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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal Hyde amendment; it's about inequality: Favors topic 1
Women should have access to quality reproductive healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reagan's "welfare queens" are a racist caricature: Strongly Favors topic 2
Election winners didn't look like me; now maybe more will: Strongly Favors topic 2
State of the Union: protest ignoring sexual assaults: Favors topic 2
Activism is inherently divisive, like MLK was: Favors topic 2
Trump models disrespectful rhetoric & policies toward women: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Make discrimination by gender & sexual orientation illegal: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Hyde amendment about healthcare for poor & women of color: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicare-for-All offers affordable healthcare to everyone: Favors topic 5
Medicare-for-All saves money; an investment for our future: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Avid supporter of Social Security; wants to see it expanded: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand national education into tuition-free public colleges: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
Keep existing nuclear power plants but block new ones: Favors topic 8
Green New Deal: economic & environmental transformation: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Total renovation of justice system; end mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Believes in common-sense approach to reforming gun control: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Workers & government should not pay for billionaires: Strongly Favors topic 11
70% marginal tax rate on income above $10M/year: Strongly Favors topic 11
Raise taxes on the wealthy and on corporations: Strongly Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
ICE must end; it's unaccountable to standards of due process: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes border wall, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Pay for 65% of Medicare with defense waste (FactCheck: 20%): Strongly Opposes topic 15
Build global ties & stronger economy by bringing troops home: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Honors and thanks all veterans for their service: Favors topic 15
PVS:Cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
First pledge to voters: clean up campaign finances: Strongly Favors topic 16
Puerto Ricans suffer neglect from not having a federal vote: Strongly Favors topic 16
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Signed letter opposing Israeli annexation of territories: Strongly Opposes topic 17
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Move to a carbon-free, 100% renewable energy system: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Sponsored Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Stand up to pharmaceutical lobbies that entice addiction: Opposes topic 19
PVS:Support recreational marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorses a Federal Jobs Guarantee program with benefits: Strongly Favors topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a Hard-Core Liberal
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AL-1: Jerry Carl(R)
AL-2: Barry Moore(R)
CA-8: Jay Obernolte(R)
CA-21: US Rep.T.J. Cox(D) vs.Former Rep.David Valadao(R)
CA-25: Former Rep. Steve Knight (R, May 2020)
CA-39: US Rep.Gil Cisneros(D) vs.CA Rep.Young Kim(R)
CA-48: Michelle Steel(R)
CA-50: Darrell Issa(R)
CO-3: Lauren Boebert(R)
FL-3: Kat Cammack(R)
FL-15: Scott Franklin(R)
FL-19: Byron Donalds(R)
FL-26: Carlos Gimenez(R)
FL-27: Maria Elvira Salazar(R)
GA-5: Kwanza Hall(D,2020)
GA-5: Nikema Williams(D)
GA-6: US Rep.Lucy McBath(D) vs.Former Rep.Karen Handel(R)
GA-7: Carolyn Bourdeaux(D)
GA-9: Andrew Clyde(R)
GA-14: Marjorie Taylor Greene(R)
HI-2: Kai Kahele(D)
IA-1: US Rep.Abby Finkenauer(D) vs.Former Rep.Rod Blum(R)
IA-2: US Rep.David Loebsack(D) vs.Mariannette Miller-Meeks(R)
IA-4: Randy Feenstra(R)
IA-3: US Rep.Cindy Axne(D) vs.Former Rep.David Young(R)
IL-3: US Rep.Dan Lipinski(D,lost primary) vs.Marie Newman(D)
IL-14: US Rep.Lauren Underwood(D) vs.IL Sen.Jim Oberweis(R)
IL-15: Mary Miller(R)
IN-1: Frank Mrvan(D)
IN-5: Victoria Spartz(R)
KS-1: Tracey Mann(R)
KS-2: US Rep.Steve Watkins(R) vs.KS Treasurer Jake LaTurner(R)
LA-5: Luke Letlow(R)
MA-4: Senate candidate Alan Khazei(D) vs.Jake Auchincloss(D)
MD-7: Former Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D, April 2020)
MI-3: Peter Meijer(R)
MI-8: US Rep.Elissa Slotkin(D) vs.Former Rep.Mike Bishop(R)
MI-10: Lisa McClain(R)
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MN-7: Michelle Fischbach(R)
MO-1: Cori Bush(D)
MT-0: MT Secretary Corey Stapleton(R) vs.MT Auditor Matt Rosendale(R)
NC-2: Deborah Ross(D)
NC-3: State Rep. Greg Murphy (R, Sept. 2019)
NC-6: Kathy Manning(D)
NC-9: State Sen. Dan Bishop (R, Sept. 2019)
NC-11: Madison Cawthorn(R)
NJ-7: Former Rep.Tom Malinowski(D) vs.NJ Sen.Thomas Kean(R)
NM-2: US Rep.Xochitl Torres Small(D) vs.NM Rep.Yvette Herrell(R)
NM-3: Teresa Leger Fernandez(D)
NV-3: US Rep.Susie Lee(D) vs.NV Treasurer Dan Schwartz(R)
NY-2: Andrew Garbarino(R)
NY-11: Nicole Malliotakis(R)
NY-15: Ritchie Torres(D)
NY-16: Jamaal Bowman(D)
NY-17: Mondaire Jones(D)
NY-22: US Rep.Anthony Brindisi(D) vs.Former Rep.Claudia Tenney(R)
NY-27: Chris Jacobs(R,June 2020)
OK-5: Stephanie Bice(R)
OR-2: Cliff Bentz(R)
PA-12: State Rep. Fred Keller (R, May 2019)
PR-0: Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon(R)
SC-1: Nancy Mace(R)
TN-1: Diana Harshbarger(R)
TX-4: Pat Fallon(R)
TX-11: August Pfluger(R)
TX-13: Ronny Jackson(R)
TX-17: Pete Sessions(R)
TX-22: Troy Nehls(R)
TX-23: Tony Gonzales(R)
TX-24: Beth Van Duyne(R)
UT-1: Blake Moore(R)
UT-4: Burgess Owens(R)
VA-2: US Rep.Elaine Luria(D) vs.Former Rep.Scott Taylor(R)
VA-5: Bob Good(R)
WA-10: Marilyn Strickland(D)
WI-5: Scott Fitzgerald(R)
WI-7: Tom Tiffany(R,May 2020)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty



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