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John James on SenateMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
De-fund Planned Parenthood; bad abortion even for rape: Strongly Opposes topic 1
100% pro-life; always have been; always will be: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Fight for the Constitution's principles, as written: Opposes topic 1
CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges: Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trump policies good for African-Americans & elevate everyone: Strongly Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
Employers shouldn't be able to fire someone for being gay: Favors topic 3
Opposed laws protecting LGBTQ from employment discrimination: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Medicare for All terrible; barely paying for Medicare now: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Remove the monstrosity of ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Returning lifelong investment to seniors is moral obligation: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We have failed our children, supports school choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports public money for private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Every high school student should be career- or college-ready: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Protect the national treasure of the Great Lakes: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Against defunding police, for community policing: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment says semi-automatic weapons ok: Strongly Favors topic 10
2nd Amendment is enough said: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trump tax cuts encourage companies to do business in America: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Trump's tax reform will aid working families & entrepreneurs: Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Elimination the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
We must end illegal immigration & secure the border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Proponent of Kate's Law; defund sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No nonsense view of illegal immigration--has to stop now: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fight China over soybeans now, or bullets later: Opposes topic 13
Let master negotiator Trump re-work trade deals: Opposes topic 13
Free but fair trade, to keep jobs in Michigan: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
More military influence on the foreign policy team: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Adequately fund military but work toward balanced budget: Favors topic 15
Help prepare our veterans for re-entry into society: Opposes topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
For Trump's Middle East peace proposal, two state solution: Strongly Opposes topic 17
The Iranian regime has blood on its hands: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iran nuclear treaty was a fatally flawed deal: Opposes topic 17
Army veteran who flew Apache helicopters in Iraq: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Green New Deal would decimate Michigan's economy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes marijuana legalization for recreational use: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Liberal leftist socialist policies have failed in Michigan: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes raising federal minimum wage to $15/hr: Opposes topic 20
Incumbent does not do enough to create or protect jobs: Opposes topic 20
Focus on cutting waste and getting to a balanced budget: Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20

John James is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative
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Left office as of Jan. 2019:
AZ:Flake(R,retired)
FL:Nelson(D,lost)
IN:Donnelly(D,lost)
MN:Franken(D,resigned)
MO:McCaskill(D,lost)
MS:Cochran(R,resigned)
ND:Heitkamp(D,lost)
NV:Heller(R,lost)
TN:Corker(R,retired)
UT:Hatch(R,retired)

Took office as of Jan. 2019:
AZ:McSally(R)
FL:Scott(R)
IN:Braun(R)
MN:Smith(D,2018)
MO:Hawley(R)
MS:Hyde-Smith(R,2018)
ND:Cramer(R)
NV:Rosen(D)
TN:Blackburn(R)
UT:Romney(R)
Senate races 2019-20:
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.Stovall(I) vs.Buckley(L)
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)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Retiring in 2020 election:
KS:Roberts(R)
NM:Udall(D)
Senators running for President in 2019-20:
CA:Harris(D)
CO:Bennet(D)
MA:Warren(D)
MN:Klobuchar(D)
NJ:Booker(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D)
VT:Sanders(D)
 

Page last updated: Oct 30, 2020