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2020 Senate Races
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AL: Doug Jones(D) vs.Arnold Mooney(R) vs.Bradley Byrne(R) vs.Jeff Sessions(R) vs.John Merrill(R) vs.John Rogers(D) vs.Roy Moore(R) vs.Tommy Tuberville(R)
AK: Dan Sullivan(R) vs.Al Gross(I)
AZ: Martha McSally(R) vs.Mark Kelly(D)
AR: Tom Cotton(R) vs.Josh Mahony(D) vs.Dan Whitfield(I) vs.Ricky Dale Harrington(L)
CO: Cory Gardner(R) vs.Alice Madden(D) vs.Andrew Romanoff(D) vs.Angela Williams(D) vs.Dan Baer(D) vs.Ellen Burnes(D) vs.John Hickenlooper(D) vs.John Walsh(D) vs.Mike Johnston(D)
DE: Chris Coons(D) vs.Jessica Scarane(D)
GA-2: Kelly Loeffler(R) vs.Doug Collins(R) vs.Jason Carter(D) vs.Matt Lieberman(D) vs.Michelle Nunn(D) vs.Tom Price(R)
GA-6: David Perdue(R) vs.Jon Ossoff(D) vs.Ted Terry(D) vs.Teresa Tomlinson(D)
ID: Jim Risch(R) vs.Nancy Harris(D) vs.Paulette Jordan(D)
IL: Richard Durbin(D) vs.Anne Stava-Murray(D) vs.Mark Curran(R)
IA: Joni Ernst(R) vs.Eddie Mauro(D) vs.Kimberly Graham(D) vs.Theresa Greenfield(D)
KS: Pat Roberts(R) vs.Barbara Bollier(D) vs.Barry Grissom(D) vs.Dave Lindstrom(R) vs.Jake LaTurner(R) vs.Kris Kobach(R) vs.Roger Marshall(R) vs.Susan Wagle(R)
KY: Mitch McConnell(R) vs.Amy McGrath(D) vs.C. Wesley Morgan(R) vs.Steven Cox(D)
LA: Bill Cassidy(R) vs.Antoine Pierce(D)
ME: Susan Collins(R) vs.Betsy Sweet(D) vs.Sara Gideon(D) vs.Susan Rice(D)
MA: Ed Markey(D) vs.Allen Waters(R) vs.Joe Kennedy III(D) vs.Shannon Liss-Riordan(D) vs.Shiva Ayyadurai(R)
MI: Gary Peters(D) vs.John James(D)
MN: Tina Smith(D) vs.Jason Lewis(R) vs.Steve Carlson(D) vs.Paula Overby(G)
MS: Cindy Hyde-Smith(R) vs.Jensen Bohren(D) vs.Mike Espy(D)
MT: Steve Daines(R) vs.Wilmot Collins(D)
NE: Ben Sasse(R) vs.Chris Janicek(R)
NH: Jeanne Shaheen(D) vs.Andy Martin(D) vs.Bill O`Brien(R) vs.Don Bolduc(R)
NJ: Cory Booker(D) vs.Hirsh Singh(R) vs.Stuart Meissner(R)
NM: Ben Ray Lujan(D) vs.Gavin Clarkson(R) vs.Maggie Toulouse Oliver(D) vs.Mick Rich(R) vs.Tom Udall(D)
NC: Thom Tillis(R) vs.Cal Cunningham(D) vs.Eric Mansfield(D) vs.Erica Smith(D) vs.Garland Tucker(R) vs.Sandy Smith(R)
OK: James Inhofe(R) vs.Mike Workman(D)
OR: Jeff Merkley(D) vs.Paul Romero(R)
RI: Jack Reed(D) vs.Allen Waters(R)
SC: Lindsey Graham(R) vs.Gloria Bromell Tinubu(D) vs.Jaime Harrison(D)
SD: Mike Rounds(I) vs.Daniel Ahlers(D) vs.Scyller Borglum(R)
TN: Lamar Alexander(R,retiring) vs.Bill Hagerty(R) vs.James Mackler(D) vs.Manny Sethi(R)
TX: John Cornyn(R) vs.Chris Bell(D) vs.Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez(D) vs.MJ Hegar(D) vs.Royce West(D) vs.Sema Hernandez(D)
VA: Mark Warner(D) vs.Daniel Gade(R) vs.Scott Taylor(R)
WV: Shelley Moore Capito(R) vs.Paula Jean Swearengin(D) vs.Richard Ojeda(D)
WY: Michael Enzi(R, retiring) vs.Cynthia Lummis(R) vs.Yana Ludwig(D)

2018 Senate Races

(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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Price(R-GA-6)
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Vicente Gonzalez on Abortion
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  • Increase funding for family planning services. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Vicente Gonzalez on Civil Rights
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Vicente Gonzalez on Corporations
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  • Cut bureaucratic red-tape that burdens job-creators. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Crime
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  • Increase investments & resources for local law enforcement. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Drugs
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Vicente Gonzalez on Education
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  • Fight for pre-kindergarten and Head Start. (Nov 2016)
  • Make two years of community college free. (Jul 2018)
Vicente Gonzalez on Energy & Oil
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Vicente Gonzalez on Environment
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Vicente Gonzalez on Families & Children
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Vicente Gonzalez on Foreign Policy
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  • Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank. (Jan 2017)
Vicente Gonzalez on Free Trade
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  • Strengthen trade ties along the Texas-Mexico border. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Government Reform
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  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Jun 2017)
  • Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access. (Mar 2019)
Vicente Gonzalez on Gun Control
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  • Supports gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
Vicente Gonzalez on Health Care
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  • Treat healthcare as a basic human right. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Homeland Security
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  • Fulfill our promise to veterans. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Immigration
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  • Common-sense compassionate reform like DACA. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Sep 2019)
Vicente Gonzalez on Jobs
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  • Support equal pay for equal work for women. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Principles & Values
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Vicente Gonzalez on Social Security
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  • Oppose privatization of safety nets. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Tax Reform
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  • Supports tax increases to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
Vicente Gonzalez on Technology
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Vicente Gonzalez on War & Peace
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  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
Vicente Gonzalez 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)
Increase funding for family planning services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support equal pay for equal work for women: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Treat healthcare as a basic human right: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose privatization of safety nets: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight for pre-kindergarten and Head Start: Strongly 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)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Increase investments & resources for local law enforcement: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports gun-control legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports tax increases to balance the budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Common-sense compassionate reform like DACA: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin: Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen trade ties along the Texas-Mexico border: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Fulfill our promise to 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
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cut bureaucratic red-tape that burdens job-creators: Strongly Favors topic 20

Vicente Gonzalez is a Moderate Liberal
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