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OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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Alex Mooney on Abortion
Click here for 8 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Fight to stop federal taxpayer funding of abortion. (Nov 2014)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Jan 2017)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes public funding of abortions. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports parental notification. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes barring stem cell research. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Budget & Economy
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  • Cut wasteful spending & entitlements so kids aren't burdened. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports a Balanced Budget Amendment. (Aug 2014)
Alex Mooney on Civil Rights
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  • Defines marriage as one man and one woman. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports barring same sex marriage. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes homosexual civil rights. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports forcing military gay marriages. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alex Mooney on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alex Mooney on Drugs
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  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Alex Mooney on Education
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  • I support school choice programs & home-schooling. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports education vouchers. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes Common Core. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes Common Core. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Energy & Oil
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  • No cap-&-trade; no war on coal; no job-destroying EPA burden. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports energy independence. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports Keystone XL. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports Keystone XL. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alex Mooney on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Alex Mooney on Foreign Policy
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Alex Mooney on Free Trade
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Alex Mooney on Government Reform
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  • Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits. (Jan 2017)
Alex Mooney on Gun Control
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  • Misguided gun laws only punish law-abiding gun owners. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes restricting right to bear arms. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Health Care
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  • Replace ObamaCare with free-market reforms. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Homeland Security
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  • Opposes targeting terrorists. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes targeting terrorists. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Immigration
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  • Secure the borders first; then reform without amnesty. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Jobs
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Alex Mooney on Principles & Values
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  • Supports barring anti-religious art funding. (Aug 2014)
  • Endorsed Young Gun candidate in national Republican "Drive to 245". (Oct 2014)
  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
  • Member of the House Freedom Caucus. (Jan 2017)
Alex Mooney on Social Security
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  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Tax Reform
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  • Signed "No New Taxes Pledge". (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes increasing federal income taxes. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports barring IRS free speech rules. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes tax increases. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes tax increases. (Sep 2014)
Alex Mooney on Technology
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  • End federal obsession with big city public transportation. (Nov 2014)
  • End overreach of NSA's surveillance program. (Nov 2014)
Alex Mooney on War & Peace
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  • Cooperate & support Israel; it makes both countries stronger. (Nov 2014)
Alex Mooney 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)
Fight to stop federal taxpayer funding of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public funding of abortions: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification: Opposes topic 1
Opposes barring stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: 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)
Defines marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports barring same sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes homosexual civil rights: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports forcing military gay marriages: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports barring IRS free speech rules: Favors topic 4
Supports barring anti-religious art funding: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with free-market reforms: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I support school choice programs & home-schooling: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports education vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core: Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Misguided gun laws only punish law-abiding gun owners: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Signed "No New Taxes Pledge": Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing federal income taxes: Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases: Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure the borders first; then reform without amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports deportation of illlegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports deportation of illlegals: 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)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Cooperate & support Israel; it makes both countries stronger: Opposes topic 17
Opposes targeting terrorists: Favors topic 17
Opposes targeting terrorists: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No cap-&-trade; no war on coal; no job-destroying EPA burden: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Supports Keystone XL: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating CO2: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports Keystone XL: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating CO2: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut wasteful spending & entitlements so kids aren't burdened: Strongly Opposes topic 20
End federal obsession with big city public transportation: Opposes topic 20
Supports a Balanced Budget Amendment: Opposes topic 20

Alex Mooney is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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