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Amanda Swafford on SenateMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Government out of individual medical decisions: Favors topic 1
Human life doesn't begin at conception: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Government out of demographic business decisions: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
Government has authority to redefine marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Marriage equality is an individual freedom: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
No government endorsement nor exclusion of any religion: Favors topic 4
Judeo-Christian values aren't threatened by Shariah: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Government out of individual healthcare decisions: Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Dramatically strengthen Health Savings Accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports privatizing Social Security: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers: Favors topic 7
Dismantle the Department of Education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Rights to clean air & water should be court-enforceable: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stricter punishment reduces crime: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Sacrificing liberty for safety has never worked: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes higher taxes on the wealthy: Opposes topic 11
Politicians use tax code to for social engineering: Strongly Opposes topic 11
FairTax avoids taxation of overseas corporate profit: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Earned citizenship after fines & wait times: Favors topic 12
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No caps on number of visas allowed: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports expanding free trade: Favors topic 13
We need more transparency regarding trade agreements: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Maintain U.S. sovereignty from the U.N.: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes expanding the armed forces: Opposes topic 15
Superior nuclear arsenal is not necessary: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Voting rights stance depends on proposals: Neutral on topic 16
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Military action against Iran only after specific threat: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No government picking winners and losers: Opposes topic 18
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Replace War on Drugs with individual freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes federal stimulus: Opposes topic 20
TARP manipulates the free enterprise system: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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AL: Strange(R) ; no opponent yet
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MO: McCaskill(D) vs. Kinder?(R)
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WA: Cantwell(D) ; no opponent yet
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WI: Baldwin(D) vs. Grothman?(R) vs. Gallagher?(R)
WY: Barrasso(R) ; no opponent yet
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