Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Ohio Senate
Sen. Sherrod Brown
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) is pro-choice. He is the incumbent.
NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC has endorsed Sen. Brown.
Sen. Brown earned a 100 percent score in NARAL Pro-Choice America's 2011 Congressional Record on Choice.
Voted against the proposal to block Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funds, which would have denied millions of Americans access to contraception, cancer screenings, and other basic medical care.
Voted against a budget bill that would have cut funding for contraception and cancer screenings, made it harder for low-income women in D.C. to choose abortion care, and eliminated family-planning programs for the world's poorest women.
Voted for the nomination of Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
"While I believe abortion procedures should be rare, they should be safe and legal. A woman's decision to terminate a pregnancy is never an easy one, but it should be a private decision between the woman and her doctor, protected by the constitutional right to privacy."
State Treasurer Josh Mandel
State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) is anti-choice.
Endorsed by Ohio Right to Life PAC in his previous elections, including his 2010 race for state treasurer.
"A Mandel campaign spokesman reaffirmed Mandel's pro-life stance saying, 'Josh has always been solidly pro-life and believes all innocent human life should be protected.'"
Scott Rupert (I) is anti-choice.