2020 Georgia US Senate Runoff Candidate Guide

Kelly Loeffler (R) vs Raphael Warnock (D)

US Senate | Runoff | Jan 5, 2021

The Candidates

Kelly Loeffler

Kelly Loeffler

Republican

Incumbent
Raphael Warnock

Raphael Warnock

Democrat

The Issues

Affordable Care Act

Support Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare?

Climate Change

Is human-caused climate change a serious threat? Address as a top priority by taxing or limiting output of greenhouse gases?

Education

Public funding for private or for-profit schools?

Raphael Warnock (D)

No position found

Environment

Tighten or loosen environmental regulations?

Financial Regulation

Tighten or loosen regulation of banks and credit card companies?

Guns

Enact more restrictive legislation on guns?

Kelly Loeffler (R)

No. “Strong Second Amendment supporter.” Sponsored bill barring national firearm database.

Immigration

Expand border walls? Reduce immigration?

Raphael Warnock (D)

No. Immigration is “desperately broken.” Cites Jesus as an “undocumented immigrant.”

Create path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented residents, including DACA participants, or “dreamers” brought to the U.S. as children?

Impeachment

Support calling witnesses and indicting Trump on impeachment charges?

Labor

Support “right to work” laws, barring unions from mandating dues?

Kelly Loeffler (R)

Yes. Co-sponsored National Right-to-Work Act, establishing right to work on a national basis.

LGBT Rights

Protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation?

Marijuana

Legal or ban?

Minimum Wage

Raise federal minimum from $7.25 per hour?

Kelly Loeffler (R)

No position found.

Raphael Warnock (D)

Yes. $7.25 an hour “is not a living wage.” Will “fight to raise the minimum to a livable wage.”

Planned Parenthood

Allow receiving public funds for non-abortion-related health care?

Police/Community

Restrict police use of force and increase public oversight?

Student Financial Aid

Support lower interest or forgiveness on student loans?

Voting Rules

Support stricter ID requirements and other rules on voting?

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