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Maine House
Jared Golden
(Democrat, district 2)
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Jared Golden on Abortion
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  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Jared Golden on Budget & Economy
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  • CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Jared Golden on Civil Rights
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  • For Equality Act, extend protections to sexual orientation. (Nov 2019)
  • Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2021)
Jared Golden on Corporations
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  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes don't promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Jared Golden on Crime
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  • Keep existing rules for police accountability. (Mar 2021)
Jared Golden on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jared Golden on Education
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  • CC:No vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Federal education standards in all states. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination. (Sep 2020)
Jared Golden on Energy & Oil
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  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Jared Golden on Environment
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  • Fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency. (May 2020)
Jared Golden on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jared Golden on Foreign Policy
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  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
Jared Golden on Free Trade
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  • Voted against USMCA trade pacts as no benefit to Maine. (Jan 2020)
Jared Golden on Government Reform
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  • Cosponsored the For the People Act election reform. (May 2020)
  • PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations. (Aug 2018)
  • Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access. (Mar 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access. (Feb 2021)
  • Sponsored impeachment of Trump for inciting insurrection. (Jan 2021)
  • Statehood for Washington D.C. (Apr 2021)
  • Restrict presidential powers and require tax returns. (Dec 2021)
  • Mixed vote on two articles of impeachment against Trump. (Feb 2020)
Jared Golden on Gun Control
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  • Voted against universal background checks. (Aug 2019)
  • Oppose concealed carry without a permit. (Jun 2015)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Voted NO on background checks for private transfers. (Mar 2021)
Jared Golden on Health Care
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Jared Golden on Homeland Security
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  • Combat international and domestic Islamophobia. (Dec 2021)
Jared Golden on Immigration
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  • Reform immigration system; secure our borders. (Jun 2019)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Feb 2019)
  • Disallow immigration bans based on religion. (Apr 2021)
Jared Golden on Jobs
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  • Stronger unions lead to a stronger middle-class. (May 2020)
  • Fought for fair and equal pay, in state legislature. (Sep 2018)
  • Don't limit tipped workers to half minimum wage. (Jun 2017)
  • Restrict employer's access to employee social media accounts. (Jun 2015)
  • Sponsored bill for strengthening union organizing. (Mar 2021)
Jared Golden on Principles & Values
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  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Create Commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riots. (Jun 2021)
  • Member of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus. (Jul 2021)
Jared Golden on Social Security
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  • Protect Social Security; increase benefits. (May 2020)
Jared Golden on Tax Reform
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  • CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Jared Golden on Technology
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  • Fix Maine's crumbling infrastructure. (Sep 2018)
  • CC:No additional spending on securing the grid. (Jul 2018)
Jared Golden on War & Peace
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  • Increase funding for mental health care at VA. (May 2020)
  • PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast. (Aug 2018)
  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
  • Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq. (May 2021)
Jared Golden on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow some immigrants to receive public assistance. (Jun 2015)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
CC:Publicly fund abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fought for fair and equal pay, in state legislature: Strongly Favors topic 2
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Combat international and domestic Islamophobia: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
For Equality Act, extend protections to sexual orientation: Strongly Favors 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 Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposed efforts to repeal Affordable Care Act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security; increase benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
CC:No vouchers for private schools: Opposes topic 7
PVS:Federal education standards in all states: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated Keep existing rules for police accountability: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Voted against universal background checks: Favors topic 10
Oppose concealed carry without a permit: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background checks for private transfers: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts: Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reform immigration system; secure our borders: Opposes topic 12
Allow some immigrants to receive public assistance: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Disallow immigration bans based on religion: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Voted against USMCA trade pacts as no benefit to Maine: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation: Opposes topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
Increase funding for mental health care at VA: Favors topic 15
CC:No additional spending on securing the grid: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Cosponsored the For the People Act election reform: Strongly Favors topic 16
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fix Maine's crumbling infrastructure: Favors topic 20
CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Favors topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20
Rated Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Jared Golden is a Populist-Leaning Liberal
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