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Ken Cuccinelli on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I believe life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No new abortion restrictions as governor: Opposes topic 1
Protect life and families: Strongly Opposes 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)
Traditional marriage ought to be protected: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Homosexuality is against nature and harmful to society: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Traditional marriage isn't sexual-orientation discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
God gives us our rights; Constitution only guarantees them: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes ObamaCare and opposes delaying its implementation: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Government out of healthcare decisions: focus on competition: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare forces citizens to make purchases: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is costly at both federal and state levels: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare as a tax, by simple majority: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Challenged & won on Constitutionality of ObamaCare's mandate: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare has 6 years of costs vs. 10 years of tax revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Medicare & Social Security are Constitutional tax authority: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No child should be forced to remain in a failing school: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Reform eminent domain laws; only for true public uses: Favors topic 8
Join with EPA for stormwater management: Opposes topic 8
Regulating water runoff is not part of Clean Water Act: Strongly Favors topic 8
Kill rats around Occupy DC camps; don't move them to VA: Strongly Favors topic 8
EPA should stand for "the Employment Prevention Agency": Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
1991: established Sexual Assault Fact & Education (SAFE): Favors topic 9
Fought the war against human trafficking since 2006: Favors topic 9
Free wrongly convicted, when technology proves innocence: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
It's not extremism to be concerned about bans on firearms: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut taxes by $1.4 billion a year: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reform tax system to encourage entrepreneurs: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Path to citizenship ok as part of compromise: Favors topic 12
Welcome LEGAL immigrants; but no blind eye to lawlessness: Opposes topic 12
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 Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Photo identification curbs voter fraud: Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need oil, natural gas, and coal, plus new sources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
CO2 regulations force unproven & expensive technology: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Plenty of doubt whether global warming science is "settled": Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes tailpipe emission rules for CO2 reductions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Government does not create jobs; people do: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Ken Cuccinelli on the issues:
VA Gubernatorial:
Bob McDonnell
Robert Sarvis
Terry McAuliffe
VA Senatorial:
Ed Gillespie
Mark Warner
Tim Kaine

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:
AR: Ross(D) vs.Hutchinson(R)
CA: Brown(D) vs.Solis(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D)
CO: Hickenlooper(D) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Hess(L)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Scott(R) vs.Crist(D)
HI: Abercrombie(D) vs.Djou(R)
IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hoefling(R) vs.Culver(D)
MA: Coakley(D) vs.Grossman(D) vs.Baker(R)
ME: LePage(R) vs.Michaud(D) vs.Cutler(I)
MI: Snyder(R) vs.Schauer(D)
NM: Martinez(R) vs.Johnson(L)
OK: Fallin(R) vs.Boren(D)
PA: Corbett(R) vs.Schwartz(D) vs.Critz(D)
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
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: Jan 11, 2014