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Mike Braun on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Secure and strengthen gains we have made to protect life. (Oct 2023)
  • Life starts with conception. (May 2018)
  • Prohibit abortion for race, sex, diagnosis of disability. (Mar 2016)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted YES to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Mike Braun on Budget & Economy
Click here for 6 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • America First economic agenda brought unmatched prosperity. (Oct 2023)
  • Government isn't the driver of economic prosperity. (Nov 2018)
  • Don't pay politicians if they can't pass a budget. (May 2018)
  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Mike Braun on Civil Rights
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  • There only two genders; no biological males in girls' sports. (Oct 2023)
  • Enforce Court decision ending college affirmative action. (Sep 2023)
  • Traditional marriage should be between a man & a woman. (Nov 2018)
  • Religious Freedom Act is not about LGBT discrimination. (Mar 2015)
Mike Braun on Corporations
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  • ESG puts investors and retirees at financial risk. (Oct 2023)
  • Lowering taxes is a good start to empowering job creators. (May 2018)
Mike Braun on Crime
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  • Make sure the justice system is not failing law enforcement. (Oct 2023)
  • Violent criminals will serve hard time in state prison. (Oct 2023)
  • Targeting police should lead to harshest penalties possible. (Aug 2022)
Mike Braun on Drugs
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  • Marijuana use is about freedom of choice. (Nov 2018)
Mike Braun on Education
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  • Everyone should be able to enroll in school of their choice. (Oct 2023)
  • Ensure parents meaningful input on curriculum and materials. (Oct 2023)
  • School choice should be legislated at the federal level. (Jan 2023)
Mike Braun on Energy & Oil
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  • No transition to technologies that can't meet energy demands. (Oct 2023)
  • Businesses need time to make the transition to clean energy. (Oct 2021)
Mike Braun on Environment
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  • Farmers try to prosper while attacked by climate alarmists. (Oct 2023)
  • EPA's new emissions standards are overbearing overreach. (Apr 2023)
  • For climate bill compromise by industry & environmentalists. (Mar 2016)
Mike Braun on Families & Children
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Mike Braun on Foreign Policy
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  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
  • Ban imports from Xinjiang made by Uyghur forced labor. (Jan 2021)
Mike Braun on Free Trade
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  • Trust Trump to negotiate tariffs on China. (Nov 2018)
  • 2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico. (May 2018)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Jan 2020)
Mike Braun on Government Reform
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  • Mike fought against the federal takeover of elections. (Oct 2023)
  • Replace the swamp with citizen legislators and term limits. (May 2018)
  • CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges. (Jul 2018)
  • President Trump not guilty of inciting insurrection. (Jan 2021)
  • Voted NO on two articles of impeachment against Trump. (Feb 2020)
Mike Braun on Gun Control
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  • Prevent declaration that gun violence is a health emergency. (Jul 2023)
  • 100% pro-Second Amendment. (Nov 2018)
  • A hunter himself, he's a proud backer of the 2nd Amendment. (May 2018)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Health Care
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  • Innovation, competition can address high cost of healthcare. (Oct 2023)
  • Will never lockdown state or mandate masks for kids. (Oct 2023)
  • Common sense solutions can offset ObamaCare shortfalls. (May 2018)
  • Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Homeland Security
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  • We need increased military to protect our interests abroad. (May 2018)
  • North Korea & Russian dangers require strong US military. (Feb 2018)
Mike Braun on Immigration
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  • Treat DACA recipients like other illegal immigrants. (Nov 2018)
  • Hard line approach to illegal immigrants: build the wall. (May 2018)
  • Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Support national emergency at the Southern border. (Mar 2019)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Mar 2019)
Mike Braun on Jobs
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  • 2015: opposed increasing Indiana minimum wage to $10.10. (Nov 2018)
  • Cut regulations and red tape and businesses will create jobs. (Sep 2018)
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Mike Braun on Principles & Values
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  • Save America by making Indiana a beacon of freedom. (Oct 2023)
  • The Constitution protects our God-given rights. (Oct 2023)
  • Use record of what's been done in hometown and statehouse. (May 2018)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by Donald Trump/MAGA during presidency. (Nov 2018)
  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Abstained on creating Commission to invetigate Jan. 6. (Jun 2021)
Mike Braun on Social Security
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  • Balanced budget plan doesn't touch Social Security/Medicare. (Jul 2022)
Mike Braun on Tax Reform
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  • Reducing the size of government is the key to cutting taxes. (Oct 2023)
  • Pledged never to raise federal taxes, but infrastructure ok. (Apr 2018)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Technology
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  • Increase gas tax by 10 cents for crumbling infrastructure. (Apr 2018)
  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on War & Peace
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  • Re-impose sanctions on Iran for nuclear capability. (Nov 2018)
  • Defeat ISIS terrorists where they live. (Feb 2018)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
  • Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq. (Aug 2021)
Mike Braun on Welfare & Poverty
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life starts with conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Secure and strengthen gains we have made to protect life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit abortion for race, sex, diagnosis of disability: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges: Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
Voted YES to protect infant survivors of abortion: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Enforce Court decision ending college affirmative action: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Traditional marriage should be between a man & a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
There only two genders; no biological males in girls' sports: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Religious Freedom Act is not about LGBT discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(-5 points on Social scale)
The Constitution protects our God-given rights: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Common sense solutions can offset ObamaCare shortfalls: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Innovation, competition can address high cost of healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Will never lockdown state or mandate masks for kids: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Balanced budget plan doesn't touch Social Security/Medicare: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
School choice should be legislated at the federal level: Strongly Favors topic 7
Everyone should be able to enroll in school of their choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Ensure parents meaningful input on curriculum and materials: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(-3 points on Social scale)
EPA's new emissions standards are overbearing overreach: Strongly Favors topic 8
Farmers try to prosper while attacked by climate alarmists: Strongly Favors topic 8
For climate bill compromise by industry & environmentalists: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Targeting police should lead to harshest penalties possible: Strongly Favors topic 9
Make sure the justice system is not failing law enforcement: Strongly Favors topic 9
Violent criminals will serve hard time in state prison: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
A hunter himself, he's a proud backer of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
100% pro-Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Prevent declaration that gun violence is a health emergency: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lowering taxes is a good start to empowering job creators: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Finance lower taxes by running more efficient government: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pledged never to raise federal taxes, but infrastructure ok: Opposes topic 11
Reducing the size of government is the key to cutting taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Hard line approach to illegal immigrants: build the wall: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Treat DACA recipients like other illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Rated Support national emergency at the Southern border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico: Favors topic 13
Trust Trump to negotiate tariffs on China: Opposes topic 13
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Ban imports from Xinjiang made by Uyghur forced labor: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Save America by making Indiana a beacon of freedom: Strongly Favors topic 14
Sponsored bill to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Peace through Strength
(-5 points on Social scale)
We need increased military to protect our interests abroad: Strongly Favors topic 15
North Korea & Russian dangers require strong US military: Strongly Favors topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Replace the swamp with citizen legislators and term limits: Favors topic 16
Mike fought against the federal takeover of elections: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
(-3 points on Social scale)
Defeat ISIS terrorists where they live: Favors topic 17
Re-impose sanctions on Iran for nuclear capability: Strongly Opposes topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Businesses need time to make the transition to clean energy: Opposes topic 18
No transition to technologies that can't meet energy demands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana use is about freedom of choice: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Don't pay politicians if they can't pass a budget: Opposes topic 20
Government isn't the driver of economic prosperity: Opposes topic 20
America First economic agenda brought unmatched prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20
2015: opposed increasing Indiana minimum wage to $10.10: Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20
Rated Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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