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Chip Roy
(Republican, district 21)
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Chip Roy on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Will always oppose abortion in any form. (Nov 2019)
  • Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Chip Roy on Budget & Economy
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  • Refuse to increase debt ceiling without spending reductions. (Nov 2019)
  • Balance budget; cut spending; simplify taxes. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Chip Roy on Civil Rights
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  • Keep deadline for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2021)
Chip Roy on Corporations
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  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on corporate transparency. (Oct 2019)
Chip Roy on Crime
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  • Supports the death penalty. (Sep 2018)
  • Keep existing rules for police accountability. (Mar 2021)
Chip Roy on Drugs
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  • Label Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations. (Nov 2019)
Chip Roy on Education
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  • Bureaucrats should not override political officials. (Oct 2018)
  • No tuition-free public college. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:States decide standards, not federal government. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on private lawsuits for school race discrimination. (Sep 2020)
Chip Roy on Energy & Oil
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  • Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Chip Roy on Environment
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  • Re-election opposed by LCV. (Nov 2020)
Chip Roy on Families & Children
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  • Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms. (Sep 2018)
Chip Roy on Foreign Policy
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  • Peace through strength; stand up to enemies; support allies. (Nov 2019)
  • Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:No nuclear weapons for hostile governments. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
Chip Roy on Free Trade
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  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
Chip Roy on Government Reform
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  • Judges & bureaucrats have too much power. (Nov 2019)
  • Congress must go further in reining in regulations. (Nov 2019)
  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
  • Oppose expanding voter registration and voter access. (Mar 2021)
  • Don't impeach President Trump for events of Jan. 6. (Jan 2021)
  • No statehood for Washington D.C. (Apr 2021)
  • Don't restrict presidential power; don't help whistleblowers. (Dec 2021)
Chip Roy on Gun Control
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  • More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety. (Sep 2018)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Voted NO on background checks for private transfers. (Mar 2021)
Chip Roy on Health Care
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  • Healthcare freedom without Washington interference. (Nov 2019)
  • Health insurance via free market plus Medicaid block grants. (Sep 2018)
  • Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Chip Roy on Homeland Security
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  • Strengthen military with tools & rules of engagement. (Nov 2019)
  • Peace maintained via a strong military. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted against combating Islamophobia. (Dec 2021)
Chip Roy on Immigration
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  • Design immigration system based on American values. (Nov 2019)
  • Blocked disaster relief for not addressing crisis at border. (May 2019)
  • Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities. (Sep 2018)
  • Supports border wall, according to CC survey. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter. (Aug 2018)
  • Allow immigration bans from non-cooperating countries. (Apr 2021)
Chip Roy on Jobs
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  • Eliminating regulations (like livable income) creates jobs. (Sep 2018)
  • Keep Right-to-Work laws. (Mar 2021)
Chip Roy on Principles & Values
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  • Limited government, unlimited freedom, and opportunity. (Nov 2019)
  • Staff to Sen. Ted Cruz; advisor to Gov. Rick Perry. (Sep 2018)
  • Government by Judeo-Christian values, not Sharia. (Sep 2018)
  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Abstained on creating Commission to invetigate Jan. 6. (Jun 2021)
Chip Roy on Social Security
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  • Allow investing Soc.Sec. taxes in private savings accounts. (Sep 2018)
Chip Roy on Tax Reform
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  • Reduce burden of federal tax code. (Nov 2019)
  • Tax return on a postcard, with lower overall rates. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Chip Roy on Technology
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  • Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Chip Roy on War & Peace
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  • Respond with full force of US military to terrorism. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast. (Aug 2018)
  • Remove US Forces from Hostilities Against Yemen. (Feb 2019)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
  • Repeal 2002 Military Force Authorization against Iraq. (Jun 2021)
Chip Roy 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)
Will always oppose abortion in any form: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated Voted NO on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Rated Keep deadline for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Rated Voted against combating Islamophobia: Opposes topic 2
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)
Government by Judeo-Christian values, not Sharia: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare freedom without Washington interference: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Health insurance via free market plus Medicaid block grants: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow investing Soc.Sec. taxes in private savings accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Bureaucrats should not override political officials: Favors topic 7
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Re-election opposed by LCV: Strongly Favors topic 8
Congress must go further in reining in regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Favors topic 9
Rated Keep existing rules for police accountability: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background checks for private transfers: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce burden of federal tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax return on a postcard, with lower overall rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Design immigration system based on American values: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Blocked disaster relief for not addressing crisis at border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports border wall, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 12
PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Rated Allow immigration bans from non-cooperating countries: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations: Strongly Favors topic 14
PVS:No nuclear weapons for hostile governments: Strongly Favors topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strengthen military with tools & rules of engagement: Strongly Favors topic 15
Peace maintained via a strong military: Strongly Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Rated Oppose expanding voter registration and voter access: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Peace through strength; stand up to enemies; support allies: Opposes topic 17
Respond with full force of US military to terrorism: Strongly Opposes topic 17
PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Remove US Forces from Hostilities Against Yemen: Favors topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Repeal 2002 Military Force Authorization against Iraq: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 18
PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Label Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Refuse to increase debt ceiling without spending reductions: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Balance budget; cut spending; simplify taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 20
PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Rated Voted NO on $900 billion COVID relief package: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Rated Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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