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Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Ron Barber on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Women have right to make choices about contraception. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
Ron Barber on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Ron Barber on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jun 2013)
Ron Barber on Corporations
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  • Cut red tape, regulations and anti-business tax policies. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Ron Barber on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Education
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Energy & Oil
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  • Make AZ a home for solar R&D and energy generation. (Jun 2012)
Ron Barber on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Ron Barber on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Government Reform
Click here for 2 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Sep 2012)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Ron Barber on Gun Control
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  • Protect all Constitutional rights, including 2nd Amendment. (Jun 2012)
Ron Barber on Health Care
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  • No massive cuts to Medicare; no private Medicare insurance. (Jun 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
Ron Barber on Homeland Security
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  • Advocate for Southern Arizona's military installations. (Jun 2012)
Ron Barber on Immigration
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  • More agents; more high-tech & aerial assets; smarter fences. (Jun 2012)
Ron Barber on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Ron Barber on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Social Security
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  • System needs modest adjustments, not privatization. (Jun 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Ron Barber on Tax Reform
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  • National debt resulted from tax cuts for the richest. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
Ron Barber on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Ron Barber on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Barber on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Women have right to make choices about contraception: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral 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)
No massive cuts to Medicare; no private Medicare insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
System needs modest adjustments, not privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Neutral on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Protect all Constitutional rights, including 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Cut red tape, regulations and anti-business tax policies: Opposes topic 11
National debt resulted from tax cuts for the richest: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
More agents; more high-tech & aerial assets; smarter fences: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Advocate for Southern Arizona's military installations: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures: Strongly Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Make AZ a home for solar R&D and energy generation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Ron Barber is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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