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Jim Baird on Abortion
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  • Protect life at conception; only exception is maternal life. (Sep 2018)
  • Right to life is fundamental & sacred; defending the unborn. (Apr 2018)
  • Voted YES on de-funding Planned Parenthood. (Apr 2011)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Budget & Economy
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  • Pass balanced budget; cut red tape; reduce regulations. (Sep 2018)
  • A balanced budget is possible; cut government spending. (Feb 2018)
  • Supports GOP principles of small government & lean spending. (Dec 2017)
Jim Baird on Civil Rights
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Baird on Corporations
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Jim Baird on Crime
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  • Supports the death penalty. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Drugs
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  • Work with stakeholders to create drug treatment tactics. (Dec 2017)
Jim Baird on Education
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  • No tuition-free public college. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:States decide standards, not federal government. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Energy & Oil
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  • Additional regulations needed to prevent climate change. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Environment
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Jim Baird on Families & Children
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  • Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Foreign Policy
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  • Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Baird on Government Reform
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  • End the political class' grip on power in Washington. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Gun Control
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  • More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety. (Sep 2018)
  • Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare needs reform and conservative approach. (Oct 2018)
  • Repeal ObamaCare & replace with free market driven system. (Sep 2018)
  • Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Homeland Security
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  • Peace maintained via a strong military. (Sep 2018)
  • Helped create Indiana Military Veteran Legislative Day. (Jan 2018)
  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Immigration
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  • Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities. (Sep 2018)
  • Work with DACA recipients to find road to citizenship. (Feb 2018)
  • Supports border wall, according to CC survey. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter. (Aug 2018)
Jim Baird on Jobs
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  • Livable income no; free market yes. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Principles & Values
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  • Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Social Security
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  • Prioritize funding to protect future generations. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Tax Reform
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  • Simple and fair taxes are a big win for the economy. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird on Technology
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Jim Baird on War & Peace
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  • Help Israel and allies fight terrorism. (Sep 2018)
Jim Baird 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 Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect life at conception; only exception is maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Right to life is fundamental & sacred; defending the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Voted YES on de-funding Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: 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)
Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare needs reform and conservative approach: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare & replace with free market driven system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Prioritize funding to protect future generations: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Simple and fair taxes are a big win for the economy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Work with DACA recipients to find road to citizenship: Favors topic 12
Supports border wall, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 12
PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Peace maintained via a strong military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Helped create Indiana Military Veteran Legislative Day: Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Help Israel and allies fight terrorism: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Additional regulations needed to prevent climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Work with stakeholders to create drug treatment tactics: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pass balanced budget; cut red tape; reduce regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 20
A balanced budget is possible; cut government spending: Opposes topic 20
Supports GOP principles of small government & lean spending: Favors topic 20

Jim Baird is a Populist-Leaning Conservative.
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