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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Women should have access to quality reproductive healthcare. (Oct 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Budget & Economy
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  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Civil Rights
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  • Make discrimination by gender & sexual orientation illegal. (Oct 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Corporations
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  • Raise taxes on the wealthy and on corporations. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes don't promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Crime
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  • Total renovation of justice system; end mass incarceration. (Oct 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Drugs
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  • Stand up to pharmaceutical lobbies that entice addiction. (Nov 2017)
  • PVS:Support recreational marijuana. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Education
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  • Expand national education into tuition-free public colleges. (Oct 2018)
  • Tuition-free college spurs economic activity by millennials. (Sep 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Energy & Oil
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  • Move to a carbon-free, 100% renewable energy system. (Oct 2018)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Environment
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  • Green New Deal: economic & environmental transformation. (Oct 2018)
  • Government inaction caused 3,000 deaths in Hurricane Maria. (Sep 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Families & Children
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  • Supports legislation that promotes paid family leave. (Oct 2018)
  • More women in Congress means more focus on family leave. (Jul 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Foreign Policy
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  • Build global ties & stronger economy by bringing troops home. (Oct 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Free Trade
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Government Reform
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  • First pledge to voters: clean up campaign finances. (Oct 2018)
  • Puerto Ricans suffer neglect from not having a federal vote. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Gun Control
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  • Believes in common-sense approach to reforming gun control. (Oct 2018)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Health Care
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  • Medicare-for-All offers affordable healthcare to everyone. (Oct 2018)
  • Medicare-for-All saves money; an investment for our future. (Sep 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Homeland Security
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  • Pay for 65% of Medicare with defense waste (FactCheck: 20%). (Dec 2018)
  • Honors and thanks all veterans for their service. (Nov 2017)
  • PVS:Cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Immigration
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  • ICE must end; it's unaccountable to standards of due process. (Oct 2018)
  • Opposes border wall, according to CC survey. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Jobs
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  • Endorses a Federal Jobs Guarantee program with benefits. (Oct 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Principles & Values
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  • Democratic socialist uncompromised about what's right & just. (Jun 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Social Security
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  • Avid supporter of Social Security; wants to see it expanded. (Oct 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tax Reform
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  • PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Technology
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  • Systemic neglect in Puerto Rico: Full FEMA resources needed. (Sep 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on War & Peace
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  • PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast. (Aug 2018)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Democratic Socialism: no American should be too poor to live. (Jul 2018)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Women should have access to quality reproductive healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors 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 Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Make discrimination by gender & sexual orientation illegal: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Medicare-for-All offers affordable healthcare to everyone: Favors topic 5
Medicare-for-All saves money; an investment for our future: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Avid supporter of Social Security; wants to see it expanded: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand national education into tuition-free public colleges: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Green New Deal: economic & environmental transformation: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Total renovation of justice system; end mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Believes in common-sense approach to reforming gun control: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Raise taxes on the wealthy and on corporations: Strongly Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
ICE must end; it's unaccountable to standards of due process: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes border wall, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors 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 Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Pay for 65% of Medicare with defense waste (FactCheck: 20%): Strongly Opposes topic 15
Build global ties & stronger economy by bringing troops home: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Honors and thanks all veterans for their service: Favors topic 15
PVS:Cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
First pledge to voters: clean up campaign finances: Strongly Favors topic 16
Puerto Ricans suffer neglect from not having a federal vote: Strongly Favors topic 16
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Move to a carbon-free, 100% renewable energy system: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Stand up to pharmaceutical lobbies that entice addiction: Opposes topic 19
PVS:Support recreational marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorses a Federal Jobs Guarantee program with benefits: Strongly Favors topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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