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Ray Metcalfe on Abortion
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  • Supports reproductive rights & stem-cell research. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports public funding for abortion services. (Nov 2016)
Ray Metcalfe on Budget & Economy
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Ray Metcalfe on Civil Rights
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  • Apply affirmative action to state college & state employment. (Nov 2002)
Ray Metcalfe on Corporations
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Ray Metcalfe on Crime
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Ray Metcalfe on Drugs
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  • End the war on drugs. (Nov 2008)
Ray Metcalfe on Education
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  • More funds for teacher salary & school buildings. (Nov 2002)
Ray Metcalfe on Energy & Oil
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  • Promote alternative fuels; but open parts of ANWR. (Nov 2002)
Ray Metcalfe on Environment
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  • Clean up former industrial sites; fund more open space. (Nov 2002)
Ray Metcalfe on Families & Children
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Ray Metcalfe on Foreign Policy
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Ray Metcalfe on Free Trade
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  • Fair trade as opposed to free trade. (Nov 2008)
Ray Metcalfe on Government Reform
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  • Restrict campaign donations from all sources; & vote online. (Nov 2002)
Ray Metcalfe on Gun Control
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  • Supports concealed carry; focus on criminals and kids. (Nov 2002)
  • Supports restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
Ray Metcalfe on Health Care
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  • Supports universal health care. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Ray Metcalfe on Homeland Security
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  • F-35 fighter: the defense project too big to kill. (Jun 2013)
Ray Metcalfe on Immigration
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Ray Metcalfe on Jobs
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Ray Metcalfe on Principles & Values
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  • 1986: Formed Moderate Party to oppose religious right in GOP. (Nov 2016)
  • Don't use religion to justify discrimination. (Jun 2013)
Ray Metcalfe on Social Security
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  • Eliminate the cap to pay for expanding program. (Jun 2013)
Ray Metcalfe on Tax Reform
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  • Tax cuts for the rich threw surplus into the toilet. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports increasing income tax rates. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes eliminating the death tax. (Nov 2016)
Ray Metcalfe on Technology
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Ray Metcalfe on War & Peace
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  • Bush's Iraq invasion was catalyst that made ISIS possible. (Jun 2013)
  • Remove troops from Iraq as rapidly as safe. (Sep 2008)
Ray Metcalfe on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports reproductive rights & stem-cell research: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public funding for abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Apply affirmative action to state college & state employment: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
1986: Formed Moderate Party to oppose religious right in GOP: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Don't use religion to justify discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports universal health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate the cap to pay for expanding program: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
More funds for teacher salary & school buildings: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Clean up former industrial sites; fund more open space: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports concealed carry; focus on criminals and kids: Strongly Favors topic 10
Supports restrictions on right to bear arms: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Tax cuts for the rich threw surplus into the toilet: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing income tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes eliminating the death tax: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fair trade as opposed to free trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
F-35 fighter: the defense project too big to kill: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Restrict campaign donations from all sources; & vote online: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Bush's Iraq invasion was catalyst that made ISIS possible: Strongly Favors topic 17
Remove troops from Iraq as rapidly as safe: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Promote alternative fuels; but open parts of ANWR: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
End the war on drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Ray Metcalfe is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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