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Colin Allred
(Democrat, district 32)
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Colin Allred on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Colin Allred on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Colin Allred on Civil Rights
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  • CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right. (Jul 2018)
  • Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2021)
Colin Allred on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on corporate transparency. (Oct 2019)
Colin Allred on Crime
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  • Sponsored stricter rules for police accountability. (Mar 2021)
Colin Allred on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Colin Allred on Education
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  • Empower students and teachers with public school funding. (Oct 2020)
  • Quality education for all children. (Oct 2018)
  • CC:No vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination. (Sep 2020)
Colin Allred on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports Paris Climate Accord, EPA, and green energy. (Oct 2020)
  • PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Sep 2020)
Colin Allred on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Colin Allred on Families & Children
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  • Supports full reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act. (Oct 2018)
Colin Allred on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang. (Sep 2020)
Colin Allred on Free Trade
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  • Trade with Mexico and Canada is critical to business. (Sep 2019)
Colin Allred on Government Reform
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  • Clean up corruption: refuse corporate PAC money. (Oct 2018)
  • Litigated for voting rights & challenged voter restrictions. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations. (Aug 2018)
  • Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access. (Mar 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access. (Feb 2021)
  • Sponsored impeachment of Trump for inciting insurrection. (Jan 2021)
  • Sponsored bill for statehood for Washington D.C. (Apr 2021)
  • Sponsored "Protecting Our Democracy" to restrict president. (Oct 2021)
Colin Allred on Gun Control
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  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Support gun-control, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer. (Jan 2019)
  • Sponsored bill for background checks for private transfers. (Mar 2021)
Colin Allred on Health Care
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  • Defend ACA, expand Medicaid, lower Medicare age. (Oct 2020)
  • Supports offering Medicare to all Americans. (Oct 2018)
  • Focus on healthcare as first priority. (Jul 2018)
  • Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Colin Allred on Homeland Security
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  • Combat international and domestic Islamophobia. (Dec 2021)
Colin Allred on Immigration
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  • Supports DREAMers and path to citizenship. (Oct 2020)
  • PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship. (Aug 2018)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (May 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to disallow religion-based immigration ban. (Mar 2021)
Colin Allred on Jobs
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  • Strengthen union organizing rights. (Mar 2021)
Colin Allred on Principles & Values
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  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Create Commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riots. (Jun 2021)
Colin Allred on Social Security
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  • Protect Social Security and Medicare from cuts. (Oct 2018)
Colin Allred on Tax Reform
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  • Trump tax cuts helped rich far more than middle class. (Sep 2018)
  • CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts. (Jul 2018)
Colin Allred on Technology
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  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Colin Allred on War & Peace
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  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
  • Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq. (May 2021)
Colin Allred on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Community organizations helped me rise from tough childhood. (Oct 2018)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
CC:Publicly fund abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors: Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports full reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act: Strongly Favors topic 2
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Combat international and domestic Islamophobia: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
CC:Protect sexual preference as a civil right: 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)
Defend ACA, expand Medicaid, lower Medicare age: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports offering Medicare to all Americans: Strongly Favors topic 5
Focus on healthcare as first priority: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security and Medicare from cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Empower students and teachers with public school funding: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Quality education for all children: Opposes topic 7
CC:No vouchers for private schools: 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored stricter rules for police accountability: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Sponsored bill for background checks for private transfers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trump tax cuts helped rich far more than middle class: Favors topic 11
CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports DREAMers and path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Sponsored bill to disallow religion-based immigration ban: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trade with Mexico and Canada is critical to business: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Clean up corruption: refuse corporate PAC money: Favors topic 16
Litigated for voting rights & challenged voter restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 16
PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports Paris Climate Accord, EPA, and green energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy: 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)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Favors topic 20
PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20
$1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Favors topic 20

Colin Allred is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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