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Gabriel Gomez on SenateMatch


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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
I'm personally prolife but I'm not changing any abortion law: Favors topic 1
24-hour waiting period for a woman to get an abortion: Opposes topic 1
I am pro-life, but Roe v. Wade is settled law: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I support Paycheck Fairness Act's equal pay for women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Same sex couples should be free to marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
Repeal the Defense of Marriage Act: 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 Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal medical device tax in ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare hurts the middle class & small business: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Let states design their own systems instead of ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
Universal affordable coverage, but repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Commit to reforming without scare tactics: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(+5 points on Social scale)
I'm a "green Republican"; others in GOP deny science: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Start with expanded background check tied to mental health: Opposes topic 10
I oppose the NRA on expanded background checks: Favors topic 10
In favor of closing the gun-show loophole: Opposes topic 10
Tie gun sales to mental health checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
I am a strong Second Amendment supporter: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Make the Senate "Gang of Eight" a "Gang of Nine": Strongly Favors topic 12
Bring undocumented workers out of the shadows: Strongly Favors topic 12
Legal immigration is a great benefit to this country: Favors topic 12
Pathway to citizenship should include learning English: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Essential for freedom that America maintain strong defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Fight to preserve Western Massachusetts' military units: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
No anti-ad pledge; my only pledge is to Constitution: Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Align with right rebel group and impose no-fly zone in Syria: Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
I believe that there is global warming: Favors topic 18
Keystone XL project brings jobs: Opposes topic 18
Climate change is real, but don't disadvantage America: Strongly Favors topic 18
Wrong to stop the Keystone pipeline: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Federal medical marijuana OK; leave the rest to states: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Deficit reduction might even include home mortgage deduction: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Enact meaningful, fair, bipartisan spending reductions: Opposes topic 20

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Retired as of Jan. 2013:
Senate Retirements 2014:

Senate races Nov. 2014:
AK: Begich(D) vs.Miller(R) vs.Treadwell(R) vs.Sullivan(R)
AL: Sessions(R,unopposed)
AR: Pryor(D) vs.Cotton(R) vs.Swaney(G) vs.LaFrance(L)
CO: Udall(D) vs.Gardner(R) vs.Baumgardner(R) vs.Buck(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Stephens(R)
DE: Coons(D) vs.Wade(R)
GA: Nunn(D) vs.Perdue(R) vs.Swafford(L) vs.Kingston(R) vs.Gingrey(R) vs.Handel(R) vs.Broun(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Cavasso(R) vs.Pirkowski(R)
IA: Braley(D) vs.Ernst(R) vs.Butzier(L) vs.Whitaker(R) vs.Clovis(R)
ID: Risch(R) vs.Mitchell(D)
IL: Durbin(D) vs.Oberweis(R) vs.Hansen(L) vs.Truax(R)
KS: Roberts(R) vs.Orman(I) vs.Batson(L) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Taylor(D)
KY: McConnell(R) vs.Bevin(R) vs.Grimes(D)
LA: Landrieu(D) vs.Cassidy(R) vs.Maness(R)
MA: Markey(D) vs.Herr(R) vs.Skarin(I) vs.Gomez(R)
ME: Collins(R) vs.D`Amboise(R) vs.Bellows(D)
MI: Land(R) vs.Peters(D) vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
MN: Franken(D) vs.McFadden(R) vs.Johnson(L) vs.Abeler(R)
MS: Cochran(R) vs.Childers(D) vs.McDaniel(R)
MT: Walsh(D) vs.Daines(R) vs.Curtis(D) vs.Rankin(I) vs.Edmunds(R) vs.Bohlinger(D)
NC: Hagan(D) vs.Tillis(R) vs.Haugh(L)
NE: Sasse(R) vs.Domina(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Osborn(R)
NH: Shaheen(D) vs.Brown(R) vs.Smith(R) vs.Rubens(R) vs.Testerman(R) vs.Martin(R)
NJ: Booker(D) vs.Bell(R) vs.Sabrin(R)
NM: Udall(D) vs.Weh(R) vs.Clements(R)
OK-2: Lankford(R) vs.Johnson(D) vs.Shannon(R)
OK-6: Inhofe(R) vs.Silverstein(D)
OR: Merkley(D) vs.Wehby(R) vs.Conger(R)
RI: Reed(D) vs.Zaccaria(R)
SC-2: Scott(R) vs.Dickerson(D) vs.Wade(D)
SC-6: Graham(R) vs.Hutto(D) vs.Ravenel(I) vs.Stamper(D) vs.Mace(R) vs.Bright(R)
SD: Rounds(R) vs.Weiland(D) vs.Pressler(I) vs.Howie(I)
TN: Alexander(R) vs.Ball(D) vs.Carr(R) vs.Adams(D)
TX: Cornyn(R) vs.Alameel(D) vs.Roland(L) vs.Sanchez(G) vs.Stockman(R)
VA: Warner(D) vs.Gillespie(R) vs.Sarvis(L)
WV: Capito(R) vs.Tennant(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Lawhorn(I) vs.Raese(R) vs.McGeehan(R)
WY: Enzi(R) vs.Cheney(R) vs.Hardy(D)
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