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Bev Perdue on VoteMatch


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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Guarantee women access to birth control & Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Legal abortion in first trimester of pregnancy: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Help women fight for equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Increase efforts to integrate state colleges: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don’t include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports character education & teacher-led voluntary prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Led efforts to expand children’s health coverage: Favors topic 5
3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$400M federal funds for Ready Set Go! Initiative: Opposes topic 7
Raise teacher salaries; increase technology in schools: Opposes topic 7
Supports charter schools & public school choice: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Expand the use of the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Support “truth in sentencing” & mandatory third-strike: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow concealed carry: Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Tax relief for corporations from highest rate in southeast: Opposes topic 11
Led charge for creation of state earned income tax credit: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Deport illegals who commit crimes; no college for illegals: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Visited China to see N.C.'s competition: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(-5 points on Social scale)
International dialogue will lead to a more peaceful world: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
N.C. is most military-friendly state in America: Favors topic 15
Keep the federal government from closing our military bases: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Incentives for alternative energy and efficiency: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Tax relief for corporations from highest rate in southeast: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Bev Perdue on the issues:
NC Gubernatorial:
Pat McCrory
NC Senatorial:
Kay Hagan
Richard Burr

Newly elected Nov. 2012:
IN: Mike Pence (R)
NC: Pat McCrory (R)
NH: Maggie Hassan (D)
MT: Steve Bullock (D)
WA: Jay Inslee (D)

Re-elected 2012:
DE: Jack Markell (D)
MO: Jay Nixon (D)
ND: Jack Dalrymple (R)
UT: Gary Herbert (R)
VT: Peter Shumlin (D)
WI: Scott Walker (R)
WV: Earl Ray Tomblin (D)

Up for re-election 2013:
NJ: Chris Christie
VA: Bob McDonnell
Up for re-election 2014:
AK: Sean Parnell
AL: Robert Bentley
AR: Mike Beebe
AZ: Jan Brewer
CA: Jerry Brown
CO: John Hickenlooper
CT: Dan Malloy
FL: Rick Scott
GA: Nathan Deal
HI: Neil Abercrombie
IA: Terry Branstad
ID: Butch Otter
IL: Pat Quinn
KS: Sam Brownback
MA: Deval Patrick
MD: Martin O'Malley
ME: Paul LePage
MI: Rick Snyder
MN: Mark Dayton
NH: Maggie Hassan
NM: Susana Martinez
NV: Brian Sandoval
NY: Andrew Cuomo
OH: John Kasich
OK: Mary Fallin
OR: John Kitzhaber
PA: Tom Corbett
RI: Linc Chafee
SC: Nikki Haley
SD: Dennis Daugaard
TN: Bill Haslam
TX: Rick Perry
VT: Peter Shumlin
WI: Scott Walker
WY: Matt Mead
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Page last updated: Apr 26, 2013