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AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Miller(L) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L)
AZ: McCain(R) vs.Kirkpatrick(D) vs.Mealer(I) vs.Ward(R)
CA: Harris(D) vs.Sanchez(D) vs.Chavez(R) vs.Del Beccaro(R) vs.Sundheim(R) vs.Brannon(R)
CO: Bennet(D) vs.Glenn(R) vs.Neville(R) vs.Frazier(R) vs.Keyser(R) vs.Littleton(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D) vs.Carter(R) vs.Orchulli(R) vs.Kudlow(R) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Rubio(R) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Grayson(D) vs.Keith(D) vs.DeSantis(R) vs.Cantera(R)
GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Carroll(R) vs.Pirkowski(R) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA: Grassley(R) vs.Judge(D) vs.Fiegen(D) vs.Hogg(D) vs.Krause(D)
ID: Crapo(R) vs.Sturgill(D) vs.Pro-Life(C) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL: Kirk(R)
vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
IN: Bayh(D)
vs.Young(R) vs.Stutzman(R) vs.Hill(D) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Bosma(R)
KS: Moran(R) vs.Wiesner(D) vs.Orman(I)
KY: Paul(R) vs.Gray(D) vs.Conway(D)
LA: (runoff Dec. 10) Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Fleming(R) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R) vs.Clements(L)
MD: Van Hollen(D) vs.Szeliga(R) vs.Flowers(G) vs.Douglas(R) vs.Steele(R)
MO: Blunt(R) vs.Kander(D)
NC: Burr(R) vs.Ross(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Brannon(R) vs.Rey(D) vs.Wright(R)
ND: Hoeven(R) vs.Glassheim(D) vs.Marquette(L)
NH: Ayotte(R)
vs. Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
NV: Cortez-Masto(D) vs.Heck(R) vs.Angle(R)
NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
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SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
SD: Thune(R) vs.Williams(D)
UT: Lee(R) vs.Snow(D) vs.Swinton(D)
VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
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Garret Graves on Abortion
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  • Fight to protect the sanctity of human life. (Dec 2014)
  • Human life begins at conception. (Sep 2014)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jul 2015)
Garret Graves on Budget & Economy
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  • We have a spending problem: $1.5M lifetime debt per child. (Dec 2014)
  • Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Civil Rights
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  • Defend Louisiana's definition of traditional marriage. (Dec 2014)
  • Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. (Sep 2014)
  • Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage. (Jul 2015)
Garret Graves on Corporations
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  • Reduce taxes, fees, bureaucracy, and regulation. (Dec 2014)
Garret Graves on Crime
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Garret Graves on Drugs
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  • Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Garret Graves on Education
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  • Provide school choice for students in failing schools. (Dec 2014)
  • Oppose nationwide standards like Common Core. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Energy & Oil
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  • Keystone XL and other policies for US jobs & energy. (Dec 2014)
  • No federal subsidies for wind & solar. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Environment
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  • More needed on coastal restoration and flood protection. (Dec 2014)
Garret Graves on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Garret Graves on Foreign Policy
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Garret Graves on Free Trade
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Garret Graves on Government Reform
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  • Require photo ID for voting. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Gun Control
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  • The right to bear arms is fundamental to citizenship. (Dec 2014)
  • Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Health Care
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  • Obamacare is a massive expansion of government; repeal it. (Dec 2014)
  • Repeal ObamaCare. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Homeland Security
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  • Support a strong military; and support veterans. (Dec 2014)
  • Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Immigration
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  • Secure the border, and enforce the laws. (Dec 2014)
  • Protect the border and prevent illegal entry. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Jobs
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Garret Graves on Principles & Values
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  • Judeo-Christian framework is moral. (Sep 2014)
Garret Graves on Social Security
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Garret Graves on Tax Reform
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Garret Graves on Technology
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Garret Graves on War & Peace
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  • ISIL must be defeated; combat these terrorists abroad. (Dec 2014)
Garret Graves on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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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)
Fight to protect the sanctity of human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection: 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)
Defend Louisiana's definition of traditional marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage is a union of one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Respect faith-based opposition to same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian framework is moral: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Obamacare is a massive expansion of government; repeal it: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Provide school choice for students in failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Oppose nationwide standards like Common Core: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+2 points on Social scale)
More needed on coastal restoration and flood protection: 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 Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
The right to bear arms is fundamental to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 10
Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce taxes, fees, bureaucracy, and regulation: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure the border, and enforce the laws: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Protect the border and prevent illegal entry: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support a strong military; and support veterans: Strongly Favors topic 15
Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Require photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
ISIL must be defeated; combat these terrorists abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Keystone XL and other policies for US jobs & energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No federal subsidies for wind & solar: Neutral on topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We have a spending problem: $1.5M lifetime debt per child: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income: Opposes topic 20

Garret Graves is a Hard-Core Conservative.
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