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Max Abramson

Max Abramson is a former state representative and Libertarian candidate for governor. His Twitter/X bio reads, "Bring the troops home. Pass Term Limits. Get government out of everything."

Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support presidential action to bar asylum-seekers from staying in the United States before their court date?

"International law requires that nations accept refugees from adjacent countries to escape war zones, but only refuge and only until the crisis abates."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support a law that would allow U.S. officials to turn away migrants seeking asylum when the number of border crossings exceeds a certain number?

"When asylum, immigration, and refugee laws are clearly being abused, nations have the right to turn other countries away."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and redistributing its duties?

"And I oppose so called 'Sanctuary Cities' policies and increasing subsidies and programs aimed at encouraging people to come into the country illegally."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should military aid to Israel include a requirement that Israel take certain actions to reduce civilian casualties?

"The United States Government should not take sides nor interfere in foreign conflicts."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the U.S. government continue to provide military aid to Ukraine (without putting U.S. soldiers on the ground)?

"This only increases the $35 trillion national debt (already over $100,000 per American) and props up endless wars overseas."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support increasing military aid to Taiwan?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government ban certain "military-style" firearms, such as the AR-15?

"The Armalite 15 is a hunting and sporting rifle. Democrat-RINOs have jumped onto black rifles and shotguns that merely appear scary to them and have put ordinary gun owners in prison because a firearm in their collection ended up on the old Assault Weapons Ban, despite assurances to the contrary."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support increasing federal enforcement of organized retail crime?

"For interstate crime only. The Constitution leaves all non-federal issues to the states and to the people."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the government legalize marijuana at the federal level?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should Congress revise Section 230, a federal law that shields social media companies from lawsuits over content that appears on their platforms?

"Each Big Tech company needs to decide if they're going to be a publisher or not. If they want the liability protection, they cannot continue censoring criticism of Big Tech, Big Media, and Big Pharma."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support extending the Trump-backed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) past 2025?

"Congress has voted to cut tax rates 17 times since WWI. All 17 times, compliance has gone up, billions have come back from overseas tax shelters and tax havens, millions of new jobs have been created in the private sector, and revenues have gone up each time."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support an expanded child tax credit that sends monthly payments to middle and low income families?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government combat inflation by supporting further Federal Reserve interest rate hikes?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government combat inflation by decreasing tariffs on imports from foreign countries?

"For"

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Should the federal government combat inflation by capping price increases by large businesses?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government combat inflation by requiring budget cuts to match any new federal spending?

"We have to cut federal spending across the board and get rid of whole federal departments like the Department of Commerce, Labor, and HUD."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government combat inflation by raising taxes to reduce the budget deficit?

"We have to cut federal spending across the board and get rid of whole federal departments like the Department of Commerce, Labor, and HUD."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government combat inflation by repealing or revising the Jones Act to allow more foreign involvement in shipping between U.S. ports?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age from today's age of 67?

"Individual workers should be free to decide whether to stay in the current system with no more changes or take a bond buyout that accumulates interest like other bonds and have their payroll taxes direct deposited into their own IRA, managed by the workers themselves. Chile even created a Benefits Floor as a safety net, but almost never found anyone needing to make use of it."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government reform Social Security by requiring means testing?

"Individual workers should be free to decide whether to stay in the current system with no more changes or take a bond buyout that accumulates interest like other bonds and have their payroll taxes direct deposited into their own IRA, managed by the workers themselves. Chile even created a Benefits Floor as a safety net, but almost never found anyone needing to make use of it."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government reform social security by raising the cap on income subject to the Social Security tax?

"Individual workers should be free to decide whether to stay in the current system with no more changes or take a bond buyout that accumulates interest like other bonds and have their payroll taxes direct deposited into their own IRA, managed by the workers themselves. Chile even created a Benefits Floor as a safety net, but almost never found anyone needing to make use of it."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?

"Individual workers should be free to decide whether to stay in the current system with no more changes or take a bond buyout that accumulates interest like other bonds and have their payroll taxes direct deposited into their own IRA, managed by the workers themselves. Chile even created a Benefits Floor as a safety net, but almost never found anyone needing to make use of it."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government ban some abortions?

"Only on federal territories and under federal jurisdiction. Otherwise, the federal government should get out of every part of our lives.

"I would have to see the actual bill."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government pass a law guaranteeing the right to choose abortion before fetal viability (generally 24 weeks gestation)?

"Against"

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Do you support revising Title IX to limit participation in female sports based on an individual's reproductive biology and genetics at birth?

"Biological males should not compete in girls' sports nor shower with teenage girls."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by allowing citizens to opt into Medicare if they so choose?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by automatically enrolling every citizen in Medicare, replacing most private insurance?

"Against"

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Do you support increasing oil and natural gas leases on publicly owned land and water?

"For"

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Should the federal government tax carbon emissions?

"If it's a replacement tax--not a new nor increased tax."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support a federal rule that would oblige automakers to make 50% or more of the vehicles they sell electric?

"Against"

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Do you support a constitutional amendment limiting terms for U.S. representatives and senators?

"As a state legislator, I have introduced Term Limits legislation. I am running for Congress on a platform of getting Term Limits enacted."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support abolishing any federal agencies or departments?

"HUD, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor, and the IRS."

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