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Connecticut:
Malloy(D)
vs.Drew (D)
vs.Srinivasan (R)
vs.Walker (R)
vs.Visconti(R)
vs.Lauretti(R)
vs.Lumaj(R)
vs.Stefanowski(R)
vs.Lamont(D)
Florida:
Gwen Graham (D)
Andrew Gillum (D)
Adam Putnam (R)
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vs.Philip Levine(D)
Georgia:
Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)
Hawaii:
Ige(D)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.Carroll(R) vs.McDermott(R) vs.Tupola(R)
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vs.Labrador(R)
vs.Ahlquist(R)
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Daniel Biss (D)
Chris Kennedy (D)
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar (D)
J.B. Pritzker (D)
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Rich Leopold (D)
Andy McGuire (D)
Nate Boulton (D)
Victor Mitchell(D)
Kansas:
Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)
Laura Kelly(D)
Greg Orman(I)
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Commissioner Mary Mayhew(R)
Shawn Moody(R)
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Hogan
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vs.Ross (D)
vs.Cummings(D)
vs.Madaleno(D)
vs.Quinn(L)
vs.Schlakman(G)
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Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)
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Abdul El-Sayed (D)
A.G.Bill Schuette (R)
Minnesota:
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Tim Walz (DFL)
Matt Dean (R)
Rebecca Otto (DFL)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL)
vs.Pawlenty(R)
vs.Johnson(R)
Missouri:
Eric Greitens(R;resigned)
Mike Parson(R;ascended)
Nebraska:
Pete Ricketts (R)
vs.Bob Krist(D)
Nevada:
Fisher(R)
vs.Sisolak(D)
vs.Laxalt(R)
vs.Schwartz(R)
New Hampshire:
Chris Sununu
vs.Steve Marchand (D, Portsmouth Mayor)
vs.Jilletta Jarvis (Libertarian)
New Jersey(2017):
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)
New Mexico:
Lujan-Grisham
vs.Apodaca (D)
vs.Cervantes(D)
vs.Pearce(R)
New York:
Cuomo(D)
vs.Nixon(D)
vs.Molinaro(R)
vs.Hawkins(G)
Ohio:
Jim Renacci (R)
Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Mike DeWine (R)
Joe Schiavoni(D)
Jon Husted(R)
Nan Whaley(D)
Connie Pillich (D)
vs.Dennis Kucinich(D)
vs.Richard Cordray(D)
Oklahoma:

Gary Richardson(R)
Kevin Stitt(R)
Mick Cornett(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Scott Inman(D)
vs.joe Maldonado(L)
vs.Chris Powell(L)
Oregon:
Brown(D)
vs.Buehler(R)
Pennsylvania:
Wolf(D)
vs.Fetterman(D,Lt.Gov.)
vs.Krawchuk(Libertarian)
vs.Wagner (R)
vs.Barletta(R,declined)
vs.Krawchuk(L)
Rhode Island:
Raimondo(D)
vs.Brown(D)
vs.Fung(R)
vs.Morgan(R)
South Carolina:
McMaster(R)
vs.McGill(R)
vs.Pope(R)
vs.Templeton(R)
vs.Smith(D)
vs.Bryant(R)
South Dakota:
Marty Jackley (R)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)
Tennessee:
Karl Dean(D)
vs.Mark Green(R)
vs.Diane Black(R)
vs.Bill Lee(R)
Texas:
Abbott(R)
vs.White(D)
vs.Glass(L)
vs.Valdez(D)
Vermont:
Scott(R)
Stern(D)
Hallquist(D)
Virginia(2017):
Northam(D)
vs.Perriello(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)
Wisconsin:
Gov. Scott Walker(R)
Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)
vs.Kelda Helen Roys(D)
vs.Tony Evers(D)
Wyoming:
Dahlin(R)
vs.Throne(D)
vs.Gordon(R)
vs.Rammell(C)
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Greg Gianforte on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Founded charitable organization to protect the unborn. (Feb 2016)
  • Supported anti-abortion campaigns through Family Foundation. (Jan 2016)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Civil Rights
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  • We need equal opportunity, not equal outcomes. (Apr 2016)
  • Promoted openly gay workers despite his religious beliefs. (Jan 2016)
  • CC:Sexual preference is not a protected right. (Jul 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Corporations
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  • BootStrapping for Businesses: mentors entrepreneurs. (Feb 2016)
  • PVS:Lower corporate taxes promote economic growth. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Crime
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  • Philosophically OK with death penalty; but is it worth it? (May 2016)
Greg Gianforte on Drugs
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Greg Gianforte on Education
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  • Provides high school scholarships for computer coding. (Feb 2016)
  • Supports school choice and voucher initiatives. (Jan 2016)
  • Helped build a museum based on creationist beliefs. (Jan 2016)
  • CC:Vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:States decide standards, not federal government. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Energy & Oil
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  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Greg Gianforte on Families & Children
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Greg Gianforte on Foreign Policy
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  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Free Trade
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Greg Gianforte on Government Reform
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  • Eliminate excessive regulations that burden businesses. (Feb 2016)
Greg Gianforte on Gun Control
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Greg Gianforte on Health Care
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Greg Gianforte on Homeland Security
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  • PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Immigration
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  • Oppose efforts to relocate refugees into Montana. (Jun 2016)
  • Supports border wall, according to CC survey. (Aug 2018)
  • PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Jobs
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  • Address Montana's dismal national standing on wages. (Mar 2016)
Greg Gianforte on Local Issues
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Greg Gianforte on Principles & Values
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Greg Gianforte on Social Security
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  • Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600. (Jun 2015)
Greg Gianforte on Tax Reform
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  • 406 Tax Relief plan: cut taxes & freeze government spending. (Apr 2016)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Elimination the Death Tax. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Technology
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  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
Greg Gianforte on War & Peace
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  • PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast. (Aug 2018)
Greg Gianforte on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Support Christian organizations' outreach on poverty. (Feb 2016)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supported anti-abortion campaigns through Family Foundation: Opposes topic 1
Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We need equal opportunity, not equal outcomes: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Promoted openly gay workers despite his religious beliefs: Favors topic 3
CC:Sexual preference is not a protected right: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support Christian organizations' outreach on poverty: Strongly Favors topic 4
Helped build a museum based on creationist beliefs: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Provide for those who cannot provide for themselves: Favors topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports school choice and voucher initiatives: Strongly Favors topic 7
CC:Vouchers for private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Philosophically OK with death penalty; but is it worth it?: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lifetime member of the NRA: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes gun control, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
406 Tax Relief plan: cut taxes & freeze government spending: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Elimination the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
PVS:Don't increase taxes to balance budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose efforts to relocate refugees into Montana: Opposes topic 12
Supports border wall, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 12
PVS:Illegal immigrants must exit and re-enter: Strongly Opposes 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)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
PVS:Don't cut defense to balance budget: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast: Strongly Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate excessive regulations that burden businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20
PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Greg Gianforte is a Moderate Conservative.
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