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Jamie Raskin on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Protect women's right to their own healthcare decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports pro-choice legislation: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure women receive equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Passionate champion of marriage equality: Strongly Favors topic 3
Voted for new birth certificates for sex changes: Strongly Favors topic 3
Voted YES on state authorization of same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Long-time champion of single-payer health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Voted YES on establishing an ObamaCare healthcare exchange: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Remove cap to preserve and strengthen Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Curb the dogmas and protocols of the new testing mania: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Expand domestic violence protective orders to include pets: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Voted YES on 25 new state wildlands areas: Opposes topic 8
Rated Deregulating banks encourages discriminatory practices: Opposes topic 8
Rated Keep restrictive rules for predator control in Alaska: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Voted YES on repealing the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
First step: reduce recidivism & mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Asked Biden Administration to abolish federal death penalty: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban assault weapons; plus fingerprint licensing system: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports gun-control legislation: 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)
Voted YES to increase state income tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports tax increases to balance the budget: Favors topic 11
Rated Reducing tax rates balloons federal deficit & cuts programs: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Comprehensive immigration reform must be a top priority: Strongly Favors topic 12
Voted YES on in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant: Strongly Favors topic 12
Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported: Favors topic 12
Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin: Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Support only free trade deals that are fair and balanced: Strongly Favors topic 13
Rated Oppose USMCA until more environmental & job protections: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Rated Maintain World Bank funding as part of multilateralism: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Sponsored bill to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Support Easter Seals programs for wounded warriors: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Restore the voting rights of ex-felons: Strongly Favors topic 16
Voted YES to online voter registration & online voting: Strongly Favors topic 16
No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
Statehood for the District of Columbia: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Iran nuke deal is best chance to prevent Iranian nukes: Strongly Favors topic 17
Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Sponsored bill to remove US forces from Yemen: Strongly Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Invest in clean energy to break our carbon addiction: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES on offshore wind renewable energy credits: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Favors topic 18
Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization: Favors topic 18
Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reduce mandatory sentencing for drug offenses: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Voted YES on reducing penalties for possession of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws: Opposes topic 19
Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes jail sentences for non-violent drug offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Rated Voted NO on additional Drug War funding for synthetic drugs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Raise minimum wage to 15% above poverty level: Favors topic 20
Supports federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 20
Rated Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Jamie Raskin 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-50: Darrell Issa(R)
CO-3: Lauren Boebert(R)
FL-3: Kat Cammack(R)
FL-15: Scott Franklin(R)
FL-19: Byron Donalds(R)
GA-9: Andrew Clyde(R)
GA-14: Marjorie Taylor Greene(R)
IA-2: Mariannette Miller-Meeks(R)
IA-4: Randy Feenstra(R)
IL-15: Mary Miller(R)
IN-5: Victoria Spartz(R)
KS-1: Tracey Mann(R)
KS-2: Jake LaTurner(R)
LA-5: Luke Letlow(R)
MI-3: Peter Meijer(R)
MI-10: Lisa McClain(R)
MT-0: Matt Rosendale(R)
NC-11: Madison Cawthorn(R)
NM-3: Teresa Leger Fernandez(D)
NY-2: Andrew Garbarino(R)
NY-22: Claudia Tenney(R)
OR-2: Cliff Bentz(R)
PR-0: Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon(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)
VA-5: Bob Good(R)
WI-5: Scott Fitzgerald(R)
Incoming Democratic Freshmen 2021:
CA-53: Sara Jacobs(D)
GA-5: Nikema Williams(D)
GA-7: Carolyn Bourdeaux(D)
HI-2: Kai Kahele(D)
IL-3: Marie Newman(D)
IN-1: Frank Mrvan(D)
MA-4: Jake Auchincloss(D)
MO-1: Cori Bush(D)
NC-2: Deborah Ross(D)
NC-6: Kathy Manning(D)
NY-15: Ritchie Torres(D)
NY-16: Jamaal Bowman(D)
NY-17: Mondaire Jones(D)
WA-10: Marilyn Strickland(D)

Republican takeovers as of 2021:
CA-21: David Valadao(R) defeated T.J. Cox(D)
CA-39: Young Kim(R) defeated Gil Cisneros(D)
CA-48: Michelle Steel(R) defeated Harley Rouda(D)
FL-26: Carlos Gimenez(R) defeated Debbie Mucarsel-Powell(D)
FL-27: Maria Elvira Salazar(R) defeated Donna Shalala(D)
IA-1: Ashley Hinson(R) defeated Abby Finkenauer(D)
MN-7: Michelle Fischbach(R) defeated Collin Peterson(D)
NM-2: Yvette Herrell(R) defeated Xochitl Small(D)
NY-11: Nicole Malliotakis(R) defeated Max Rose(D)
OK-5: Stephanie Bice(R) defeated Kendra Horn(D)
SC-1: Nancy Mace(R) defeated Joe Cunningham(D)
UT-4: Burgess Owens(R) defeated Ben McAdams(D)

Special Elections 2019-2020:
CA-25: Mike Garcia (R, May 2020)
GA-5: Kwanza Hall(D, Dec. 2020)
NC-3: State Rep. Greg Murphy (R, Sept. 2019)
NC-9: State Sen. Dan Bishop (R, Sept. 2019)
NY-27: Chris Jacobs(R,June 2020)
MD-7: Kweisi Mfume (D, April 2020)
PA-12: Fred Keller (R, May 2019)
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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