Christopher Coons

Meet the Candidate

Party Legend

  • DDemocrat
  • GGreen
  • IIndependent
  • LLibertarian
  • RRepublican

Running For:
US Senator
Political Affiliation:

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Response Legend

  • SSupport
  • OOppose
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation
  • !Running Unopposed

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments. O Note: "As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Chris has successfully fought Republican efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, gut the Title X family planning program, and take away women's rights in Delaware and across the country."
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2. The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would provide lifesaving medical care for babies who survive a failed abortion, should be supported. O Note: Voted "nay" to bring S. 311, the Born Alive Protection Act, to a vote
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3. Business owners' ability to run their businesses in accordance with Biblical teaching about marriage, family, and sexuality should be protected. -
4. The Equality Act, which would add sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression as a protected class in non-discrimination laws, would remove American's religious liberty protections and should not be supported. O Note: "Chris has led efforts to: Pass the Equality Act and ensure that LGBTQ Americans are free from discrimination."
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5. Private healthcare insurance should not be eliminated. -
6. The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military. -
7. Construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border is necessary to give complete control over entering and exiting the United States. O Note: Opposed President Trump's policy of building a wall on the U.S. Southern border.
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8. Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system. - Note: Supports increasing the minimum wage
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