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Bryan Steil's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 1, Republican
Bryan Steil has refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2018 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.

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Issue Positions

For Presidential and Congressional candidates who refuse to provide voters with their positions, Vote Smart has researched their public records to determine their likely responses. These issue positions are from 2018.

Pro-life Inferred Answer Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Proud to have the endorsement of @WRTL. Protecting and valuing life is an essential duty and responsibility of elected officials. I’m honored to have Wisconsin Right to Life’s support." https://twitter.com/BryanSteilforWI/status/1028063444585525248 (twitter.com)
No Inferred Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "In Congress, I'll always fight to keep taxes low so more money stays in the pockets of Wisconsin families." https://twitter.com/BryanSteilforWI/status/1048002858011054080 (twitter.com)
No Inferred Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "We need to ensure our men and women in uniform have the funding necessary for them to be safe and effective in carrying out their mission." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
  • "We need to ensure our men and women in uniform have the funding necessary for them to be safe and effective in carrying out their mission." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Campaign Finance: Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Congress focuses on the short term. I believe we need a long term, process driven solution to fix the spending problem" http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
  • "Congress focuses on the short term. I believe we need a long term, process driven solution to fix the spending problem" http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
Yes Inferred Answer Economy: Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Southeast Wisconsin wants jobs ⬆️ and taxes ⬇️. With my background in the private sector, I will fight for the American worker in Congress. #TeamSteil" https://twitter.com/BryanSteilforWI/status/1046928763106283520 (twitter.com)
No Inferred Answer Education: Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Federal mandates too often increase costs rather than improve education. I want to return control and decision making to the state and local level where it is most effective." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
  • "Federal mandates too often increase costs rather than improve education. I want to return control and decision making to the state and local level where it is most effective." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Energy & Environment: Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Energy & Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Guns: Do you generally support gun-control legislation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Our Founding Fathers showed great wisdom in drafting our Constitution. As someone who believes in the Constitution as it is written, I will protect our rights. The Second Amendment provides citizens with the right to bear arms. I will defend law abiding citiznes' Second Amendment rights." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
  • "Our Founding Fathers showed great wisdom in drafting our Constitution. As someone who believes in the Constitution as it is written, I will protect our rights. The Second Amendment provides citizens with the right to bear arms. I will defend law abiding citiznes' Second Amendment rights." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
Yes Inferred Answer Health Care: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • "Instead of talking about these problems, I will work to find solutions. We need reforms that make health care more affordable and more accessible. We need patients and doctors in control, not unelected bureaucrats in Washington, D.C." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
  • "Instead of talking about these problems, I will work to find solutions. We need reforms that make health care more affordable and more accessible. We need patients and doctors in control, not unelected bureaucrats in Washington, D.C." http://steilforwisconsin.com/issues/ (steilforwisconsin.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Immigration: Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Immigration: Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Marijuana: Do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer National Security: Should the United States use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the U.S. from possessing a nuclear weapon? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer National Security: Do you support increased American intervention in Middle Eastern conflicts beyond air support? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

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

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Official Position: Candidate had the Political Courage to address this issue directly.

Inferred Answer

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

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