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Bobby Jindal on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian heritage fosters culture of life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Euthanasia cheapens life just like abortion & infanticide: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Iím pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion: Opposes topic 1
YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 33% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance: Strongly Opposes topic 2
NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strong views opposing same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports constitutional amendment to define marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports constitutional amendment to define marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tap faith-based groups to run charter schools: Favors topic 4
Faith-based groups moved faster than feds during Katrina: Favors topic 4
Family values reduce poverty; war on poverty doesn't: Favors topic 4
Feds obliged to care for those who can't care for themselves: Opposes topic 4
Land of the Free shouldn't become Land of the Free Lunch: Favors topic 4
Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation: Strongly Favors topic 4
NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Market-based alternatives to top-down ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Healthcare is a right; but instrument is the marketplace: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Universal access, but not government-run: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Move away from ER to primary care; cover 100,000 uninsured: Favors topic 5
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight to give parents choices in schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Pay 90% of public school cost as private & parochial tuition: Strongly Favors topic 7
Pay 90% of public school cost as private & parochial tuition: Strongly Favors topic 7
I favor whatever works, including vouchers & charters: Strongly Favors topic 7
I favor whatever works, including vouchers & charters: Strongly Favors topic 7
Reinvented New Orleans with private/parochial scholarships: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(-3 points on Social scale)
Develop any & all methods of producing energy: Strongly Favors topic 8
$300 million for hurricane protection & coastal restoration: Opposes topic 8
$209 million investment in new roads and expansion: Opposes topic 8
YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Chemical castration for sexual predators: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty for violent child rape: Strongly Favors topic 9
Increase penalties on child predators and sex offenders: Favors topic 9
Increase scrutiny & penalties for school child abuse: Favors topic 9
Capital punishment for rape as well as murder: Favors topic 9
YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We paid companies, via loopholes, to not pay corporate tax: Favors topic 11
Overhaul our tax code and eliminate income taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
The more you pay in taxes the less you are free: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Create jobs by lowering tax rates for families & business: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Federal tax rebate should be exempted from state income tax: Opposes topic 11
Eliminate the permanent tax on business utilities: Opposes topic 11
Speed up the elimination of the tax on capital debt: Opposes topic 11
Make the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Mexico is effectively exporting its unemployment to us: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce existing laws & refocus on high-skill immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Government services in English only: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Declare English as the official language of the US: Opposes topic 12
YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project: Strongly Opposes topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
America is exceptional & should remain the greatest country: Strongly Favors topic 14
YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding: Strongly Favors topic 14
YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ill-advised to scale back missile defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Make no apologies when we must use our military strength: Strongly Favors topic 15
Now is no time to cut funding for our troops: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses: Favors topic 15
YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(+2 points on Social scale)
Make being a Congressman a part-time job: Favors topic 16
YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees: Opposes topic 16
YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Develop any & all methods of producing energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade is a jobs bill for other countries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
More renewables; more nuclear power, more drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC: Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Never experimented with drugs as a youth: Favors topic 19
Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Replace "obsession with zeroes" with growth strategy: Favors topic 20
Create jobs by lowering tax rates for families & business: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Bobby Jindal on the issues:

LA Senatorial:
Bill Cassidy
David Vitter
Mary Landrieu
Rob Maness

Election 2013:
NJ-R: Chris Christie (won)
NJ-D: Barbara Buono (lost)
VA-R: Bob McDonnell(Retiring)
VA-R: Ken Cuccinelli (lost)
VA-D: Terry McAuliffe (won)

Gubernatorial Debates 2014:
AL: Bentley(R) vs.Griffith(D)
AR: Ross(D) vs.Hutchinson(R) vs.Griffin(R,Lt.Gov.)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.DuVal(D) vs.Mealer(AE) vs.Gilbert(L) vs.Riggs(R)
CA: Brown(D) vs.Kashkari(R)
CO: Hickenlooper(D) vs.Beauprez(R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Hess(L)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Foley(R) vs.Walker(R,Lt.Gov.)
FL: Scott(R) vs.Crist(D) vs.Snitker(L,Lt.Gov.)
GA: Deal(R) vs.Carter(D)
HI: Ige(D) vs.Aiona(R) vs.Abercrombie(D)
IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hoefling(R) vs.Hatch(D)
MA: Coakley(D) &Polito(D,Lt.Gov.) vs.Grossman(D) vs.Berwick(D) vs.Baker(R) &Polito(R,Lt.Gov.)
ME: LePage(R) vs.Michaud(D) vs.Cutler(I)
MI: Snyder(R) vs.Schauer(D)
NM: Martinez(R) vs.King(D)
NY: Cuomo(D) vs.Astorino(R) vs.Hawkins(G) vs.Teachout(D) vs.Hochul(D,Lt.Gov.)
OK: Fallin(R) vs.Dorman(D)
PA: Corbett(R) vs.Wolf(D) vs.Schwartz(D,lost primary) vs.Critz(D,Lt.Gov.,lost primary)
Up for re-election 2014:
AK-R: Sean Parnell
AL-R: Robert Bentley
CA-D: Jerry Brown
CO-D: John Hickenlooper
CT-D: Dan Malloy
FL-R: Rick Scott
GA-R: Nathan Deal
HI-D: Neil Abercrombie
IA-R: Terry Branstad
ID-R: Butch Otter
IL-D: Pat Quinn
KS-R: Sam Brownback
ME-R: Paul LePage
MI-R: Rick Snyder
MN-D: Mark Dayton
NH-D: Maggie Hassan
NM-R: Susana Martinez
NV-R: Brian Sandoval
NY-D: Andrew Cuomo
OH-R: John Kasich
OK-R: Mary Fallin
OR-D: John Kitzhaber
PA-R: Tom Corbett
SC-R: Nikki Haley
SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
TN-R: Bill Haslam
VT-D: Peter Shumlin
WI-R: Scott Walker
WY-R: Matt Mead
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Infrastructure/Technology
Jobs
Local Issues
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

Term-Limited or Retiring 2014:
AR-D: Mike Beebe
AZ-R: Jan Brewer
MA-D: Deval Patrick
MD-D: Martin O'Malley
RI-I: Linc Chafee
TX-R: Rick Perry


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Page last updated: Sep 22, 2014