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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.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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Veronica Escobar on Abortion
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  • Reproductive freedom means option to all options. (Feb 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Veronica Escobar on Budget & Economy
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  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Veronica Escobar on Civil Rights
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Veronica Escobar on Corporations
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  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes don't promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
  • Remove US Forces from Hostilities Against Yemen. (Feb 2019)
  • Voted YES on corporate transparency. (Oct 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Veronica Escobar on Drugs
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  • PVS:Support recreational marijuana. (Aug 2018)
Veronica Escobar on Education
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  • PVS:Federal education standards in all states. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination. (Sep 2020)
Veronica Escobar on Energy & Oil
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  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization. (Feb 2019)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Veronica Escobar on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Veronica Escobar on Families & Children
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  • Introduced letter on Trump disrespect toward women. (Jan 2020)
Veronica Escobar on Foreign Policy
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  • Puerto Rico still rebuilding after 2017 Hurricane Maria. (Feb 2020)
  • PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
  • Trump harmed US interest by delaying military aid to Ukraine. (Dec 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Free Trade
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  • Cross-border trade an important component of our economy. (May 2020)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Government Reform
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  • PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations. (Aug 2018)
  • Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access. (Mar 2019)
  • Trump obstructed Congress by ignoring every subpoena. (Dec 2019)
  • Trump mistakes himself for a monarch. (Dec 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Gun Control
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  • Hate speech stokes gun violence and mass shootings. (Feb 2020)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Health Care
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  • Only way is to have a single payer healthcare system. (May 2020)
  • Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Veronica Escobar on Homeland Security
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  • PVS:Cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Veronica Escobar on Immigration
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  • Will push for comprehensive immigration reform. (May 2020)
  • In America, diversity makes us stronger. (Feb 2020)
  • Border fencing needs to be better thought out. (Mar 2019)
  • Opposes border wall, according to CC survey. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship. (Aug 2018)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Jun 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Jobs
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  • Raise the federal minimum wage. (Feb 2020)
Veronica Escobar on Principles & Values
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  • Support women & Latinas to run for office across the ballot. (Jan 2019)
  • Trump betrayed national interest AND corruptly abused power. (Dec 2019)
Veronica Escobar on Social Security
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  • Scrap the cap on payments into Social Security. (May 2020)
Veronica Escobar on Tax Reform
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  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Veronica Escobar on Technology
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  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Veronica Escobar on War & Peace
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  • PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast. (Aug 2018)
  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
Veronica Escobar 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)
Reproductive freedom means option to all options: 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)
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Introduced letter on Trump disrespect toward women: 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)
Only way is to have a single payer healthcare system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Universal affordable health care: Favors topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Scrap the cap on payments into Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Federal education standards in all states: Strongly Opposes topic 7
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 Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Hate speech stokes gun violence and mass shootings: Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Will push for comprehensive immigration reform: Strongly Favors topic 12
In America, diversity makes us stronger: Favors topic 12
Border fencing needs to be better thought out: Favors topic 12
Opposes border wall, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cross-border trade an important component of our economy: Strongly Favors topic 13
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation: Opposes topic 14
Sponsored bill to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
PVS:Cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Support women & Latinas to run for office across the ballot: Favors topic 16
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
Remove US Forces from Hostilities Against Yemen: Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: 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
Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization: Favors topic 18
Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
PVS:Support recreational marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Raise the federal minimum wage: No opin. on topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20
Rated Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Veronica Escobar is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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