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Ned Lamont on SenateMatch

 

 



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Absolute support for women’s right to reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes Alito nomination because Alito is so anti-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I am a strong supporter of affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Limiting marriage blurs the line between church & state: Favors topic 3
On gay marriage: butt out and leave people alone: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Teaching creationism blurs the line between church & state: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Health care is a fundamental right of every American: Strongly Favors topic 5
Why hasn’t Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare?: Favors topic 5
Business-required, federally-subsidized insurance pool: Strongly Favors topic 5
Move towards making affordable, universal coverage a right: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Soc. Sec. is an insurance policy, not an investment plan: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No common ground with Bush on privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Oppose diverting social security taxes into private accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers are not the answer; more support is: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Increase funding for a 21st century education system: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers distract from strong community public school system: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Focus on incentives & conservation to reduce oil dependence: Opposes topic 8
Vigilance in protecting Clean Water Act: 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 Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We learn first hand the cost of unregulated gun ownership: Opposes topic 10
Ban bump stocks, and other common sense restrictions: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Middle-class gets hammered by $800B federal deficit: Favors topic 11
Estate tax essential to progressive taxation system: Strongly Favors topic 11
Push back against the ill-advised tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences: Favors topic 12
Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didn’t like: Opposes topic 13
Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
Strictly enforce fair trade policies: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Our high-skill jobs are being sent overseas: Opposes topic 13
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)
$250M per day in Iraq better spent on domestic issues: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Easier absentee ballots, early voting should be permanent: Strongly Favors topic 16
Supports cap on campaign spending and public financing: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Hold Bush & Lieberman accountable for mess in Iraq: Favors topic 17
“Stay the course” is not a winning strategy in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Overarching plan for clean energy and energy independence: Strongly Favors topic 18
Bush energy bill loaded with tax giveaways to oil lobby: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Work with legislature on legalization of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Reduce demand and discuss constructive alternatives: Opposes topic 19
Skeptical about jailing nonviolent drug offendors: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No more funny math in budget; balanced for future: Opposes topic 20
Invest in infrastructure to create local jobs: Strongly Favors topic 20

Ned Lamont is a Hard-Core Liberal
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Other candidates' VoteMatch: Ned Lamont on the issues:
CT Gubernatorial:
Bob Stefanowski
Dan Malloy
Danny Drew
David Walker
Joe Visconti
Mark Lauretti
Peter Lumaj
Prasad Srinivasan
Tom Foley
CT Senatorial:
Ann-Marie Adams
August Wolf
Chris Murphy
Jack Orchulli
Matthew Corey
Richard Blumenthal
Tom Foley

Left office as of Jan. 2021:
AL:Jones(D,lost)
AZ:McSally(R,lost)
GA-2:Loeffler(R,lost)
GA-6:Perdue(R,lost)
CO:Gardner(R,lost)
KS:Roberts(R,retired)
NM:Udall(D,retired)
TN:Alexander(R,retired)
WY:Enzi(R,retired)

Took office as of Jan. 2021:
AL:Tuberville(R)
AZ:Kelly(D)
GA-2:Warnock(D)
GA-6:Ossoff(D)
CO:Hickenlooper(D)
KS:Marshall(R)
NM:Lujan(D)
TN:Hagerty(R)
WY:Lummis(R)
Senate races 2021-22:
AK: Incumbent Lisa Murkowski(R)
vs.Gov. Sarah Palin(? R)
AL: Incumbent Richard Shelby(R)
vs.State Rep. John Merrill(? R)
AR: Incumbent John Boozman(R)
vs.Candidate Dan Whitfield(D)
AZ: Incumbent Mark Kelly(D)
vs.State Sen. Kelli Ward(? R)
CA: Incumbent Alex Padilla(D)
vs.State Rep. Jerome Horton(D)
CO: Incumbent Michael Bennet(D)
vs.USAF Lt. Darryl Glenn(? R)
CT: Incumbent Richard Blumenthal(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
FL: Incumbent Marco Rubio(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(? D)
GA: Incumbent Raphael Warnock(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
HI: Incumbent Brian Schatz(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
IA: Incumbent Chuck Grassley(R)
vs.2020 nominee Theresa Greenfield(D)
ID: Incumbent Mike Crapo(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
IL: Incumbent Tammy Duckworth(D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Adam Kinzinger(? R)
IN: Incumbent Todd Young(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
KS: Incumbent Jerry Moran(R)
vs.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo(? R)
KY: Incumbent Rand Paul(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
LA: Incumbent John Kennedy(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)

MD: Incumbent Chris Van Hollen(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MO: Incumbent Roy Blunt(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NC: Incumbent Richard Burr(R,retiring)
vs.State Sen. Erica Smith(D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Walker(R)
ND: Incumbent John Hoeven(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NH: Incumbent Maggie Hassan(D)
vs.Brig.Gen. Don Bolduc(R)
NV: Incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NY: Incumbent Chuck Schumer(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
OH: Incumbent Rob Portman(R,retiring)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(? D)
vs.State Rep. Dan Carter(? D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Tim Ryan(? D)
OK: Incumbent James Lankford(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
OR: Incumbent Ron Wyden(D)
vs.QAnon adherent Jo Rae Perkins(R)
PA: Incumbent Pat Toomey(R,retiring)
vs.HSBC whistleblower Everett Stern(R)
SC: Incumbent Tim Scott(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
SD: Incumbent John Thune(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
UT: Incumbent Mike Lee(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
VT: Incumbent Patrick Leahy(D)
vs.Lt.Gov. David Zuckerman(? D)
WA: Incumbent Patty Murray(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
WI: Incumbent Ron Johnson(R)
vs.County Exec. Tom Nelson(D)
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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Retiring in 2022 election:
NC:Burr(R)
OH:Portman(R)
PA:Toomey(R)
Senators who ran for President in 2019-20:
CA:V.P.Harris(D)
CO:Bennet(D)
MA:Warren(D)
MN:Klobuchar(D)
NJ:Booker(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D)
VT:Sanders(D)
 

Page last updated: Mar 08, 2021