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AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Miller(L) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L)
AZ: McCain(R) vs.Kirkpatrick(D) vs.Mealer(I) vs.Ward(R)
CA: Harris(D) vs.Sanchez(D) vs.Chavez(R) vs.Del Beccaro(R) vs.Sundheim(R) vs.Brannon(R)
CO: Bennet(D) vs.Glenn(R) vs.Neville(R) vs.Frazier(R) vs.Keyser(R) vs.Littleton(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D) vs.Carter(R) vs.Orchulli(R) vs.Kudlow(R) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Rubio(R) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Grayson(D) vs.Keith(D) vs.DeSantis(R) vs.Cantera(R)
GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Carroll(R) vs.Pirkowski(R) vs.Cavasso(R)
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ID: Crapo(R) vs.Sturgill(D) vs.Pro-Life(C) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL: Kirk(R)
vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
IN: Bayh(D)
vs.Young(R) vs.Stutzman(R) vs.Hill(D) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Bosma(R)
KS: Moran(R) vs.Wiesner(D) vs.Orman(I)
KY: Paul(R) vs.Gray(D) vs.Conway(D)
LA: (runoff Dec. 10) Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Fleming(R) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R) vs.Clements(L)
MD: Van Hollen(D) vs.Szeliga(R) vs.Flowers(G) vs.Douglas(R) vs.Steele(R)
MO: Blunt(R) vs.Kander(D)
NC: Burr(R) vs.Ross(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Brannon(R) vs.Rey(D) vs.Wright(R)
ND: Hoeven(R) vs.Glassheim(D) vs.Marquette(L)
NH: Ayotte(R)
vs. Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
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NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
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SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
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UT: Lee(R) vs.Snow(D) vs.Swinton(D)
VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
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Don Bacon on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Support the 5-month abortion ban. (Nov 2016)
  • Life starts at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes public funding for abortion services. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports human life begins at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-life legislation. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Budget & Economy
Click here for 3 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Reduce our domestic spending, and reform our entitlements. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Civil Rights
Click here for 2 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Corporations
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  • Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Don Bacon on Drugs
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Don Bacon on Education
Click here for 4 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Reduce micromanagement & oppose Common Core. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports vouchers to let parents choose public or private school. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Energy & Oil
Click here for 4 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes government developing wind and solar energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports building the Keystone XL pipeline. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Environment
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  • Support REINs Act to control our bureaucracies. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Don Bacon on Foreign Policy
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  • Supports standing with the nation of israel. (Nov 2016)
  • Strongly opposes Islamic Sharia as threat to the US. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Don Bacon on Government Reform
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  • Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits. (Jan 2017)
Don Bacon on Gun Control
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  • Gun control means only criminals have guns. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
  • Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Health Care
Click here for 4 full quotes on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • More market-based options for healthcare. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Homeland Security
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  • Keep Guantanamo Bay for the worst of the worst. (Nov 2016)
  • Peace through strength: retool military with latest tech. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Immigration
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  • More employer enforcement; more secure borders. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports constructing a wall to control our border. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports illegals returning to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Jobs
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  • Opposes federal wage controls & healthcare role. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Principles & Values
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  • Priorities: be a good Christian, husband, father and citizen. (Nov 2016)
  • I was raised reading National Review and Human Events. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Social Security
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  • Adjust long-term policies for future generations. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports diverting some FICA into personal accounts. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Tax Reform
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  • We need a simpler, flatter tax code. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes increasing income tax rates. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon on Technology
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Don Bacon on War & Peace
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  • Defeat ISIS with assertive leadership & special forces. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes waiting; go after militant Islam abroad. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support. (Nov 2016)
Don Bacon 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)
Support the 5-month abortion ban: Strongly Favors topic 1
Life starts at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public funding for abortion services: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports pro-life legislation: 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)
Supports letting businesses disagree with same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Priorities: be a good Christian, husband, father and citizen: Favors topic 4
Supports Judeo-Christian framework of morality: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports religious liberty and sees it at risk: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
More market-based options for healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Adjust long-term policies for future generations: Favors topic 6
Supports diverting some FICA into personal accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce micromanagement & oppose Common Core: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports vouchers to let parents choose public or private school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core as a nationwide academic standard: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support REINs Act to control our bureaucracies: 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 Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Gun control means only criminals have guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly opposes restrictive gun laws: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun-control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need a simpler, flatter tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing income tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
More employer enforcement; more secure borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports constructing a wall to control our border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports illegals returning to country of origin: 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)
Keep Guantanamo Bay for the worst of the worst: Favors topic 14
Supports standing with the nation of israel: Favors topic 14
Supports ban on resettlement of Syrian refugees: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Peace through strength: retool military with latest tech: Strongly Favors topic 15
Supports maintaining a numerically superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes voting without photo id: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Defeat ISIS with assertive leadership & special forces: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly opposes Islamic Sharia as threat to the US: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes waiting; go after militant Islam abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports deregulating domestic oil exploration and drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes government developing wind and solar energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports building the Keystone XL pipeline: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes legalizing marijuana: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce our domestic spending, and reform our entitlements: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget: Favors topic 20
Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Don Bacon is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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