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AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Miller(L) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L)
AZ: McCain(R) vs.Kirkpatrick(D) vs.Mealer(I) vs.Ward(R)
CA: Harris(D) vs.Sanchez(D) vs.Chavez(R) vs.Del Beccaro(R) vs.Sundheim(R) vs.Brannon(R)
CO: Bennet(D) vs.Glenn(R) vs.Neville(R) vs.Frazier(R) vs.Keyser(R) vs.Littleton(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D) vs.Carter(R) vs.Orchulli(R) vs.Kudlow(R) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Rubio(R) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Grayson(D) vs.Keith(D) vs.DeSantis(R) vs.Cantera(R)
GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Carroll(R) vs.Pirkowski(R) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA: Grassley(R) vs.Judge(D) vs.Fiegen(D) vs.Hogg(D) vs.Krause(D)
ID: Crapo(R) vs.Sturgill(D) vs.Pro-Life(C) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL: Kirk(R)
vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
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vs.Young(R) vs.Stutzman(R) vs.Hill(D) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Bosma(R)
KS: Moran(R) vs.Wiesner(D) vs.Orman(I)
KY: Paul(R) vs.Gray(D) vs.Conway(D)
LA: (runoff Dec. 10) Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Fleming(R) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R) vs.Clements(L)
MD: Van Hollen(D) vs.Szeliga(R) vs.Flowers(G) vs.Douglas(R) vs.Steele(R)
MO: Blunt(R) vs.Kander(D)
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vs. Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
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NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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Richard Longstreth on Abortion
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  • Personally against abortion but no government role to ban it. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Budget & Economy
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  • Stimulus is what causes the free market to fail. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Civil Rights
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  • No government role in diversity of private business. (Aug 2016)
  • Comfortable with same-sex marriage. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Richard Longstreth on Crime
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  • Don't imprison people for victimless˙crimes. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Drugs
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  • End the drug war & don't tell us what to do with our bodies. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Education
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  • Individuals deserve choice in schools. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Energy & Oil
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Richard Longstreth on Environment
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  • EPA regulations are too restrictive. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Families & Children
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Richard Longstreth on Foreign Policy
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Richard Longstreth on Free Trade
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  • Support & expand free trade. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Government Reform
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  • Make voter registration easier. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Health Care
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  • Government should not be involved in healthcare. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Homeland Security
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  • Let's cut the military & close bases. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Immigration
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  • We already have a pathway to citizenship. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Jobs
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Richard Longstreth on Principles & Values
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  • No endorsement of religion, but don't remove references. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Social Security
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  • Privatize Social Security. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Tax Reform
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  • Why should we punish success with higher taxes? (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Technology
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Richard Longstreth on War & Peace
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  • Avoid foreign entanglements. (Aug 2016)
Richard Longstreth on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Personally against abortion but no government role to ban it: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No government role in diversity of private business: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comfortable with same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
No endorsement of religion, but don't remove references: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Government should not be involved in healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Privatize Social Security: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Individuals deserve choice in schools: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
EPA regulations are too restrictive: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't imprison people for victimless˙crimes: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Why should we punish success with higher taxes?: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
We already have a pathway to citizenship: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support & expand free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Let's cut the military & close bases: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Make voter registration easier: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Avoid foreign entanglements: Strongly Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
End the drug war & don't tell us what to do with our bodies: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stimulus is what causes the free market to fail: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Richard Longstreth is a Hard-Core Libertarian.
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