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Gary Herbert on VoteMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't criminalize woman seeking illegal forms of abortion: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Discriminating against gay people shouldn't be illegal: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Discriminating against gay people shouldn't be illegal: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Fund "In God We Trust" License Plates: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare best solved at the state level: Opposes topic 5
Sue on unconstitutionality of ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Sue on unconstitutionality of ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Increase transparency, access, and choice: Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is federal government overreach: 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)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest $1B in schools & $30M in counseling: Opposes topic 7
Teach students the value of capitalism instead of socialism: Favors topic 7
Continue to increase funding for public schools: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Re-opened National Parks during 2013 shutdown: Opposes topic 8
Push refineries to produce cleaner fuel: Opposes topic 8
Utah must commit to protecting its natural resources: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Balance land use between recreation and development: 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)
Authorize construction of new state prison: Favors topic 9
No stay of execution in Ronnie Lee Gardner case: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support the 2nd Amendment as well as the 10th: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Broaden tax base & cut rates by 64%: Opposes topic 11
Don't stifle citizens & businesses with new tax burdens: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Find solutions to tough issues where feds abdicated: Opposes topic 12
Failure to secure borders emblematic of misplaced priorities: Opposes topic 12
Protect DREAMers instead of deporting them: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Assist Utah companies with global vision for export growth: Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Review Syrian refugee security, but keep accepting them: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Pay tribute to those answering the nation's call to serve: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Ongoing review of election laws to upholding public trust: Favors topic 16
Guidelines on gifts, lobbying, & conflicts of interest: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Against nuclear deal with Iran; keep state sanctions: Strongly Favors topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
State can set example on green energy: Favors topic 18
Utah is energy-independent; now export oil & nuclear: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Develop natural gas resources while protecting local culture: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No importation of foreign nuclear waste into Utah: Favors topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants: Strongly Favors topic 19
Rated C- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

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Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R)
vs.Goforth(R)
vs.Adkins(D)
vs.Beshear(D)
vs.Edelen(D)
LA:
Edwards(D)
vs.Abraham(R)
MS:
Bryant(R)
vs.Foster(R)
vs.Hood(D)
vs.Reeves(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.Dunleavy(D) vs.Chenault(R) vs.Huggins(R) vs.Begich(D) vs.Treadwell(D)
AL: Ivey(R) vs.Countryman(D) vs.Battle (R) vs.Maddox (R) vs.George(R) vs.Carrington(R)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.Henderson(D) vs.West(L)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs. Garcia (D) vs.Farley(D)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D) vs.Eastin (D) vs.Hadley (R) vs.Cox (R) vs.Istvan (I) vs.Allen(R) vs.La Riva(P)
CO: Johnston(D) vs.Mitchell(R) vs.Kennedy (D) vs.Robinson (R) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Coffman(R) vs.Brauchler(R,A.G.) vs.Stapleton(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Lamont(D) vs.Stefanowski(R) vs.Srinivasan(R) vs.David Walker (R) vs.Lumaj(R) vs.Visconti(R) vs.Lauretti(R) vs.Drew(D)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Putnam(R) vs.Levine(D) vs.DeSantis(R)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.Cagle(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Abrams(D) vs.Levine(D)
HI: Ige(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Tupola(R) vs.Carroll(R) vs.McDermott(R)
IA: Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D) vs.Boulton(D) vs.McGuire(D) vs.Glasson(D) vs.Hubbell(D) vs.Porter(L) vs.Battaglia(L)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R) vs.Labrador(R) vs.Ahlquist(R) vs.Minton(D) vs.Jordan(D)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D) vs.Daniel Biss (D) vs.Pritzker(D) vs.Ives(R)
KS: Brewer(D) vs.Hartman (R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2018:(continued) vs.Colyer(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Orman(I) vs.Kelly(D)
MA: Baker(R) &Polito(R,Lt.Gov.) vs.Warren (D) vs.Massie (R)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.Ross (D) vs.Cummings(D) vs.Madaleno(D) vs.Jealous(D) vs.Quinn(L) vs.Schlakman(G)
ME: Mayhew(R) vs.Mills(D) vs.Boyle(D) vs.Thibodeau(R) vs.Moody(D) vs.Capron(I) vs.Caron(I)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D) vs.Walz (D) vs.Schuette(R) vs.Calley(R) vs.Tatar(L)
MN: vs.Smith(D) vs.Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D) vs.Liebling (DFL) vs.Walz (DFL) vs.Dean (R) vs.Pawlenty(R) vs.Johnson(R) vs.Swanson(D)
MO: Greitens(R) vs.Parson(R)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.Krist(D)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.Jarvis(L) vs.Marchand (D) vs.Kelly (D)
NM: Lujan-Grisham(D) vs.Pearce(R) vs.Cervantes(D) vs.Apodaca(D) vs.Jarvis(L)
NV: Fisher (R) vs.Sisolak(D) vs.Laxalt(R) vs.Schwartz(R)
NY: Cuomo(D) vs.Nixon(D) vs.Hawkins(G) vs.Molinaro(R)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.Husted(R,Lt.Gov.) vs.Kucinich(D) vs.Sutton(D,Lt.Gov) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Renacci (R) vs.Pillich (D) vs.Schiavoni(D) vs.Whaley(D) vs.Cordray(D)
OK: Stitt(R) vs.Cornett(R) vs.Edmondson(D) vs.Richardson(R) vs.Johnson(D) vs.Powell(L) vs.Maldonado(L)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Inman(D) vs.Buehler(R)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Fetterman(D,Lt.Gov.) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Krawchuk(L)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.Brown(D) vs.Fung(R) vs.Morgan(R)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R) vs.Templeton(R) vs.Smith(D) vs.Warren(D) vs.Bryant(R)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R) vs.Sutton(D)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D) vs.Black(R) vs.Lee(R)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.Glass(L) vs.White(D) vs.Valdez(D)
VT: Scott(R) vs.Moody(R) vs.Hallquist(D) vs.Stern(D)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D) vs.Vinehout(D) vs.Evers(D) vs.Roys(D) vs.Anderson(L)
WY: Throne(D) vs.Dahlin(R) vs.Gordon(R) vs.Rammell(R)
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

 

Page last updated: Mar 20, 2019