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Greg Gianforte on Abortion
Click here for 8 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Would veto any anti-abortion legislation. (Feb 2020)
  • Founded charitable organization to protect the unborn. (Feb 2016)
  • Supported anti-abortion campaigns through Family Foundation. (Jan 2016)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Greg Gianforte on Budget & Economy
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  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Civil Rights
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  • We need equal opportunity, not equal outcomes. (Apr 2016)
  • Promoted openly gay workers despite his religious beliefs. (Jan 2016)
  • CC:Sexual preference is not a protected right. (Jul 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Corporations
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  • BootStrapping for Businesses: mentors entrepreneurs. (Feb 2016)
  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Crime
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  • Philosophically OK with death penalty; but is it worth it? (May 2016)
Greg Gianforte on Drugs
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  • Oppose easing marijuana laws; some support for medical use. (May 2019)
  • Medical marijuana yes; recreational marijuana no. (Nov 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Education
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  • Private donations to colleges to address student debt. (Nov 2018)
  • Provides high school scholarships for computer coding. (Feb 2016)
  • Supports school choice and voucher initiatives. (Jan 2016)
  • Helped build a museum based on creationist beliefs. (Jan 2016)
  • CC:Vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:States decide standards, not federal government. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Energy & Oil
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  • The "War on Coal" endangers jobs. (Jun 2019)
  • Critical of regulations & studying social cost of carbon. (Jan 2019)
  • Has more than $5 million invested in fossil fuel companies. (Jan 2019)
  • The climate is always changing. (Nov 2018)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Environment
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  • Favors repeal of regulations; end "war on coal". (Jun 2019)
Greg Gianforte on Families & Children
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Greg Gianforte on Foreign Policy
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  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Greg Gianforte on Government Reform
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  • Rolling back regulations leads to prosperity. (Feb 2019)
  • Donated to groups opposing MT Disclose Act. (Nov 2018)
  • Eliminate excessive regulations that burden businesses. (Feb 2016)
  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
Greg Gianforte on Gun Control
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  • Gun rights are absolute; opposes any infringement. (Nov 2018)
  • Lifetime member of the NRA. (Feb 2016)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
Greg Gianforte on Health Care
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Greg Gianforte on Homeland Security
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  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Immigration
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  • Oppose efforts to relocate refugees into Montana. (Jun 2016)
  • Supports border wall, according to CC survey. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter. (Aug 2018)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Jun 2019)
Greg Gianforte on Jobs
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  • Address Montana's dismal national standing on wages. (Mar 2016)
Greg Gianforte on Principles & Values
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  • American exceptionalism & capitalism lead to prosperity. (Feb 2019)
Greg Gianforte on Social Security
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  • Supports privatization; retirement isn't biblical. (Nov 2018)
  • Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600. (Jun 2015)
Greg Gianforte on Tax Reform
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  • 2002: state sales tax ok; 2016: no state sales tax. (Oct 2019)
  • Oppose any or all tax increases to raise revenue. (Nov 2018)
  • 406 Tax Relief plan: cut taxes & freeze government spending. (Apr 2016)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Elimination the Death Tax. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Technology
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  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
Greg Gianforte on War & Peace
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  • Keep economic sanctions on Iran. (Nov 2018)
  • PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast. (Aug 2018)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Greg Gianforte on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Support Christian organizations' outreach on poverty. (Feb 2016)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Would veto any anti-abortion legislation: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supported anti-abortion campaigns through Family Foundation: Opposes topic 1
Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We need equal opportunity, not equal outcomes: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Promoted openly gay workers despite his religious beliefs: Favors topic 3
CC:Sexual preference is not a protected right: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support Christian organizations' outreach on poverty: Strongly Favors topic 4
Helped build a museum based on creationist beliefs: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Provide for those who cannot provide for themselves: Favors topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports privatization; retirement isn't biblical: Favors topic 6
Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports school choice and voucher initiatives: Strongly Favors topic 7
CC:Vouchers for private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Favors repeal of regulations; end "war on coal": Strongly Favors topic 8
The "War on Coal" endangers jobs: Strongly Favors topic 8
Rolling back regulations leads to prosperity: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Philosophically OK with death penalty; but is it worth it?: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Gun rights are absolute; opposes any infringement: Strongly Favors topic 10
Lifetime member of the NRA: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2002: state sales tax ok; 2016: no state sales tax: Favors topic 11
Oppose any or all tax increases to raise revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
406 Tax Relief plan: cut taxes & freeze government spending: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Elimination the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Oppose efforts to relocate refugees into Montana: Opposes topic 12
Supports border wall, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 12
PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter: Strongly Opposes 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)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
American exceptionalism & capitalism lead to prosperity: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Donated to groups opposing MT Disclose Act: Opposes topic 16
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep economic sanctions on Iran: Opposes topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Critical of regulations & studying social cost of carbon: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Has more than $5 million invested in fossil fuel companies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
The climate is always changing: Strongly Opposes topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Oppose easing marijuana laws; some support for medical use: Favors topic 19
Medical marijuana yes; recreational marijuana no: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate excessive regulations that burden businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20
PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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