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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.Collins(R) vs.Tarver(D) vs.Warnock(D) vs.Carter(D) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Grayson(R) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Stovall(I)
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)
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NM: Udall(D,retiring) vs.Lujan(D) vs.Ronchetti(R) vs.Walsh(L) vs.Clarkson(R) vs.Oliver(D) vs.Rich(R)
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SD: Rounds(R,incumbent) vs.Ahlers(D) vs.Borglum(R)
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VA: Warner(D,incumbent) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Gade(R)
WV: Capito(R,incumbent) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Ojeda(D)
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Mike Cooney on Abortion
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  • Fought to reject laws restricting access to health care. (Mar 2020)
  • Would veto any anti-abortion legislation. (Feb 2020)
  • Endorsed by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2009)
Mike Cooney on Budget & Economy
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  • Spearheaded tax credit for businesses hiring apprentices. (Mar 2020)
Mike Cooney on Civil Rights
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  • Invest in economic opportunities on and off reservations. (Mar 2020)
  • Avidly supports equal protection for all, especially LGBTQ. (Mar 2020)
Mike Cooney on Corporations
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  • Opposes rolling back financial regulations. (Nov 2020)
Mike Cooney on Crime
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Mike Cooney on Drugs
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  • Let voters decide if legalization is right for the state. (Nov 2020)
Mike Cooney on Education
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  • Freeze college tuition; reduce student debt. (Nov 2020)
  • Oppose diverting public funding toward private education. (Mar 2020)
  • More funding for Head Start and critical K-12 programs. (Nov 2006)
Mike Cooney on Energy & Oil
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  • Focus on a realistic transition to renewable energy. (Mar 2020)
  • Increased use of alternative fuel technology. (Nov 2006)
Mike Cooney on Environment
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  • Stronger requirements to protect critical wildlife areas. (Nov 2020)
  • Fund open space preservation. (Nov 2006)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2007)
Mike Cooney on Families & Children
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  • Recognize civil unions between same-sex couples. (Nov 2006)
Mike Cooney on Foreign Policy
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Mike Cooney on Free Trade
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Mike Cooney on Government Reform
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  • Limit campaign contributions; adopt statewide voting rules. (Nov 2006)
Mike Cooney on Gun Control
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  • Rated 0% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2016)
Mike Cooney on Health Care
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  • Lower the cost, expand access to care. (Mar 2020)
Mike Cooney on Homeland Security
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Mike Cooney on Immigration
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  • Montanans are welcoming, but very few refugees in state. (Mar 2020)
Mike Cooney on Jobs
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  • Opposed limiting Montana public sector unions. (Nov 2020)
  • Adjust minimum wage based on cost of living and inflation. (Nov 2020)
Mike Cooney on Principles & Values
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Mike Cooney on Social Security
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Mike Cooney on Tax Reform
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  • 2017 tax cuts favored multi-millionaires. (Nov 2020)
Mike Cooney on Technology
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Mike Cooney on War & Peace
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fought to reject laws restricting access to health care: Strongly Favors topic 1
Would veto any anti-abortion legislation: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Avidly supports equal protection for all, especially LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
Recognize civil unions between same-sex couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Lower the cost, expand access to care: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose diverting public funding toward private education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
More funding for Head Start and critical K-12 programs: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Stronger requirements to protect critical wildlife areas: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Fund open space preservation: Opposes topic 8
Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 0% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
2017 tax cuts favored multi-millionaires: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Montanans are welcoming, but very few refugees in state: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Limit campaign contributions; adopt statewide voting rules: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Focus on a realistic transition to renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Increased use of alternative fuel technology: Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Let voters decide if legalization is right for the state: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Spearheaded tax credit for businesses hiring apprentices: Favors topic 20
Invest in economic opportunities on and off reservations: Favors topic 20

Mike Cooney is a Moderate Liberal
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