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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)
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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)
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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)
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NH: Ayotte(R)
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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Zephyr Teachout on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion rights are part of women's equality. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports public funding for abortion services. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes parental notification for abortions by minors. (Nov 2016)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Nov 2016)
Zephyr Teachout on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Civil Rights
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  • Endorsed by LGBT organizations; received at Gay Pride parade. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports sexual preference as a protected minority status. (Nov 2016)
Zephyr Teachout on Corporations
Click here for 2 full quotes on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Apply anti-trust rules to corporate political power. (Jul 2014)
  • Level playing field between family stores and big business. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Crime
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  • Disenfranchising due to criminal convictions is undemocratic. (Jul 2014)
  • We have a long way to go on criminal justice reform. (Jul 2014)
  • Give minorities opportunity, not criminal justice system. (Jul 2014)
  • Raise age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Drugs
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  • Marijuana decriminalization, on the path to legalization. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Education
Click here for 5 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Cuomo has completely abandoned schools. (Jul 2014)
  • The public school system has been robbed. (Jul 2014)
  • Public education is the foundation of democracy. (Jul 2014)
  • Stop looting public school system to serve wealthy interests. (Jun 2014)
  • Opposes vouchers to let parents choose public or private school. (Nov 2016)
Zephyr Teachout on Energy & Oil
Click here for 3 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Sun, solar and wind, not fracking. (Jul 2014)
  • Reduce carbon emissions& adopt clean sources of energy. (Jul 2014)
  • Ban fracking; it contaminates our groundwater. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Foreign Policy
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Zephyr Teachout on Free Trade
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Zephyr Teachout on Government Reform
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  • Build political system where wealthy donors aren't in charge. (Jul 2014)
  • Public financing for all statewide and legislative elections. (Jul 2014)
  • Political system is still corrupt and rigged for the wealthy. (Jun 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Gun Control
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  • Supports tougher gun control laws. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Zephyr Teachout on Health Care
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  • I am committed to single-payer. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Zephyr Teachout on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Immigration
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  • Immigrants are a pillar of our economy. (Jul 2014)
  • Honor the dignity of all immigrants. (Jun 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Jobs
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Zephyr Teachout on Principles & Values
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  • Political icons: Teddy Roosevelt & Louis Brandeis. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Social Security
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Zephyr Teachout on Tax Reform
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  • No tax breaks for those earning $500,000 to $2 million. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports increasing income tax rates. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes eliminating the death tax. (Nov 2016)
Zephyr Teachout on Technology
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  • Open universal broadband: 21st Century Internet. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on War & Peace
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Zephyr Teachout on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
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)
Abortion rights are part of women's equality: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public funding for abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes parental notification for abortions by minors: Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Give minorities opportunity, not criminal justice system: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by LGBT organizations; received at Gay Pride parade: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports sexual preference as a protected minority status: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion 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)
I am committed to single-payer: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cuomo has completely abandoned schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
The public school system has been robbed: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Public education is the foundation of democracy: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Stop looting public school system to serve wealthy interests: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes vouchers to let parents choose public or private school: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Dirty money is funding the Tappan Zee Bridge construction: Opposes topic 8
Ban fracking; it contaminates our groundwater: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
We have a long way to go on criminal justice reform: Opposes topic 9
Raise age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports tougher gun control laws: Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on right to bear arms: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Level playing field between family stores and big business: Strongly Favors topic 11
No tax breaks for those earning $500,000 to $2 million: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing income tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes eliminating the death tax: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Immigrants are a pillar of our economy: Strongly Favors topic 12
Honor the dignity of all immigrants: Strongly Favors 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)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Apply anti-trust rules to corporate political power: Strongly Favors topic 16
Build political system where wealthy donors aren't in charge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Disenfranchising due to criminal convictions is undemocratic: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing for all statewide and legislative elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Political system is still corrupt and rigged for the wealthy: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sun, solar and wind, not fracking: Strongly Favors topic 18
Reduce carbon emissions& adopt clean sources of energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana decriminalization, on the path to legalization: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Open universal broadband: 21st Century Internet: Favors topic 20

Zephyr Teachout is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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