Al McAffrey's Political Positions

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Al McAffrey has refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads. Al McAffrey is still welcome to submit the test at any time.

What is the Political Courage Test?

This candidate has demonstrated 0% courage during the test.

*Note: This percentage is calculated based on the number of issue areas addressed by the candidate on the Political Courage Test at the conclusion of the testing period. It does not indicate support or lack of support by Project Vote Smart.

Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

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  • "As the father of three daughters, Al will work tirelessly for women’s rights. " http://www.almcaffrey.com/issues.html (www.almcaffrey.com)

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  • "He strongly opposes tax breaks for corporations that move jobs overseas and believes we should use those tax breaks for employers who expand here in Oklahoma." http://votesmart.org/public-statement/888533/issue-position-economy-and-jobs#.V21WY3UrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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  • "Al will strengthen Oklahoma’s economy by bringing federal transportation dollars back to Oklahoma, rebuilding our crumbling road and bridges, and creating new better paying jobs." http://www.almcaffrey.com/issues.html (www.almcaffrey.com)

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  • "As a successful small business owner, Al knows that small businesses are the backbone of the Oklahoma economy. That is why he supports tax incentives that would spur small business growth and economic development and put more Oklahomans back to work." http://votesmart.org/public-statement/888533/issue-position-economy-and-jobs#.V21WxnUrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • Voted in favor of H.B. 3399 "Repeals Common Core Standards" http://votesmart.org/bill/votes/49059#.VyEiH3UrIfI (votesmart.org)
  • "Restoring local control. Control needs to be given back to local school boards." http://www.almcaffrey.com/issues.html (www.almcaffrey.com)

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  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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  • "Oklahoma has an abundant supply of natural resources like wind, natural gas, and switchgrass. Al understands that with these natural resources Oklahoma could easily become a leader in the shift toward a new, clean energy economy." http://votesmart.org/public-statement/888543/issue-position-energy-and-the-environment#.VyEjuHUrIfI (votesmart.org)
  • "Al McAffrey believes that Oklahoma should become a leader in alternative energy. He believes we should shift tax incentives from the single-fuel economy that leaves us depended on foreign oil and toward the development of alternative fuels that can be produced right here in Oklahoma." http://votesmart.org/public-statement/888543/issue-position-energy-and-the-environment#.V21V8nUrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • "Al knows we should move forward with investments into renewable energy sources that can create thousands of jobs in Oklahoma while reducing our dependence on foreign oil and becoming a leader on addressing global climate change." http://votesmart.org/public-statement/888543/issue-position-energy-and-the-environment#.VyEkJ3UrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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  • "He has pledged to fight for affordable health care for all Oklahomans. Al believes that we need to bring everyone, including the business community, insurance companies, health care providers and patient advocates, to the table to find a common-sense solution to ensure that basic health care is affordable to every Oklahoma worker and their dependent children." http://votesmart.org/public-statement/888538/issue-position-health-care#.VyEimnUrIfI (votesmart.org)

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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  • "Al knows that Social Security is not an entitlement but something senior's have earned and he will protect Social Security […]" http://votesmart.org/public-statement/918219/issue-position-protecting-oklahoma-seniors#.VyEjJHUrIfI (votesmart.org)

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Candidate Answer Official Position

Candidate had the Political Courage to address this issue directly.

Inferred Answer Inferred Position

Candidate refused to address this issue directly, but Project Vote Smart inferred this issue position based on the candidate's public statements, voting record, and evaluations from special interest groups.

Unknown Answer Unknown Position

Candidate refused to address this issue.

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