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2016 Senate Races

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)
IN: Bayh(D)
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)
NC: Burr(R) vs.Ross(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Brannon(R) vs.Rey(D) vs.Wright(R)
ND: Hoeven(R) vs.Glassheim(D) vs.Marquette(L)
NH: Ayotte(R)
vs. Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
NV: Cortez-Masto(D) vs.Heck(R) vs.Angle(R)
NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
OK: Lankford(R) vs.Workman(D) vs.Johnson(D)
OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
PA: Toomey(R) vs.McGinty(D) vs.Stern(R) vs.Sestak(D) vs.Fetterman(D)
SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
SD: Thune(R) vs.Williams(D)
UT: Lee(R) vs.Snow(D) vs.Swinton(D)
VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
WA: Murray(D) vs.Vance(R)
WI: Johnson(R) vs.Feingold(D) vs.Anderson(L) vs.Lorge(R)
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Becerra(D-CA-34)
Price(R-GA-6)
Pompeo(R-KS-4)
Zinke(R-MT-0)
Mulvaney(R-SC-5)

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Ron Estes on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Lead the fight to protect the unborn. (Apr 2017)
  • Strong advocate for the unborn. (Mar 2017)
Ron Estes on Budget & Economy
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  • Returned $113M in unclaimed property, including tax refunds. (Apr 2017)
  • Support a balanced budget amendment. (Apr 2017)
  • We returned $65 million to Kansans to help grow the economy. (Oct 2014)
Ron Estes on Civil Rights
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  • Kansas ABLE: tax-free savings for people with disabilities. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Corporations
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Ron Estes on Crime
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  • Support the safety of law enforcement officers. (Mar 2017)
Ron Estes on Drugs
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Ron Estes on Education
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  • Oppose government telling us how to educate our children. (Apr 2017)
  • More visibility for Learning Quest college savings program. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Energy & Oil
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Ron Estes on Environment
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  • Fight the intrusive arm of the EPA. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Families & Children
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Ron Estes on Foreign Policy
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Ron Estes on Free Trade
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Ron Estes on Government Reform
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  • Five-year ban on members of Congress working as lobbyists. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Gun Control
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  • Support the rights of gun owners, sportsmen, and hunters. (Apr 2017)
  • Support for concealed carry reciprocity. (Mar 2017)
Ron Estes on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare must be repealed. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Homeland Security
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  • Keep detainees in Guantanamo, not Leavenworth. (Dec 2015)
Ron Estes on Immigration
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  • Securing the Southern border must be our first priority. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Jobs
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Ron Estes on Principles & Values
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  • Won special election with national GOP support. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Social Security
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Ron Estes on Tax Reform
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  • Simplified, fairer, flatter tax code grows the economy. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Technology
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Ron Estes on War & Peace
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  • Take the fight to ISIS and exit the disastrous Iran deal. (Apr 2017)
Ron Estes on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
Lead the fight to protect the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strong advocate for the unborn: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Kansas ABLE: tax-free savings for people with disabilities: Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
ObamaCare must be repealed: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Oppose government telling us how to educate our children: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fight the intrusive arm of the EPA: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support the safety of law enforcement officers: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support the rights of gun owners, sportsmen, and hunters: Strongly Favors topic 10
Support for concealed carry reciprocity: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simplified, fairer, flatter tax code grows the economy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Securing the Southern border must be our first priority: Strongly Opposes 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)
Keep detainees in Guantanamo, not Leavenworth: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Five-year ban on members of Congress working as lobbyists: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Take the fight to ISIS and exit the disastrous Iran deal: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(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)
Returned $113M in unclaimed property, including tax refunds: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Support a balanced budget amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 20
We returned $65 million to Kansans to help grow the economy: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Ron Estes is a Moderate Conservative.
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