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Eric Holcomb on SenateMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Banned abortion after 13 weeks with exceptions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Planned Parenthood videos were despicable, but no shutdown: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pass pregnancy accommodations bill for women on the job: Favors topic 2
Calls for resignation of Indiana AG over harassment charge: Favors topic 2
Hate crimes not about thoughts, but about actions: Favors topic 2
Supports enacting hate crime laws: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Now supports protecting sexual orientation, gender identity: Favors topic 3
Supportive of the LGBT community: zero discrimination: Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports teaching creation science in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
Now is the time to implement a managed care system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Must reduce infant mortality rate: Strongly Favors topic 5
New Medicaid waiver for Structured Family Caregiving: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare was the wrong answer to a national problem: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No mandates to offer retirement plans, but voluntary IRAs ok: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Parents deserve options but not at expense of public schools: Favors topic 7
$115 million to increase teacher pay, more to come: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Early start on career paths in opportunity industries: Opposes topic 7
$140M to increase teacher pay: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Give parents the freedom to choose child's school: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
Additional million trees to be planted over next five years: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Stand up to federal government over environmental regulation: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
For oversight of police & body cameras: Neutral on topic 9
Training programs for felons reduced recidivism: Opposes topic 9
Signs victims' rights law, tightening criminal penalties: Favors topic 9
Train prisoners to reduce recidivism: Opposes topic 9
Give prosecutors resources to protect vulnerable seniors: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminated fees for gun licenses; allowed guns in churches: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stop funneling Hoosier tax money through federal czars: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Simplifying the 75,000-page tax code would lead to growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Allowed DACA recipients to get state professional licenses: Opposes topic 12
I won't be xenophobic on immigration policy: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We're as likely to trade with Germany as with Georgia: Favors topic 13
Make America the global jobs magnet: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Exempt military pensions from state tax: Favors topic 15
Peace through strength, not peace through hope: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Signed into law consolidation of minority precincts: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Budgeted for election security: covers about 10% of machines: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Iran funds terrorism; no nuclear deal: Opposes topic 17
I want a safer, stronger and freer America, today & tomorrow: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Delayed coal plant closures; ended credits for solar/wind: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Coal reduces our dependency on foreign sources of energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana and industrial hemp: Strongly Favors topic 19
Attack epidemic with prevention, treatment & enforcement: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Building "One Indiana" border to border: Strongly Favors topic 20
$250-million Next Level Indiana Trust Fund: Strongly Favors topic 20
Five pillars: 21st century workforce is magnet for jobs: Favors topic 20
High-tech is key to unlocking 21st century economy: Favors topic 20
Invest a little more to keep the Crossroads of America: Favors topic 20
Tax-and-borrower math will bust us, not lead to prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Eric Holcomb is a Moderate Populist Conservative
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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.Gov. Sarah Palin(? R)
AL: Incumbent Richard Shelby(R)
vs.State Rep. John Merrill(? R)
AR: Incumbent John Boozman(R)
vs.Candidate Dan Whitfield(D)
AZ: Incumbent Mark Kelly(D)
vs.State Sen. Kelli Ward(? R)
CA: Incumbent Alex Padilla(D)
vs.State Rep. Jerome Horton(D)
CO: Incumbent Michael Bennet(D)
vs.USAF Lt. Darryl Glenn(? R)
CT: Incumbent Richard Blumenthal(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
FL: Incumbent Marco Rubio(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(? D)
GA: Incumbent Raphael Warnock(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
HI: Incumbent Brian Schatz(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
IA: Incumbent Chuck Grassley(R)
vs.2020 nominee Theresa Greenfield(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)
(no prospective opponents yet)
KS: Incumbent Jerry Moran(R)
vs.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo(? R)
KY: Incumbent Rand Paul(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
LA: Incumbent John Kennedy(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)

MD: Incumbent Chris Van Hollen(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MO: Incumbent Roy Blunt(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NC: Incumbent Richard Burr(R,retiring)
vs.State Sen. Erica Smith(D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Walker(R)
ND: Incumbent John Hoeven(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NH: Incumbent Maggie Hassan(D)
vs.Brig.Gen. Don Bolduc(R)
NV: Incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NY: Incumbent Chuck Schumer(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
OH: Incumbent Rob Portman(R,retiring)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(? D)
vs.State Rep. Dan Carter(? D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Tim Ryan(? D)
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)
SC: Incumbent Tim Scott(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
SD: Incumbent John Thune(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
UT: Incumbent Mike Lee(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
VT: Incumbent Patrick Leahy(D)
vs.Lt.Gov. David Zuckerman(? D)
WA: Incumbent Patty Murray(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
WI: Incumbent Ron Johnson(R)
vs.County Exec. Tom Nelson(D)
Abortion
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: Mar 07, 2021