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Nikki Haley on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Every life is blessed by God: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Accused of lack of diversity in gubernatorial cabinet: Opposes topic 2
Minority & women groups are just special interest groups: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Removing religion from public discourse is entirely wrong: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reject ObamaCare state exchange; reject Medicaid expansion: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Dead set against ObamaCare: We can't split the cow: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is wrongheaded and unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Medicaid is a broken system; federal mandates cause problems: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No government-run health exchanges; transparency instead: Opposes topic 5
Let Medicaid buy generics for AIDS, cancer, & mental health: Favors topic 5
Cap punitive damages to limit medical costs: 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)
Social Security reduced rampant poverty among elderly: Opposes topic 6
Public service retirees: no COLA; no spiking; no double-dip: Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Make a real investment in our charter schools: Favors topic 7
Educate kids not based on where they happen to live: Favors topic 7
Expand charter schools: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Restore funding for Law Enforcement DNA lab: Strongly Favors topic 9
Save millions by reducing recidivism: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Make concealed weapons permits easier: Strongly Favors topic 10
Founding fathers gave us the absolute right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Flatten individual income tax from six brackets to three: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduce red tape; time is money: Opposes topic 11
Eliminate business taxes, starting with corporate income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
29 taxes out of 32 create little revenue but add bureaucracy: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Co-sponsored toughest standard of immigration enforcement: Strongly 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 Economic scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
We are a patriotic people; we love those in uniform: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legislative mission: get "voice votes" on the record: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly in favor of term limits at all levels of government: Favors 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)
Open the Savannah River Site nuclear reactor fuel project: Opposes topic 18
Supports off-shore drilling near South Carolina coast: 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)
Reduce tax burden every single year: eliminate 6% bracket: Strongly Opposes topic 20
2009: Reject stimulus funds because it creates new costs: Strongly Opposes topic 20
No debt-ceiling increase without spending cuts & caps: Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

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SC Senatorial:
Brad Hutto
Jay Stamper
Jim DeMint
Joyce Dickerson
Lee Bright
Lindsey Graham
Nancy Mace
Rick Wade
Thomas Ravenel
Tim Scott

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:
AL: Bentley(R) vs.Griffith(D)
AR: Ross(D) vs.Hutchinson(R) vs.Griffin(R,Lt.Gov.)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.DuVal(D) vs.Mealer(AE) vs.Gilbert(L) vs.Riggs(R)
CA: Brown(D) vs.Kashkari(R)
CO: Hickenlooper(D) vs.Beauprez(R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Hess(L)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Foley(R) vs.Walker(R,Lt.Gov.)
FL: Scott(R) vs.Crist(D) vs.Snitker(L,Lt.Gov.)
GA: Deal(R) vs.Carter(D)
HI: Ige(D) vs.Aiona(R) vs.Abercrombie(D)
IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hoefling(R) vs.Hatch(D)
MA: Coakley(D) &Polito(D,Lt.Gov.) vs.Grossman(D) vs.Berwick(D) vs.Baker(R) &Polito(R,Lt.Gov.)
ME: LePage(R) vs.Michaud(D) vs.Cutler(I)
MI: Snyder(R) vs.Schauer(D)
NM: Martinez(R) vs.King(D)
NY: Cuomo(D) vs.Astorino(R) vs.Hawkins(G) vs.Teachout(D) vs.Hochul(D,Lt.Gov.)
OK: Fallin(R) vs.Dorman(D)
PA: Corbett(R) vs.Wolf(D) vs.Schwartz(D,lost primary) vs.Critz(D,Lt.Gov.,lost primary)
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
Local Issues
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: Sep 22, 2014