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2016 Senate Races

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)
OK: Lankford(R) vs.Workman(D) vs.Johnson(D)
OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
PA: Toomey(R) vs.McGinty(D) vs.Stern(R) vs.Sestak(D) vs.Fetterman(D)
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)
WA: Murray(D) vs.Vance(R)
WI: Johnson(R) vs.Feingold(D) vs.Anderson(L) vs.Lorge(R)
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Becerra(D-CA-34)
Price(R-GA-6)
Pompeo(R-KS-4)
Zinke(R-MT-0)
Mulvaney(R-SC-5)

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Paul Mitchell on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Fundamental right to life from conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-life legislation. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Civil Rights
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Education
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  • Fight the imposition of Common Core standards & mandates. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Energy & Oil
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  • All-of-the-above strategy including Keystone XL. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports building the Keystone XL pipeline. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federally developing renewable energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Environment
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  • Don't regulate waters; do regulate sugar. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Foreign Policy
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  • Restore America to her rightful place of world leadership. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Government Reform
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Gun Control
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  • Support the Second Amendment and the First Amendment. (Nov 2016)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Health Care
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  • Replace ObamaCare with market-based healthcare reform. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Homeland Security
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  • Cut government bloat elsewhere to build military. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Immigration
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  • Serious & measurable steps to finally secure southern border. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports illegals returning to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on Social Security
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  • Protect and preserve the promises we made to our seniors. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Tax Reform
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  • Eliminate the Death Tax; simplify the tax code. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell on Technology
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Paul Mitchell on War & Peace
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  • Peace thru strength: defend our vital national interests. (Nov 2016)
  • Support Israel; ally against China; no Iranian nukes. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support. (Nov 2016)
Paul Mitchell 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)
Fundamental right to life from conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports pro-life legislation: 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)
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 Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with market-based healthcare reform: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect and preserve the promises we made to our seniors: Opposes topic 6
Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight the imposition of Common Core standards & mandates: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
Don't regulate waters; do regulate sugar: Favors 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)
Support the Second Amendment and the First Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun-control legislation: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate the Death Tax; simplify the tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes tax increases, even to balance the budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Serious & measurable steps to finally secure southern border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports illegals returning to country of origin: 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)
Restore America to her rightful place of world leadership: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Cut government bloat elsewhere to build military: 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)
Peace thru strength: defend our vital national interests: Opposes topic 17
Support Israel; ally against China; no Iranian nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
All-of-the-above strategy including Keystone XL: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports building the Keystone XL pipeline: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 20

Paul Mitchell is a Moderate Conservative.
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