Joe Baca, Sr.'s Political Positions

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Joe Baca, Sr. has refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Joe Baca, Sr. 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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  • Rated 0% by National Right to Life Committee http://votesmart.org/candidate/evaluations/8039/joe-baca-sr#.VyPcr3UrIfI (votesmart.org)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL Pro-Choice America http://votesmart.org/candidate/evaluations/8039/joe-baca-sr#.VyPcr3UrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • “The Bush tax cuts for the ultra rich have failed to create any new jobs. They must be allowed to expire.” http://votesmart.org/public-statement/730893/jobs-and-taxes#.VyPfp3UrIfI (votesmart.org)
  • “This morning, I spoke on the House floor in support of a plan to create new jobs and end the Bush tax cuts http://youtu.be/3hl_dz58-GI via @youtube” https://twitter.com/RepJoeBaca/status/225668970034896896 (youtu.be)

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

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  • “Congressman Joe Baca (D-Rialto) today joined a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives to support legislation that will create new jobs, rebuild America's infrastructure, make our nation more globally competitive and energy independent, and transform our economy for long-term growth.” http://votesmart.org/candidate/political-courage-test/8039/joe-baca-sr/#.VyPYJ3UrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • “The Bush tax cuts for the ultra rich have failed to create any new jobs. They must be allowed to expire.” http://votesmart.org/public-statement/730893/jobs-and-taxes#.VyPfp3UrIfI (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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  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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  • Voted in favor of H.R. 2454 “Energy and Environmental Law Amendments ('Cap and Trade') http://votesmart.org/bill/9738/26496/8039/energy-and-environmental-law-amendments-cap-and-trade#.VyPatnUrIfI (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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  • “Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of the Affordable Care Act.” http://votesmart.org/public-statement/724309/repeal-of-obamacare-act/?search=obamacare#.VyPb4nUrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • “I agree with my colleagues on the other side of the aisle that America's borders must be secured. Border security is an important part of comprehensive reform, but we simply cannot ignore the 12 million individuals who are forced to live in the shadows of our society.” http://votesmart.org/candidate/political-courage-test/8039/joe-baca-sr/#.VyPYJ3UrIfI (votesmart.org)

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  • Rated 100% by Human Rights Campaign http://votesmart.org/candidate/evaluations/8039/joe-baca-sr/76#.VyPdgHUrIfI (votesmart.org)
  • “We've got to make sure that we vote no because we believe in equality, and we believe that everybody should have a choice. That's what our Constitution requires and what we, the people of the United States, affirmed when we aimed to form a more perfect union, establish justice and promote equality.” http://votesmart.org/public-statement/750210/rep-schiff-announces-almost-40-members-of-congress-have-participated-in-noh8-campaign/?search=marriage#.VyPbOXUrIfJ (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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  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

Key

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