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Jason Kander on SenateMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed by NARAL for perfect pro-choice voting records: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raised $100,000 via nonprofit initiative #FergusonRebuild: Favors topic 2
Strengthen anti-human trafficking laws: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
SCOTUS has spoken: support gay marriage nationwide: Strongly Favors topic 3
Protect GLBT employees under nondiscrimination policy: 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)
Expand health care coverage for all, especially children: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Establish contributory retirement system for state employees: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Expand charter schools, plus more sponsorship options: Favors topic 7
Expand charter schools to cities & poor-performing districts: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect our state's air & water for future generations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
End school-to-prison pipeline: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Go after fraudsters big & small: scam artists & corporations: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support 2nd amendment rights AND background checks: Opposes topic 10
Keep restrictions for concealed carry; don't loosen them: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balance the budget each year without raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Agree with Obama immigration plan, but not executive action: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trans-Pacific Partnership should not be fast-tracked: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports Iranian nuclear deal: Opposes topic 14
Let farmers sell to Cuba: a billion dollar industry: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
The U.S. can't tolerate cowardly acts of terrorism: Favors topic 15
Served as military intelligence officer in Afghanistan: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Clean up worst-in-the-nation campaign finance & ethics laws: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Iraq War was a huge strategic error, and I said so then: Strongly Favors topic 17
Engage ISIS, including ground troops as a last resort: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is a real consequence of human activity: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Drug testing for welfare recipients: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal spending to promote economic growth: Favors topic 20
Close tax loopholes for companies that send jobs overseas: Favors topic 20
Make it easy to start and maintain a business: Opposes topic 20

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