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Free Trade Health Care Social Security Families & Children
Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Pete Gallego on Abortion
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  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
Pete Gallego on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Pete Gallego on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
Pete Gallego on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Pete Gallego on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Education
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  • Fought to stop $5.4 billion in cuts to public education. (Nov 2012)
Pete Gallego on Energy & Oil
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  • Make the most of our domestic fossil fuel resources. (Nov 2012)
Pete Gallego on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Pete Gallego on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Free Trade
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  • Tax credits for buying US-job creating products. (Nov 2012)
Pete Gallego on Government Reform
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Gun Control
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  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
Pete Gallego on Health Care
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  • Protect Medicare from extremist voucher program. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Pete Gallego on Homeland Security
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  • Increase job funding for wounded veterans. (Nov 2012)
Pete Gallego on Immigration
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  • Earned path to legalization, plus DREAM Act. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Pete Gallego on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Jan 2014)
Pete Gallego on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Social Security
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  • Oppose efforts to raise retirement age or privatize. (Nov 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Pete Gallego on Tax Reform
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  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Pete Gallego on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Pete Gallego on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Gallego on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Apr 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral 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)
Protect Medicare from extremist voucher program: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose efforts to raise retirement age or privatize: Strongly Opposes topic 6
by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fought to stop $5.4 billion in cuts to public education: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Earned path to legalization, plus DREAM Act: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Tax credits for buying US-job creating products: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increase job funding for wounded veterans: Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Make the most of our domestic fossil fuel resources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Pete Gallego is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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