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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)
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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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VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
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Mike Gallagher on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Moral and civic duty to defend the right to life. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes public funding for abortion services. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-life legislation. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Budget & Economy
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  • Cut wasteful spending and pay down the national debt. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Civil Rights
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Mike Gallagher on Corporations
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Mike Gallagher on Crime
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Mike Gallagher on Drugs
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Mike Gallagher on Education
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  • No child forced to remain in a failing school. (Nov 2016)
  • Reduce the cost of higher education. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Energy & Oil
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  • Fight for a common-sense, all of-the-above energy policy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federally developing renewable energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Environment
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  • Protect natural resources without EPA destroying our economy. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Mike Gallagher on Foreign Policy
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  • Reverse the disastrous policy of leading from behind. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports standing with the nation of israel. (Nov 2016)
  • Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank. (Jan 2017)
Mike Gallagher on Free Trade
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  • Smart trade deals protect our sovereignty--not TPP. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Government Reform
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  • End pensions for members of Congress & institute term limits. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Gun Control
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  • Defend our 2nd Amendment Wisconsin way of life. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Health Care
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  • Replace ObamaCare with patient-centered free-market reforms. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Homeland Security
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  • Reform the VA to ensure our veterans have access to benefits. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Immigration
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  • Secure our borders to protect our sovereignty. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports illegals returning to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Jobs
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Mike Gallagher on Principles & Values
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  • Stand against those who restrict our religious liberties. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Social Security
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  • Preserve and protect our most effective anti-poverty program. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher on Tax Reform
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  • Replace broken tax code with modern and simple one. (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)
Mike Gallagher on Technology
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Mike Gallagher on War & Peace
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  • Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support. (Nov 2016)
Mike Gallagher 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)
Moral and civic duty to defend the right to life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public funding for abortion services: 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)
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stand against those who restrict our religious liberties: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with patient-centered free-market reforms: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Preserve and protect our most effective anti-poverty program: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No child forced to remain in a failing school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
Protect natural resources without EPA destroying our economy: Favors 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)
Defend our 2nd Amendment Wisconsin way of life: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun-control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Replace broken tax code with modern and simple one: Strongly Favors 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)
Secure our borders to protect our sovereignty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports illegals returning to country of origin: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Smart trade deals protect our sovereignty--not TPP: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reverse the disastrous policy of leading from behind: Strongly Favors topic 14
Supports standing with the nation of israel: Favors topic 14
Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Reform the VA to ensure our veterans have access to benefits: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
End pensions for members of Congress & institute term limits: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Fight for a common-sense, all of-the-above energy policy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission: 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)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Cut wasteful spending and pay down the national debt: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget: Favors topic 20
Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Mike Gallagher is a Moderate Conservative.
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