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Russ Fulcher on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life begins at conception; adoption instead of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Make providing unlicensed abortions a felony, with jail time: Opposes topic 1
Require parental consent for underage abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Voter referendum to define marriage in State Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Health insurance is not a government responsibility: Opposes topic 5
Choice & competition instead of ObamaCare mandates: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
People should not have to rely strictly on Social Security: Favors topic 6
Cap medical benefits at $155/mo for government retirees: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Transfer federal lands in Idaho to state & locals: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety: Strongly Favors topic 10
Establish constitutional right to hunt, trap, and fish: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simpler, lower taxes for small businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Lower the marginal tax rate for highest income: Strongly Opposes topic 11
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Secure the border; end chain migration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Make English the official state language: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Peace maintained via a strong military: 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)
Require photo ID to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Help defend Israel; fight the terrorists overseas: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports growing energy sector: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes requiring 2% biodiesel biodegradable fuel: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Oppose efforts to legalize marijuana, including "medical": Favors topic 19
PVS:Oppose recreational marijuana: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pass a balanced budget; then ensure open market: Opposes topic 20
Passing $21T in debt to our children is irresponsible: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Link usage taxes to infrastructure funding: Favors topic 20

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Freshman class of 2019:
"Freshman class" means "not in Congress in January 2017", with exceptions:
* Special election, so sworn in prior to Jan. 2019
** Served in Congress in a previous term
*** Lost recount or general election
Freshman class of January 2019 (Republicans):
AZ-8*:Lesko
CA-39***:Kim
FL-6:Waltz ; FL-15:Spano ; FL-17:Steube
GA-7:Woodall
ID-1**:Fulcher
IN-4:Baird
IN-6:Pence
KS-2:Watkins
MN-1:Hagedorn ; MN-8:Stauber
MS-3:Guest
MT-0*:Gianforte
NC-9***:Harris
ND-a:Armstrong
NM-2***:Herrell
OH-12*:Balderson ; OH-16:Gonzalez
OK-1:Hern
PA-9:Meuser ; PA-11**:Smucker ; PA-13:Joyce ; PA-14:Reschenthaler
SC-4:Timmons
SD-0:Johnson
TN-2:Burchett ; TN-6:Rose ; TN-7:Green
TX-2:Crenshaw ; TX-3:Taylor ; TX-5:Gooden ; TX-6:Wright ; TX-21:Roy ; TX-27*:Cloud
VA-5:Riggleman ; VA-6:Cline
WI-1:Steil
WV-3:Miller
Freshman class of January 2019 (Democrats):
AZ-2**:Kirkpatrick ; AZ-9:Stanton
CA-49:Levin ; CA-10:Harder ; CA-21:Cox ; CA-25:Hill ; CA-39:Cisneros ; CA-45:Porter ; CA-48:Rouda
CO-2:Neguse ; CO-6:Crow
CT-5:Hayes
FL-26:Mucarsel-Powell ; FL-27:Shalala
GA-6:McBath
HI-1**:Case
IA-1:Finkenauer ; IA-3:Axne
IL-4:Garcia ; IL-6:Casten ; IL-14:Underwood
KS-3:Davids
KY-6***:McGrath
MA-3:Trahan ; MA-7:Pressley
MD-6:Trone
ME-2:Golden
MI-8:Slotkin ; MI-9:Levin ; MI-13:Tlaib ; MI-13*:Jones ; MI-11:Stevens
MN-2:Craig ; MN-3:Phillips ; MN-5:Omar
NC-9***:McCready
NH-1:Pappas
NJ-2:Van Drew ; NJ-3:Kim ; NJ-7:Malinowski ; NJ-11:Sherrill
NM-1:Haaland ; NM-2:Torres Small
NV-3:Lee ; NV-4**:Horsford
NY-14:Ocasio-Cortez ; NY-11:Rose ; NY-19:Delgado ; NY-22:Brindisi ; NY-25:Morelle
OK-5:Horn
PA-4:Dean ; PA-5:Scanlon ; PA-6:Houlahan ; PA-7:Wild ; PA-17*:Lamb
SC-1:Cunningham
TX-7:Fletcher ; TX-16:Escobar ; TX-29:Garcia ; TX-32:Allred
UT-4:McAdams
VA-2:Luria ; VA-7:Spanberger ; VA-10:Wexton
WA-8:Schrier
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Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty



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