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Sean Parnell on VoteMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Vetoes child healthcare legislation that has abortion funds: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Alaska does not want government mandates in health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Federal healthcare overreaches into Americans' private lives: Strongly Opposes topic 5
One size fits all health care too restricting: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Federal health care legislation diminishes our freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make Retirement Trust Fund sustainable by adding $3B: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Digital Teaching Initiative: video conference remote schools: Opposes topic 7
Put school choice to the people for a Constitutional vote: Strongly Favors topic 7
Constitutionally protected Higher Ed scholarship fund: Opposes topic 7
Performance Scholarship: fund tuition for good H.S. grades: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Alaska is not just one big national park; keep EPA out: Strongly Favors topic 8
Invest in natural resources: fishing, mining, and timber: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Continued desire to harvest timber: Favors topic 8
AK statehood was a mandate for resource development: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Choose Respect: $12M to eradicate domestic violence epidemic: Favors topic 9
More enforcement presence via Village Public Safety Officers: Favors topic 9
Fill public safety officer & trooper vacancies: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
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)
Eliminate progressivity & create a simpler 25% tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Meaningful tax reform; cut spending by $856M: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Support the Cut, Cap, Balance Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Suspend the state motor fuel tax since we have enough money: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen business ties, promote international trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Develop rare earth minerals to beat China trade quota: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Revenue bonds for Veteran's Housing Loan Program: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Preserve freedom; serve a cause larger than self: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Build the Alaska gasline to extract natural gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Don't leave Alaska's oil buried in the ground: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Oil and gas production means jobs for Americans: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Natural resources are to be used; not locked up by feds: Opposes topic 18
Oil and gas production will lead to a stronger nation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Open ANWR for development: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Reduce EPA red tape on Arctic Outer Continental Shelf: Strongly Opposes topic 18
AK statehood was a mandate for resource development: Opposes topic 18
Strike balance between ocean protection and oil production: Opposes topic 18
Outer Continental Shelf will create 35,000 jobs and $72B: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Feds misuse ESA listings to delay resource development: Opposes topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Meaningful tax reform; cut spending by $856M: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

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Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D) vs.Wisniewski(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R) vs.Guadagno(R) vs.Rullo(R)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Northam(D) vs.Perriello(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.(no opponent yet)
AL: Countryman(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Istvan(I) vs.Villaraigosa(D)
CO: Johnston(D) vs.Mitchell(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Drew(D) vs.Srinivasan(R)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
HI: Ige(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D)
KS: Brewer(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
MA: Baker(R) vs.Gonzalez(D)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ME: (no candidate yet)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D)
MN: Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NM: Grisham(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
NV: (no candidate yet)
NY: Cuomo(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.Schiavoni(D) vs.Sutton(D) vs.Taylor(R)
OK: (no candidate yet)
OR: Brown(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Wagner(R)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
VT: Scott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D)
WY: (no candidate yet)
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)
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Page last updated: Jul 17, 2017