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Allen Buckley on SenateMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
No government intervention nor abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let companies hire whomever they desire: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
No gender identity restrictions on child custody or adoption: Strongly Favors topic 3
No changes in Constitution for gay marriage: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
Allow moment of silence in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
No church-state connection, including welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No federally-run health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Above-the-line tax deductions for health costs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No federal health care except by tax deductions: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Phase out government-sponsored retirement system: Strongly Favors topic 6
Matching accounts for people born after 1985: Favors topic 6
Privatization of Social Security is impractical: Strongly Opposes topic 6
National referendum to resolve Social Security dilemmas: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Against vouchers but for local control: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Dismantle the federal Department of Education: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Enforce responsibility regarding land, water, air & wildlife: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Death penalty acceptable in appropriate circumstances: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports “Three Strikes” sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Simplify the system for individuals: Opposes topic 11
10/x/39 tax system would pay off debt in 50-60 years: Opposes topic 11
Tie spending to tax rates, eliminate Alternative Minimum Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Remove all poor people from income taxation: Favors topic 11
Establish a 10/x/39 three-bracket income tax system: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No benefits for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Implement a reasonable policy and enforce it: Opposes topic 12
Strong enforcement against illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Government efforts to control or manage trade are improper: Opposes topic 13
Tariff on Chinese imports until they detach yuan from dollar: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We face significant problems, including foreign intervention: Opposes topic 14
War in Iraq has made terrorism problem worse: Strongly Favors topic 14
Against linking trade to human rights: Favors topic 14
Spend as much as is necessary to get military job done: Strongly Favors topic 14
Stay neutral on Israel-Palestine absent invasion of Israel: Favors topic 14
Generally for free trade: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Keep US military strong, but solely for defense: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Oppose gerrymandering and restrictions on ballot access: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Cut foreign aid; stay neutral on Israel-Palestine: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Convert from gasoline vehicles to hydrogen or other fuel: Favors topic 18
Favors a strong federal EPA: Favors topic 18
Provide financial incentives for alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Tolerate decriminalization of marijuana, like alcohol: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Our country faces excessive debt, entitlements, & regulation: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Balanced budget except in emergencies (not War on Terror): Opposes topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:
CA:Boxer(D)
FL:Rubio(R)
IN:Coats(R)
MD:Mikulski(D)
NV:Reid(D)

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
GA:Chambliss(R)
IA:Harkin(D)
MI:Levin(D)
MT:Baucus(D)
NE:Johanns(R)
SD:Johnson(D)
WV:Rockefeller(D)
Senate races 2017-8:
AL: Strange(R) ; no opponent yet
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(D) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs. Garcetti?(D)
CT: Murphy(D) ; no opponent yet
DE: Carper(D) vs. Biden?(D) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R)
HI: Hirono(D) ; no opponent yet
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(R)
MD: Cardin(D) ; no opponent yet
ME: King(I) vs. LePage?(R)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R)
MN: Klobuchar(D) vs. Paulsen?(R)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs. Kinder?(R)
MS: Wicker(R) vs. McDaniel?(R)
MT: Tester(D) vs. Racicot?(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs. Becker?(R)
NE: Fischer(R) ; no opponent yet
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Chiesa(R) vs. Codey?(D) vs. Chiesa?(R)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs. Sanchez(R)
NV: Heller(R) vs. Sandoval?(R)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy?(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) ; no opponent yet
TN: Corker(R) vs. Crim(I)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush?(R)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs. Romney?(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs. Giordano(D)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Cuccinelli?(R) vs. Fiorina?(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) ; no opponent yet
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs. Goodwin?(R)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs. Grothman?(R) vs. Gallagher?(R)
WY: Barrasso(R) ; no opponent yet
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Sep 07, 2017