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Dennis Daugaard on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the unborn; overturn Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Assist disabled with employment; adversity builds character: Favors topic 2
Ban racial profiling; keep affirmative action for college: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Define marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes 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)
Working to keep federal government out of SD's health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Federal takeover of healthcare is not the answer: 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)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Spending does not guarantee student achievement: Favors topic 7
Schools should be run by local school boards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Repeal 100 student minimum for state aid to districts: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Keystone XL Pipeline fundamental to economic prosperity: No opin. on topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
School Sentinels: let schools arm volunteer defenders: Strongly Favors topic 10
Second Amendment is clear: individual right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Require background checks at gun shows: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Create jobs & expand tax base rather than raise taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No new taxes; no increases in existing taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Transfer professional license from other states for military: Favors topic 15
Support our troops because they protect our freedoms: Favors topic 15
Split two departments: Military & Veterans' Affairs: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
No campaign spending limits; no state campaign funding: Strongly Opposes topic 16
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)
Explore our potential for oil development: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Increase ethanol revolving fund from $7M to $17M: Favors topic 18
Wind & ethanol instead of cap-and-trade: Favors topic 18
Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
More funding for drug courts; a bargain compared to prison: Opposes topic 19
Swift and certain sanctions for drug addicts: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Help find jobs for those unemployed over 12 weeks: Strongly Favors topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Dennis Daugaard on the issues:

SD Senatorial:
John Thune
Larry Pressler
Mike Rounds
Rick Weiland

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.)
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)
GA: Deal(R) vs.Carter(D)
HI: Abercrombie(D) vs.Aiona(R)
IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hoefling(R) vs.Hatch(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.King(D)
OK: Fallin(R) vs.Boren(D)
PA: Corbett(R) vs.Wolf(D) vs.Schwartz(D) vs.Critz(D,Lt.Gov.)
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

 

Page last updated: Jul 09, 2014