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Allen Buckley on SenateMatch



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
No government intervention nor abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let companies hire whomever they desire: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
No gender identity restrictions on child custody or adoption: Strongly Favors topic 3
No changes in Constitution for gay marriage: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
Allow moment of silence in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
No church-state connection, including welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No federally-run health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Above-the-line tax deductions for health costs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No federal health care except by tax deductions: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Matching accounts for people born after 1985: Favors topic 6
Privatization of Social Security is impractical: Strongly Opposes topic 6
National referendum to resolve Social Security dilemmas: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Against vouchers but for local control: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Dismantle the federal Department of Education: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Death penalty acceptable in appropriate circumstances: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports “Three Strikes” sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Simplify the system for individuals: Opposes topic 11
10/x/39 tax system would pay off debt in 50-60 years: Opposes topic 11
Tie spending to tax rates, eliminate Alternative Minimum Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Remove all poor people from income taxation: Favors topic 11
Establish a 10/x/39 three-bracket income tax system: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No benefits for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Implement a reasonable policy and enforce it: Opposes topic 12
Strong enforcement against illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Government efforts to control or manage trade are improper: Opposes topic 13
Tariff on Chinese imports until they detach yuan from dollar: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We face significant problems, including foreign intervention: Opposes topic 14
War in Iraq has made terrorism problem worse: Strongly Favors topic 14
Against linking trade to human rights: Favors topic 14
Spend as much as is necessary to get military job done: Strongly Favors topic 14
Stay neutral on Israel-Palestine absent invasion of Israel: Favors topic 14
Generally for free trade: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Keep US military strong, but solely for defense: Strongly Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Cut foreign aid; stay neutral on Israel-Palestine: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Convert from gasoline vehicles to hydrogen or other fuel: Favors topic 18
Favors a strong federal EPA: Favors topic 18
Provide financial incentives for alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Tolerate decriminalization of marijuana, like alcohol: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Our country faces excessive debt, entitlements, & regulation: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Balanced budget except in emergencies (not War on Terror): Opposes topic 20

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Retired as of Jan. 2015:
Senate races Nov. 2016:
AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L) vs.Beebe(D)
AZ: McCain(R) vs.Ward(R) vs.Kirkpatrick(D) vs.Mealer(I)
CA: Sanchez(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Chavez(R) vs.Del Beccaro(R) vs.Sundheim(R) vs.Brannon(R)
CO: Bennet(D) vs.Glenn(R) vs.Neville(R) vs.Frazier(R) vs.Keyser(R) vs.Littleton(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D) vs.Carter(R) vs.Orchulli(R) vs.Kudlow(R) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Rubio(R) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Grayson(D) vs.Keith(D) vs.DeSantis(R) vs.Cantera(R)
GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Carroll(R) vs.Pirkowski(R) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA: Grassley(R) vs.Judge(D) vs.Fiegen(D) vs.Hogg(D) vs.Krause(D)
ID: Crapo(R) vs.Sturgill(D) vs.Pro-Life(C) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL: Kirk(R) vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
IN: Bayh(D) vs.Young(R) vs.Stutzman(R) vs.Hill(D) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Bosma(R)
KS: Moran(R) vs.Wiesner(D) vs.Orman(I)
KY: Paul(R) vs.Gray(D) vs.Conway(D)
LA: Fleming(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R) vs.Clements(L)
MD: Van Hollen(D) vs.Szeliga(R) vs.Flowers(G) vs.Douglas(R) vs.Steele(R)
MO: Blunt(R) vs.Kander(D)
NC: Burr(R) vs.Ross(D) vs.Brannon(R) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Rey(D) vs.Wright(R)
ND: Hoeven(R) vs.Glassheim(D) vs.Marquette(L)
NH: Ayotte(R) vs.Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
NV: Cortez-Masto(D) vs.Heck(R) vs.Angle(R)
NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
OK: Lankford(R) vs.Workman(D) vs.Johnson(D)
OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
PA: Toomey(R) vs.McGinty(D) vs.Stern(R) vs.Sestak(D) vs.Fetterman(D)
SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
SD: Thune(R) vs.Williams(D)
UT: Lee(R) vs.Snow(D) vs.Swinton(D)
VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
WA: Murray(D) vs.Vance(R)
WI: Johnson(R) vs.Feingold(D) vs.Anderson(L) vs.Lorge(R)
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