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Free Trade Health Care Social Security Families & Children
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Energy & Oil  Environment Jobs Principles & Values
Tony Gonzales on Abortion
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Tony Gonzales on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports Balanced Budget amendment. (Oct 2020)
  • Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Tony Gonzales on Civil Rights
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Tony Gonzales on Corporations
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Tony Gonzales on Crime
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Tony Gonzales on Drugs
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Tony Gonzales on Education
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Tony Gonzales on Energy & Oil
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Tony Gonzales on Environment
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Tony Gonzales on Families & Children
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Tony Gonzales on Foreign Policy
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Tony Gonzales on Free Trade
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Tony Gonzales on Government Reform
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  • Strongly supports Electoral College, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Oppose expanding voter registration and voter access. (Mar 2021)
  • Don't impeach President Trump for events of Jan. 6. (Jan 2021)
  • No statehood for Washington D.C. (Apr 2021)
  • Don't restrict presidential power; don't help whistleblowers. (Dec 2021)
Tony Gonzales on Gun Control
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  • Voted NO on background checks for private transfers. (Mar 2021)
Tony Gonzales on Health Care
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Tony Gonzales on Homeland Security
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Tony Gonzales on Immigration
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Tony Gonzales on Jobs
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Tony Gonzales on Principles & Values
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  • Conservative but will work with all House members. (Nov 2020)
  • Judeo-Christian values are the cornerstone of our republic. (Oct 2020)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by Donald Trump/MAGA during presidency. (Nov 2020)
  • Strongly protect religious liberty, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Strongly pro-Judeo-Christian morality, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Opposed creating Commission to investigate Jan. 6 events. (Jun 2021)
  • Member of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus. (Jul 2021)
Tony Gonzales on Social Security
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Tony Gonzales on Tax Reform
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Tony Gonzales on Technology
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Tony Gonzales on War & Peace
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  • 2002 AUMF against Iraq should apply to ISIS. (Jun 2021)
Tony Gonzales on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Enforce life beginning at conception, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly anti-reparations, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Rated Keep deadline for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Rated Voted against combating Islamophobia: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Business liberty over gay marriage, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly anti-gender identity, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly protect religious liberty, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly pro-Judeo-Christian morality, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly anti-universal coverage, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly pro-private insurance, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly pro-mandatory minimum, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 9
Rated Keep existing rules for police accountability: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Rated Voted NO on background checks for private transfers: Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Continue construction of wall to stop border emergency: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly pro-border wall, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly pro-ICE, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly anti-sanctuary city, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly pro-E-verify, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Rated Allow immigration bans from non-cooperating countries: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly anti-Israel boycott, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly supports strong military, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly supports Electoral College, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Rated Oppose expanding voter registration and voter access: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 2002 AUMF against Iraq should apply to ISIS: Opposes topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strongly anti-recreational marijuana, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports Balanced Budget amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Strongly Anti-livable income, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Rated Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Tony Gonzales is a Populist-Leaning Conservative
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