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AL: Doug Jones(D) vs.Arnold Mooney(R) vs.Bradley Byrne(R) vs.Jeff Sessions(R) vs.John Merrill(R) vs.John Rogers(D) vs.Roy Moore(R) vs.Tommy Tuberville(R)
AK: Dan Sullivan(R) vs.Al Gross(I)
AZ: Martha McSally(R) vs.Mark Kelly(D)
AR: Tom Cotton(R) vs.Josh Mahony(D) vs.Dan Whitfield(I) vs.Ricky Dale Harrington(L)
CO: Cory Gardner(R) vs.Alice Madden(D) vs.Andrew Romanoff(D) vs.Angela Williams(D) vs.Dan Baer(D) vs.Ellen Burnes(D) vs.John Hickenlooper(D) vs.John Walsh(D) vs.Mike Johnston(D)
DE: Chris Coons(D) vs.Jessica Scarane(D)
GA-2: Kelly Loeffler(R) vs.Doug Collins(R) vs.Jason Carter(D) vs.Matt Lieberman(D) vs.Michelle Nunn(D) vs.Tom Price(R)
GA-6: David Perdue(R) vs.Jon Ossoff(D) vs.Ted Terry(D) vs.Teresa Tomlinson(D)
ID: Jim Risch(R) vs.Nancy Harris(D) vs.Paulette Jordan(D)
IL: Richard Durbin(D) vs.Anne Stava-Murray(D) vs.Mark Curran(R)
IA: Joni Ernst(R) vs.Eddie Mauro(D) vs.Kimberly Graham(D) vs.Theresa Greenfield(D)
KS: Pat Roberts(R) vs.Barbara Bollier(D) vs.Barry Grissom(D) vs.Dave Lindstrom(R) vs.Jake LaTurner(R) vs.Kris Kobach(R) vs.Roger Marshall(R) vs.Susan Wagle(R)
KY: Mitch McConnell(R) vs.Amy McGrath(D) vs.C. Wesley Morgan(R) vs.Steven Cox(D)
LA: Bill Cassidy(R) vs.Antoine Pierce(D)
ME: Susan Collins(R) vs.Betsy Sweet(D) vs.Sara Gideon(D) vs.Susan Rice(D)
MA: Ed Markey(D) vs.Allen Waters(R) vs.Joe Kennedy III(D) vs.Shannon Liss-Riordan(D) vs.Shiva Ayyadurai(R)
MI: Gary Peters(D) vs.John James(D)
MN: Tina Smith(D) vs.Jason Lewis(R) vs.Steve Carlson(D) vs.Paula Overby(G)
MS: Cindy Hyde-Smith(R) vs.Jensen Bohren(D) vs.Mike Espy(D)
MT: Steve Daines(R) vs.Wilmot Collins(D)
NE: Ben Sasse(R) vs.Chris Janicek(R)
NH: Jeanne Shaheen(D) vs.Andy Martin(D) vs.Bill O`Brien(R) vs.Don Bolduc(R)
NJ: Cory Booker(D) vs.Hirsh Singh(R) vs.Stuart Meissner(R)
NM: Ben Ray Lujan(D) vs.Gavin Clarkson(R) vs.Maggie Toulouse Oliver(D) vs.Mick Rich(R) vs.Tom Udall(D)
NC: Thom Tillis(R) vs.Cal Cunningham(D) vs.Eric Mansfield(D) vs.Erica Smith(D) vs.Garland Tucker(R) vs.Sandy Smith(R)
OK: James Inhofe(R) vs.Mike Workman(D)
OR: Jeff Merkley(D) vs.Paul Romero(R)
RI: Jack Reed(D) vs.Allen Waters(R)
SC: Lindsey Graham(R) vs.Gloria Bromell Tinubu(D) vs.Jaime Harrison(D)
SD: Mike Rounds(I) vs.Daniel Ahlers(D) vs.Scyller Borglum(R)
TN: Lamar Alexander(R,retiring) vs.Bill Hagerty(R) vs.James Mackler(D) vs.Manny Sethi(R)
TX: John Cornyn(R) vs.Chris Bell(D) vs.Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez(D) vs.MJ Hegar(D) vs.Royce West(D) vs.Sema Hernandez(D)
VA: Mark Warner(D) vs.Daniel Gade(R) vs.Scott Taylor(R)
WV: Shelley Moore Capito(R) vs.Paula Jean Swearengin(D) vs.Richard Ojeda(D)
WY: Michael Enzi(R, retiring) vs.Cynthia Lummis(R) vs.Yana Ludwig(D)

2018 Senate Races

(winners marked) AL(2017):
Strange(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Jones(D)
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R) vs.Sinema(D) vs.Abboud(D) vs.McSally(R) vs.Arpaio(R) vs.Marks(L)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(D) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs. Garcetti?(D) vs.de_Leon(D)
CT: Murphy(D) vs.Adams(D) vs.Corey(R)
DE: Carper(D) vs.Arlett(R) vs.Boyce(R) vs.Truono(R) vs.Janowski(I)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R) vs.Scott(R) vs.Janowski(I) vs.Invictus(R)
HI: Hirono(D) vs.McDermott(R) vs.Pirkowski(D) vs.Curtis(R)
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R) vs.Messer(R) vs.Rokita(R) vs.Braun(R) vs.Straw(P)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(I) vs.Waters(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Diehl(R) vs.Wellman(R) vs.Kingston(R)
MD: Cardin(D) vs.Vohra(L) vs.Manning(D) vs.Faddis(R) vs.Campbell(R)
ME: King(I) vs.Brakey(R) vs.Lyons(L) vs.Ringelstein(D)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R) vs.Young(R) vs.Squier(G) vs.James(R)
MN-2: Franken(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Housley(R)
MN-6: Klobuchar(D) vs.Newberger(R) vs.Overby(G)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Monetti(R) vs.Hawley(R) vs.Earl(D)
MS-2: Hyde-Smith(R) vs.Espy(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.McDaniel(R)
MS-6: Wicker(R) vs.Bohren(D) vs.Baria(D)
MT: Tester(D) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Rosendale(R)
ND: Heitkamp(D) vs.Peyer(D) vs.Campbell(R) vs.Cramer(R)
NE: Fischer(R) vs.Raybould(D)
NJ: Menendez(D) vs.Pezzullo(R) vs.Hugin(R) vs.Sabrin(L)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs.Rich(R) vs. Sanchez?(R) vs.Johnson(L)
NV: Heller(R) vs.Tarkanian(R) vs.Rosen(D)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs.Webber(R) vs.Farley(R) vs.Noren(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R) vs.Renacci(R) vs.Gibbons(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Christiana(R) vs.Saccone(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) vs.Flanders(R) vs.Nardolillo(R)
TN: Corker(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(D) vs.Blackburn(R) vs.Bredesen(D) vs.Fincher(R)
TX: Cruz(R) vs.O`Rourke(D)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs. Romney(R) vs.Wilson(D) vs.Bowden(L)
VA: Kaine(D) vs.Freitas(R) vs.Stewart(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs. Giordano(D) vs.MacGovern(D) vs.Milne(D) vs.Paige(R) vs.Zupan(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) vs.Ferguson(D) vs.Hutchison(R) vs.Luke(L) vs.Strider(L)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs.Vukmir(R)
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs.Jenkins(R) vs.Blankenship(I) vs.Morrisey(R) vs.Swearengin(D)
WY: Barrasso(R) vs.Trauner(D)
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Price(R-GA-6)
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Ron Wright on Abortion
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  • Opposes Planned Parenthood; endorsed by Texas Right to Life. (Nov 2019)
  • Says women should be punished; later says only providers. (Jun 2019)
  • Life begins at conception; never allow abortion. (Sep 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Ron Wright on Budget & Economy
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  • Pass a balanced budget then get out of the way. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
Ron Wright on Civil Rights
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Ron Wright on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Wright on Crime
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  • Supports the death penalty. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Drugs
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Ron Wright on Education
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  • Local control, parental choice; expand vouchers. (Nov 2019)
  • Expand education aid for prisoners & those in trade schools. (Oct 2019)
  • No tuition-free public college. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:States decide standards, not federal government. (Aug 2018)
Ron Wright on Energy & Oil
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  • Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Wright on Families & Children
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  • Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Foreign Policy
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  • Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron Wright on Government Reform
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  • Reduce red tape; eliminate unnecessary regulations. (Nov 2019)
Ron Wright on Gun Control
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  • Fight liberal efforts to infringe right to bear arms. (Nov 2019)
  • More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety. (Sep 2018)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Ron Wright on Health Care
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  • Health insurance across state lines, not from Washington. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Homeland Security
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  • Will fight for expanded military spending. (Nov 2019)
  • Proposes grant program for retired military & police dogs. (Nov 2019)
  • Peace maintained via a strong military. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Ron Wright on Immigration
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  • Secure our border from criminals and terrorists. (Nov 2019)
  • Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Jobs
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  • Livable income is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
  • Removing regulations (like livable income) creates jobs. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Principles & Values
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  • Put "In God We Trust" on all official correspondence. (Nov 2019)
  • Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Social Security
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  • Raise retirement age; reduce benefit structure. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Tax Reform
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  • Cut taxes for middle class; simplify tax code. (Nov 2019)
  • Simplify taxes, with lower rates, or FairTax. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Ron Wright on Technology
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Ron Wright on War & Peace
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  • Help defend Israel & allies from terrorism & radical Islam. (Sep 2018)
Ron Wright on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes Planned Parenthood; endorsed by Texas Right to Life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Says women should be punished; later says only providers: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life begins at conception; never allow abortion: 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)
(No votes on which to base response)
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
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Put "In God We Trust" on all official correspondence: Strongly Favors topic 4
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 across state lines, not from Washington: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise retirement age; reduce benefit structure: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Local control, parental choice; expand vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Expand education aid for prisoners & those in trade schools: Favors topic 7
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Reduce red tape; eliminate unnecessary regulations: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight liberal efforts to infringe right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety: 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)
Cut taxes for middle class; simplify tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Simplify taxes, with lower rates, or FairTax: 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)
Secure our border from criminals and terrorists: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Will fight for expanded military spending: Strongly Favors topic 15
Proposes grant program for retired military & police dogs: Favors topic 15
Peace maintained via a strong military: Strongly Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Help defend Israel & allies from terrorism & radical Islam: 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
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Pass a balanced budget then get out of the way: Strongly Opposes topic 20
PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Ron Wright is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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