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Bob Flanders on SenateMatch

 

 



VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Let both sides be heard in Supreme Court Kavanaugh hearings: Favors topic 2
Senate candidates accused of sexual abuse should withdraw: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supreme Court allows religious exceptions to same-sex rights: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports HSAs, cross-state insurance, and tort reform: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Drugs Affordability Act: negotiate Medicare drug prices: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
States define education standards and feds support: Favors topic 7
Parental school choice: federal funds follow students: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Overburdensome regulation and red tape costs $2T annually: Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Security measures & dedicated first responder at schools: Favors topic 10
Ban devices that turn guns into massive killing machines: Opposes topic 10
Rated 0% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Our economy is strong due to tax cuts and regulatory relief: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Control our borders & prevent visa overstays, as first step: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
U.S. global leadership via stronger strategic alliances: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Commit the resources needed for military preparedness: Favors topic 15
Operation Stand Down: support services for veterans: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Require disclosure for contributions to super PACs: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Intervene militarily if vital interest at stake, like nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Chinese expansion in the Far East must be constrained: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balance a bipartisan & diverse energy supply: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Enhance treatment & recovery services; and public engagement: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Enhance federal programs to help small business grow: Favors topic 20
invest in crumbling roads & bridges with Infrastructure Bank: Strongly Favors topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:
CA:Boxer(D)
FL:Rubio(R)
IN:Coats(R)
MD:Mikulski(D)
NV:Reid(D)

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
GA:Chambliss(R)
IA:Harkin(D)
MI:Levin(D)
MT:Baucus(D)
NE:Johanns(R)
SD:Johnson(D)
WV:Rockefeller(D)
Senate races 2017-8:
AL: Strange(R) vs.Jones(D) vs.Moore<(R)
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R) vs.Sinema(D) vs.Abboud(D) vs.McSally(R) vs.Arpaio(R) vs.Marks(L)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(I) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs.de_Leon(D)
CT: Murphy(D) vs.Adams(D) vs.Corey(R)
DE: Carper(D) vs.Arlett(R) vs.Truono(R) vs.Boyce(R) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Rick Scott(R) vs.Invictus(R) vs.Janowski(I)
HI: Hirono(D) vs.Curtis(R) vs.McDermott(R)
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R) vs.Messer(R) vs.Rokita(R) vs.Braun(R) vs.Straw(P)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(I) vs.Waters(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Diehl(R) vs.Wellman(R) vs.Kingston(R)
MD: Cardin(D) vs.Campbell(R) vs.Vohra(L) vs.Manning(D) vs.Faddis(R)
ME: King(I) vs.Brakey(R) vs.Ringelstein(D) vs.Lyons(L)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard(R) vs.Young(R) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN-2: Franken(R) vs.Smith(D) vs.Housley(R)
MN-6: Klobuchar(D) vs.Newberger(R) vs.Overby(G)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Monetti(R) vs.Hawley(R)
MS-2: vs.Hyde-Smith(R) vs. McDaniel(R) vs.Espy(D) vs.Reeves(R)
MS-6: Wicker(R) vs.Baria(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Tester(D) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Rosendale(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs.Peyer(D) vs.Cramer(R) vs.Campbell(R)
NE: Fischer(R) vs.Raybould(D)
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Chiesa(R) vs.Pezzullo(R) vs.Hugin(R) vs.Sabrin(L)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs.Rich(R) vs.Johnson(L)
NV: Heller(R) vs.Tarkanian(R) vs.Rosen(D)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy(D) vs.Webber(R) vs.Farley(R) vs.Noren(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R) vs.Gibbons(R) vs.Renacci(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone(R) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Christiana(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) vs.Nardolillo(R) vs.Flanders(R)
TN: Corker(R) vs.Bredesen(D) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(D) vs.Fincher(R) vs.Blackburn(R)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush(R) vs.O`Rourke(D)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin(R) vs.Wilson(D) vs.Romney(R) vs.Bowden(L)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Fiorina(R) vs.Stewart(R) vs.Freitas(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs.Milne(D) vs.MacGovern(D) vs.Paige(R) vs.Zupan(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) vs.Hutchison(R) vs.Ferguson(D) vs.Luke(L) vs.Strider(L)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs.Vukmir(R)
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs.Morrisey(R) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Jenkins(R) vs.Blankenship(I)
WY: Barrasso(R) vs.Trauner(D)
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Budget/Economy
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Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Nov 03, 2018