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Richard Ojeda on Abortion
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  • Wholeheartedly support a woman's right to choose. (Oct 2019)
  • Opposing abortion makes you pro-birth, not pro-life. (Nov 2018)
Richard Ojeda on Budget & Economy
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Richard Ojeda on Civil Rights
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Richard Ojeda on Corporations
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Richard Ojeda on Crime
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Richard Ojeda on Drugs
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  • Supports medical marijuana, co-founded CBD oil company. (Jun 2020)
  • An advocate for medical marijuana. (Mar 2020)
  • Marijuana can be used for clinical, medical purposes. (Mar 2020)
Richard Ojeda on Education
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  • Outspoken support for teachers during strike. (May 2018)
Richard Ojeda on Energy & Oil
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  • Coal is going down; politicians need to stop lying. (Dec 2018)
Richard Ojeda on Environment
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Richard Ojeda on Families & Children
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Richard Ojeda on Foreign Policy
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Richard Ojeda on Free Trade
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Richard Ojeda on Government Reform
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  • Move toward public financing for campaigns. (Jun 2020)
  • Federal employees/appointees should donate excess assets. (Oct 2019)
  • Introduced bill: lobbyists should wear body cameras. (Oct 2019)
Richard Ojeda on Gun Control
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  • Deaths and injuries every month from senseless gun violence. (Oct 2019)
  • Against bans on weapons or limiting ammo capacity. (Nov 2018)
Richard Ojeda on Health Care
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Richard Ojeda on Homeland Security
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Richard Ojeda on Immigration
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  • Taking benefits from illegal immigrants sounds good. (Oct 2016)
Richard Ojeda on Jobs
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  • Strongly against right to work laws. (Jun 2020)
  • Against right to work laws, active union participant. (Mar 2020)
  • Ensure coal miners able to transition to "real jobs". (Jan 2020)
Richard Ojeda on Principles & Values
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  • Democrats becoming more a party of elites. (Jun 2020)
Richard Ojeda on Social Security
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Richard Ojeda on Tax Reform
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  • Raise taxes on natural gas companies building pipelines. (May 2018)
Richard Ojeda on Technology
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Richard Ojeda on War & Peace
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  • Criticizes those wanting war with Iran: talk is easy. (May 2019)
Richard Ojeda on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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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)
Wholeheartedly support a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposing abortion makes you pro-birth, not pro-life: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Outspoken support for teachers during strike: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
Deaths and injuries every month from senseless gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Against bans on weapons or limiting ammo capacity: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Raise taxes on natural gas companies building pipelines: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Taking benefits from illegal immigrants sounds good: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Criticizes those wanting war with Iran: talk is easy: Strongly Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Coal is going down; politicians need to stop lying: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana, co-founded CBD oil company: Strongly Opposes topic 19
An advocate for medical marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Marijuana can be used for clinical, medical purposes: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ensure coal miners able to transition to "real jobs": Favors topic 20

Richard Ojeda is a Moderate Liberal
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