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*AK Sean Parnell(R)
*AL Robert Bentley(R)
vs.Parker Griffith (R)
**AR Mike Beebe(D)
vs.Mike Ross(D)
vs.Asa Hutchinson(R)
& Tim Griffin(Lt.Gov)
vs.Frank Gilbert(L)
**AZ Jan Brewer(R)
vs.Doug Ducey(R)
vs.Fred DuVal(D)
vs.JL Mealer(I)
vs.Frank Riggs(R)
*CA Jerry Brown(D)
vs.Neel Kashkari(R)
*CO John Hickenlooper(D)
vs.Bob Beauprez(R)
vs.Tom Tancredo(R)
vs.Matthew Hess(L)
*CT Dan Malloy(D)
vs.Tom Foley(R)
& David Walker(Lt.Gov)
DE Jack Markell(D)
*FL Rick Scott(R)
vs.Charlie Crist(D)
vs.Alexander Snitker(L)
*GA Nathan Deal(R)
vs.Jason Carter(D)
*HI Neil Abercrombie(D)
vs.Duke Aiona(R)
vs.David Ige(D)
*IA Terry Branstad(R)
vs.Jack Hatch(D)
vs.Tom Hoefling(R)
*ID Butch Otter(R)
vs.Raul Labrador(R)
*IL Pat Quinn(D)
IN Mike Pence(R)
*KS Sam Brownback(R)
KY Steve Beshear(D)
LA Bobby Jindal(R)
**MA Deval Patrick(D)
vs.Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Martha Coakley(D)
vs.Steve Grossman(D)
vs.Don Berwick(D)
vs.Dan Wolf(D)
**MD Martin O`Malley(D)
*ME Paul LePage(R)
vs.Mike Michaud(D)
vs.Eliot Cutler(I)
*MI Rick Snyder(R)
vs.Mark Schauer(D)
*MN Mark Dayton(D)
MO Jay Nixon(D)
MS Phil Bryant(R)
MT Steve Bullock(D)
NC Pat McCrory(R)
ND Jack Dalrymple(R)
**NE Dave Heineman(R)
vs.Pete Ricketts(R)
vs.Jon Bruning(R)
*NH Maggie Hassan(D)
NJ Chris Christie(R)
vs.Barbara Buono(D)
*NM Susana Martinez(R)
vs.Gary King(R)
*NV Brian Sandoval(R)
*NY Andrew Cuomo(D)
&Kathy Hochul(D)
vs.Rob Astorino(R)
vs.Zephyr Teachout(D)
vs.Howie Hawkins(G)
*OH John Kasich(R)
*OK Mary Fallin(R)
vs.Joe Dorman(D)
*OR John Kitzhaber(D)
*PA Tom Corbett(R)
vs.Tom Wolf(D)
& Mark Critz(Lt.Gov)
**RI Lincoln Chafee(I)
*SC Nikki Haley(R)
*SD Dennis Daugaard(R)
vs.Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin(D)
*TN Bill Haslam(R)
**TX Rick Perry(R)
UT Gary Herbert(R)
VA Terry McAuliffe(D)
vs.Ken Cuccinelli(R)
*VT Peter Shumlin(D)
WA Jay Inslee(D)
*WI Scott Walker(R)
*WV Earl Ray Tomblin(D)
*WY Matt Mead(R)

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Don Berwick on Abortion
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  • Fight for full access to basic reproductive health services. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Budget & Economy
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  • Fought against bank home foreclosures. (Jun 2014)
Don Berwick on Civil Rights
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  • Equity regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. (Feb 2014)
  • Women should have same opportunities and pay as men. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Don Berwick on Crime
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  • Invest in prevention and rehabilitation. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Drugs
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  • Rollout of medical marijuana was a management fiasco. (Jun 2014)
  • Substance abuse treatment instead of incarceration. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Education
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  • Student loan forgiveness for grads entering some professions. (Jun 2014)
  • Increase "in-district" charter schools; but not for-profit. (Feb 2014)
  • Absolutely universal access to the best schooling. (Feb 2014)
  • Teachers are not the problem; they are the solution. (Jan 2014)
Don Berwick on Energy & Oil
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  • Tax carbon emissions to reduce "undeniable climate crisis". (Feb 2014)
  • Double state investment in clean energy from 0.6% to 1.2%. (Feb 2014)
  • Double down on efforts to reduce our carbon footprint. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Environment
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  • Clean our water & air, and push other states also. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Families & Children
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  • Seeds of kids' success are sown early--beginning prenatally. (Jan 2014)
Don Berwick on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Don Berwick on Free Trade
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Don Berwick on Government Reform
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  • Fight overturn or repeal Citizens United. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Gun Control
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  • Weapons of war have no place on our streets. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Health Care
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  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement: focus on quality. (Feb 2014)
  • Triple Aim strategy: improve experience, health, and cost. (Jan 2014)
  • Explore single payer system in Massachusetts. (Jan 2014)
  • 2011: #4 on list of most influential health care leaders. (Jan 2014)
  • 2010: Ran Medicare/Medicaid agencies, with budget of $800B. (Jan 2014)
Don Berwick on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Don Berwick on Immigration
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  • Comprehensive reform with pathway to citizenship. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Jobs
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  • No one answer to job creation: appoint Czar of Adaptations. (Jan 2014)
Don Berwick on Local Issues
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  • Opposes casino gambling; costs are too high. (Feb 2014)
  • Supports offshore wind farms. (Jan 2014)

    Casino Gambling

  • Casino gambling cannibalizes the Lottery and costs jobs. (Jun 2014)
  • Only Democrat in race to oppose Gaming Act. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Principles & Values
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  • Son of a Connecticut doctor; attended med school in Boston. (Feb 2014)
  • I believe steadfastly in the separation of church and state. (Feb 2014)
  • Basic values: justice; equity; fairness; respect; compassion. (Feb 2014)
  • OpEd: "The second most dangerous man in America". (Jan 2014)
Don Berwick on Social Security
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  • Oppose any efforts to privatize, including chained CPI. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Tax Reform
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  • Ask people with higher incomes to pay higher rates. (Feb 2014)
Don Berwick on Technology
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  • $600M via gas tax indexing for transportation financing. (Jun 2014)
  • Nurture public transportation, resist fare increases. (Jan 2014)
  • Safe, convenient, responsive, reliable transportation system. (Jan 2014)
  • Switch from gas tax to pay-per-use fees on mileage. (Jan 2014)
Don Berwick on War & Peace
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Don Berwick on Welfare & Poverty
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  • All means all: focus on equality and poverty. (Jun 2014)
  • Implement "best practices" to end homelessness. (Feb 2014)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for full access to basic reproductive health services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Women should have same opportunities and pay as men: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Equity regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
I believe steadfastly in the separation of church and state: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Triple Aim strategy: improve experience, health, and cost: Favors topic 5
Explore single payer system in Massachusetts: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose any efforts to privatize, including chained CPI: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase "in-district" charter schools; but not for-profit: Favors topic 7
Absolutely universal access to the best schooling: Opposes topic 7
Teachers are not the problem; they are the solution: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Clean our water & air, and push other states also: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Invest in prevention and rehabilitation: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Weapons of war have no place on our streets: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ask people with higher incomes to pay higher rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comprehensive reform with pathway to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fight overturn or repeal Citizens United: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
$600M via gas tax indexing for transportation financing: Favors topic 18
Tax carbon emissions to reduce "undeniable climate crisis": Strongly Favors topic 18
Double down on efforts to reduce our carbon footprint: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports offshore wind farms: Strongly Favors topic 18
Nurture public transportation, resist fare increases: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Substance abuse treatment instead of incarceration: 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)

Don Berwick is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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