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Jason Conger on SenateMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly pro-life, but not a Senate priority: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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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
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
State-run Cover Oregon exchange better than ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Opposes "Cover Oregon" and state-run insurance exchanges: Opposes topic 5
Delay health plan cancellations due to ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
Patients & doctors drive decisions, not lawyers & insurers: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increase educational options available to choose from: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Higher timber harvests on public land: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Voted NO on prohibiting motorized mining in riverbeds: Favors topic 8
Rated 54% by Oregon League of Conservation Voters: Opposes topic 8
Rated 53% by Conservation Voters; 80% by Humane Society: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted NO on reducing sentences for non-violent offenses: Strongly Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pushed tax relief for middle and low income families: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Temporary visas for needed undocumented immigrants: Favors topic 12
Voted NO on drivers licenses for non-resident aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted NO on in-state tuition for non-resident aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Stricter rules for non-citizen college tuition equity: Strongly Opposes 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 Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes reduction in size of America's military force: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Voted NO on looser campaign finance reporting: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Russia emboldened in Ukraine by Obama's weak foreign policy: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Put Oregon at forefront of Green revolution: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted NO on electronic energy efficiency standards: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted NO on retail medical marijuana establishments: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lower the barriers to business and job creation: Opposes topic 20
Supports executive bonuses; opposes federal bailout: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
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