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16AFA_Q3B on Nov 8, 2016

Political Group Survey: the AFA survey question on definition of marriage
Source: American Family Association survey
The American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.' American Family Association Action (AFA Action) produces the online "iVoterGuide" for selected state and federal races. The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America. Also see the AFA survey question on religious morality; the CC survey question on GLBT rights; and the AFA survey question on

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Question 3: Comfortable with same-sex marriage Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Civil Rights
  • Headline: Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Supports defining marriage (Score: -1)
  • Headline 3: Opposes defining marriage as one-man-one-woman (Score: 1)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 7.
  • Headline: Supports defining marriage as one-man-one-woman (Answer: A)
  • Headline 2: Supports defining marriage (Answer: B)
  • Headline 3: Opposes defining marriage as one-man-one-woman (Answer: C)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 7 on Social Issues: When you think about the rights of same-sex couples, which of the following is closest to your personal opinion?
    • A: Same-sex couples should not be allowed to marry or form any kind of civil union
    • B: Same-sex couples should be allowed to form civil unions, but not to marry in the traditional sense
    • C: Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry legally, with all the same rights as traditional marriages
    • D: Unsure

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 16AFA_Q3B

Misty Snow s3-UT Democratic candidate for Senate 

Republicans participating in 16AFA_Q3B

Jodey Arrington s1+Texas Republican 
Don Bacon s1+Nebraska Republican 
Jack Bergman s2+Michigan Republican 
Mark Callahan s1+OR Republican Senate challenger 
James Comer s1+Kentucky Republican 
Warren Davidson s1+Ohio Republican 
Neal Dunn s1+Florida Republican 
Drew Ferguson s1+Georgia Republican 
Matt Gaetz s1+Florida Republican 
Darryl Glenn s1+CO Republican Senate candidate 
John Neely Kennedy s1+LA Republican Senate Challenger 
David Kustoff s1+Tennessee Republican 
Wendy Long s1+NY Republican Senate Challenger 
Jerry Moran s1+Kansas Republican (until 2010) 
Francis Rooney s1+Florida Republican 
Richard Shelby s1+AL Republican Jr Senator 

Independents participating in 16AFA_Q3B

Frank Gilbert s3-AR Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger 
Alex Merced s3-NY Libertarian for Senate 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 1
Republicans: 16
Independents: 2

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