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KY: Mitch McConnell(R) vs.Amy McGrath(D) vs.C. Wesley Morgan(R) vs.Steven Cox(D)
LA: Bill Cassidy(R) vs.Antoine Pierce(D)
ME: Susan Collins(R) vs.Betsy Sweet(D) vs.Sara Gideon(D) vs.Susan Rice(D)
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Betsy Sweet on Abortion
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  • Protect a woman's right to choose. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Budget & Economy
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Betsy Sweet on Civil Rights
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  • Equal pay for women; plus commission on racial justice. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Corporations
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Betsy Sweet on Crime
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Betsy Sweet on Drugs
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  • Expand substance abuse treatment. (Nov 2018)
  • Legalize and promote industrial hemp. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Education
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  • Pay teachers better; cut back on standardized tests. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Energy & Oil
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  • Invest in solar, wind, hydro, mass transit, & electric cars. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Environment
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  • Reduce, re-use, recycle. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Families & Children
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Betsy Sweet on Foreign Policy
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Betsy Sweet on Free Trade
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Betsy Sweet on Government Reform
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  • Only Democrat to use Maine's taxpayer-funded election system. (Oct 2019)
  • Publicly funded federal election system. (Sep 2019)
Betsy Sweet on Gun Control
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  • Rated 13% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2017)
Betsy Sweet on Health Care
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  • Supports universal coverage including alternative therapies. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Homeland Security
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Betsy Sweet on Immigration
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  • Pay for transition costs of new Mainers. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Jobs
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  • Supports $15 minimum wage and strong unions. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Principles & Values
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Betsy Sweet on Social Security
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Betsy Sweet on Tax Reform
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  • Level the playing field; more taxes for the top 20%. (Nov 2018)
Betsy Sweet on Technology
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Betsy Sweet on War & Peace
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Betsy Sweet on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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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)
Protect a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Equal pay for women; plus commission on racial justice: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Supports universal coverage including alternative therapies: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pay teachers better; cut back on standardized tests: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reduce, re-use, recycle: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 13% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Level the playing field; more taxes for the top 20%: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Pay for transition costs of new Mainers: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Only Democrat to use Maine's taxpayer-funded election system: Favors topic 16
Publicly funded federal election system: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in solar, wind, hydro, mass transit, & electric cars: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand substance abuse treatment: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalize and promote industrial hemp: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Betsy Sweet is a Hard-Core Liberal
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