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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Respect John Lewis' stature as icon of civil rights movement: Favors topic 2
Make good on opportunity for people with disabilities: Strongly Favors topic 2
Expand opportunity for marginalized communities: Strongly Favors topic 2
Women still earn 77 cents on the dollar compared to men: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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ObamaCare has failed; repeal will lift the burden: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is an important part of anti-poverty efforts: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Require retirement investment advisers to disclose their pay: Opposes topic 6
Can't cling to defined benefit mentality in modern world: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Focus on CTE: career technical education: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Took 70 years to get silica dust protections in place: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Coal dust: Shouldn't sacrifice your life for your livelihood: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Solution is to break down barriers, not to build walls: Strongly Favors topic 12
Address immigration for economy, security, and morality: Strongly Favors topic 12
Fixing broken system brings 11M workers out of shadows: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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TPP learned from past to protect the American worker: Strongly Favors topic 13
Go after Chinese companies dumping steel here in the US: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
The rest of the world is looking to America for leadership: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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DOL helped reduce veteran unemployment from 8.7% to 4.3%: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Promote SolarCity manufacturing solar panels: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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The stimulus worked, despite the Eeyore caucus: Strongly Favors topic 20
6 years of steady job growth, but not nearly enough: Strongly Favors topic 20

Thomas Perez is a Moderate Liberal Populist
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Other candidates' VoteMatch: Thomas Perez on the issues:
2019 Trump Administration:
DOL:Acosta
NSA:Bolton
HUD:Carson
DOT:Chao
ODNI:Coats
Edu.:DeVos
U.N.:Haley
Econ.:Kudlow
DOD:Mattis
SBA:McMahon
Treas.:Mnuchin
Staff:Mulvaney
DHS:Nielsen
V.P.:Pence
USDA:Perdue
DOE:Perry
State:Pompeo
HHS:Price
EPA:Pruitt
DOC:Ross
A.G.:Sessions
V.A.:Shulkin
State:Tillerson
Pres.:Trump
DOI:Zinke
Former Obama Administration (2009-2016):
Pres.:Barack Obama
V.P.:Joe Biden
State:John Kerry
State:Hillary Clinton
HUD:Julian Castro

Former G.W.Bush Administration (2001-2008):
Pres.:George W. Bush
V.P.:Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration (1993-2000):
Pres.:Bill Clinton
V.P.:Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
DOL:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno

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Page last updated: Oct 10, 2020