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Allen Buckley on SenateMatch



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
No regulations or funding regarding abortion: Favors topic 1
No government intervention nor abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Strongly Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let companies hire whomever they desire: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Anti-reparations, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
No gender identity restrictions on child custody or adoption: Strongly Favors topic 3
No changes in Constitution for gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Religious liberty over gay marriage, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 3
Anti-gender identity, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Absolute separation of church and state: Opposes topic 4
Allow moment of silence in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
No church-state connection, including welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax subsidies for health savings accounts (HSAs): Strongly Opposes topic 5
Eliminate premiums; raise coinsurance contribution: Opposes topic 5
No federally-run health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Above-the-line tax deductions for health costs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No federal health care except by tax deductions: Opposes topic 5
Anti-universal coverage, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 5
Pro-private insurance, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Financial Sanity Act: raise age to 70: Favors topic 6
Phase out government-sponsored retirement system: Strongly Favors topic 6
Raise retirement to age 70 to save Social Security: Opposes topic 6
Matching accounts for people born after 1985: Favors topic 6
Privatization of Social Security is impractical: Strongly Opposes topic 6
National referendum to resolve Social Security dilemmas: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Against vouchers but for local control: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Dismantle the federal Department of Education: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Enforce responsibility regarding land, water, air & wildlife: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Preserve the EPA within bounds of statutory rights: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Death penalty acceptable in appropriate circumstances: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports “Three Strikes” sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Pro-mandatory minimum, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Uphold the Second Amendment with background checks: Opposes topic 10
Supports the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Simplify the system for individuals: Opposes topic 11
10/x/39 tax system would pay off debt in 50-60 years: Opposes topic 11
Tie spending to tax rates, eliminate Alternative Minimum Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Remove all poor people from income taxation: Favors topic 11
Establish a 10/x/39 three-bracket income tax system: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Include those who don't have a great skill set: Favors topic 12
No benefits for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Implement a reasonable policy and enforce it: Opposes topic 12
Strong enforcement against illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
Pro-border wall, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Pro-ICE, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Anti-sanctuary city, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Pro-E-verify, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Government efforts to control or manage trade are improper: Opposes topic 13
Tariff on Chinese imports until they detach yuan from dollar: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We face significant problems, including foreign intervention: Opposes topic 14
War in Iraq has made terrorism problem worse: Strongly Favors topic 14
Against linking trade to human rights: Favors topic 14
Spend as much as is necessary to get military job done: Strongly Favors topic 14
Stay neutral on Israel-Palestine absent invasion of Israel: Favors topic 14
Generally for free trade: Favors topic 14
Strongly pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
We don't need 800+ foreign bases; rest of world only has 60: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Reduce excessive foreign military bases: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Keep US military strong, but solely for defense: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Peace through strength, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
Oppose gerrymandering and restrictions on ballot access: Favors topic 16
Keep Electoral College, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Plan to exit the Middle East: Strongly Favors topic 17
Involvement in Iraq hurt the US domestically: Favors topic 17
Cut foreign aid; stay neutral on Israel-Palestine: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Convert from gasoline vehicles to hydrogen or other fuel: Favors topic 18
Favors a strong federal EPA: Favors topic 18
Provide financial incentives for alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
End Federal illicit drug regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Tolerate decriminalization of marijuana, like alcohol: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Entitlements spending needs to be reasonably reduced: Opposes topic 20
Our country faces excessive debt, entitlements, & regulation: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Balanced budget except in emergencies (not War on Terror): Opposes topic 20
Anti-livable income, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 20

Allen Buckley is a Moderate Libertarian
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Senate races 2019-20:
AK: Sullivan(R,incumbent) vs.Gross(I) vs.Blatchford(D)
AL: Jones(D,incumbent) vs.Tuberville(R) vs.Sessions(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Rogers(D) vs.Merrill(R)
AR: Cotton(R,incumbent) vs.Harrington(L) vs.Whitfield(I) vs.Mahony(D)
AZ: McSally(R,incumbent) vs.Kelly(D)
CO: Gardner(R,incumbent) vs.Hickenlooper(D) vs.Madden(D) vs.Baer(D) vs.Walsh(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Romanoff(D) vs.Burnes(D) vs.Williams(D)
DE: Coons(D,incumbent) vs.Scarane(D) vs.Witzke(R) vs.DeMartino(R)
GA-2: Isakson(R,resigned) Loeffler(R,appointed) vs.Warnock(D) vs.Collins(R) vs.Tarver(D) vs.Carter(D) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Grayson(R) vs.Stovall(I) vs.Buckley(L)
GA-6: Perdue(R,incumbent) vs.Ossoff(D) vs.Hazel(L) vs.Tomlinson(D) vs.Terry(D)
IA: Ernst(R,incumbent) vs.Greenfield(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mauro(D) vs.Franken(D)
ID: Risch(R,incumbent) vs.Jordan(D) vs.Harris(D)
IL: Durbin(D,incumbent) vs.Curran(R) vs.Stava-Murray(D)
KS: Roberts(R,retiring) vs.Marshall(R) vs.Bollier(D) vs.LaTurner(R) vs.Wagle(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Grissom(D)
KY: McConnell(R,incumbent) vs.McGrath(D) vs.Morgan(R) vs.Cox(D) vs.Tobin(D) vs.Booker(D)
LA: Cassidy(R,incumbent) vs.Perkins(D) vs.Pierce(D)

MA: Markey(D,incumbent) vs.O`Connor(R) vs.Ayyadurai(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Liss-Riordan(D)
ME: Collins(R,incumbent) vs.Gideon(D) vs.Sweet(D) vs.Rice(D)
MI: Peters(D,incumbent) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN: Smith(D,incumbent) vs.Lewis(R) vs.Overby(G) vs.Carlson(D)
MS: Hyde-Smith(R,incumbent) vs.Espy(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Daines(R,incumbent) vs.Bullock(D) vs.Collins(D) vs.Driscoll(R) vs.Mues(D) vs.Geise(L)
NC: Tillis(R,incumbent) vs.Cunningham(D) vs.E.Smith(D) vs.S.Smith(R) vs.Tucker(R) vs.Mansfield(D)
NE: Sasse(R,incumbent) vs.Janicek(R)
NH: Shaheen(D,incumbent) vs.Messner(R) vs.Martin(D) vs.Bolduc(R) vs.O'Brien(R)
NJ: Booker(D,incumbent) vs.Mehta(R) vs.Singh(R) vs.Meissner(R)
NM: Udall(D,retiring) vs.Lujan(D) vs.Ronchetti(R) vs.Walsh(L) vs.Clarkson(R) vs.Oliver(D) vs.Rich(R)
OK: Inhofe(R,incumbent) vs.Broyles(D) vs.Workman(D)
OR: Merkley(D,incumbent) vs.Perkins(R) vs.Romero(R)
RI: Reed(D,incumbent) vs.Waters(R)
SC: Graham(R,incumbent) vs.Harrison(D) vs.Tinubu(D)
SD: Rounds(R,incumbent) vs.Ahlers(D) vs.Borglum(R)
TN: Alexander(R,retiring) vs.Hagerty(R) vs.Bradshaw(D) vs.Sethi(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(R)
TX: Cornyn(R,incumbent) vs.Hegar(D) vs.Hernandez(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Ramirez(D) vs.West(D)
VA: Warner(D,incumbent) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Gade(R)
WV: Capito(R,incumbent) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Ojeda(D)
WY: Enzi(R,retiring) vs.Lummis(R) vs.Ben-David(D) vs.Ludwig(D)
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