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Thom Tillis on SenateMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Require 24-hour information period before abortion: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
OpEd: Supported tax cuts over help for students and women: Opposes topic 2
NC's "traditional population" stable while minorities grow: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Defend the N.C. gay marriage ban: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Constitutionally define marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
AdWatch: TV PAC attack on ObamaCare is a "badge of honor": Strongly Opposes topic 5
Do everything in our power to undo ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Let's find a different approach, a sustainable approach: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Department of Education is 5,000 overpaid bureaucrats: Opposes topic 7
Oppose Common Core; eliminate U.S. Department of Education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
AdWatch: Allowed toxic coal ash pollution on Dan River: Strongly Favors topic 8
Continuous improvement but without costly regulations: Favors topic 8
Endorsed Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Expand prisons so convicted felons serve full sentences: Strongly Favors topic 9
Limit use of racial statistics in death penalty cases: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty for killing police officers: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Concealed carry permits for state parking lots: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal estate tax, except real estate & residents: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduce the corporate income tax, to attract businesses to NC: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Amnesty shouldn't be on the table: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Bipartian failure to secure the border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Voted YES to kill reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Disallow Palestine from joining ICC to threaten Israel: Favors topic 14
No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Helped engineer voter ID legislation: Opposes topic 16
No new restrictions on independent campaign expenditures: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Elected to Senate with pledge of 12-year term limit: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Withdrawing too quickly from Iraq left vacuum for ISIS: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Too little is known about Syrian rebels to arm them: Favors topic 17
US should have more quickly armed the moderate Syrian rebels: Opposes topic 17
Don't negotiate with Iran, a state sponsor of terror: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Passing Keystone XL pipeline is one key to winning in 2016: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Climate change is not an established fact: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Roll back gas tax increases: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for oil & gas extraction: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform: Neutral on topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes federal minimum wage; but let states decide: Opposes topic 20
Eliminate the Legislature's spending spree mind set: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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NC Senatorial:
Kay Hagan

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) ; no opponent yet
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(D) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs. Garcetti?(D)
CT: Murphy(D) ; no opponent yet
DE: Carper(D) vs. Biden?(D) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R)
HI: Hirono(D) ; no opponent yet
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(R)
MD: Cardin(D) ; no opponent yet
ME: King(I) vs. LePage?(R)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R)
MN: Klobuchar(D) vs. Paulsen?(R)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs. Kinder?(R)
MS: Wicker(R) vs. McDaniel?(R)
MT: Tester(D) vs. Racicot?(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs. Becker?(R)
NE: Fischer(R) ; no opponent yet
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Chiesa(R) vs. Codey?(D) vs. Chiesa?(R)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs. Sanchez(R)
NV: Heller(R) vs. Sandoval?(R)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy?(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) ; no opponent yet
TN: Corker(R) vs. Crim(I)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush?(R)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs. Romney?(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs. Giordano(D)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Cuccinelli?(R) vs. Fiorina?(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) ; no opponent yet
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs. Goodwin?(R)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs. Grothman?(R) vs. Gallagher?(R)
WY: Barrasso(R) ; no opponent yet
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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: Sep 09, 2017