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AK: Sullivan(R,incumbent) vs.Gross(I) vs.Blatchford(D)
AL: Jones(D,incumbent) vs.Tuberville(R) vs.Sessions(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Rogers(D) vs.Merrill(R)
AR: Cotton(R,incumbent) vs.Harrington(L) vs.Whitfield(I) vs.Mahony(D)
AZ: McSally(R,incumbent) vs.Kelly(D)
CO: Gardner(R,incumbent) vs.Hickenlooper(D) vs.Madden(D) vs.Baer(D) vs.Walsh(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Romanoff(D) vs.Burnes(D) vs.Williams(D)
DE: Coons(D,incumbent) vs.Scarane(D) vs.Witzke(R) vs.DeMartino(R)
GA-2: Isakson(R,resigned) Loeffler(R,appointed) vs.Collins(R) vs.Tarver(D) vs.Warnock(D) vs.Carter(D) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Grayson(R) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Stovall(I)
GA-6: Perdue(R,incumbent) vs.Ossoff(D) vs.Hazel(L) vs.Tomlinson(D) vs.Terry(D)
IA: Ernst(R,incumbent) vs.Greenfield(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mauro(D) vs.Franken(D)
ID: Risch(R,incumbent) vs.Jordan(D) vs.Harris(D)
IL: Durbin(D,incumbent) vs.Curran(R) vs.Stava-Murray(D)
KS: Roberts(R,retiring) vs.Marshall(R) vs.Bollier(D) vs.LaTurner(R) vs.Wagle(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Grissom(D)
KY: McConnell(R,incumbent) vs.McGrath(D) vs.Morgan(R) vs.Cox(D) vs.Tobin(D) vs.Booker(D)
LA: Cassidy(R,incumbent) vs.Perkins(D) vs.Pierce(D)
MA: Markey(D,incumbent) vs.O`Connor(R) vs.Ayyadurai(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Liss-Riordan(D)
ME: Collins(R,incumbent) vs.Gideon(D) vs.Sweet(D) vs.Rice(D)
MI: Peters(D,incumbent) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN: Smith(D,incumbent) vs.Lewis(R) vs.Overby(G) vs.Carlson(D)
MS: Hyde-Smith(R,incumbent) vs.Espy(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Daines(R,incumbent) vs.Bullock(D) vs.Collins(D) vs.Driscoll(R) vs.Mues(D) vs.Geise(L)
NC: Tillis(R,incumbent) vs.Cunningham(D) vs.E.Smith(D) vs.S.Smith(R) vs.Tucker(R) vs.Mansfield(D)
NE: Sasse(R,incumbent) vs.Janicek(R)
NH: Shaheen(D,incumbent) vs.Messner(R) vs.Martin(D) vs.Bolduc(R) vs.O'Brien(R)
NJ: Booker(D,incumbent) vs.Mehta(R) vs.Singh(R) vs.Meissner(R)
NM: Udall(D,retiring) vs.Lujan(D) vs.Ronchetti(R) vs.Walsh(L) vs.Clarkson(R) vs.Oliver(D) vs.Rich(R)
OK: Inhofe(R,incumbent) vs.Broyles(D) vs.Workman(D)
OR: Merkley(D,incumbent) vs.Perkins(R) vs.Romero(R)
RI: Reed(D,incumbent) vs.Waters(R)
SC: Graham(R,incumbent) vs.Harrison(D) vs.Tinubu(D)
SD: Rounds(R,incumbent) vs.Ahlers(D) vs.Borglum(R)
TN: Alexander(R,retiring) vs.Hagerty(R) vs.Bradshaw(D) vs.Sethi(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(R)
TX: Cornyn(R,incumbent) vs.Hegar(D) vs.Hernandez(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Ramirez(D) vs.West(D)
VA: Warner(D,incumbent) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Gade(R)
WV: Capito(R,incumbent) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Ojeda(D)
WY: Enzi(R,retiring) vs.Lummis(R) vs.Ben-David(D) vs.Ludwig(D)

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Chris Lyons on Abortion
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  • Life is precious; abortion only if maternal life at risk. (Mar 2018)
  • Oppose abortion as an unrestricted right. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Budget & Economy
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  • Market-led recovery better than stimulus. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Civil Rights
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  • Education will achieve affirmative action, not law. (Mar 2018)
  • Government should have no say on same-sex marriage. (Mar 2018)
  • Comfortable with same-sex marriage. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Corporations
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Chris Lyons on Crime
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  • Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Drugs
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  • Marijuana isn't a gateway drug. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Education
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  • Vouchers for school choice. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Energy & Oil
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  • Oppose prioritizing green energy. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Environment
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  • Fight EPA regulatory over-reach. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Families & Children
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Chris Lyons on Foreign Policy
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  • Oppose American Exceptionalism. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Free Trade
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  • Support & expand free trade. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Government Reform
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  • Make voter registration easier. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Gun Control
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  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Health Care
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  • Insurance companies benefit from ObamaCare; people don't. (Mar 2018)
  • Oppose ObamaCare. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Homeland Security
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  • Don't expand the military. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Immigration
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  • Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Jobs
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  • Oppose affirmative action in hiring. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Principles & Values
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  • Personal belief in God is fine; government action is not. (Mar 2018)
  • Keep God in the public sphere. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Social Security
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  • Privatize Social Security. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Tax Reform
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  • Oppose higher taxes on the wealthy. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Technology
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Chris Lyons on War & Peace
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  • Avoid foreign entanglements. (Mar 2018)
Chris Lyons on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Life is precious; abortion only if maternal life at risk: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Oppose abortion as an unrestricted right: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Education will achieve affirmative action, not law: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Oppose affirmative action in hiring: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Government should have no say on same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Comfortable with same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Personal belief in God is fine; government action is not: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Keep God in the public sphere: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Insurance companies benefit from ObamaCare; people don't: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Oppose ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Privatize Social Security: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers for school choice: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Oppose higher taxes on the wealthy: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support & expand free trade: Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Oppose American Exceptionalism: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't expand the military: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Make voter registration easier: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Avoid foreign entanglements: Favors topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Oppose prioritizing green energy: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Marijuana isn't a gateway drug: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Market-led recovery better than stimulus: Opposes topic 20

Chris Lyons is a Conservative-Leaning Libertarian.
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