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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

Survey of 2021 Gubernatorial campaign websites

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from Gubernatorial campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amanda Chase (5) Virginia Republican candidate for governor of Virginia
  • Ammon Bundy (16) Idaho Republican challenger for Governor
  • Anthony Bland (1) Arkansas Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Billie Sutton (7) South Dakota Democratic candidate for governor Sou
  • Caitlyn Jenner (6) California Recall challenger for Governor
  • Carol Blood (5) Nebraska Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Casey Kulla (15) Oregon Democratic challenger for Governor
  • Chad Prather (11) Texas Republican challenger for Governor
  • Charlie Crist (5) Florida Democratic Governor Challenger
  • Chuck Herbster (16) Nebraska Republican challenger for Governor
  • Daniel Mercuri (26)
  • Danielle Allen (3) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Darren Bailey (8) Illinois Republican challenger for Governor
  • Derek Schmidt (2) Kansas Republican challenger for Governor
  • Don Huffines (8) Texas Republican challenger for Governor
  • Doug Steinhardt (4) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor 2022 (withdrew)
  • Ed Humphreys (17) Idaho Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Geoff Diehl (11) Massachusetts Republican Challenger
  • Glenn Youngkin (8) Virginia Republican challenger for Governor
  • Greg Abbott (7) Texas Republican Governor
  • Hirsh Singh (2) New Jersey Republican candidate for Governor
  • Jack Ciattarelli (2) New Jersey Republican Challenger
  • Jay Block (9) New Mexico Republican challenger for Governor
  • Jennifer McClellan (11) Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jesse Sullivan (12) Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jim Renacci (13) Ohio Republican candidate for Governor
  • Joe Gale (2) Pennsylvania Republican challenger for Governor
  • Joe Lombardo (7) Nevada Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • John B. King (14) Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • John Cranley (13) Ohio Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • John Jay Lee (2) Nevada Republican Challenger
  • Jonathan Wichmann (12) Wisconsin Republican challenger for Governor
  • Josh Shapiro (10) Pennsylvania Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Kari Lake (12) Arizona Republican Challenger
  • Kerry McQuisten (10) Oregon Republican challenger for Governor
  • Kirk Cox (7) Virginia Republican candidate for Governor
  • Larry Elder (6) California Republican candidate for Recall
  • Lee Carter (14) Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Les Gara (13) Alaska Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Leslie Rutledge (9) Arkansas Republican candidate for Governor
  • Letitia James (10) New York Democratic Challenger
  • Luis-Daniel Munoz (16) Rhode Island Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Marco Lopez (3) Arizona Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Nan Whaley (3) Ohio Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor
  • Nicholas Kristof (3) Oregon Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Nikki Fried (4) Florida Democratic Challenger
  • Paul Morgan (15) Hawaii Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Paul Schimpf (6) Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Pete Snyder (5) Virginia Republican Primary Gubernatorial Candidate
  • Scott Jensen (10) Minnesota Republican challenger for Governor
  • Sonia Chang-Diaz (4) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Gaynor (5) Arizona Republican challenger for Governor
  • Terry McAuliffe (13) Virginia Democratic Challenger
  • Thomas Perez (29) Maryland Democratic Challenger for Governor
  • Tudor Dixon (5) Michigan Republican challenger for Governor
  • Vicky Cayetano (10) Hawaii Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Citations for 2021 gubernatorial races:
  • 2021 New Jersey Governor campaign website Steinhardt4Gov.com, 10/4/22, , (Link)
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Ammon Bundy: I will fight to eliminate the moral stain of abortion.
    Chad Prather: I vow to protect the sanctity of life in all my decisions.
    Chuck Herbster: Protect innocent life from conception to natural death.
    Chuck Herbster: Protect innocent life from conception to natural death.
    Daniel Mercuri: Man should have a say over decision to abort.
    Daniel Mercuri: Prioritize funding of anti-abortion counseling centers.
    Darren Bailey: Opposes expansion of abortion access, taxpayer funding.
    Don Huffines: I will protect innocent life regardless of Supreme Court.
    Doug Steinhardt: Pro-life, proud supporter of President Trump.
    Ed Humphreys: Pro-life: Human life has inherent purpose and value.
    Kerry McQuisten: We must ALWAYS fight for the right to life.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led fight for Reproductive Health Protection Act.
    Jesse Sullivan: Faith taught sanctity of life, need to protect unborn.
    Jim Renacci: Being a family man I will always stand on the side of life.
    Joe Lombardo: Joe is pro-life.
    John B. King: Expand access to all reproductive health services.
    John Cranley: Will veto attempts to take away women's reproductive freedom.
    Jonathan Wichmann: I believe in right to life and that abortion is murder.
    Josh Shapiro: Defended reproductive rights & woman's right to choose.
    Kari Lake: I am pro-life; always have and always will be.
    Kirk Cox: Led fight against late term abortion legislation.
    Lee Carter: An unapologetic supporter of a woman's right to choose.
    Les Gara: I will not allow the Legislature to roll back these rights.
    Letitia James: A champion of women's reproductive healthcare access.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Women have autonomy over their own bodies.
    Nan Whaley: Has always stood up for Ohioans' right to choose.
    Paul Morgan: Pro-family and pro-life.
    Scott Jensen: Christian faith compels fighting for unborn children.
    Terry McAuliffe: Permanently codify protections of Roe v. Wade.
    Thomas Perez: Committed to protecting and advancing reproductive rights.
    Doug Steinhardt: Conservative, pro-life, Lifetime NRA member.
Budget & Economy
    Ammon Bundy: Against state licensing, let people freely trade.
    Carol Blood: Deteriorating infrastructure slows our ability to compete.
    Casey Kulla: Government should help develop mixed housing stock.
    Charlie Crist: Worked to pass the American Rescue Plan.
    Daniel Mercuri: Cap spending; debt must be paid off in one generation.
    Ed Humphreys: Idaho has a hidden but massive spending problem.
    Geoff Diehl: Pass a budget that eliminates reckless state spending.
    Geoff Diehl: Every business is essential to its owners and employees.
    Jesse Sullivan: Job creation, not free assistance, keys to economic growth.
    Jim Renacci: Immediate spending freeze, reduce budget first year 10-15%.
    Jim Renacci: Capitalize on Ohio's quality of life assets.
    John B. King: Put public transit at the center of transportation policy.
    John Cranley: Rebuild Ohio's middle class by building vital infrastructure.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Balance the budget, build Rainy Day Fund.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Diversify economy, don't rely on multi-national corporations.
    Kari Lake: In a public health crisis let citizens decide for themselves.
    Lee Carter: Supports statewide rent control, de-commodifying housing.
    Lee Carter: Supports increased funding for public transportation.
    Les Gara: Partner with business to market Alaskan tourism.
    Leslie Rutledge: $3 million to Quick Action Loan Program for small businesses.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Invest in micro-businesses with path towards livable wage.
    Paul Morgan: Balanced budget, while shifting from tourism to R&D.
    Scott Jensen: More government is not the answer; it is the problem.
    Terry McAuliffe: Targeted investments partnering with schools, businesses.
    Terry McAuliffe: Provide small businesses access to capital.
    Thomas Perez: Support small business, especially those needing extra help.
    Thomas Perez: Ubiquitous, convenient transit needs to be a top priority.
    Thomas Perez: Homeownership is the best source of affordable housing.
    Tudor Dixon: Government programs should not disincentivize work.
    Vicky Cayetano: Developing affordable housing rentals a top priority.
Civil Rights
    Ammon Bundy: It's nonsense that calling "a man a man" is "hate speech".
    Billie Sutton: Indian Country will have a seat at the table.
    Casey Kulla: Committed to equity, some groups need additional resources.
    Casey Kulla: Queer Oregonians should feel safe, affirmed, included.
    Daniel Mercuri: Veto any form of reparations on slavery for California.
    Ed Humphreys: Fight for soul of America against Critical Race Theory.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led fight to get Virginia to ratify Equal Rights Amendment.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led on Virginia Values Act, banning LGBTQ discrimination.
    John B. King: End youth homelessness especially LGBTQ+ youth homelessness.
    John Cranley: Prioritized diversity and inclusion in Cincinnati.
    Josh Shapiro: Helped the first LGBT couples in Pennsylvania to marry.
    Kirk Cox: Enacted a zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment.
    Lee Carter: Enshrine LGBTQ equality in Virginia's Code and Constitution.
    Les Gara: I've sponsored legislation supporting equal LGBTQ rights.
    Leslie Rutledge: Ban transgender girls in sports to ensure equity.
    Paul Schimpf: Girls should not be at a biological disadvantage in sports.
    Terry McAuliffe: Vetoed multiple bills shielding discriminating groups.
    Terry McAuliffe: Tackle inequities by lifting up every Black Virginian.
    Vicky Cayetano: Native Hawaiian issues can no longer be swept aside.
    Chad Prather: We don't need California empires relocating to Texas.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Stop corporate welfare, focus on small and microbusinesses.
    Pete Snyder: Wall Street, big government rig system to protect profits.
    Ammon Bundy: Don't abolish police, but defund bloated police budgets.
    Ammon Bundy: Restitution rather than imprisonment for non-violent crime.
    Ammon Bundy: Police authority is of divine origin as well as Constitution.
    Casey Kulla: We need to shrink our prisons; address root causes of crime.
    Charlie Crist: Reimagine law enforcement; restore trust with police.
    Daniel Mercuri: I Do Not Support Defunding the Police, Period!
    Derek Schmidt: Backed the honorable men and women in law enforcement.
    Ed Humphreys: More resources for police; expand prison capacity.
    Geoff Diehl: Qualified immunity protects police, allowing them to work.
    Geoff Diehl: Activist judges have no place on the bench.
    Glenn Youngkin: $5000 retention bonus for "our law enforcement heroes".
    Jack Ciattarelli: Answer to hate crimes not new policy but changed attitude.
    Jennifer McClellan: System focuses on punishment rather than rehabilitation.
    Jesse Sullivan: Support law enforcement; empower them to do their jobs.
    Jim Renacci: I will always stand with law enforcement, ensure support.
    Joe Lombardo: Defunding the police is a radical, left-wing effort.
    John B. King: Raise minimum age that minor can be tried in adult courts.
    Kerry McQuisten: I'm against defunding our police.
    John Cranley: Shift funding from growing prisons to addressing poverty.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Eradicate sex trafficking, can not tolerate it.
    Josh Shapiro: Helped create statewide Police Misconduct Database.
    Kari Lake: Instead of defunding police, I will fully fund police.
    Kirk Cox: Invest $50 million for law enforcement salaries.
    Larry Elder: Police falsely accused of systemic racism, keep cash bail.
    Lee Carter: Reduce police budgets, supports defelonization.
    Letitia James: Systemic flaws in criminal justice system requires change.
    Paul Morgan: Support increased training and development of police.
    Paul Schimpf: I will support our law enforcement community.
    Scott Jensen: Work with law enforcement, citizen soldiers for safety.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: For criminal justice reform, repeal racist sentencing rules.
    Steve Gaynor: Oppose efforts to defund, delegitimize law enforcement.
    Terry McAuliffe: Shift from military-style equipment to support services.
    Thomas Perez: We need full-scale, nationwide reform of police departments.
    Tudor Dixon: Support law enforcement; urban violence unacceptable.
    Doug Steinhardt: General counsel to Law Enforcement Against Drugs.
    Ed Humphreys: Idaho CANNOT legalize or decriminalize drugs in any way.
    John B. King: Work to legalize and tax the sale of recreational cannabis.
    John Cranley: Legalize marijuana, use revenue to rebuild economy.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Legalize cannabis for medical and general use.
    Josh Shapiro: Has taken on Pharma over opioid epidemic.
    Lee Carter: Introduced bills to legalize cannabis.
    Leslie Rutledge: Hosted a yearly prescription Drug Abuse Summit.
    Letitia James: Aggressively pursue those who have promoted opioid addiction.
    Nikki Fried: Advocated for medical marijuana & legalization.
    Nikki Fried: Advocated for medical marijuana & legalization.
    Thomas Perez: Legalization means jobs, revenue; address past injustice.
    Thomas Perez: Both treatment and prevention to deal with opioid addiction.
    Doug Steinhardt: General counsel to Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.).
    Ammon Bundy: Government shouldn't be in the education business at all.
    Carol Blood: More state financing to reduce reliance on property tax.
    Casey Kulla: We need to invest in childcare for an equitable future.
    Chad Prather: Encourage strong support of 4-H and FFA programs.
    Chad Prather: Reject Common Core; expand civics, US/Texas history programs.
    Daniel Mercuri: Yes to federal funding, no to federal education standards.
    Daniel Mercuri: Return power to parents through school choice.
    Danielle Allen: Civic education initiative used in 14 Mass. school districts.
    Darren Bailey: Founded Christian academy for Christ-centered education.
    Darren Bailey: For common sense education reforms, put children first.
    Ed Humphreys: Problems in education will be solved through school choice.
    Geoff Diehl: Supports school choice, increased vocational education.
    Glenn Youngkin: Create "Innovation Schools" to provide more choice.
    Greg Abbott: Empower parents to choose school that's best for their child.
    Jennifer McClellan: Invest in early childhood educators: compensation, training.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led the fight to fully fund Virginia public schools.
    Jesse Sullivan: Bring competition to education; evidence-based approach.
    Jim Renacci: Eliminate Common Core, Critical Race Theory.
    John B. King: Ensure that public money goes to public schools.
    John B. King: First Education Secretary to be kicked out of high school.
    John Cranley: Increase access to community college and job training.
    John Cranley: Expand options for early learning opportunities.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Supports school choice; against centralized system.
    Kari Lake: The "woke" curriculum is racism; keep it out of our schools.
    Kari Lake: We're going to fund students not systems.
    Kerry McQuisten: I would like to see a refocus on "old school" school.
    Kerry McQuisten: Against implementing Critical Race Theory in the classroom.
    Kirk Cox: Froze college tuition for first time since age of disco.
    Larry Elder: Won't support schools that indoctrinate children with hate.
    Larry Elder: Will fight for school choice, charter schools.
    Lee Carter: Disconnect school funding from local property taxes.
    Les Gara: Republican education cuts have hurt workers, state economy.
    Leslie Rutledge: First in education which includes school choice.
    Letitia James: Prosecute for-profit college/predatory lenders for deception.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Change educational funding formula for needs of municipality.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Fund universal Pre-K, early stage development/screening.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Give students opportunity to dismantle systemic racism.
    Nan Whaley: Funded universal preschool, expanded to three year olds.
    Paul Morgan: Accountable, equitable funding for home and charter schools.
    Paul Schimpf: School choice for parents as to where their tax money goes.
    Pete Snyder: COVID: Open schools, allow students sports and spectators.
    Scott Jensen: Reopen schools instead of catering to teacher's unions.
    Scott Jensen: Give parents the ability to pick the best school for kids.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Fought for $1.5 billion in new aid to K-12 districts.
    Thomas Perez: Put himself through college with Pell grants & taking jobs.
    Thomas Perez: Committed to fully funding our education system.
    Thomas Perez: Pay teachers equitable and professional salaries.
    Thomas Perez: Equal access to early childhood education.
    Thomas Perez: Invest in school construction to address overcrowding.
    Thomas Perez: We must work to promote diversity among our educators.
    Thomas Perez: Make community colleges, trade schools tuition-free.
    Tudor Dixon: COVID: stalling education is not acceptable or good policy.
    Vicky Cayetano: Do more for youngest with universal preschool system.
Energy & Oil
    Casey Kulla: Don't allow any new fossil fuel infrastructure investments.
    Chad Prather: I oppose efforts to classify carbon dioxide as a pollutant.
    Daniel Mercuri: Forest wildfires are not the result of Climate Change.
    Ed Humphreys: Ed will champion nuclear energy.
    Geoff Diehl: Would reject regional Transportation Climate Initiative.
    Jay Block: Opposed ban on fracking on Federal lands.
    Jennifer McClellan: Ensure environmental justice policies underlie decisions.
    Jennifer McClellan: Worked to pass the Virginia Clean Economy Act.
    Jim Renacci: Ohio should capitalize on its oil and gas resources.
    John B. King: Achieve 100% clean energy use in all Maryland schools.
    John Cranley: Municipal solar farm will make city services carbon neutral.
    Jonathan Wichmann: I believe a diversified energy approach is the best plan.
    Josh Shapiro: Criminally charged multiple fracking companies.
    Kerry McQuisten: Doesn't agree that wildfires are result of climate crisis.
    Larry Elder: Against radicals for whom climate change is a religion.
    Lee Carter: Co-sponsor of Virginia's Green New Deal Act.
    Les Gara: Require state buildings to be energy efficient & renewables.
    Les Gara: Supports "responsible" oil development and mining.
    Leslie Rutledge: Joined challenge of revocation of Keystone Pipeline permit.
    Letitia James: Stop fracking infrastructure from being built in New York.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Fight for Green New Deal; stop fossil fuel expansion.
    Nan Whaley: Repeal law that gutted Ohio's renewable energy standards.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Supports green public transportation.
    Terry McAuliffe: Facilitate development of new clean energy technologies.
    Terry McAuliffe: Facilitate development of new clean energy technologies.
    Thomas Perez: 80% carbon free by 2030, 100% by 2035.
    Thomas Perez: Renewable energy means high paying jobs open to unionization.
    Vicky Cayetano: Protect our islands against the effects climate change.
    Billie Sutton: Listen to all parties to protect pheasant hunting habitats.
    Casey Kulla: 1st-generation farmer; balance profitability/sustainability.
    Daniel Mercuri: Roll back environmental policies on forests.
    John B. King: Crack down on polluters, especially serial offenders.
    John Cranley: Invest in clean water by fixing old pipes and sewers.
    Josh Shapiro: Fought rolling back critical environmental protections.
    Kari Lake: We must develop new, sustainable sources of water.
    Kerry McQuisten: Family lived off the grid and worked the land.
    Les Gara: Worked on civil prosecution on Exxon Valdez oil spill.
    Leslie Rutledge: Sued to stop EPA's Water of the United States Rule.
    Letitia James: Fight EPA's erosion of vital protections of water.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Protect communities from pollutants; move to renewables.
    Paul Morgan: Decide based on science, Native Hawaiian cultural practices.
    Vicky Cayetano: Do more to prevent and end animal cruelty and suffering.
    Vicky Cayetano: Welcome visitors in a way that is sustainable for Hawai'i.
Families & Children
    Ammon Bundy: I will ensure that Parental Rights are preserved.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Remove restrictions preventing building affordable housing.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Biological boys should not be allowed in girls sports.
    Daniel Mercuri: Strict laws on sexual activities with minors.
    Greg Abbott: As AG, recognized for nation's best child support program.
    Jennifer McClellan: Fought to establish paid family and medical leave.
    Josh Shapiro: Exposed predator priests, cover up of child sexual abuse.
    Les Gara: Father murdered in robbery; raised in foster homes.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Advocate for policies that support extended parental leave.
    Paul Morgan: Educate families on how to meet their basic needs.
    Thomas Perez: Parents need support to help them juggle work and family.
Foreign Policy
    Chuck Herbster: Israel needs us, so we will stand with them.
    Ed Humphreys: Take strong steps to protect Idaho from China's influence.
    Josh Shapiro: As child, started campaign for Soviet Jewish children.
    Paul Schimpf: Lead advisor to Iraqi prosecutors of Saddam Hussein.
Free Trade
    Billie Sutton: Better trade deals, not trade wars and tariffs.
    Chuck Herbster: Grow trade markets to jumpstart our agricultural industries.
    Chuck Herbster: Grow foreign markets to jumpstart agriculture industries.
    Marco Lopez: Worked to ensure legal trade and travel at our borders.
Government Reform
    Amanda Chase: Introduced term limits to stop career politicians.
    Ammon Bundy: Fight back against federal tyranny to protect our land.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Sunset law for all regulations; renew or end after 10 years.
    Carol Blood: Counties are footing the bill for state's unfunded mandates.
    Casey Kulla: Transportation needs infrastructure & innovative thinking.
    Charlie Crist: Extend voting hours across the state for all.
    Daniel Mercuri: Require voter ID, end drop boxes, limit mail-in ballots.
    Darren Bailey: Strongly supports and advocates for term limits.
    Don Huffines: Texans rightfully don't have faith in our elections.
    Don Huffines: COVID: Amend state constitution to forbid church closures.
    Ed Humphreys: Volunteer Idaho State Director for U.S. Term Limits.
    Ed Humphreys: Investigate clear evidence of fraud in 2020 election.
    Glenn Youngkin: Update voter rolls monthly; verify mail-in ballots.
    Glenn Youngkin: For total overhaul of the Virginia Employment Commission.
    Jack Ciattarelli: Require photo ID, purge voter rolls, allow early voting.
    Jay Block: Limit length of time for governor's emergency orders.
    Jay Block: Require Voter ID; fund those who lack ID.
    Jesse Sullivan: For strict term limits, against partisan gerrymandering.
    Jim Renacci: Make donations and State contracts public.
    Jim Renacci: Redistribute state offices in Columbus around the state.
    Joe Gale: Eliminate no-excuse mail-in voting; mandate voter ID.
    Joe Lombardo: End ballot harvesting, universal mail ballots.
    John Cranley: Reform campaign finance laws by requiring public disclosure.
    Josh Shapiro: Defend 2020 election results all the way to Supreme Court.
    Josh Shapiro: Worked on some of the toughest ethics laws in state history.
    Kari Lake: Require voter ID on all ballots.
    Kari Lake: COVID: Pass law forbidding closing churches.
    Lee Carter: End Electoral College; more early and absentee voting.
    Lee Carter: Establishing a system of publicly financed elections.
    Les Gara: Protect salmon and trout waters from mining operation.
    Paul Morgan: Paul's view on ELECTIONS: Free, Fair, Public.
    Pete Snyder: For photo ID at polls; witnesses for absentee ballots.
    Scott Jensen: COVID: Enact emergency power reform led by science.
    Scott Jensen: Emergency powers shouldn't be used to change election laws.
    Steve Gaynor: Demand voter ID, election audits should be routine.
    Thomas Perez: Increase accessible voting centers; end long lines.
    Thomas Perez: Overhaul state unemployment system from ground up.
    Thomas Perez: Open environmental data to fullest extent possible.
    Tudor Dixon: Empower Michiganders to make own decisions on health & work.
    Tudor Dixon: We need ethics and legal reforms to restore transparency.
Gun Control
    Amanda Chase: Keep kids safe with armed police at each school.
    Ammon Bundy: Guns are more American than apple pie.
    Chad Prather: Make Texas a constitutional carry state.
    Chuck Herbster: Fight for your Second Amendment Rights.
    Chuck Herbster: Will fight for your Second Amendment Rights.
    Daniel Mercuri: Supports stand-your-ground; expand the Castle Law.
    Darren Bailey: Education is crucial for those opposed to gun rights.
    Ed Humphreys: Not allow ANY infringement upon our Second Amendment rights.
    Greg Abbott: Signed "campus carry" and "open carry" into law.
    Jennifer McClellan: For universal background checks, red flag laws.
    Jesse Sullivan: 2nd amendment is an important piece of our national identity.
    Jim Renacci: Make Ohio a Second Amendment Sanctuary State.
    Joe Lombardo: Eliminated county gun registry, stop government tracking.
    Joe Lombardo: Opposes bump stocks, supports narrow background checks.
    John Jay Lee: A+ rating from the NRA; pro-2nd amendment values.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Pro 2nd Amendment and Constitutional Carry.
    Kari Lake: Second Amendment shall not be infringed.
    Kerry McQuisten: Second Amendment protects us from a tyrannical government.
    Kirk Cox: Second Amendment is a foundational God-given right.
    Leslie Rutledge: A proud Christian, pro-life, gun-carrying conservative Momma.
    Letitia James: Push a legal and legislative agenda to close legal loopholes.
    Nikki Fried: Kicked the NRA out of weapons license permitting.
    Nikki Fried: Kicked the NRA out of weapons license permitting.
    Scott Jensen: Against background checks; for Stand-Your-Ground.
    Steve Gaynor: I will defend Arizona's Second Amendment Sanctuary law.
    Terry McAuliffe: Fight for common sense solutions to preventing gun violence.
Health Care
    Amanda Chase: Allow insurance across state lines; no surprise billing.
    Ammon Bundy: ObamaCare illegal, unconstitutional, immoral, downright evil.
    Billie Sutton: Our aging veterans will continue receiving high quality care.
    Caitlyn Jenner: COVID: Listen to science; reopen schools and businesses.
    Carol Blood: Attract next generation of medical professionals to Nebraska.
    Casey Kulla: Create a public option plan as part of insurance marketplace.
    Casey Kulla: Ensure affirming healthcare for transgender Oregonians.
    Chad Prather: COVID: end mandates, contact tracing, & mask requirements.
    Daniel Mercuri: Socialistic healthcare is not the answer.
    Daniel Mercuri: Cap drug prices; release patents sooner.
    Daniel Mercuri: Challenge vaccine manufacturing companies.
    Daniel Mercuri: COVID: Open businesses, let them decide on mask mandate.
    Danielle Allen: Co-wrote bipartisan Suppress Covid Act for Congress.
    Darren Bailey: COVID: led charge against lockdown; would fully reopen.
    Ed Humphreys: Ban vaccine and mask mandates, ban vaccine passports.
    Geoff Diehl: Opposes schools mandating students get flu vaccine.
    Geoff Diehl: COVID: Strongly oppose mandates for vaccination or proof.
    Hirsh Singh: COVID: don't stop family get-togethers for Thanksgiving.
    Jay Block: COVID: no vaccine passport; no penalties on businesses.
    Jennifer McClellan: Helped expand Medicaid coverage to over 400,000 Virginians.
    Jesse Sullivan: Opposes mandates; encourages vaccines if you so choose.
    Jim Renacci: Ohio must roll back Medicaid Expansion.
    John B. King: Protect and increase access to gender-affirming health care.
    John B. King: Treat healthcare as a human right; ensure access for all.
    John Cranley: Open new rural health centers, focus on primary health care.
    Jonathan Wichmann: I do not support mandatory vaccines; favor self-management.
    Kari Lake: I will seek to ban vaccine mandates across the board.
    Kerry McQuisten: I am vehemently against vaccine passports.
    Kirk Cox: Raised over $2 million for breast cancer awareness.
    Lee Carter: Fighting for a universal healthcare system from day one.
    Les Gara: Inform people instead of heated "forced vaccination" claims.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Healthcare is a human right.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Stop abusive prescription pricing: value people over profit.
    Paul Morgan: Public/private partnerships to resolve health infrastructure.
    Scott Jensen: Led the fight for an insulin affordability bill.
    Terry McAuliffe: Bring PPE & pharmaceutical manufacturing to Virginia.
    Thomas Perez: 94% healthcare coverage not good enough; goal is 100%.
    Thomas Perez: Ensure that there is equal access to mental health care.
    Vicky Cayetano: Support producing physicians who stay and work in Hawai'i.
Homeland Security
    Charlie Crist: Led effort to ensure veterans had access to COVID vaccine.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Ensure no veteran is forgotten or homeless.
    Kirk Cox: Introduced over 120 bills for veterans and their families.
    Leslie Rutledge: First-ever Military and Veterans Initiative at AG's office.
    Paul Schimpf: I demanded our veterans be given proper medical treatment.
    Ammon Bundy: Allow honest, hard-working immigrants to become citizens.
    Chad Prather: Support border wall, ICE; no sanctuary cities in Texas.
    Chuck Herbster: Secure our borders to protect jobs, scarce resources.
    Chuck Herbster: Demand the federal government secures our borders.
    Daniel Mercuri: California will no longer be a sanctuary state.
    Daniel Mercuri: I am not for open borders, need to limit trafficking.
    Don Huffines: Finish building the wall; completely shut down the border.
    Ed Humphreys: Craft a refugee resettlement policy that doesn't harm Idaho.
    Geoff Diehl: Help everyone who wants to become a permanent, legal citizen.
    Greg Abbott: Signed the toughest border security law of any state.
    Jay Block: Opposed halt to building of border wall.
    Jay Block: Will use National Guard to protect and secure our border.
    Joe Lombardo: Defend our borders; oppose sanctuary cities.
    John B. King: Prevent local detention centers from contracting with ICE.
    Jonathan Wichmann: I support legal immigration, protect our borders.
    Kari Lake: I am committed to finishing the wall.
    Leslie Rutledge: Sued to overturn Sanctuary jurisdiction rules under Obama.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Defense fund for undocumented people who have been harmed.
    Nicholas Kristof: Oregon showed compassion for a refugee--my father.
    Paul Morgan: Ensure the swift removal of unlawful entrants.
    Pete Snyder: I'll enforce the law and deport violent criminals.
    Steve Gaynor: If Feds won't do it, state should finish the border wall.
    Thomas Perez: As board president, grew local immigrant advocacy group.
    Thomas Perez: Guarantee healthcare to immigrants, regardless of status.
    Casey Kulla: All workers deserve the right to form and join a union.
    Glenn Youngkin: Founded VA Ready to help unemployed get job training.
    Jay Block: Passed the first-ever county level Right to Work ordinance.
    John B. King: Ensure right to collectively bargain, increase minimum wage.
    Lee Carter: Repeal "right to work" law; first campaign in VA to unionize.
    Lee Carter: Opposes subminimum wages for people with disabilities.
    Les Gara: Co-sponsored legislation to require a $15/hour minimum wage.
    Letitia James: Examine causes of pay inequity, change workplace culture.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Direct investment by state in business to boost wages.
    Terry McAuliffe: Everyone should have access to paid sick days.
    Thomas Perez: Inequitable that women still not receiving equal pay.
    Thomas Perez: Expand Maryland business-based job training program.
Principles & Values
    Amanda Chase: Put "In God We Trust" in public schools.
    Ammon Bundy: COVID: no matter what, Idaho will remain open and free.
    Ammon Bundy: Supports laws and acts affirming Judeo-Christian morals.
    Anthony Bland: Ordained Baptist minister, Master of Theological Studies.
    Billie Sutton: More important to live by God's plan than by his own plan.
    Billie Sutton: Celebrate all of South Dakota's cultures and traditions.
    Carol Blood: Serve the people, not special interest groups or parties.
    Casey Kulla: Need marginalized people present at all levels of power.
    Chad Prather: Texas is no longer the Texas that most Texans think it is.
    Charlie Crist: This is a moment for inclusion rather than exclusion.
    Chuck Herbster: Carry on President Trump's America First policies.
    Chuck Herbster: Tending family cattle taught him rewards of hard work.
    Chuck Herbster: Radical left promotes abolition of God in our country.
    Chuck Herbster: Raised on land his family homesteaded in the 1800s.
    Daniel Mercuri: A man who is tired of political correctness.
    Daniel Mercuri: Losing our Constitutional foundation to socialism & BLM.
    Daniel Mercuri: Constitution harmonizes more with Christianity.
    Danielle Allen: Greatest aspiration is to build road to empowerment for all.
    Derek Schmidt: Conservative who believes in protecting traditional values.
    Don Huffines: If we lose Texas, we are going to lose the free world.
    Don Huffines: I have the courage to save our great state: TEXAS FIRST.
    Don Huffines: It's a lie that minorities are oppressed and can't succeed.
    Ed Humphreys: America is the greatest nation on Earth.
    Ed Humphreys: I will protect and promote our God-given rights.
    Ed Humphreys: Idaho is the last foxhole for freedom and family values.
    Geoff Diehl: Earned the rank of Eagle Scout at age 16.
    Glenn Youngkin: I'm guided by my faith & conservative values.
    Glenn Youngkin: I will do the job of governor without accepting a salary.
    Greg Abbott: Signed Pastor Protection Act allowing pastors free speech.
    Greg Abbott: Calls for an Article V Convention of States.
    Hirsh Singh: Claims Antifa is "radical, paramilitary arm" of Democrats.
    Jesse Sullivan: My primary mission is to know, love, and serve God.
    Jesse Sullivan: World should look to us as a role model nation.
    Jim Renacci: It's time to elect an Ohio first conservative.
    Jim Renacci: Restore the American Dream in Ohio.
    Joe Gale: First Pennsylvania elected official to endorse Donald Trump.
    John B. King: The truth is my whole life has been a long-shot.
    John Jay Lee: Switched parties because of "socialist, extremist agenda".
    Kari Lake: Can't allow liberal policies to California our Arizona.
    Kerry McQuisten: Turned city into a "Common Sense Sanctuary".
    Kerry McQuisten: America is the shining light on the hill, fight to save her.
    Larry Elder: Our government is what's ruining the Golden State.
    Larry Elder: My parents taught this great truth: Hard work wins.
    Les Gara: Won't pit urban vs. rural communities, we prosper together.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: No greater service than committing to liberation of others.
    Marco Lopez: Parents taught moral obligation to give back to community.
    Nicholas Kristof: At NY Times focused on human rights, global health issues.
    Nicholas Kristof: Won two Pulitzers: for Tiananmen and genocide in Darfur.
    Scott Jensen: I'll work with science and facts like a medical professional.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: First Latina elected to the Massachusetts State Senate.
    Steve Gaynor: Arizona: where God, Country, Family and Freedom come first.
    Vicky Cayetano: Raised private funds to preserve old governor's residence.
    Vicky Cayetano: Worked to establish Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra.
Social Security
    Billie Sutton: Find ways to prioritize care for our elders in our budget.
    Casey Kulla: Government should fund Social Security for caregivers.
    Greg Abbott: Pursued stricter oversight of public pension funds.
    Jay Block: Eliminate state taxes on Social Security & veteran pensions.
    Jesse Sullivan: Transition state pension fund to private retirement plan.
    Letitia James: Protect workers' pension funds and savings.
    Thomas Perez: Enforce laws misclassifying workers to avoid taxes.
Tax Reform
    Amanda Chase: Help business by opposing tax increases, cutting red tape.
    Ammon Bundy: Eliminate property tax; eliminate personal income tax.
    Caitlyn Jenner: I'll veto any tax increase. Period.
    Casey Kulla: Property taxes not keeping up with local & school costs.
    Chad Prather: Provide lower rates for farmers and ranchers.
    Chad Prather: No state income tax, reduce property tax.
    Chuck Herbster: Implement the consumption tax system.
    Chuck Herbster: Move Nebraska to a consumption-based tax system.
    Daniel Mercuri: Cut taxes in half, no right to punish the wealthy.
    Daniel Mercuri: Abolish the IRS; repeal the Income Tax Act.
    Darren Bailey: Fought against tax hikes, tax relief a top priority.
    Darren Bailey: Will work to lower both property and income taxes.
    Don Huffines: I will phase out the property tax system entirely.
    Ed Humphreys: Abolish Idaho income tax.
    Geoff Diehl: Led ballot question campaign to overturn gas tax increase.
    Glenn Youngkin: Oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes.
    Jay Block: Waive 50-75% property tax for retired first responders.
    Jesse Sullivan: Reduce taxes that make it hard for business growth.
    Jim Renacci: Eliminate income tax in 10 years, impose consumption tax.
    Joe Lombardo: Joe will veto any new tax increase.
    John Cranley: Increase severance tax on energy companies, pay families.
    Les Gara: End unnecessary oil company tax credits.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Increase taxes on income over $475,000; phase-out car tax.
    Paul Morgan: Tourism tax on all visitors to Hawai'i.
    Paul Morgan: Remove excise tax from necessities, eliminate estate tax.
    Paul Schimpf: In Legislature, I voted against every tax increase.
    Pete Snyder: I will oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes.
    Vicky Cayetano: Helped revise unemployment tax formula, businesses paid less.
    Casey Kulla: Increase telemedicine by improving high-speed internet.
    Chuck Herbster: Expand internet access and speed across the state.
    Daniel Mercuri: Invest in precious metals & digital crypto-currencies.
    Daniel Mercuri: Prevent Big Tech's interference, censorship in elections.
    Jesse Sullivan: Encourage development of cryptocurrency, blockchain business.
    John Cranley: Bring high speed internet to every corner of the state.
    Lee Carter: Build broadband infrastructure as public works projects.
    Marco Lopez: Business helped bring internet to low-income families.
    Paul Morgan: Public/private partnerships: transportation infrastructure.
    Terry McAuliffe: Invest in broadband infrastructure and access.
    Thomas Perez: We must build equitable digital infrastructure.
Welfare & Poverty
    Ammon Bundy: End welfare; leave it to churches and charities.
    Caitlyn Jenner: Unleash the power of our faith-based organizations.
    Daniel Mercuri: Incentivize inner city home owners to buy, rent properties.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Choosing to ignore homelessness reflects poorly on all of us.
    Luis-Daniel Munoz: Invest in affordable and low-income housing.
    Paul Morgan: Resolve homelessness through Public Private Partnerships.
    Terry McAuliffe: Strong safety net including affordable housing.
    Thomas Perez: Invest in state's successful affordable housing program.

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