Candidate Profile
Raphael Warnock

Democrat , Georgia

Biography

Name
Raphael Warnock
Party
Democrat
Race
U.S. Senator (Special Election)
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Liberals

20
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Victory Fund, Black Economic Alliance PAC, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Broader Representation Advocacy Team BRAT-PAC, Congressional Black Caucus PAC, Democracy for America and 14 more

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
ActBlue (2020), Barack Obama (2013), Democracy Engine (2020), End Citizens United (2020)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
56
2020 Senate Impact (2020), ActBlue (2020), Alexander Soros (2020), All For Our Country Leadership PAC (2020), America Works PAC (2020), American Association for Justice (2020) and 50 more

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Reverend Warnock has been an advocate for women’s health and reproductive justice his entire life and is proud to have been endorsed by NARAL and Planned Parenthood Action Fund. He will support judicial nominees that support a woman’s right to choose and uphold Roe v. Wade and oppose all partisan attacks defunding health care providers like Planned Parenthood.  Source

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

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I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

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Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

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iVoterGuide Note:  The Georgia AFL-CIO has announced its endorsement of the Rev. Raphael Warnock, Encouraging technical and vocational training, and apprenticeships to meet the needs of an evolving economy; -Revoking tax breaks for companies that outsource jobs and supporting made-in-America incentives; -Helping small business owners, especially entrepreneurs of color and women, attain capital and support; -Supporting pay equity across the board for all Georgians; -Fighting against burdensome regulations on small businesses; -Protecting Georgia’s film industry from political extremism; and -Advocating for a livable wage to ensure the dignity of working people.  Source  Source

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

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What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

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Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

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Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

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Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

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I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

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What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

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Healthcare

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.

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iVoterGuide Note:  As a U.S. Senator, Rev. Warnock will continue to fight to protect, improve and build upon the Affordable Care Act; defend protections for pre-existing conditions; encourage Medicaid expansion and support rural and urban hospitals. Reverend Warnock also understands how personal decisions of health care can be, which is why he will never support efforts that take private insurance from those that want to keep it.  Source

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

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How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

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National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

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What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

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Immigration

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

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State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

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Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

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Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

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Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

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Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

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I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

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iVoterGuide Note:  As a Senator, he will fight for and support the Equality Act to protect members of the LGBTQ+ community from housing, financial, and employment discrimination; advocate for gender inclusive policies and resources to help at-risk LGBTQ+ youth who face higher risks of homelessness and other challenges; and push to ban discriminatory federal practices that stop trans people from serving in our armed forces.  Source

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Qualifications

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

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Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

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Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

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Criminal Justice

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

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2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

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Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

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I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

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The Electoral College should be abolished.

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In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

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Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

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