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vs.Frank Gilbert(L)
**AZ Jan Brewer(R)
Doug Ducey(R)
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vs.JL Mealer(I)
vs.Frank Riggs(R)
*CA Jerry Brown(D)
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*CO John Hickenlooper(D)
vs.Bob Beauprez(R)
vs.Tom Tancredo(R)
vs.Matthew Hess(L)
*CT Dan Malloy(D)
vs.Tom Foley(R)
& David Walker(Lt.Gov)
DE Jack Markell(D)
*FL Rick Scott(R)
vs.Charlie Crist(D)
vs.Alexander Snitker(L)
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*IA Terry Branstad(R)
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*ID Butch Otter(R)
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IN Mike Pence(R)
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KY Steve Beshear(D)
LA Bobby Jindal(R)
**MA Deval Patrick(D)
Martha Coakley(D)
Karyn Polito(D,Lt.Gov.)
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vs.Dan Wolf(D)
**MD Martin O`Malley(D)
*ME Paul LePage(R)
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*MI Rick Snyder(R)
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*MN Mark Dayton(D)
MO Jay Nixon(D)
MS Phil Bryant(R)
MT Steve Bullock(D)
NC Pat McCrory(R)
ND Jack Dalrymple(R)
**NE Dave Heineman(R)
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vs.Jon Bruning(R)
*NH Maggie Hassan(D)
NJ Chris Christie(R)
vs.Barbara Buono(D)
*NM Susana Martinez(R)
vs.Gary King(R)
*NV Brian Sandoval(R)
*NY Andrew Cuomo(D)
&Kathy Hochul(D)
vs.Rob Astorino(R)
vs.Zephyr Teachout(D)
vs.Howie Hawkins(G)
*OH John Kasich(R)
*OK Mary Fallin(R)
vs.Joe Dorman(D)
*OR John Kitzhaber(D)
*PA Tom Corbett(R)
vs.Tom Wolf(D)
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**RI Lincoln Chafee(I)
*SC Nikki Haley(R)
*SD Dennis Daugaard(R)
vs.Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin(D)
*TN Bill Haslam(R)
**TX Rick Perry(R)
UT Gary Herbert(R)
VA Terry McAuliffe(D)
vs.Ken Cuccinelli(R)
*VT Peter Shumlin(D)
WA Jay Inslee(D)
*WI Scott Walker(R)
*WV Earl Ray Tomblin(D)
*WY Matt Mead(R)

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Frank Riggs on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Conscience clause for businesses: don't mandate abortion. (Jul 2014)
  • I believe in the sanctity of life. (Jul 2014)
Frank Riggs on Budget & Economy
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  • No one-time gimmicks; we need truth in budgeting. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Civil Rights
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  • Ok for private businesses to decline services to gays. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Frank Riggs on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Riggs on Crime
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  • Endorsed as former cop & prosecutor. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Riggs on Education
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  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Frank Riggs on Energy & Oil
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Riggs on Environment
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  • Oppose job-killing EPA regulatory mandates. (Jul 2014)
Frank Riggs on Families & Children
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  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Riggs on Free Trade
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  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Frank Riggs on Government Reform
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  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Gun Control
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank Riggs on Health Care
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  • Stop the "Obamanization" of Arizona. (Jul 2014)
Frank Riggs on Homeland Security
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  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Immigration
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  • Invest in fencing and additional border resources. (Jul 2014)
  • No "parole in place" amnesty. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Frank Riggs on Jobs
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  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Local Issues
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Frank Riggs on Principles & Values
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  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Social Security
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  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Tax Reform
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  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
Frank Riggs on Technology
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Frank Riggs on War & Peace
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  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Frank Riggs on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Entitlement society encourages dependency on government. (Jul 2014)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)


VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Conscience clause for businesses: don't mandate abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I believe in the sanctity of life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ok for private businesses to decline services to gays: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stop the "Obamanization" of Arizona: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose job-killing EPA regulatory mandates: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed as former cop & prosecutor: Favors topic 9
More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty: Favors topic 9
YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Favors topic 9
NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Favors topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Invest in fencing and additional border resources: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No "parole in place" amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
No US troops under UN command; more defense spending: Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No one-time gimmicks; we need truth in budgeting: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Frank Riggs is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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