ID requirement for voting. (Nov 2016)
  • Too much power in Washington and in Executive branch. (Aug 2016)
  • Place federal power into hands of the people & states. (Feb 2016)
Evan McMullin on Gun Control
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  • Don't ban people on "no-fly list" from purchasing guns. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes further restrictions on gun purchases. (Oct 2016)
  • Fundamental right is enshrined in the Second Amendment. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Health Care
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  • No increase of Medicaid funding for low-income individuals. (Nov 2016)
  • Don't regulate the prices of life-saving drugs. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federal requirement that children get vaccinated. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes ObamaCare. (Oct 2016)
  • ObamaCare has driven up costs and reduced access. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Homeland Security
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  • Supports PATRIOT Act, but with limited scope. (Oct 2016)
  • Free America requires strongest in the world. (Aug 2016)
  • Attacking Muslims as a group makes America weaker. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Immigration
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  • No ban on Muslim immigrants, but ban Syrian refugees. (Nov 2016)
  • No subsidized healthcare nor tuition for illegal immigrants. (Nov 2016)
  • Anchor babies ok, but no benefits & no amnesty. (Oct 2016)
  • Worked briefly as UN volunteer refugee resettlement officer. (Aug 2016)
  • Secure our borders and enforce our laws. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Jobs
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  • Opposes raising federal minimum wage. (Oct 2016)
Evan McMullin on Principles & Values
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  • In statistical 3-way tie for electoral votes in Utah. (Oct 2016)
  • Attended Brigham Young U; will contest Trump in Utah. (Aug 2016)
  • Received MBA from Wharton in 2011; unmarried. (Aug 2016)
  • Americans have lost faith in both major parties. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Evan McMullin on Tax Reform
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  • Tax code should be lean, simple, and pro-investment. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Technology
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  • Supports government funding for space travel. (Nov 2016)
Evan McMullin on War & Peace
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  • Served in clandestine CIA in post-9-11 conflict zones. (Aug 2016)
Evan McMullin on Welfare & Poverty
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  • More government poverty programs aren't the single answer. (Aug 2016)
  • Anti-poverty expenditures have done little since1960s. (Feb 2016)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Discontinue funding Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Subsidizing abortion undermines dignity of mother and child: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Diversity--race, religion, nationality--is an American ideal: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
My faith believes in traditional marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
I believe in traditional marriage; but not everyone does: Opposes 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 Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No increase of Medicaid funding for low-income individuals: Opposes topic 5
Don't regulate the prices of life-saving drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports federal requirement that children get vaccinated: Favors topic 5
Opposes ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare has driven up costs and reduced access: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes Common Core national standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Replace failing education system with local control: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
Don't require GMO labels for genetically-engineered food: Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Require police to wear body cameras: Opposes topic 9
Opposes death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't ban people on "no-fly list" from purchasing guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes further restrictions on gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Fundamental right is enshrined in the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't tax the rich to reduce student loan interest: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax code should be lean, simple, and pro-investment: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
No ban on Muslim immigrants, but ban Syrian refugees: Opposes topic 12
No subsidized healthcare nor tuition for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Anchor babies ok, but no benefits & no amnesty: Opposes topic 12
Secure our borders and enforce our laws: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Consistent conservative in favor of free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Negotiate stronger trade deals but don't close doors: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
American leadership instead of withdrawing from the world: Favors topic 14
Worked briefly as UN volunteer refugee resettlement officer: Opposes topic 14
Democracies don't just happen on their own; US is the driver: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Free America requires strongest in the world: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Term limits for members of Congress prevents corruption: Favors topic 16
Photo ID requirement for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
The U.S. should remain in the United Nations: Favors topic 17
Be strong with the Russians and Putin: Opposes topic 17
Served in clandestine CIA in post-9-11 conflict zones: Opposes topic 17
Attacking Muslims as a group makes America weaker: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Yes to nuclear power, but no wind power subsidy: Opposes topic 18
Supports fracking & offshore drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes federal regulation to prevent climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Expand offshore oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Expand domestic energy production across the board: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes legalization of marijuana: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports government funding for space travel: Favors topic 20
Opposes raising federal minimum wage: Opposes topic 20
Worked as investment banker at Goldman Sachs: Opposes topic 20
Place federal power into hands of the people & states: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Evan McMullin is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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