Rep. Charles Gonzalez

DETAILS: Rep. Charles Gonzalez
(1945 - )
    • TX - 20 House
      (1999- 2013)
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    Rep. Vicente Gonzalez received from American Bankers Assn: $21k, American Assn for Justice: $13.5k, American Financial Services Assn: $7.5k, plus $32.5k from others on Law Enforcement
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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans are very supportive of the legal Latino communities. A Latina republican Maia Espinoza found support by her republican community as she sought entry into the House of representatives. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are very supportive of Latino community regardless of their citizenship or legal status. Feeling everyone has a right to dignity and care by the government. source


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    Law Enforcement

    Different approaches to dealing with crime.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


    FOR

    Health Care

    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


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    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans are very supportive of the legal Latino communities. A Latina republican Maia Espinoza found support by her republican community as she sought entry into the House of representatives. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are very supportive of Latino community regardless of their citizenship or legal status. Feeling everyone has a right to dignity and care by the government. source


    FOR

    Law Enforcement

    Different approaches to dealing with crime.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


    FOR

    Health Care

    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    FOR

    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


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    Based on the July 2020 report , next report due January 2021