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GA-2: Isakson(R,resigned) Loeffler(R,appointed) vs.Collins(R) vs.Tarver(D) vs.Warnock(D) vs.Carter(D) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Grayson(R) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Stovall(I)
GA-6: Perdue(R,incumbent) vs.Ossoff(D) vs.Hazel(L) vs.Tomlinson(D) vs.Terry(D)
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ID: Risch(R,incumbent) vs.Jordan(D) vs.Harris(D)
IL: Durbin(D,incumbent) vs.Curran(R) vs.Stava-Murray(D)
KS: Roberts(R,retiring) vs.Marshall(R) vs.Bollier(D) vs.LaTurner(R) vs.Wagle(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Grissom(D)
KY: McConnell(R,incumbent) vs.McGrath(D) vs.Morgan(R) vs.Cox(D) vs.Tobin(D) vs.Booker(D)
LA: Cassidy(R,incumbent) vs.Perkins(D) vs.Pierce(D)
MA: Markey(D,incumbent) vs.O`Connor(R) vs.Ayyadurai(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Liss-Riordan(D)
ME: Collins(R,incumbent) vs.Gideon(D) vs.Sweet(D) vs.Rice(D)
MI: Peters(D,incumbent) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN: Smith(D,incumbent) vs.Lewis(R) vs.Overby(G) vs.Carlson(D)
MS: Hyde-Smith(R,incumbent) vs.Espy(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Daines(R,incumbent) vs.Bullock(D) vs.Collins(D) vs.Driscoll(R) vs.Mues(D) vs.Geise(L)
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NH: Shaheen(D,incumbent) vs.Messner(R) vs.Martin(D) vs.Bolduc(R) vs.O'Brien(R)
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Rik Mehta on Abortion
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  • Protect unborn children from the moment of conception. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports a balanced budget amendment. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Civil Rights
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Rik Mehta on Corporations
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Rik Mehta on Crime
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  • Lock up violent offenders and throw away the key. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Drugs
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  • Eliminate aid to socialist governments run on trafficking. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Education
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  • Backs school choice for those locked in failing schools. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Energy & Oil
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Rik Mehta on Environment
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Rik Mehta on Families & Children
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Rik Mehta on Foreign Policy
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  • China: masters of misinformation, not to be trusted. (Apr 2020)
Rik Mehta on Free Trade
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  • For trade, but ensure other nations don't take advantage. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Government Reform
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Rik Mehta on Gun Control
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  • Never back down from defending the 2nd Amendment. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Health Care
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  • Against Medicare for All, end excessive regulation. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Homeland Security
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Rik Mehta on Immigration
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  • For the wall; against healthcare for illegal immigrants. (Mar 2020)
Rik Mehta on Jobs
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Rik Mehta on Principles & Values
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  • Campaign $300,000+ in debt, entire campaign staff quit. (Aug 2020)
  • We need God, we need prayer, reopen houses of worship. (Jun 2020)
Rik Mehta on Social Security
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Rik Mehta on Tax Reform
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Rik Mehta on Technology
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Rik Mehta on War & Peace
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  • Bring our troops home when it's not our war. (Mar 2020)
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect unborn children from the moment of conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 1
Support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 1
Strict Constitutionalist, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 1
Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 1
Pro-parental notification, according to CC survey: 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)
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Religious liberty over gay marriage, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
We need God, we need prayer, reopen houses of worship: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly protect religious liberty, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 4
Pro-Judeo-Christian morality, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Against Medicare for All, end excessive regulation: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Anti-universal coverage, according to AFA survey: 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)
Backs school choice for those locked in failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Lock up violent offenders and throw away the key: Favors topic 9
Pro-mandatory minimum, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 9
Support law enforcement, according to CC survey: Favors topic 9
Let ex-cons apply freely, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Never back down from defending the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Limit gun rights, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
For the wall; against healthcare for illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Pro-border wall, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Pro-ICE, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Pro-E-verify, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Pro-border security, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
For trade, but ensure other nations don't take advantage: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 14
Strongly anti-Israel boycott, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Bring our troops home when it's not our war: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Peace through strength, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
China: masters of misinformation, not to be trusted: Strongly Favors topic 17
Pro-Israel, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Eliminate aid to socialist governments run on trafficking: Strongly Favors topic 19
Anti-recreational marijuana, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports a balanced budget amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Strongly Anti-livable income, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Rik Mehta is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative
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