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Jon Ossoff on SenateMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Will only confirm judges pledged to uphold Roe v. Wade: Strongly Favors topic 1
Will only vote to confirm judges who will uphold Roe v. Wade: Strongly Favors topic 1
Defend a woman's right to choose and Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Judicially liberal, according to CC survey: Favors topic 1
Pro-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Anti-parental notification, according to CC survey: Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We need a new Civil Rights Act to deal with systemic bias: Strongly Favors topic 2
Can no longer go down a path of racism: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports LGBTQ rights & Equality Act: Strongly Favors topic 3
For Equality Act, opposes any military ban: Strongly Favors topic 3
Fight discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 3
Pro-transgender bathrooms, according to CC survey: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
His faith informs his approach to politics: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports public option over Medicare-for-All: Strongly Favors topic 5
Improve ACA, not repeal it: Strongly Favors topic 5
COVID: Trump's response "gross incompetence": Strongly Favors topic 5
COVID: out of control because government ignored science: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid, invest in new public health clinics: Strongly Favors topic 5
Will oppose ongoing efforts to defund Medicare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Empower Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices: Strongly Favors topic 5
More federal support for eldercare in America: Strongly Favors topic 5
Ensure all Americans have insurance, for public option: Strongly Favors topic 5
Defend Medicare and Medicaid and affordable health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Maintain funding for CDC pandemic infrastructure: Favors topic 5
Pro-ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen and protect Social Security benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 6
A civilized nation cannot abandon its elders to destitution: Opposes topic 6
Pro-entitlement, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Hire great teachers, and reduce class sizes: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reverse Trump rollbacks of environmental standards: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Aggressive protection of endangered species and habitats: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Investigate failures to enforce environmental laws: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Pro-GHG restrictions, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Establish national standards for use of force by police: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Crimes under Trump: act prudently, but accountability: Favors topic 9
Demilitarize the police; ban private prisons: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Reverse militarization of police; ban private prisons: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Don't defund the police; answer is to reform the police: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Task forces to fight organized crime & political corruption: Opposes topic 9
Defund the police, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports background checks, assault weapon ban: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Background checks; red flag laws; assault weapon ban: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Pro-gun rights, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Pro-gun control, according to PVS survey: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Doesn't support increase in income tax rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
We borrow trillions to cut taxes for the wealthy: Strongly Favors topic 11
Lower taxes for all but the wealthiest Americans: Strongly Favors topic 11
Reduce tax burden on small businesses & simplify tax filing: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Undo tax cuts, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 11
Tax to balance budget, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
DREAMers are Americans and here to stay: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strengthen borders, path for undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Unconstitutional to slander or ban entire religious groups: Strongly Favors topic 12
Anti-border security, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
Anti-border wall, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Attack unfair practices by overseas competitors: Favors topic 13
Empower our community's businesses to compete globally: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Defend the NATO alliance & multinational military exercises: Strongly Opposes topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
End Citizens United; get dark money out of politics: Strongly Favors topic 16
We need a new Voting Rights Act: Strongly Favors topic 16
Trying to take away sacred right to vote is disgraceful: Strongly Favors topic 16
Investigate corrupt politicians and organized crime: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports Israel, continuing U.S. military aid: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports blocking arm sales to Saudi Arabia: Favors topic 17
US should play active role in Israel/Palestine diplomacy: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Avoid reckless, destabilizing missteps like the Iraq War: Strongly Favors topic 17
Destroy ISIS without deploying regular US ground forces: Opposes topic 17
Stay out of Israeli wars, according to CC survey: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is a major threat, invest in clean energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Human-driven climate change threatens global prosperity: Strongly Favors topic 18
Pro-renewable energy, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Past time to legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Locking up nonviolent drug offenders doesn't make sense: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
COVID: Another round of $1,200 stimulus checks: Strongly Favors topic 20
Republican Senate will mean paralysis and gridlock: Strongly Favors topic 20
For stricter government oversight; cut duplicate programs: Opposes topic 20
More regulation of banks, reinstate Glass-Steagall Act: Strongly Favors topic 20
COVID: Put families & small business ahead on relief: Strongly Favors topic 20
COVID: we need more direct relief from federal government: Strongly Favors topic 20
Fund public media, guarantee editorial independence: Strongly Favors topic 20
Pro-stimulus spending, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 20

Jon Ossoff is a Hard-Core Liberal
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