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Mark Hurt on SenateMatch



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Against abortion, funding Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life is precious; no tax-payer funded abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Could support transgender military ban: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Market forces better than ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Funding to alleviate shortage of mental health professionals: Favors topic 5
Support cross-state competition, not ObamaCare bureaucracy: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rein in environmental regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
One small brick in the wall of justice: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Guns protect innocent people: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lower corporate rates; simplify taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Slash foreign aid: Strongly Favors topic 14
Work with countries like Russia & comprehensively fight ISIS: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Increase high tech weapons: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strategic increased spending on military weapons systems: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Security of Israel should be paramount: Opposes topic 17
Strengthen military to deal with Iran: Strongly Opposes topic 17
We lost allies' respect, enabling rise of extreme ideologies: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is a global scheme to redistribute wealth: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cost-benefit analysis for measures affecting clean coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Crack down on drug dealers: Strongly Favors topic 19
Tougher penalties on those dealing drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Stop the nefarious practice of omnibus legislation: Opposes topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
Senate races 2017-8:
AL: Strange(R) vs.Jones(D) vs.Moore(R)
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R) vs.Sinema(D)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(D) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs. Garcetti?(D) vs.de_Leon(D)
CT: Murphy(D) ; no opponent yet
DE: Carper(D) vs.Boyce(R) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R)
HI: Hirono(D) vs.McDermott(R)
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R) vs.Messer(R) vs.Rokita(R)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(R) vs.Waters(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Diehl(R) vs.Wellman(R) vs.Kingston(R)
MD: Cardin(D) ; no opponent yet
ME: King(I) vs.Brakey(C)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R) vs.Young(R) vs.Monetti(R)
MN: Klobuchar(D) vs.Newberger(R)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs.Petersen(R)
MS: Wicker(R) vs. McDaniel?(R)
MT: Tester(D) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Rosendale(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs.Peyer(D) vs.Campbell(R)
NE: Fischer(R) vs.Raybould(D)
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Chiesa(R) vs. Codey?(D) vs. Chiesa?(R)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs. Sanchez(R)
NV: Heller(R) vs.Tarkanian(R)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy?(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R) vs.Gibbons(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone(R) vs.Christiana(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) vs.Nardolillo(R)
TN: Corker(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(D)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush?(R)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs. Romney?(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs. Giordano(D) vs.Wilson(D)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Cuccinelli?(R) vs. Fiorina?(R) vs.Stewart(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) ; no opponent yet
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs. Goodwin?(R) vs.Morrisey(R) vs.Swearengin(D)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs.Vukmir(R)
WY: Barrasso(R) ; no opponent yet
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Page last updated: Nov 19, 2017