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Mike Braun on Abortion
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  • Life starts with conception. (May 2018)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • Protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Mike Braun on Budget & Economy
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  • Government isn't the driver of economic prosperity. (Nov 2018)
  • Don't pay politicians if they can't pass a budget. (May 2018)
  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Civil Rights
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  • Traditional marriage should be between a man & a woman. (Nov 2018)
Mike Braun on Corporations
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  • Lowering taxes is a good start to empowering job creators. (May 2018)
Mike Braun on Crime
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Mike Braun on Drugs
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  • Marijuana use is about freedom of choice. (Nov 2018)
Mike Braun on Education
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Mike Braun on Energy & Oil
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Mike Braun on Environment
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Mike Braun on Families & Children
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Mike Braun on Foreign Policy
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  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Free Trade
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  • Trust Trump to negotiate tariffs on China. (Nov 2018)
  • 2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico. (May 2018)
Mike Braun on Government Reform
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  • Replace the swamp with citizen legislators and term limits. (May 2018)
  • CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted NO on two articles of impeachment against Trump. (Feb 2020)
Mike Braun on Gun Control
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  • 100% pro-Second Amendment. (Nov 2018)
  • A hunter himself, he's a proud backer of the 2nd Amendment. (May 2018)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Health Care
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  • Common sense solutions can offset ObamaCare shortfalls. (May 2018)
  • Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Homeland Security
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  • We need increased military to protect our interests abroad. (May 2018)
  • North Korea & Russian dangers require strong US military. (Feb 2018)
Mike Braun on Immigration
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  • Treat DACA recipients like other illegal immigrants. (Nov 2018)
  • Hard line approach to illegal immigrants: build the wall. (May 2018)
  • Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Support national emergency at the Southern border. (Mar 2019)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Mar 2019)
Mike Braun on Jobs
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  • 2015: opposed increasing Indiana minimum wage to $10.10. (Nov 2018)
  • Cut regulations and red tape and businesses will create jobs. (Sep 2018)
Mike Braun on Principles & Values
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  • Use record of what's been done in hometown and statehouse. (May 2018)
Mike Braun on Social Security
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Mike Braun on Tax Reform
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  • Pledged never to raise federal taxes, but infrastructure ok. (Apr 2018)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on Technology
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  • Increase gas tax by 10 cents for crumbling infrastructure. (Apr 2018)
  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
Mike Braun on War & Peace
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  • Re-impose sanctions on Iran for nuclear capability. (Nov 2018)
  • Defeat ISIS terrorists where they live. (Feb 2018)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Mike Braun on Welfare & Poverty
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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)
Life starts with conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges: Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
Protect infant survivors of abortion: 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Traditional marriage should be between a man & a woman: Strongly Opposes 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 Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Common sense solutions can offset ObamaCare shortfalls: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
100% pro-Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
A hunter himself, he's a proud backer of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lowering taxes is a good start to empowering job creators: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pledged never to raise federal taxes, but infrastructure ok: Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Treat DACA recipients like other illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Hard line approach to illegal immigrants: build the wall: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Rated Support national emergency at the Southern border: 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)
Trust Trump to negotiate tariffs on China: Opposes topic 13
2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
We need increased military to protect our interests abroad: Strongly Favors topic 15
North Korea & Russian dangers require strong US military: Strongly Favors topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Replace the swamp with citizen legislators and term limits: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Re-impose sanctions on Iran for nuclear capability: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Defeat ISIS terrorists where they live: Favors topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana use is about freedom of choice: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Government isn't the driver of economic prosperity: Opposes topic 20
2015: opposed increasing Indiana minimum wage to $10.10: Opposes topic 20
Don't pay politicians if they can't pass a budget: Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20

Mike Braun is a Moderate Conservative
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