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Earl Ray Tomblin on VoteMatch

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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WV already blocks same-sex marriage; no need for amendment: Neutral on topic 3
WV already blocks same-sex marriage; no need for amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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All should have access at an affordable price: Strongly Favors topic 5
WV Connect: access for 10,000 working uninsured & spouses: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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One-time $800 enhancement now; teacher raise later: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
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Identify and remediate land available for development: Opposes topic 8
Calls for balance on mineral resources: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Texting while driving now illegal; add phoning & drugs: Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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One-cent reduction on the food tax: it's regressive: Favors topic 11
2011 budget: balanced; no new taxes; no new fees: Opposes topic 11
Reduce, then remove, regressive & unfair sales tax on food: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Our troops safeguard us from terrorism and protect freedom: Favors topic 15
State cabinet-level Department of Veterans Affairs: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
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Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Fight the federal government's war on coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
I fight against the EPA to protect energy jobs: Opposes topic 18
We should be looking for more ways to use coal, not less: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Develop natural gas from the Marcellus Shale: Opposes topic 18
Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
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If you get high, you won't get hired--Drugs aren't working: Strongly Favors topic 19
Not just criminal penalties: use technology for enforcement: Strongly Favors topic 19
Support substance abuse care: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Deficit borrowing just kicks the can down the road: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Privatize W.V.'s workers' compensation system: Strongly Favors topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Earl Ray Tomblin on the issues:

WV Senatorial:
Joe Manchin III

Gubernatorial races Nov. 2013:
NJ: Barbara Buono (D)
NJ: Chris Christie (R)
VA: Terry McAuliffe (D)
VA: Ken Cuccinelli (R)

Newly elected Nov. 2012:
IN: Mike Pence (R)
NC: Pat McCrory (R)
NH: Maggie Hassan (D)
MT: Steve Bullock (D)
WA: Jay Inslee (D)

Re-elected 2012:
DE: Jack Markell (D)
MO: Jay Nixon (D)
ND: Jack Dalrymple (R)
UT: Gary Herbert (R)
VT: Peter Shumlin (D)
WI: Scott Walker (R)
WV: Earl Ray Tomblin (D)

Up for re-election 2013:
NJ: Chris Christie
VA: Bob McDonnell
Up for re-election 2014:
AK: Sean Parnell
AL: Robert Bentley
AR: Mike Beebe
AZ: Jan Brewer
CA: Jerry Brown
CO: John Hickenlooper
CT: Dan Malloy
FL: Rick Scott
GA: Nathan Deal
HI: Neil Abercrombie
IA: Terry Branstad
ID: Butch Otter
IL: Pat Quinn
KS: Sam Brownback
MA: Deval Patrick
MD: Martin O'Malley
ME: Paul LePage
MI: Rick Snyder
MN: Mark Dayton
NH: Maggie Hassan
NM: Susana Martinez
NV: Brian Sandoval
NY: Andrew Cuomo
OH: John Kasich
OK: Mary Fallin
OR: John Kitzhaber
PA: Tom Corbett
RI: Linc Chafee
SC: Nikki Haley
SD: Dennis Daugaard
TN: Bill Haslam
TX: Rick Perry
VT: Peter Shumlin
WI: Scott Walker
WY: 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
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Apr 26, 2013