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Ruben Gallego on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Fierce advocate for choice. (May 2014)
  • Supports abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Budget & Economy
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Ruben Gallego on Civil Rights
Click here for 4 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Fight for same-sex marriage in all 50 states. (May 2014)
  • Equal work for equal pay; be ashamed of the wage gap. (May 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ruben Gallego on Crime
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Ruben Gallego on Drugs
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  • Rated A by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Ruben Gallego on Education
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  • Supports Common Core. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports Common Core. (Sep 2014)
  • Recruit women & minorities for STEM teaching. (Mar 2016)
Ruben Gallego on Energy & Oil
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  • Climate change is biggest long-term issue our world faces. (May 2014)
  • Supports regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports regulating CO2. (Sep 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Environment
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  • Rosemont Mine has devastating environmental impact. (May 2014)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2014)
  • Require reporting lead in drinking water to the public. (Feb 2016)
Ruben Gallego on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ruben Gallego on Foreign Policy
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Ruben Gallego on Free Trade
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  • $25B more loans from Export-Import Bank. (Feb 2015)
Ruben Gallego on Government Reform
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  • Get Washington working again by taking money out of politics. (Aug 2014)
  • Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers. (Jan 2015)
  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Mar 2015)
Ruben Gallego on Gun Control
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  • More gun buyback programs, not more guns. (May 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Health Care
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  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Homeland Security
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  • 2009: pushed to overturn military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell". (May 2014)
  • Troops in Iraq got inadequate resources. (May 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Immigration
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  • Only workable solution is comprehensive immigration reform. (May 2014)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals. (Sep 2014)
  • Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported. (Feb 2016)
Ruben Gallego on Jobs
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Ruben Gallego on Principles & Values
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  • Child of Hispanic immigrants; speaks Spanish. (May 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Social Security
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  • Privatizing exposes America's seniors to risks. (May 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2014)
Ruben Gallego on Tax Reform
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Ruben Gallego on Technology
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Ruben Gallego on War & Peace
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Ruben Gallego on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fierce advocate for choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Supports abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Equal work for equal pay; be ashamed of the wage gap: Strongly Favors topic 2
Recruit women & minorities for STEM teaching: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for same-sex marriage in all 50 states: Strongly Favors topic 3
2009: pushed to overturn military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: 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)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Opposes repealing Obamacare: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing Obamacare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Privatizing exposes America's seniors to risks: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports Common Core: Opposes topic 7
Supports Common Core: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rosemont Mine has devastating environmental impact: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Require reporting lead in drinking water to the public: 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)
More gun buyback programs, not more guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports tax increases: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports tax increases: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Only workable solution is comprehensive immigration reform: Strongly Favors topic 12
Child of Hispanic immigrants; speaks Spanish: Favors topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals: Favors topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals: Favors topic 12
Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Troops in Iraq got inadequate resources: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Get Washington working again by taking money out of politics: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: 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)
Climate change is biggest long-term issue our world faces: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating CO2: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating CO2: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated A by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports stimulus spending: Favors topic 20
Supports stimulus spending: Favors topic 20

Ruben Gallego is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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