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(winners marked) AL(2017):
Strange(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Jones(D)
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R) vs.Sinema(D) vs.Abboud(D) vs.McSally(R) vs.Arpaio(R) vs.Marks(L)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(D) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs. Garcetti?(D) vs.de_Leon(D)
CT: Murphy(D) vs.Adams(D) vs.Corey(R)
DE: Carper(D) vs.Arlett(R) vs.Boyce(R) vs.Truono(R) vs.Janowski(I)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R) vs.Scott(R) vs.Janowski(I) vs.Invictus(R)
HI: Hirono(D) vs.McDermott(R) vs.Pirkowski(D) vs.Curtis(R)
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R) vs.Messer(R) vs.Rokita(R) vs.Braun(R) vs.Straw(P)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(I) vs.Waters(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Diehl(R) vs.Wellman(R) vs.Kingston(R)
MD: Cardin(D) vs.Vohra(L) vs.Manning(D) vs.Faddis(R) vs.Campbell(R)
ME: King(I) vs.Brakey(R) vs.Lyons(L) vs.Ringelstein(D)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R) vs.Young(R) vs.Squier(G) vs.James(R)
MN-2: Franken(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Housley(R)
MN-6: Klobuchar(D) vs.Newberger(R) vs.Overby(G)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Monetti(R) vs.Hawley(R) vs.Earl(D)
MS-2: Hyde-Smith(R) vs.Espy(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.McDaniel(R)
MS-6: Wicker(R) vs.Bohren(D) vs.Baria(D)
MT: Tester(D) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Rosendale(R)
ND: Heitkamp(D) vs.Peyer(D) vs.Campbell(R) vs.Cramer(R)
NE: Fischer(R) vs.Raybould(D)
NJ: Menendez(D) vs.Pezzullo(R) vs.Hugin(R) vs.Sabrin(L)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs.Rich(R) vs. Sanchez?(R) vs.Johnson(L)
NV: Heller(R) vs.Tarkanian(R) vs.Rosen(D)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs.Webber(R) vs.Farley(R) vs.Noren(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R) vs.Renacci(R) vs.Gibbons(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Christiana(R) vs.Saccone(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) vs.Flanders(R) vs.Nardolillo(R)
TN: Corker(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(D) vs.Blackburn(R) vs.Bredesen(D) vs.Fincher(R)
TX: Cruz(R) vs.O`Rourke(D)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs. Romney(R) vs.Wilson(D) vs.Bowden(L)
VA: Kaine(D) vs.Freitas(R) vs.Stewart(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs. Giordano(D) vs.MacGovern(D) vs.Milne(D) vs.Paige(R) vs.Zupan(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) vs.Ferguson(D) vs.Hutchison(R) vs.Luke(L) vs.Strider(L)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs.Vukmir(R)
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs.Jenkins(R) vs.Blankenship(I) vs.Morrisey(R) vs.Swearengin(D)
WY: Barrasso(R) vs.Trauner(D)
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(The following members of the 115th Congress are resigning to take Cabinet positions):
Becerra(D-CA-34)
Price(R-GA-6)
Pompeo(R-KS-4)
Zinke(R-MT-0)
Mulvaney(R-SC-5)

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Ben McAdams on Abortion
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  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
Ben McAdams on Budget & Economy
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  • CC:Balanced Budget Consitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
Ben McAdams on Civil Rights
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  • CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right. (Jul 2018)
Ben McAdams on Corporations
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  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes don't promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Ben McAdams on Crime
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Ben McAdams on Drugs
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Ben McAdams on Education
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  • CC:No vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
Ben McAdams on Energy & Oil
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  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
Ben McAdams on Environment
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Ben McAdams on Families & Children
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Ben McAdams on Foreign Policy
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Ben McAdams on Free Trade
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Ben McAdams on Government Reform
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  • End Citizens United: disallow corporate money in politics. (Sep 2018)
Ben McAdams on Gun Control
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  • Ban bump stocks; close the gun show/internet loopholes. (Sep 2018)
Ben McAdams on Health Care
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Ben McAdams on Homeland Security
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Ben McAdams on Immigration
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  • Give DREAMers a path to citizenship. (Sep 2018)
  • PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship. (Aug 2018)
Ben McAdams on Jobs
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Ben McAdams on Principles & Values
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Ben McAdams on Social Security
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Ben McAdams on Tax Reform
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  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
Ben McAdams on Technology
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Ben McAdams on War & Peace
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Ben McAdams on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
CC:Publicly fund abortions: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right: Strongly 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)
Fix problems with ObamaCare; protect Medicare and CHIP: Favors topic 5
Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
CC:No vouchers for private schools: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Ban bump stocks; close the gun show/internet loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Give DREAMers a path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
CC:Balanced Budget Consitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20

Ben McAdams is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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