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Gary George's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

Gary George has provided voters with clear stances on key issues by responding to the 2018 Political Courage Test.

What is the Political Courage Test?

Wisconsin Congressional Election 2018 Political Courage Test

Pro-choiceCandidate AnswerDo you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
Other or expanded principles
YesCandidate AnswerIn order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
YesCandidate AnswerIn order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?
Other or expanded principles
Unknown PositionInferred Answer Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions? View Citations
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Other or expanded principles

Law is established

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
Other or expanded principles
Unknown PositionInferred Answer Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards? View Citations
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Other or expanded principles

Under this administration, it's probably not a good idea

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
Other or expanded principles
Unknown PositionInferred Answer Do you generally support gun-control legislation? View Citations
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Other or expanded principles

Law is established. Should be more legislation on control of ammunition and technical markings on firearms & ammunition to identify path of possession.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")?
Other or expanded principles
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?
Unknown PositionInferred Answer Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship? View Citations
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
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There are differences between people seeking asylum and illegal immigration

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes?
Other or expanded principles
Unknown PositionInferred Answer Should the United States use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the U.S. from possessing a nuclear weapon? View Citations
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
NoInferred Answer Do you support increased American intervention in Middle Eastern conflicts beyond air support? View Citations
  • "Our Congresswomen must not be silent in Washington on the threat of the tunnels to Israel, as well as the missiles. No one in power should want children and innocents killed or terrorized – anywhere in the World." https://garygeorge4congress.com/israel-middle-east-in-crisis/ (garygeorge4congress.com)
Other or expanded principles

It may be necessary to do so at times, but it is a very complicated issue and should be done with great deliberation.

The Trump administration has made the situation worse. This is a very complicated and conflicted situation where US interest are involved.

Please explain in a total of 100 words or less, your top two or three priorities if elected. If they require additional funding for implementation, please explain how you would obtain this funding.

Key

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 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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Other or Expanded Principles & Legislative Priorities are entered exactly as the candidate has submitted it. Vote Smart does not edit for misspelled words, punctuation or grammar.

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