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Pete Gallego's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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Pete Gallego has refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 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 2016.

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  • "And while we must do the most with the resources we’ve been given, we must also be good stewards of our future and develop green energy to grow the energy-sector jobs of tomorrow." (petegallego.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "The ACA has provided healthcare services to thousands of Texans in TX-23 who previously had no healthcare options and my staff and I worked to help those people navigate the complex system." (petegallego.com)
  • "I strongly support the DREAM Act, which would let young people who were brought to this country as children, graduated from high school and stayed out of trouble, to earn a path to citizenship through military service or by going to college." (petegallego.com)
  • "I am a strong supporter of comprehensive immigration reform, including beefed up efforts to improve border security to keep criminals out and a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already in this country who pay a fine, pay back taxes, learn to speak English and stand in line." (petegallego.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
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  • "I pledge to protect our seniors by protecting the Social Security benefits that they have earned, now and in the future. I would oppose efforts to raise the retirement age, to slash benefits, or to privatize it." (votesmart.org)

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