- LGBTQ: supports equal protection under the law.
- Immigration: supports demanding but fair merit-based pathway to citizenship.
- Economy: supports increasing the minimum wage. Supports high speed internet in rural areas. Supports tax reform to pay for investments in job training and infrastructure.
- Healthcare: Supports a public option.
- Education: supports adequate federal money for K-12 education. Supports expanding pre-K. Supports incentivizing STEM careers in federal loan programs.
- Women’s Reproductive Rights: pro-choice. Opposes defunding Planned Parenthood.
- Environment: believes climate change is a scientific fact. Supports incentives to boost carbon free sources of energy. Opposes offshore drilling in Virginia.
Virginia 1st CD Democratic Candidate Tom Hicks: Net Neutrality and Internet Freedom (August 31, 2017, Blue Virginia)
Tax Reform We Need and Tax Cuts We Don’t Need, by Tom Hicks (Sept. 14, 2017, Blue Virginia)