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John Curtis
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John Curtis on Abortion
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  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
John Curtis on Budget & Economy
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  • Balance the budget; run government like business. (Aug 2017)
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
John Curtis on Civil Rights
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  • Eliminate deadline for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2021)
John Curtis on Corporations
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  • Entrepreneurs need lower taxes, fewer regulations. (Aug 2017)
  • Regulatory relief for smaller banks stimulates growth. (Mar 2018)
  • Reduce corporate tax rates from 35% to 21% to create jobs. (Nov 2017)
  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on corporate transparency. (Oct 2019)
John Curtis on Crime
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  • First step: reduce recidivism & mass incarceration. (Dec 2018)
  • Keep existing rules for police accountability. (Mar 2021)
John Curtis on Drugs
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  • Marijuana banking bill gives safe harbor for businesses. (Oct 2019)
  • Sponsored bill for combatting epidemic of synthetic drugs. (Jun 2018)
John Curtis on Education
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  • Voted NO on private lawsuits for school race discrimination. (Sep 2020)
John Curtis on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
John Curtis on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
John Curtis on Families & Children
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John Curtis on Foreign Policy
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  • Cut World Bank funding to enforce against terrorism. (Jan 2018)
  • Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
John Curtis on Free Trade
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  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
John Curtis on Government Reform
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  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
  • Oppose expanding voter registration and voter access. (Mar 2021)
  • Don't impeach President Trump for events of Jan. 6. (Jan 2021)
  • No statehood for Washington D.C. (Apr 2021)
  • Don't restrict presidential power; don't help whistleblowers. (Dec 2021)
John Curtis on Gun Control
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  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Voted NO on background checks for private transfers. (Mar 2021)
John Curtis on Health Care
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  • Repealing or fixing ObamaCare takes time. (Aug 2017)
  • Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
John Curtis on Homeland Security
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  • Make sure military has tools they need. (Aug 2017)
  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted against combating Islamophobia. (Dec 2021)
John Curtis on Immigration
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  • Take politics out of immigration debate. (Aug 2017)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Sep 2019)
  • Allow immigration bans from non-cooperating countries. (Apr 2021)
John Curtis on Jobs
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  • Keep Right-to-Work laws. (Mar 2021)
John Curtis on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed Endorsed by Donald Trump/MAGA during presidency. (Nov 2020)
  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Opposed creating Commission to investigate Jan. 6 events. (Jun 2021)
  • Member of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus. (Jul 2021)
John Curtis on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
John Curtis on Tax Reform
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  • Cut taxes; simplify system. (Aug 2017)
  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
John Curtis on Technology
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  • Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
John Curtis on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on removing US forces from Yemen. (Feb 2019)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
  • 2002 AUMF against Iraq should apply to ISIS. (Jun 2021)
John Curtis on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES for housing vouchers for recovering drug addicts. (Jun 2018)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Rated Voted NO on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Eliminate deadline for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment: Favors topic 2
Rated Voted against combating Islamophobia: Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repealing or fixing ObamaCare takes time: Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Entrepreneurs need lower taxes, fewer regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Regulatory relief for smaller banks stimulates growth: Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
First step: reduce recidivism & mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Rated Keep existing rules for police accountability: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background checks for private transfers: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut taxes; simplify system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduce corporate tax rates from 35% to 21% to create jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Take politics out of immigration debate: Opposes topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Rated Allow immigration bans from non-cooperating countries: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Cut World Bank funding to enforce against terrorism: Favors topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Make sure military has tools they need: Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Rated Oppose expanding voter registration and voter access: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated Voted NO on removing US forces from Yemen: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Rated 2002 AUMF against Iraq should apply to ISIS: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana banking bill gives safe harbor for businesses: Favors topic 19
Sponsored bill for combatting epidemic of synthetic drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Balance the budget; run government like business: Strongly Opposes topic 20
PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Rated Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Rated Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Strongly Opposes topic 20

John Curtis is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative
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