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Maggie Hassan on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Women earn only 77 cents on the dollar compared to men: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Instrumental in passing marriage equality in NH: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Repair our mental health system; take pressure off ERs: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare helps working families afford health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Open new charter schools, & add to existing charter schools: Opposes topic 7
Our public schools are essential to best-trained workforce: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
Restore $1M to Land & Community Heritage Investment Program: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
15 more state troopers on state roads: Favors topic 9
Parole violators go to jail, for all released convicts: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Background check system to avoid gun sales to mentally ill: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
NH can fund its priorities without a broad-based tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Close borders for now; but welcome ISIS refugees later: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
N.H. is fastest-growing state in the nation for exports: Favors topic 13
Reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Temporarily halt acceptance of refugees from Syria: Favors topic 14
Halt acceptance of Syrian refugees until fully vetted: Favors topic 14
Ensure robust screening before we admit refugees from Syria: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Thank veterans for unyielding dedication to our freedom: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposed Photo ID for Voting: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Terrorist attacks strengthen our resolve to defeat ISIS: Opposes topic 17
We are at war on ISIS; intensify our efforts to destroy them: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opioid recommendations: drug courts & access to treatment: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Experience & data suggest legalizing marijuana does not help: Strongly Favors topic 19
$500,000 for drug task force teams, but drop 1 team out of 4: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Restored $1B in cuts in state spending: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest to keep economy moving forward post-Recession: Favors topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Maggie Hassan on the issues:
NH Gubernatorial:
Chris Sununu
Colin Van Ostern
NH Senatorial:
Andy Martin
Jeanne Shaheen
Karen Testerman
Scott Brown

Gubernatorial Debates 2016:
DE: Bonini(D) vs.Carney(R)
IN: Pence(R) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Gregg(D)
MO: Koster(D) vs.Greitens(R) vs.Hanaway(R) vs.Brunner(R) vs.Kinder(R)
MT: Bullock(D) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Perea(R) vs.Johnson(R) vs.McChesney(D)
NC: McCrory(R) vs.Cooper(D) vs.Spaulding(D)
ND: Burgum(R) vs.Nelson(D) vs.Stenehjem(R) vs.Becker(R)
NH: Hassan(D) vs.Van Ostern(D) vs.Sununu(R) vs.Lavoie(R) vs.Connolly(D) vs.Dextraze(I)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Pierce(R) vs.Bell(D) vs.Niemeyer(R)
UT: Herbert(R) vs.Weinholtz(D) vs.Johnson(R) vs.Cook(D)
VT: Scott(R) vs.Minter(D) vs.Dunne(D) vs.Lisman(R)
WA: Inslee(D) vs.Bryant(R)
WV: Kessler(R) vs.Justice(D) vs.Cole(R)
Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Northam(D)
Newly-elected governors (first seated in Jan. 2015):
AK-I: Bill Walker
AR-R: Asa Hutchinson
AZ-R: Doug Ducey
IL-R: Bruce Rauner
MA-R: Charlie Baker
MD-R: Larry Hogan
NE-R: Pete Ricketts
OR-D: Kate Brown
PA-D: Tom Wolf
RI-D: Gina Raimondo
TX-R: Greg Abbott

Lame ducks 2015-16:
DE-D: Jack Markell
(term-limited 2016)
KY-D: Steve Beshear
(term-limited 2015)
LA-R: Bobby Jindal
(term-limited 2015)
MO-D: Jay Nixon
(term-limited 2016)
VT-D: Peter Shumlin
(retiring 2016)
WV-D: Earl Ray Tomblin
(term-limited 2016)
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Local Issues
Social Security
Tax Reform

Gubernatorial Debates 2015:
KY: Conway(D,lost) vs.Bevin(R,won)
LA: Vitter(R,lost) vs.Dardenne(R) vs.Edwards(D,won)
MS: Bryant(R,won) vs.Gray(D,lost) vs.Slater(D)


Page last updated: Sep 08, 2016