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Mark Kelly on SenateMatch

 

 



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Against making it harder for women to access health care: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports every woman's right to choose: Favors topic 1
Supports reproductive rights, health and gender equity: Strongly Favors topic 1
Judicially liberal, according to CC survey: Favors topic 1
Pro-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Anti-parental notification, according to CC survey: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Demand accountability on deep systemic issues with racism: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Wrong that LGBTQ people can be married and get fired for it: Strongly Favors topic 3
Human Rights Campaign: endorsed as voice for equality: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports a tax credit for family and informal caregivers: Strongly Favors topic 5
Oppose any efforts to turn Medicare into a voucher program: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health care is a right; supports public option: Strongly Favors topic 5
Allow Medicare buy-in; limited public option: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicare needn't be barred from negotiating drug prices: Strongly Favors topic 5
Employer health insurance should stay; improve care access: Opposes topic 5
Ensure healthcare access, unsure of single-payer care: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose cutting or eliminating funding sources: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Social Security & Medicare are promises to seniors: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Don't weaken Social Security; nor gamble retirement funds: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand access to early education; pay teachers a decent wage: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Support post-secondary training; ease student debt: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Weakening standards have been unequivocal disaster: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Protect Grand Canyon from uranium mining: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Address racial justice issues threatening Black lives: Opposes topic 9
We need to reform policing, not defund police departments: Opposes topic 9
Support law enforcement, according to CC survey: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
The issue of gun violence is personal for Gabby and me: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety for gun-sense majority: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Owns guns but favors commonsense legislation: Opposes topic 10
Gun rights & safety from gun violence not incompatible: Strongly Opposes topic 10
A gun is designed for one thing--to kill: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Gun control is a political issue and we need to have a vote: Opposes topic 10
Congress has done absolutely nothing to stop gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Pro-gun rights, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Against Trump tax cuts: need to look out for middle class: Favors topic 11
Undo tax cuts, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Better border technology, not wall; citizenship for DREAMers: Favors topic 12
Not for open borders but have to treat people fairly: Favors topic 12
Strong, effective border security; protect DREAMers: Favors topic 12
Senate should pass path to citizenship for DREAMers: Strongly Favors topic 12
Secure the southern border without demonizing migrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Anti-border security, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Committed to rebuilding alliances & restoring US leadership: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supported killing Iranian general without Congressional OK: Favors topic 15
Services must work for changing veteran population: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Refuses corporate PAC money, taken lobbyist money: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Hasn't thought much on Jerusalem embassy; seems to work: Opposes topic 17
Iran deal had problems, but poor decision to pull out of it: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Middle East peace achievable; won't be easy: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports strong military, but must rebuild alliances: Opposes topic 17
Stay out of Israeli wars, according to CC survey: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We've got to get on to more renewable energy, like solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
Develop renewable energy, but not for Green New Deal: Favors topic 18
Support massive investment developing renewable technologies: Strongly Favors topic 18
Trump withdrawal from Paris Accords sets back U.S. progress: 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)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
COVID: supports federal aid to states and cities: Strongly Favors topic 20
Make investments that raise wages and create jobs: Strongly Favors topic 20
End tax breaks for super wealthy; invest in infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20

Mark Kelly is a Populist-Leaning Liberal
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Ann Kirkpatrick
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Left office as of Jan. 2021:
AL:Jones(D,lost)
AZ:McSally(R,lost)
GA-2:Loeffler(R,lost)
GA-6:Perdue(R,lost)
CO:Gardner(R,lost)
KS:Roberts(R,retired)
NM:Udall(D,retired)
TN:Alexander(R,retired)
WY:Enzi(R,retired)

Took office as of Jan. 2021:
AL:Tuberville(R)
AZ:Kelly(D)
GA-2:Warnock(D)
GA-6:Ossoff(D)
CO:Hickenlooper(D)
KS:Marshall(R)
NM:Lujan(D)
TN:Hagerty(R)
WY:Lummis(R)
Senate races 2021-22:
AK: Incumbent Lisa Murkowski(R)
vs.Challenger Kelly Tshibaka(R)
AL: Incumbent Richard Shelby(R)
vs.U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks(R)
vs.Ambassador Lynda Blanchard(R)
vs.State Rep. John Merrill(R)
AR: Incumbent John Boozman(R)
vs.Candidate Dan Whitfield(D)
AZ: Incumbent Mark Kelly(D)
vs.Sen. Kelli Ward(? R)
vs.CEO Jim Lamon(R)
vs.Challenger Blake Masters(R)
CA: Incumbent Alex Padilla(D)
vs.State Rep. Jerome Horton(D ?)
vs.House nominee James Bradley(R)
CO: Incumbent Michael Bennet(D)
vs.USAF Lt. Darryl Glenn(R)
CT: Incumbent Richard Blumenthal(D)
vs.Challenger Joe Visconti(R)
FL: Incumbent Marco Rubio(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(D)
vs.U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson(D)
vs.U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy(D ?)
GA: Incumbent Raphael Warnock(D)
vs.Navy vet Latham Saddler(R)
vs.Appointed Senator Kelly Loeffler(R ?)
HI: Incumbent Brian Schatz(D)
vs.Former State Rep. Cam Cavasso(R ?)
IA: Incumbent Chuck Grassley(R)
vs.State Sen. Jim Carlin(R)
vs.U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne(D ?)
ID: Incumbent Mike Crapo(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
IL: Incumbent Tammy Duckworth(D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Adam Kinzinger(? R)
IN: Incumbent Todd Young(R)
vs.Challenger Haneefah Abdul-Khaaliq(D)
KS: Incumbent Jerry Moran(R)
vs.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo(? R)
KY: Incumbent Rand Paul(R)
vs.State Rep Charles Booker(D)
LA: Incumbent John Kennedy(R)
vs.Gov. John Bel Edwards(D ?)

MD: Incumbent Chris Van Hollen(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MO: Incumbent Roy Blunt(R)
vs.Gov. Eric Greitens(R)
vs.State Sen. Scott Sifton(D)
vs.Treasurer Eric Schmitt(R)
vs.Marine Officer Lucas Kunce(D)
NC: Incumbent Richard Burr(R,retiring)
vs.State Sen. Erica Smith(D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Walker(R)
vs.Challenger Ted Budd(R)
vs.Gov. Pat McCrory(R)
vs.Justice Cheri Beasley(D)
ND: Incumbent John Hoeven(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NH: Incumbent Maggie Hassan(D)
vs.Brig.Gen. Don Bolduc(R)
vs.Gov. Chris Sununu(R ?)
vs.Former Senator Kelly Ayotte(R ?)
NV: Incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NY: Incumbent Chuck Schumer(D)
vs.Challenger Antoine Tucker(R)
OH: Incumbent Rob Portman(R,retiring)
vs.State Rep. Dan Carter(? D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Tim Ryan(D)
vs.Challenger Bernie Moreno(R)
vs.U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan(D)
vs.OH GOP Chair Jane Timken(R)
OK: Incumbent James Lankford(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
OR: Incumbent Ron Wyden(D)
vs.QAnon adherent Jo Rae Perkins(R)
PA: Incumbent Pat Toomey(R,retiring)
vs.HSBC whistleblower Everett Stern(R)
vs.2Lt.Gov.nominee Jeff Bartos(R)
vs.Commissioner Val Arkoosh(D)
vs.Ambassador Carla Sands(R)
vs.Lt. Gov. John Fetterman(D)
vs.State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta(D)
SC: Incumbent Tim Scott(R)
vs.State Rep. Krystle Matthews(D)
SD: Incumbent John Thune(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
UT: Incumbent Mike Lee(R)
vs.Challenger Allen Glines(D)
vs.Challenger Austin Searle(D)
VT: Incumbent Patrick Leahy(D)
vs.Lt.Gov. David Zuckerman(? D)
WA: Incumbent Patty Murray(D)
vs.Challenger Tiffany Smiley(R)
WI: Incumbent Ron Johnson(R)
vs.County Exec. Tom Nelson(D)
vs.Treasurer Sarah Godlewski(D)
vs.Sports Exec. Alex Lasry(D)
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Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Retiring in 2022 election:
NC:Burr(R)
OH:Portman(R)
PA:Toomey(R)
Senators who ran for President in 2019-20:
CA:V.P.Harris(D)
CO:Bennet(D)
MA:Warren(D)
MN:Klobuchar(D)
NJ:Booker(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D)
VT:Sanders(D)
 

Page last updated: Jun 09, 2021