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Pete Aguilar on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports abortion rights, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports abortion rights, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Jul 2015)
  • Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Budget & Economy
Click here for 3 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Build economy that's fair to middle-class & small business. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports stimulus spending, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports stimulus spending, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Pete Aguilar on Civil Rights
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  • Supports same-sex marriage, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class. (May 2016)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Pete Aguilar on Crime
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Pete Aguilar on Drugs
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  • Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Nov 2016)
Pete Aguilar on Education
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  • Improve public education at all levels. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports Common Core, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports Common Core, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • No-strings-attached block grant will kill transparency. (Jul 2015)
  • Oppose private and religious school voucher programs. (Oct 2015)
  • Make two years of community college free. (Jul 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Energy & Oil
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  • Encourage green building and climate-friendly purchasing. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes Keystone XL, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports regulating CO2, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes Keystone XL, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Supports regulating CO2, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted YES on banning offshore oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
Pete Aguilar on Environment
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  • Fight for more sustainable development. (Nov 2014)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2014)
  • Voted YES to require GMO labeling. (Jun 2016)
Pete Aguilar on Families & Children
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Pete Aguilar on Foreign Policy
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Pete Aguilar on Free Trade
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  • $25B more loans from Export-Import Bank. (Feb 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Government Reform
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  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Mar 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Gun Control
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  • Supports restricting guns, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Pete Aguilar on Health Care
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  • Opposes repealing Obamacare, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Homeland Security
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  • Increase job training for returning veterans. (Nov 2014)
Pete Aguilar on Immigration
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  • We need comprehensive immigration reform. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes deportation of illlegals, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Voted to legalize DREAMer immigrants via military service. (Jun 2016)
Pete Aguilar on Jobs
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Pete Aguilar on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed Targeted House race in national Red to Blue program. (Oct 2014)
  • Question Trump on Emoluments clause. (May 2017)
Pete Aguilar on Social Security
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  • Fight tooth and nail to protect instead of privatize. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts, rated by Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Pete Aguilar on Tax Reform
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  • Raising estate tax to 1990s level means $448B in new revenue. (Apr 2015)
Pete Aguilar on Technology
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Pete Aguilar on War & Peace
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Pete Aguilar on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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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)
Supports abortion rights, according to Faith2Action: Favors topic 1
Supports abortion rights, according to PVS rating: Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health: 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)
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports same-sex marriage, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage, according to PVS rating: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Let states recognize same sex marriage: 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)
Opposes repealing Obamacare, according to Faith2Action: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing Obamacare, according to PVS rating: Favors topic 5
Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster": Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight tooth and nail to protect instead of privatize: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts, rated by Faith2Action: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts, according to PVS rating: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Improve public education at all levels: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports Common Core, according to Faith2Action: Opposes topic 7
Supports Common Core, according to PVS rating: Opposes topic 7
Rated No-strings-attached block grant will kill transparency: Opposes topic 7
Rated Oppose private and religious school voucher programs: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for more sustainable development: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports restricting guns, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting guns, according to PVS rating: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated Raising estate tax to 1990s level means $448B in new revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
We need comprehensive immigration reform: Favors topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals, according to Faith2Action: Favors topic 12
Opposes deportation of illlegals, according to PVS rating: Favors topic 12
Rated Voted to legalize DREAMer immigrants via military service: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increase job training for returning veterans: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Encourage green building and climate-friendly purchasing: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes Keystone XL, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating CO2, according to Faith2Action: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes Keystone XL, according to PVS rating: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating CO2, according to PVS rating: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES on banning offshore oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Build economy that's fair to middle-class & small business: Favors topic 20
Supports stimulus spending, according to Faith2Action: Favors topic 20
Supports stimulus spending, according to PVS rating: Favors topic 20

Pete Aguilar is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive.
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