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Jack Conway on VoteMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Abortion should be rare, but safe and legal: Favors topic 1
Supports federal abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action addresses proven past discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 2
Supports affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Same-sex marriage ban is last vestige of discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 3
Didn't challenge court ruling that allowed same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
I abhor discrimination; end "don't ask, don't tell": Strongly Favors topic 3
Let gays serve openly in US military: Strongly Favors topic 3
Marriage is only between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Claims Paul would end federal faith-based initiatives: Favors topic 4
Faith-based programs instead of federal money: Favors topic 4
Faith-based program funding competing with secular programs: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Recovered $600M by suing providers for Medicaid fraud: Favors topic 5
Require insurance companies to cover mammograms at age 40: Favors topic 5
Supports government-run healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sue banks to recover Great Recession public pension losses: Opposes topic 6
Oppose any effort to privatize: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes private retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Enforce consumer protection laws at for-profit schools: Opposes topic 7
Support charter schools & eliminate federal restrictions: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fight the EPA's burdensome regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Reduce crime via focus on cybercrime against kids: Favors topic 9
Created a Cybercrimes Unit, to crack down on child porn: Favors topic 9
Execute death-row criminals; appeals are exhausted: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Believes in right to bear arms and self-protection: Strongly Favors topic 10
I support the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Extend Bush tax cuts for 5 to 10 more years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Be tough & sensible; increase border security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Shut down offshore tax shelters; stop shipping jobs overseas: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Protect veterans and active servicemembers from fraud: Favors topic 15
Improve health care and services for rural veterans: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Repeal sweetheart deals due to pharma lobbying: Favors topic 16
Signed term limit pledge: 6 years House; 12 years Senate: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Only enter Iraq if they have WMD or 9/11 involvement: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Maintain low energy rates by protecting coal economy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Coal yes; cap-and-trade no: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes cap-&-trade bill; it costs miners $1800 a year: Opposes topic 18
Supports renewable energy tax credits: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fight prescription drug abuse; set up treatment centers: Favors topic 19
Epidemic of prescription pill abuse spurs crime: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Keep Bush tax cuts during recession: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Every child born owes $38,000 of national debt: Opposes topic 20
IRS bailouts reward banks for poor business practices: Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Jack Conway on the issues:
KY Gubernatorial:
Elaine Chao
Matt Bevin
KY Senatorial:
Alison Grimes
Jim Gray
Matt Bevin
Rand Paul

Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.Huggins(R) vs.Chenault(R)
AL: Kay Ivey(R) vs.Countryman(D) vs.Lee George(R) vs.Carrington (R) vs.Tommy Battle (R)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.West(L) vs.Henderson(D)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.David Garcia (D) vs.Farley(D)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D) vs.Delaine Eastin (D) vs.David Hadley (R) vs.John Cox (R) vs.Zoltan Istvan (I) vs.Allen(R) vs.La Riva(P)
CO: Ed Perlmutter (D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Mitchell(R) vs.Cary Kennedy (D) vs.George Brauchler (R) vs.Doug Robinson (R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Coffman(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Drew(D) vs.Lamont(D) vs.Srinivasan(R) vs.David Walker (R) vs.Lumaj(R) vs.Visconti(R) vs.Lauretti(R)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mike Huckabee (R) vs.Putnam(R)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.Casey Cagle(R) vs.Hunter Hill(R) vs.Stacey Abrams(D)
HI: Ige(D) vs.Hanabusa(D)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D) vs.Boulton(D) vs.McGuire(D) vs.Glasson(D)
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.Wink Hartman (R) vs.Colyer(C) vs.Kobach(R)
MA: Baker(R) vs.Gonzalez(D) vs.Setti Warren (D) vs.Bob Massie (R)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.Alec Ross (D) vs.Cummings(D) vs.Madaleno(D)
ME: Mayhew(R) vs.Mills(D) vs.Boyle(D) vs.Thibodeau(R)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D) vs.Tim Walz (D) vs.Schuette(R) vs.Calley(R)
MN: vs.Smith(D) vs.Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D) vs.Tina Liebling (DFL) vs.Tim Walz (DFL) vs.Matt Dean (R) vs.Johnson(R)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.Schwartz(R) vs.Krist(D)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.Steve Marchand (D)
NM: Lujan-Grisham(D) vs.Pearce(R) vs.Cervantes(D) vs.Apodaca (D)
NV: Fisher (R) vs.Sisolak(D) vs.Laxalt(R) vs.Schwartz(R)
NY: Cuomo(D) vs.DeFrancisco(R) vs.Sharpe(L) vs.Nixon(D)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.Kucinich(D) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Jim Renacci (R) vs.Connie Pillich (D) vs.Schiavoni(D) vs.Husted(R) vs.Whaley(D) vs.Cordray(D) vs.Sutton(D)
OK: Gary Richardson (R) vs.Johnson(D)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Scott Inman(D) vs.Buehler(R)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Barletta(R)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.Fung(R) vs.Morgan(R)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R) vs.Templeton(R) vs.Smith(D)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R) vs.Sutton(D)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D) vs.Black(R)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.Glass(L) vs.White(D) vs.Valdez(D)
VT: Scott(R) vs.Stern(D)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D) vs.Vinehout(D) vs.Evers(D)
WY: Throne(D) vs.Dahlin(R) vs.Gordon(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Guadagno(R) vs.Phil Murphy(D) vs.Mayor Steve Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D) vs.Wisniewski(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R) vs.Rullo(R) vs.Kaper-Dale(G)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Perriello(D) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Northam(D)

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
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Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
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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: May 29, 2018