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Chris Collins on Abortion
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  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Budget & Economy
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  • Keep spending increases to practically zero. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Chris Collins on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Chris Collins on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Collins on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Collins on Education
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Chris Collins on Energy & Oil
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  • Expand drilling and lower gas prices. (Nov 2012)
Chris Collins on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Collins on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Collins on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Collins on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Chris Collins on Government Reform
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Collins on Gun Control
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  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare is a failure; repeal it. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports market-based health insurance. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Homeland Security
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  • Supports banning military gay marriage. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Immigration
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  • Opposes illegal alien college benefits. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Chris Collins on Principles & Values
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  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)
Chris Collins on Social Security
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Chris Collins on Tax Reform
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  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports eliminating the inheritance tax. (Oct 2012)
Chris Collins on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Chris Collins on War & Peace
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Chris Collins on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports workfare. (Oct 2012)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
Supports banning military gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes 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 Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare is a failure; repeal it: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports market-based health insurance: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal 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)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Keep spending increases to practically zero: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the inheritance tax: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes illegal alien college benefits: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Expand drilling and lower gas prices: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Chris Collins is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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