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Catherine Cortez Masto on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Endorsed by EMILY's List. (Apr 2015)
  • Keep federal funding for family planning clinics. (Mar 2017)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Nov 2016)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Budget & Economy
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  • Prosecute fraudulent foreclosure rescue & loan modifications. (Apr 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Civil Rights
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  • Pass real equal-pay-for-equal-work legislation. (Oct 2015)
  • Marriage equality is a landmark, but more work to do. (Oct 2015)
  • Let Nevada ban same-sex marriage; it's will of the people. (Jan 2014)
  • States ban bigamy & incest, so why not same-sex marriage? (Jan 2014)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Corporations
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Catherine Cortez Masto on Crime
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Catherine Cortez Masto on Drugs
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  • Legalize medical marijuana, and eventually recreational use. (Oct 2016)
  • I do not see a benefit in our state in legalizing marijuana. (Jun 2016)
  • Combat the use and distribution of methamphetamines. (Apr 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Education
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  • Opposes Education Savings Accounts and school choice. (Aug 2016)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Energy & Oil
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  • Yucca Mountain is dead; fight so it continues to be. (Aug 2016)
  • Fight making Yucca Mountain a high-level nuclear waste dump. (Apr 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Environment
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  • Endorsed by Sierra Club for protecting Nevada's public lands. (Jul 2016)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Families & Children
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  • Established crime of sex trafficking of children and adults. (Apr 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Foreign Policy
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  • Supports US-Iran nuclear treaty. (Oct 2016)
  • Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank. (Jan 2017)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Free Trade
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  • Fight against reckless trade deals. (Oct 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Government Reform
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  • Citizens United has been a disaster for our democracy. (Oct 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Gun Control
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  • Rated C by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights. (Mar 2011)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Health Care
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  • Don't turn Medicare into a voucher program. (Oct 2015)
  • As A.G., refused to join lawsuit against ObamaCare. (Apr 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Homeland Security
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  • Exempt Veterans Affairs from federal hiring freeze. (Jan 2017)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Immigration
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  • Comprehensive reform with earned path to citizenship. (Oct 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Jobs
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Catherine Cortez Masto on Principles & Values
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  • Served as Assistant County Manager & criminal prosecutor. (Sep 2016)
  • Question Trump on Emoluments clause. (May 2017)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Social Security
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  • Privatizing subjects Nevada seniors to whims of stock market. (Oct 2015)
  • Created a senior protection unit as Attorney General. (Apr 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Tax Reform
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  • Lower tax burden & higher wages for the middle class. (Oct 2015)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Technology
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Catherine Cortez Masto on War & Peace
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  • Declare war on ISIS; arm and train the Iraqi Kurds. (Aug 2016)
  • Declare war on ISIS before innocent lives are taken. (Aug 2016)
Catherine Cortez Masto on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by EMILY's List: Strongly Favors topic 1
Keep federal funding for family planning clinics: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pass real equal-pay-for-equal-work legislation: Strongly Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Marriage equality is a landmark, but more work to do: Strongly Favors topic 3
Let Nevada ban same-sex marriage; it's will of the people: Opposes topic 3
States ban bigamy & incest, so why not same-sex marriage?: Strongly Opposes 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)
Don't turn Medicare into a voucher program: Strongly Favors topic 5
As A.G., refused to join lawsuit against ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Privatizing subjects Nevada seniors to whims of stock market: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes Education Savings Accounts and school choice: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by Sierra Club for protecting Nevada's public lands: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Established crime of sex trafficking of children and adults: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Rated C by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Lower tax burden & higher wages for the middle class: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comprehensive reform with earned path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight against reckless trade deals: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports US-Iran nuclear treaty: Opposes topic 14
Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Exempt Veterans Affairs from federal hiring freeze: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Citizens United has been a disaster for our democracy: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Declare war on ISIS; arm and train the Iraqi Kurds: Opposes topic 17
Declare war on ISIS before innocent lives are taken: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Yucca Mountain is dead; fight so it continues to be: Strongly Favors topic 18
Fight making Yucca Mountain a high-level nuclear waste dump: Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Legalize medical marijuana, and eventually recreational use: Strongly Opposes topic 19
I do not see a benefit in our state in legalizing marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Combat the use and distribution of methamphetamines: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Prosecute fraudulent foreclosure rescue & loan modifications: Favors topic 20

Catherine Cortez Masto is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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