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Ryan Zinke on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Protect unborn victims. (Nov 2014)
  • Pro-life, but decision should not be made by government. (Nov 2008)
  • No embryonic stem cell research; no emergency contraception. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • $17T debt was irresponsible to create & reckless to continue. (Nov 2014)
  • Our government should spend within its means; no new fees. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes stimulus spending. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes stimulus spending. (Sep 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Civil Rights
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  • No affirmative action in college nor state contracts. (Nov 2008)
  • No same-sex marriage, nor civil unions, not adoption. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jun 2015)
Ryan Zinke on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ryan Zinke on Crime
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  • Replace death penalty with life imprisonment without parole. (Feb 2009)
  • Supports death penalty but also hate crime legislation. (Nov 2008)
Ryan Zinke on Drugs
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  • Rated C- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Ryan Zinke on Education
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  • Give parents a stronger voice, and local control. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports vouchers for public schools. (Nov 2008)
  • Voluntary prayer provided there's no undue influence. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes Common Core. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes Common Core. (Sep 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Energy & Oil
Click here for 7 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Climate is changing; Man is an influence but what can we do? (Jan 2017)
  • Alternatives only if competitive prices without subsidies. (Nov 2014)
  • Increased coal production with environmental safeguards. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports Keystone XL. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports Keystone XL. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Environment
Click here for 3 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Absolutely against transfer or sale of public land to states. (Jan 2017)
  • Smokey the Bear should be viewed as helpful, not as police. (Jan 2017)
  • Cleanup industrial sites; preserve open space. (Nov 2008)
Ryan Zinke on Families & Children
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  • Prepare kids for tomorrow with family values of grandparents. (Nov 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ryan Zinke on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ryan Zinke on Government Reform
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  • Work with states and rebuild national parks. (Jan 2017)
  • Limit PAC, corporate, and individual campaign donations. (Nov 2008)
Ryan Zinke on Gun Control
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  • Fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2014)
  • Background checks are prudent; military weapons aren't. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote. (Feb 2015)
Ryan Zinke on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare is reckless; replace with cross-state pools& HSAs. (Nov 2014)
  • Caps on medical malpractice; no government health insurance. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Homeland Security
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  • Opposes targeting terrorists. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes targeting terrorists. (Sep 2014)
  • No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad. (Jan 2015)
Ryan Zinke on Immigration
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  • Punish those who knowingly employ illegal immigrants. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
Ryan Zinke on Jobs
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  • Don't discount minimum wage for tips. (Feb 2009)
Ryan Zinke on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed Young Gun candidate in national Republican "Drive to 245". (Oct 2014)
  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
Ryan Zinke on Social Security
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Ryan Zinke on Tax Reform
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  • Make the tax code fairer, flatter and simpler. (Dec 2016)
Ryan Zinke on Technology
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Ryan Zinke on War & Peace
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Ryan Zinke 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)
Protect unborn victims: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, but decision should not be made by government: Opposes topic 1
No embryonic stem cell research; no emergency contraception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action in college nor state contracts: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
No same-sex marriage, nor civil unions, not adoption: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Prepare kids for tomorrow with family values of grandparents: Favors topic 4
Voluntary prayer provided there's no undue influence: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare is reckless; replace with cross-state pools& HSAs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Caps on medical malpractice; no government health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Give parents a stronger voice, and local control: Favors topic 7
Supports vouchers for public schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core: Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Absolutely against transfer or sale of public land to states: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Work with states and rebuild national parks: Opposes topic 8
Cleanup industrial sites; preserve open space: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Smokey the Bear should be viewed as helpful, not as police: Opposes topic 9
Replace death penalty with life imprisonment without parole: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Supports death penalty but also hate crime legislation: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Background checks are prudent; military weapons aren't: Opposes topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Interstate transportation of firearms is federally prote: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Make the tax code fairer, flatter and simpler: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Punish those who knowingly employ illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals: Favors topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals: Favors 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)
No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
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 PAC, corporate, and individual campaign donations: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes targeting terrorists: Favors topic 17
Opposes targeting terrorists: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Climate is changing; Man is an influence but what can we do?: Favors topic 18
Alternatives only if competitive prices without subsidies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Increased coal production with environmental safeguards: 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 Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated C- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
$17T debt was irresponsible to create & reckless to continue: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Our government should spend within its means; no new fees: Opposes topic 20
Opposes stimulus spending: Opposes topic 20
Opposes stimulus spending: Opposes topic 20

Ryan Zinke is a Libertarian Conservative.
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