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Natalie Tennant on SenateMatch



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by EMILY's list: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
First female Mountaineer mascot & first Secretary of State: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Treat gay couples equally, but no mandates on churches: Favors 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)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports access to insurance for all: Favors topic 5
FactCheck: GOP says 147,000 lose insurance; really 8,800: Favors topic 5
Maintain health & retirement benefits during bankruptcies: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raise payroll cap to $240,000; and raise minimum wage: Favors topic 6
Oppose privatization; support cost-of-living adjustments: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Address numerous small reforms, not huge sweeping measures: Opposes topic 7
Public moneys should go to public schools, not charters: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Expand R&D, broadband, tourism, & energy sectors: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Investigating election fraud led to felony convictions: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vehemently disagrees with Obama administration on gun rights: Favors topic 10
Rated 92% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raise motor vehicle fees, but gradually, not $40M at once: Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure the borders first, then send illegals to back of line: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate incentives for corporations that outsource jobs: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Help returning veterans find jobs and start businesses: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
OpEd: Suppress voting by requiring change-of-address cards: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Supports electronic voter registration and vote-by-mail: Favors topic 16
Voter photo ID laws place unrealistic barriers: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
We should consider ground troops against ISIS: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
All-of-the-above energy approach, with priority on coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Coal will play vital role in West Virginia's bright future: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Responsible development of Marcellus shale: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
It costs us less to rehabilitate than to jail someone: Opposes topic 19
Focus on rehabilitation for drug abuse: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Cut Secretary of State's office budget by 20%: Opposes topic 20
Find funding to keep our infrastructure strong: Favors topic 20

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