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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Protect the unborn; life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Require sonogram before getting an abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes public funding for abortion services: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports pro-life legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Don't ratify the Equal Rights Amendment: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Religious freedom supersedes right to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Right to religious student groups & voluntary school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Patient 'Right to Try' experimental drugs & treatments: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Student Security: $7000 in loans, deferring Social Security: Favors topic 6
Keep past promises but change promise for the future: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports school choice: public, private, or home school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Constitutional amendment for charter schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports vouchers to let parents choose public or private school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
EPA, BLM, and USDA needlessly persecute farmers: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Secret purchase of lethal injection drugs for death penalty: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports constitutional carry & gun rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow concealed carry without a permit: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun-control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
High taxes are a barrier to job creation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing income tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
E-N-D: Erect wall; No benefits; Defund sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Hold sanctuary cities liable for crimes by illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Deport foreign criminals;punish nations denying repatriation: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports illegals returning to country of origin: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Depose Mideast governments that won't confront Radical Islam: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ensure best training, best equipment and best leadership: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Disallow absentee voting except for a valid reason: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Require photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Require a declaration of war and a clear purpose: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Unleash energy companies to dig and produce energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize pot at the federal level: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Not afraid to vote against budgets that are too big: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Ed Gillespie
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Left 114th Congress, 2015-2016:
AZ-1: Kirkpatrick(D,ran for Senate)
CA-4: Hahn(D,ran for County)
CA-46:Sanchez(D,ran for Senate)
DE-0: Carney(D,ran for Governor)
HI-1: Takai(D,deceased)
IL-8: Duckworth(D,ran for Senate)
IL-18:Schock(R,resigned)
IN-3: Stutzman(R,ran for Senate)
IN-9: Young(R,ran for Senate)
LA-3: Boustany(R,ran for Senate)
LA-4: Fleming(R,ran for Senate)
MD-4: Edwards(D,ran for Senate)
MD-8: Van Hollen(D,ran for Senate)
MS-1: Nunnelee(R,deceased)
NV-3: Heck(R,ran for Senate)
NY-11:Grimm(R,resigned)
OH-8: Boehner(R,resigned)
Special elections in 2017 (Democrats):
CA-34:Becerra(D; appointed CA Atty General)
CA-34:Gomez(D; elected June 6)
GA-6:Ossoff(D; lost election June 20)

Newly-elected Democrats seated Jan.2017:
AZ-1:O`Halleran(D)
CA-17:Khanna(D)
CA-20:Panetta(D)
CA-24:Carbajal(D)
CA-44:Barragan(D)
CA-46:Correa(D)
DE-0:Rochester(D)
FL-5:Lawson(D)
FL-7:Murphy(D)
FL-9:Soto(D)
FL-10:Demings(D)
FL-13:Crist(D)
HI-1:Hanabusa(D)
IL-10:Schneider(D)
IL-8:Krishnamoorthi(D)
MD-4:Brown(D)
MD-8:Raskin(D)
NH-1:Shea-Porter(D)
NJ-5:Gottheimer(D)
NV-3:Rosen(D)
NV-4:Kihuen(D)
NY-3:Suozzi(D)
NY-13:Espaillat(D)
PA-2:Evans(D)
TX-15:Gonzalez(D)
VA-4:McEachin(D)
WA-7:Jayapal(D)
Special elections in 2017 (Republicans):
KS-4:Pompeo(R; appointed CIA Director)
KS-4:Estes(R; elected April 11)
GA-6:Price(R; appointed HHS Secretary)
GA-6:Handel(R; elected June 20)
MT-0:Zinke(R; appointed DOI Secretary)
MT-0:Gianforte(R; elected May 25)
SC-5:Mulvaney(R; appointed OMB Director)
SC-5:Norman(R; elected June 20)
UT-3:Chaffetz(R; resigned; election pending Nov. 7)

Newly-elected Republicans seated Jan.2017:
AZ-5:Biggs(R)
FL-1:Gaetz(R)
FL-2:Dunn(R)
FL-18:Mast(R)
FL-19:Rooney(R)
FL-4:Rutherford(R)
GA-3:Ferguson(R)
IN-3:Banks(R)
IN-9:Hollingsworth(R)
KS-1:Marshall(R)
KY-1:Comer(R)
MI-1:Bergman(R)
MI-10:Mitchell(R)
MN-2:Lewis(R)
NC-13:Budd(R)
NE-2:Bacon(R)
NY-19:Faso(R)
NY-22:Tenney(R)
PA-8:Fitzpatrick(R)
TN-8:Kustoff(R)
TX-19:Arrington(R)
VA-2:Taylor(R)
VA-5:Garrett(R)
WI-8:Gallagher(R)
WY-0:Cheney(R)
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Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
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Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
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Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
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