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Following are political group surveys and ratings for candidates and incumebents of the 117th Congress.

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Abortion
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
16-S2464
on Jan 21, 2016
(1) Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection or (2) Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 11
Independents: 1
19-S0311
on Feb 5, 2019
(1) Protect infant survivors of abortion or (2) Born-Alive Survivors bill tries to illegalize abortion or (3) Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 46
Republicans: 240
Independents: 2
17LTR-TITX
on Mar 1, 2017
Keep federal funding for family planning clinics Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 42
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1

Budget & Economy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17LTR-NEA
on Feb 17, 2017
(1) National Endowment for the Arts supports essential culture or (2) National Endowment for the Arts supports essential culture (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

Civil Rights
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17-H0197
on Jan 6, 2015
(1) Let states recognize same sex marriage or (2) Sponsored bill to let states recognize same sex marriage Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 138
Republicans: 4
Independents: 2
17-S0029
on Jan 6, 2015
(1) Let states recognize same sex marriage or (2) Sponsored bill to let states recognize same sex marriage Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 40
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
18LTR-LGBT
on Apr 12, 2018
Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

Crime
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
16-S2034
on Feb 9, 2015
(1) Death penalty for killing police officers or (2) Sponsored death penalty for killing police officers Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 32
Independents: 1

Corporations
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17LTR-CFPB
on Aug 4, 2016
Restrict corporate use of consumer mandatory arbitration Participating counts on VoteMatch question 25. Democrats: 33
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

Drugs
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
16-S1726
on Apr 28, 2015
(1) Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses or (2) Sponsored bank immunity for services to marijuana businesses Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
19-HR420
on Jan 9, 2019
(1) 420 Bill: replace prohibition with legalized/taxed marijuana or (2) Sponsored bill for legalized/taxed marijuana or (3) blank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 7
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
17LTR-NPP
on Feb 17, 2017
Criminalize imports of opioid precursors Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 15
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1

Education
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
16-S2710
on Mar 17, 2016
(1) Recruit women & minorities for STEM teaching or (2) Recruit women & minorities for STEM teaching Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
16-SRes386
on Mar 3, 2016
(1) 50% clean and carbon free electricity by 2030 or (2) 50% clean and carbon free electricity by 2030 Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 27
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
16-S2461
on Jan 28, 2016
(1) Federal collaboration for advanced nuclear technologies or (2) Sponsored bill for advanced nuclear technology collaboration Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
19-HR0109
on Feb 7, 2019
(1) Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization or (2) Sponsored Green New Deal: 10-year national mobilization or (3) blank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 103
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
19-LTR-CM
on Apr 15, 2019
(1) Observe Paris Climate Agreement in city, if not federally or (2) blank or (3) blank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3

Families & Children
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
20-LTR-DWC
on Jan 31, 2020
(1) Trump models disrespectful rhetoric & policies toward women or (2) Introduced letter on Trump disrespect toward women or (3) blank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 47
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
17LTR-VAWA
on Mar 1, 2017
(1) Provide funding for programs for Violence Against Women Act or (2) Provide funding for programs for Violence Against Women Act Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

Foreign Policy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17-HRes11
on Jan 3, 2017
(1) Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank or (2) Sponsored bill supporting Israeli settlements on West Bank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 31
Republicans: 92
Independents: 0
17-SRes6
on Jan 3, 2017
(1) Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank or (2) Sponsored bill supporting Israeli settlements on West Bank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 27
Republicans: 46
Independents: 1
17LTR-SUD
on Feb 27, 2017
Enforce humanitarian aid access to South Sudan Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 7
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0

Free Trade
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
18LTR-EXIM
on Apr 14, 2015
Support long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 16
Republicans: 8
Independents: 2

Government Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
19-HJR7
on Jan 3, 2019
(1) Replace electoral college with direct election of president or (2) Sponsored bill to abolish the electoral college or (3) blank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 15
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
19-S949
on Jan 3, 2019
(1) Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access or (2) No holiday on election day; no same-day registration or (3) Sponsored bill for election holiday & easier voting access Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 271
Republicans: 186
Independents: 3
17MEM-USTL
on Jan 26, 2017
(1) Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits or (2) Constitutional amendment for Congressional term limits Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 46
Independents: 1
16-USTL
on Nov 8, 2014
(1) Elected to House with pledge of 6-year term limit or (2) Elected to Senate with pledge of 12-year term limit or (3) Signed term limit pledge: 6 years House; 12 years Senate Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 67
Independents: 11

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
19-HR0008
on Feb 27, 2019
(1) Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer or (2) Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale or (3) Co-sponsored background check for every firearm sale Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 268
Republicans: 190
Independents: 2
18LTR-CCCR
on Apr 26, 2018
Reciprocity across state lines for concealed carry Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 37
Independents: 0
18LTR-SGS
on Feb 26, 2018
States for Gun Safety: fill void left by no Federal policy Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0

Health Care
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17LTR-ACA
on Feb 3, 2017
Keep ObamaCare's prevention, treatment, & recovery services Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0

Homeland Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17LTR-DVA
on Jan 26, 2017
Exempt Veterans Affairs from federal hiring freeze Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 48
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
17LTR-KS
on Dec 14, 2015
Keep detainees in Guantanamo, not Leavenworth Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 9
Independents: 0

Immigration
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
16-S2540
on Feb 11, 2016
(1) Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported or (2) Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 23
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
19-HJR46
on Feb 26, 2019
(1) Terminate national emergency at the Southern border or (2) Support national emergency at the Southern border or (3) Vetoed ending national emergency at the Southern border Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 45
Republicans: 54
Independents: 2
19-HR1044
on Feb 7, 2019
(1) Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps or (2) Sponsored bill to increase high-skill and family visa caps or (3) blank Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 201
Republicans: 126
Independents: 2
18LTR-ICE
on Jul 12, 2018
ICE performs vital functions that protect American families Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 19
Independents: 0
18LTR-DACA
on Dec 20, 2017
Protect DREAMers instead of deporting them Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 5
Independents: 1

Principles & Values
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17-S0054
on Jan 5, 2017
(1) Religious freedom means no religious registry or (2) Led effort for religious freedom via no religious registry Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 12
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
17LTR-EMOL
on May 18, 2017
Question Trump on Emoluments clause (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 183
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
17MEM-HFC
on Jan 26, 2017
(1) Founding member of the House Freedom Caucus or (2) Member of the House Freedom Caucus or (3) Resigned as member of the House Freedom Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 43
Independents: 2
16-RSC
on Jan 1, 2016
(1) Member of the Republican Study Committee or (2) Chair of the Republican Study Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 167
Independents: 3

Technology
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
17-H2884
on Jun 12, 2017
(1) Permanent preservation of Presidential social media accounts or (2) Sponsored COVFEFE Act top preserve Presidential social media Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
17LTR-FCC
on Feb 10, 2017
Support Lifeline program for low-income broadband Participating counts on VoteMatch question 31. Democrats: 13
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
War & Peace
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
20-SCR33
on Jan 9, 2020
(1) No military force against Iran without Congress approval or (2) President ok to use military force against Iran or (3) Vetoed the Iran War Powers Resolution Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 269
Republicans: 237
Independents: 4


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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