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Greg Gianforte on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Urges legislature to pass restrictive abortion laws: Strongly Opposes topic 1
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
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need equal opportunity, not equal outcomes: Opposes topic 2
Rated Voted NO on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Strongly 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
Repeal ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports privatization; retirement isn't biblical: Favors topic 6
Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
More trade education scholarships; more teacher incentives: Opposes topic 7
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
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Red Tape Relief Task Force to review all regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors repeal of regulations; end "war on coal": Strongly Favors topic 8
The "War on Coal" endangers jobs: Strongly Favors topic 8
Rolling back regulations leads to prosperity: Strongly Favors topic 8
Regulatory relief for smaller banks stimulates growth: Favors topic 8
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
First step: reduce recidivism & mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Gun rights are absolute; opposes any infringement: Strongly Favors topic 10
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
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lowering top tax rate will make Montana more competitive: Strongly Opposes topic 11
2002: state sales tax ok; 2016: no state sales tax: Favors topic 11
Oppose any or all tax increases to raise revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
406 Tax Relief plan: cut taxes & freeze government spending: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduce corporate tax rates from 35% to 21% to create jobs: 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
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ban sanctuary cities in Montana to maintain rule of law: Strongly Opposes topic 12
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
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)
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
American exceptionalism & capitalism lead to prosperity: Strongly Favors topic 14
Cut World Bank funding to enforce against terrorism: Favors topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
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
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Donated to groups opposing MT Disclose Act: Opposes topic 16
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Overturn presidential election due to pandemic voting rules: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep economic sanctions on Iran: Opposes topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
PVS:Air support and more intervention in Mideast: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Rated Voted NO on removing US forces from Yemen: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Critical of regulations & studying social cost of carbon: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Has more than $5 million invested in fossil fuel companies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
The climate is always changing: Strongly Opposes topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Don't regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated Voted NO on assisting rural electric renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Oppose easing marijuana laws; some support for medical use: Favors topic 19
Medical marijuana yes; recreational marijuana no: Favors topic 19
Voted YES on combatting epidemic of synthetic drugs: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 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
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20

Greg Gianforte is a Hard-Core Conservative
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Page last updated: Feb 26, 2021