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AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Miller(L) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L)
AZ: McCain(R) vs.Kirkpatrick(D) vs.Mealer(I) vs.Ward(R)
CA: Harris(D) vs.Sanchez(D) vs.Chavez(R) vs.Del Beccaro(R) vs.Sundheim(R) vs.Brannon(R)
CO: Bennet(D) vs.Glenn(R) vs.Neville(R) vs.Frazier(R) vs.Keyser(R) vs.Littleton(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D) vs.Carter(R) vs.Orchulli(R) vs.Kudlow(R) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Rubio(R) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Grayson(D) vs.Keith(D) vs.DeSantis(R) vs.Cantera(R)
GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Carroll(R) vs.Pirkowski(R) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA: Grassley(R) vs.Judge(D) vs.Fiegen(D) vs.Hogg(D) vs.Krause(D)
ID: Crapo(R) vs.Sturgill(D) vs.Pro-Life(C) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL: Kirk(R)
vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
IN: Bayh(D)
vs.Young(R) vs.Stutzman(R) vs.Hill(D) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Bosma(R)
KS: Moran(R) vs.Wiesner(D) vs.Orman(I)
KY: Paul(R) vs.Gray(D) vs.Conway(D)
LA: (runoff Dec. 10) Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Fleming(R) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R) vs.Clements(L)
MD: Van Hollen(D) vs.Szeliga(R) vs.Flowers(G) vs.Douglas(R) vs.Steele(R)
MO: Blunt(R) vs.Kander(D)
NC: Burr(R) vs.Ross(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Brannon(R) vs.Rey(D) vs.Wright(R)
ND: Hoeven(R) vs.Glassheim(D) vs.Marquette(L)
NH: Ayotte(R)
vs. Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
NV: Cortez-Masto(D) vs.Heck(R) vs.Angle(R)
NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
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SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
SD: Thune(R) vs.Williams(D)
UT: Lee(R) vs.Snow(D) vs.Swinton(D)
VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
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WI: Johnson(R) vs.Feingold(D) vs.Anderson(L) vs.Lorge(R)
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Brad Ashford on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Supports public funding of abortions. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports parental notification. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights. (Sep 2014)
Brad Ashford on Budget & Economy
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  • Commitment to prosperity & business-friendly public service. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes a Balanced Budget Amendment. (Aug 2014)
Brad Ashford on Civil Rights
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  • Family history of fighting anti-Semitism. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes barring same sex marriage. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports homosexual civil rights. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2014)
Brad Ashford on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Brad Ashford on Crime
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  • Reduce prison overcrowding & enhance alternatives. (Nov 2014)
Brad Ashford on Drugs
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Brad Ashford on Education
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  • Fair pay for teachers; improve special education. (Nov 2014)
Brad Ashford on Energy & Oil
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Brad Ashford on Environment
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  • Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2014)
Brad Ashford on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Brad Ashford on Foreign Policy
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Brad Ashford on Free Trade
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  • $25B more loans from Export-Import Bank. (Feb 2015)
Brad Ashford on Government Reform
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  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Mar 2015)
Brad Ashford on Gun Control
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  • Crack down on illegal handguns. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports restrictiing right to bear arms. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports restricting guns. (Sep 2014)
Brad Ashford on Health Care
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  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Aug 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
Brad Ashford on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Brad Ashford on Immigration
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Brad Ashford on Jobs
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Brad Ashford on Principles & Values
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  • Appointed to positions by both Republicans and Democrats. (Nov 2014)
  • Endorsed Targeted House race in national Red to Blue program. (Oct 2014)
Brad Ashford on Social Security
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Brad Ashford on Tax Reform
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  • Helped pass largest tax cut in state history. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports increasing federal income taxes. (Aug 2014)
Brad Ashford on Technology
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Brad Ashford on War & Peace
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Brad Ashford on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
Supports public funding of abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports parental notification: Opposes topic 1
Opposes abortion rights: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Family history of fighting anti-Semitism: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes barring same sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports homosexual civil rights: Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: 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)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes repealing Obamacare: Favors topic 5
Supports repealing Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fair pay for teachers; improve special education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reduce prison overcrowding & enhance alternatives: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Crack down on illegal handguns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictiing right to bear arms: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Helped pass largest tax cut in state history: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports increasing federal income taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports Keystone XL: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports regulating CO2: 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)
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Commitment to prosperity & business-friendly public service: Opposes topic 20
Opposes a Balanced Budget Amendment: Favors topic 20

Brad Ashford is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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