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Jay Obernolte's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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Jay Obernolte has failed to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2020 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 2020.

  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "In Congress he will strengthen the middle-class by continuing to fight against tax hikes which is why he is endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association." (electjay.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "We must stand up for the middle-class, cut government waste, balance the budget, defend our constitutional rights, protect our veterans, and strengthen our national defense." (www.facebook.com)
  • "I have always stood for the values of individual liberty, limited government and a strong national defense and will continue to do so in Congress." (www.facebook.com)
  • "In Congress, Jay Obernolte will continue to fight to rein in spending, balance the budget and pay down the national debt so that future generations aren't saddled with it." (votesmart.org)
  • "Californians pay some of the highest taxes in the nation and our government wastes much of that money. Jay will fight taxes and hold government accountable." (electjay.com)
  • "In Congress, he will continue to hold government accountable and work to keep taxes low." (electjay.com)
  • "A great piece about how California’s high cost of living (taxes, regulations etc) is resulting in higher rates of poverty. I’ve fought against the failed notion that high taxes and big government would improve our quality of life and plan to continue that fight in Washington." (www.facebook.com)
  • "I have always stood for the values of individual liberty, limited government and a strong national defense and will continue to do so in Congress." (www.facebook.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "This week, @JerryBrownGov signed my bill to help promote renewable energy and save ratepayers money." (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Jay is also a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment, having received an "A" rating from the NRA for his work in the California Legislature." (electjay.com)
  • "Universal healthcare will cost taxpayers billions, increase wait times, and drastically reduce the quality of care." (twitter.com)
  • "Single-payer healthcare came in at a whopping $400 billion, twice the amount of our budget. What's the cost to CA?" (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "In the Legislature, Jay Obernolte opposed the ‘Sanctuary State’ law and giving free health care to illegal immigrants. In Congress, he will work to provide adequate funding to secure our borders and crack down on human trafficking, drug trafficking and illegal entries." (electjay.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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