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AK: Sullivan(R,incumbent) vs.Gross(I) vs.Blatchford(D)
AL: Jones(D,incumbent) vs.Tuberville(R) vs.Sessions(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Rogers(D) vs.Merrill(R)
AR: Cotton(R,incumbent) vs.Harrington(L) vs.Whitfield(I) vs.Mahony(D)
AZ: McSally(R,incumbent) vs.Kelly(D)
CO: Gardner(R,incumbent) vs.Hickenlooper(D) vs.Madden(D) vs.Baer(D) vs.Walsh(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Romanoff(D) vs.Burnes(D) vs.Williams(D)
DE: Coons(D,incumbent) vs.Scarane(D) vs.Witzke(R) vs.DeMartino(R)
GA-2: Isakson(R,resigned) Loeffler(R,appointed) vs.Collins(R) vs.Tarver(D) vs.Warnock(D) vs.Carter(D) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Grayson(R) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Stovall(I)
GA-6: Perdue(R,incumbent) vs.Ossoff(D) vs.Hazel(L) vs.Tomlinson(D) vs.Terry(D)
IA: Ernst(R,incumbent) vs.Greenfield(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mauro(D) vs.Franken(D)
ID: Risch(R,incumbent) vs.Jordan(D) vs.Harris(D)
IL: Durbin(D,incumbent) vs.Curran(R) vs.Stava-Murray(D)
KS: Roberts(R,retiring) vs.Marshall(R) vs.Bollier(D) vs.LaTurner(R) vs.Wagle(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Grissom(D)
KY: McConnell(R,incumbent) vs.McGrath(D) vs.Morgan(R) vs.Cox(D) vs.Tobin(D) vs.Booker(D)
LA: Cassidy(R,incumbent) vs.Perkins(D) vs.Pierce(D)
MA: Markey(D,incumbent) vs.O`Connor(R) vs.Ayyadurai(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Liss-Riordan(D)
ME: Collins(R,incumbent) vs.Gideon(D) vs.Sweet(D) vs.Rice(D)
MI: Peters(D,incumbent) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN: Smith(D,incumbent) vs.Lewis(R) vs.Overby(G) vs.Carlson(D)
MS: Hyde-Smith(R,incumbent) vs.Espy(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Daines(R,incumbent) vs.Bullock(D) vs.Collins(D) vs.Driscoll(R) vs.Mues(D) vs.Geise(L)
NC: Tillis(R,incumbent) vs.Cunningham(D) vs.E.Smith(D) vs.S.Smith(R) vs.Tucker(R) vs.Mansfield(D)
NE: Sasse(R,incumbent) vs.Janicek(R)
NH: Shaheen(D,incumbent) vs.Messner(R) vs.Martin(D) vs.Bolduc(R) vs.O'Brien(R)
NJ: Booker(D,incumbent) vs.Mehta(R) vs.Singh(R) vs.Meissner(R)
NM: Udall(D,retiring) vs.Lujan(D) vs.Ronchetti(R) vs.Walsh(L) vs.Clarkson(R) vs.Oliver(D) vs.Rich(R)
OK: Inhofe(R,incumbent) vs.Broyles(D) vs.Workman(D)
OR: Merkley(D,incumbent) vs.Perkins(R) vs.Romero(R)
RI: Reed(D,incumbent) vs.Waters(R)
SC: Graham(R,incumbent) vs.Harrison(D) vs.Tinubu(D)
SD: Rounds(R,incumbent) vs.Ahlers(D) vs.Borglum(R)
TN: Alexander(R,retiring) vs.Hagerty(R) vs.Bradshaw(D) vs.Sethi(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(R)
TX: Cornyn(R,incumbent) vs.Hegar(D) vs.Hernandez(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Ramirez(D) vs.West(D)
VA: Warner(D,incumbent) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Gade(R)
WV: Capito(R,incumbent) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Ojeda(D)
WY: Enzi(R,retiring) vs.Lummis(R) vs.Ben-David(D) vs.Ludwig(D)


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John Merrill on Abortion
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  • In Alabama legislature worked on laws protecting the unborn. (Jun 2020)
  • Fought for legislation protecting the unborn. (Feb 2020)
John Merrill on Budget & Economy
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  • Both parties in Washington engage in wasteful spending. (Sep 2019)
John Merrill on Civil Rights
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  • Implemented America's toughest voter ID law. (Feb 2020)
  • Being gay is a "decision," but would not take away rights. (Jul 2019)
  • America too interested in homosexual activities on TV. (Jul 2019)
  • We're too interested in homosexual activities in pop culture. (Jul 2019)
  • Just because you're 18 doesn't give you the right to vote. (Nov 2016)
John Merrill on Corporations
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  • Same-day service: government at the speed of business. (Jul 2019)
John Merrill on Crime
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John Merrill on Drugs
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John Merrill on Education
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John Merrill on Energy & Oil
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John Merrill on Environment
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John Merrill on Families & Children
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John Merrill on Foreign Policy
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John Merrill on Free Trade
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John Merrill on Government Reform
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  • Supported tough voter ID law, made it easier to vote. (Jun 2020)
  • Electoral College represents will of the people. (Sep 2019)
John Merrill on Gun Control
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  • Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2018)
John Merrill on Health Care
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  • Concerned about rural healthcare access. (Sep 2019)
John Merrill on Homeland Security
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John Merrill on Immigration
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  • We need to build wall and stop illegals who cheat the system. (Jun 2020)
  • Build the wall, stop "illegals" who want to cheat the system. (Feb 2020)
  • Stop hemorrhaging of illegal border crossings. (Sep 2019)
John Merrill on Jobs
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John Merrill on Principles & Values
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  • Reduce spending; stand up to the socialists. (Jun 2020)
  • Withdraws from Senate race upon Sessions' re-entry. (Dec 2019)
  • Push back against the liberal socialist agenda. (Sep 2019)
John Merrill on Social Security
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John Merrill on Tax Reform
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John Merrill on Technology
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John Merrill on War & Peace
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John Merrill 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)
In Alabama legislature worked on laws protecting the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Fought for legislation protecting the unborn: Strongly 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)
Being gay is a "decision," but would not take away rights: Strongly Opposes topic 3
America too interested in homosexual activities on TV: Strongly Opposes topic 3
We're too interested in homosexual activities in pop culture: 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)
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
Concerned about rural healthcare access: Neutral on 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)
Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
We need to build wall and stop illegals who cheat the system: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Build the wall, stop "illegals" who want to cheat the system: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Stop hemorrhaging of illegal border crossings: Strongly Opposes 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 Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supported tough voter ID law, made it easier to vote: Opposes topic 16
Implemented America's toughest voter ID law: Opposes topic 16
Electoral College represents will of the people: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Just because you're 18 doesn't give you the right to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce spending; stand up to the socialists: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Both parties in Washington engage in wasteful spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Same-day service: government at the speed of business: Opposes topic 20

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