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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:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(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
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Immigrants have come for generations to live the dream: Favors topic 12
Don't follow the siren call of anti-immigration anger: Strongly Favors topic 12
Protect our borders, our sovereignty, and our citizens: Opposes topic 12
Charge 1% foreign wire fee;& police check immigration status: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Co-sponsored toughest standard of immigration enforcement: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Trade mission to India to build S.C. ties: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Persecuted immigrants are welcome--but not Syrian refugees: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
We are a patriotic people; we love those in uniform: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Legislative mission: get "voice votes" on the record: Strongly Favors topic 16
Require photo ID, and inspection of ID, in order to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly in favor of term limits at all levels of government: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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

Other governors' VoteMatch: Nikki Haley on the issues:
SC Gubernatorial:
Lindsey Graham
SC Senatorial:
Brad Hutto
Jay Stamper
Jim DeMint
Lee Bright
Lindsey Graham
Nancy Mace
Rick Wade
Thomas Ravenel

NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Northam(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2016:
DE: Bonini(D) vs.Carney(R)
IN: Pence(R) vs.Gregg(D)
MO: Koster(D) vs.Hanaway(R) vs.Brunner(R) vs.Kinder(R) vs.Greitens(R)
MT: Bullock(D) vs.Perea(R) vs.Johnson(R)
NC: McCrory(R) vs.Cooper(D) vs.Spaulding(D)
ND: Dalrymple(R) vs.Stenehjem(R) vs.Heitkamp(D) vs.Pomeroy(D)
NH: Hassan(D) vs.Bradley(R) vs.Sununu(R) vs.Lavoie(R)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Niemeyer(R) vs.Pierce(R)
UT: Herbert(R) vs.Johnson(R) vs.Matheson(D)
VT: Shumlin(D) vs.Minter(D) vs.Dunne(D) vs.Scott(R) vs.Smith(D)
WA: Inslee(D) vs.Bryant(R)
WV: Kessler(R) vs.Cole(R)
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)
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

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: Jan 17, 2016