American Majority Action Voter Guides

American Majority Action Voter Guides:

Where the candidates stand on the issues that affect you

How will the outcome of this election affect you? Which candidates will do the best job of reducing America’s $16 trillion debt and get our economy growing again? Which candidates will control spending, keep our military strong, and protect our fundamental rights and values? Know where the candidates stand on jobs, taxes, healthcare, debt, and energy. The future of our country””your future””depends on it.

Candidates’ positions on issues were determined using voting records and/or public statements. See below for a list of sources.

Wisconsin Voter Guide Sources

1. Reducing federal spending and reducing the national debt

Baldwin: Oppose

Thompson: Support

 

2. The right to keep and bear arms

Baldwin: Oppose

Thompson: Support

 

3. Opening up America’s vast energy reserves in oil, natural gas and coal to make North America energy independent

Thompson: Support

Baldwin: Oppose

 

4. Amendments that define marriage as only between a man and a woman

Thompson: Support

Baldwin: Oppose

 

5. Reducing Military spending

Baldwin: Support

Thompson: Oppose

 

6. National socialized healthcare plan known as Obamacare

Baldwin: Support

Thompson: Oppose

 

7. Forcing churches and church-affiliated hospitals and charities to violate their religious beliefs regarding abortion, contraception, and same-sex marriage

Baldwin: Support (or here)

Thompson: Oppose (or here)

 

Ohio Voter Guide Sources


1. Reducing federal spending and reducing the national debt

Mandel: Support

Brown: Oppose (or here)

 

2. The right to keep and bear arms

Mandel: Support

Brown: Oppose

 

3. Opening up America’s vast energy reserves in oil, natural gas and coal to make North America energy independent

Mandel: Support (or here)

Brown: Oppose

 

4. Amendments that define marriage as only between a man and a woman

Mandel: Support

Brown: Oppose (or here)

 

5. Reducing Military spending

Mandel: Opposes cuts categorically but, as a marine who served two tours, he thinks spending can be more efficient

Brown: Support some cuts; Oppose cuts to OH Air National Guard and other OH military spending

 

6. National socialized healthcare plan known as Obamacare

Mandel: Oppose

Brown: Support

 

7. Forcing churches and church-affiliated hospitals and charities to violate their religious beliefs regarding abortion, contraception, and same-sex marriage 

Mandel: Oppose

Brown: Support

 

Pennsylvania Voter Guide Sources


1. Reducing federal spending and reducing the national debt

Casey: Oppose

Smith: Support

 

2. The right to keep and bear arms

Casey: Support

Smith: Support
3. Opening up America’s vast energy reserves in oil, natural gas and coal to make North America energy independent

Casey: Support

Supports public-private partnerships for natural gas and technology to capture CO2 from coal.
Says supports, but voted for Energy MACT and numerous EPA regulations.

Smith: Support

 

4. Amendments that define marriage as only between a man and a woman

Casey: Oppose

Smith: Support

 

5. National socialized healthcare plan known as Obamacare

Casey: Support

Smith: Oppose

 

6. A $716 billion cut to Medicare to fund Obamacare

Casey: Support

Congressional Budget Office: Casey Voted to Cut $716 Billion From Medicare. (Congressional Budget Office, Letter To Speaker John Boehner, 7/24/12)

Smith: Oppose

 

7. Forcing churches and church-affiliated hospitals and charities to violate their religious beliefs regarding abortion, contraception, and same-sex marriage

Casey: Support

Casey became the 60th and decisive vote to pass Obamacare.

Smith: Oppose