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Brian Sandoval on VoteMatch

 

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice but late-term restrictions & no federal funding: Favors topic 1
Opposes federal abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Nevada gave women the right to vote in 1914, ahead of USA: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports civil unions but not gay marriage: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
$874 decrease in public employees benefit plan: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports lawsuits against Obama health care bill: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare raises constitutional questions; lawsuit needed: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports Education Savings Accounts and school choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Business tax credit for opportunity scholarship contribution: Favors topic 7
Yes to charter schools statewide: Strongly Favors topic 7
School choice including private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports education vouchers for public or private school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+2 points on Social scale)
Project Neon: major new highway project: Favors topic 8
Strong commitment to keeping Lake Tahoe clean and pristine: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Keystone XL Pipeline fundamental to economic prosperity: No opin. on topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Reform juvenile justice system to reduce recidivism: Opposes topic 9
Death penalty for the worst crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Mental health background check erodes 2nd Amendment: Opposes topic 10
2nd Amendment applies to individuals: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't raise taxes by $1B; that would halt job growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Greatest duty as judge: oath of citizenship to new Americans: Favors topic 12
I oppose amnesty; enforce our laws: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank: Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Review Syrian refugee resettlement --but don't halt it: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
$3.5M for cyberdefense against unprecedented threats: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Prosecute corrupt politicians via public integrity unit: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Inspired by Nevadans serving in 5 middle eastern countries: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Energy efficiency retrofits add value to buildings: Favors topic 18
Renewables like solar & geothermal are big opportunity: Strongly Favors topic 18
Access federal land to make NV renewable energy capitol: Strongly Favors topic 18
Oppose Yucca Mountain as unsafe nuclear waste storage: Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Rid the state of the scourge of opioid abuse: Strongly Favors topic 19
I opposed legalization, but let's make pot market work well: Opposes topic 19
Rated B- by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Other governors' VoteMatch: Brian Sandoval on the issues:

NV Senatorial:
Dean Heller

Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D) vs.Wisniewski(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R) vs.Rullo(R)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Northam(D) vs.Perriello(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.(no opponent yet)
AL: (no candidate yet)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Istvan(I) vs.Villaraigosa(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
CO: Johnston(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
FL: (no candidate yet)
GA: (no candidate yet)
HI: Ige(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
KS: (no candidate yet)
MA: Baker(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ME: (no candidate yet)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
MN: Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NM: Grisham(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
NV: (no candidate yet)
NY: Cuomo(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
OK: (no candidate yet)
OR: Brown(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Wagner(R)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
SD: Noem(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
TN: Green(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
VT: Scott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WI: Walker(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WY: (no candidate yet)
Newly-elected governors (first seated in Jan. 2017):
DE-D: Carney
IN-R: Holcomb
MO-R: Greitens
NH-R: Sununu
NC-D: Cooper
ND-R: Burgum
VT-R: Scott
WV-D: Justice

Retiring 2017-18:
AL-R: Robert Bentley(R)
(term-limited 2018)
CA-D: Jerry Brown
(term-limited 2018)
CO-D: John Hickenlooper
(term-limited 2018)
FL-R: Rick Scott
(term-limited 2018)
GA-R: Nathan Deal
(term-limited 2018)
IA-R: Terry Branstad
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
ID-R: Butch Otter
(retiring 2018)
KS-R: Sam Brownback
(term-limited 2018)
ME-R: Paul LePage
(term-limited 2018)
MI-R: Rick Snyder
(term-limited 2018)
MN-D: Mark Dayton
(retiring 2018)
NM-R: Susana Martinez
(term-limited 2018)
OH-R: John Kasich
(term-limited 2018)
OK-R: Mary Fallin
(term-limited 2018)
SC-R: Nikki Haley
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
(term-limited 2018)
TN-R: Bill Haslam
(term-limited 2018)
WY-R: Matt Mead
(term-limited 2018)
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

Gubernatorial Debates 2015:
KY: Conway(D,lost) vs.Bevin(R,won)
LA: Vitter(R,lost) vs.Dardenne(R) vs.Edwards(D,won)
MS: Bryant(R,won) vs.Gray(D,lost) vs.Slater(D)

 

Page last updated: Feb 16, 2017