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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:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(-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:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
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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:
More enforcement of the right to vote
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Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-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:
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)
Meaningful tax reform; cut spending by $856M: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Sean Parnell on the issues:
AK Gubernatorial:
Mead Treadwell
AK Senatorial:
Dan Sullivan
Joe Miller
Lisa Murkowski
Mark Begich
Mead Treadwell

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


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Page last updated: Sep 22, 2014