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Ayanna Pressley on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is a woman's right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports message & action of NFL players kneeling in protest: Strongly Favors topic 2
I support the cause & tactic of NFL players taking a knee: Strongly Favors topic 2
Trump models disrespectful rhetoric & policies toward women: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
The LGBTQ community should be treated as equals: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Obamacare should be further implemented: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Social Security is crucial and must not be cut: Strongly 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:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Empower the EPA; strengthen clean air & water laws: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
High minority incarceration rate is modern day slavery: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Gun control needs to be implemented now: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Our tax code should relieve the 99%: Strongly Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
No compromise: no funding for border wall: Strongly Favors topic 12
No funding in any bill for Trump's hate wall: Strongly Favors topic 12
America needs to be immigrant friendly: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes border wall, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: 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 Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
PVS:Cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Signed letter opposing Israeli annexation of territories: Strongly Opposes topic 17
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We need to encourage renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
When pot is legalized, licensing needs to be fair: Strongly Opposes topic 19
PVS:Support recreational marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Federal projects can spur economic growth: Favors topic 20
A higher Federal minimum wage is beneficial: Strongly Favors topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20

Ayanna Pressley is a Hard-Core Liberal
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CA-21: US Rep.T.J. Cox(D) vs.Former Rep.David Valadao(R)
CA-25: Former Rep. Steve Knight (R, May 2020)
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HI-2: Kai Kahele(D)
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IA-4: Randy Feenstra(R)
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LA-5: Luke Letlow(R)
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Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty



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