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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Government should not be involved in: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action in state contracts; yes in colleges: Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Insure Oklahoma program: coverage for many more Oklahomans: Strongly Favors topic 5
Make quality health care more accessible and affordable: Strongly Favors topic 5
Patients before profits : hold HMOs accountable: 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)
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Don't siphon resources from our classrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Build the best possible public schools & universities: Favors topic 7
Raise teacher pay: Opposes topic 7
Increase resources for public schools: Opposes topic 7
Participate in federal program Race to the Top: 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)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Protect gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Implemented two largest tax cuts in state history: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Maintain income tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reauthorize the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Honor Flight Network: fly vets to DC to visit their memorial: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Extend early voting to a full week prior to Election Day: Favors topic 16
Limit contributions to political campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Visits troops in Iraq, on the frontlines of war on terrorism: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Promote fuel technology: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Invest in drug courts: put low-risk offenders on better path: Opposes topic 19
National model in the war in methamphetamine: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Our investments in Sooner State made recession better: Strongly Favors topic 20
Surgical budget cuts to close $600M budget hole: Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Brad Henry on the issues:
OK Gubernatorial:
Mary Fallin
OK Senatorial:
James Inhofe
Matt Silverstein
T.W. Shannon
Tom Coburn

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:
AR: Ross(D) vs.Hutchinson(R)
CA: Brown(D) vs.Solis(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D)
CO: Hickenlooper(D) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Hess(L)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Scott(R) vs.Crist(D)
HI: Abercrombie(D) vs.Djou(R)
IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hoefling(R) vs.Culver(D)
MA: Coakley(D) vs.Grossman(D) vs.Berwick(D) vs.Baker(R)
ME: LePage(R) vs.Michaud(D) vs.Cutler(I)
MI: Snyder(R) vs.Schauer(D)
NM: Martinez(R) vs.Johnson(L)
OK: Fallin(R) vs.Boren(D)
PA: Corbett(R) vs.Schwartz(D) vs.Critz(D)
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: Feb 24, 2014