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Adam Edelen on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion rights are vital to ensuring equality for women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Unwavering support of women's right to health care decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Restore Kentucky Commission on Women; 50% women in Cabinet: Strongly Favors topic 2
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
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect ObamaCare and expanded Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fully fund government pensions; reform state system: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support teachers with pensions and more in classroom: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Don't make schools profit centers for charter corporations: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Police departments should reflect diversity of community: Opposes topic 9
Investigate the number of untested sexual assault kits: Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No increased tax burden on poor and working Kentuckians: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Think about human impact of anti-immigrant laws: Favors 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:
Support American Exceptionalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Jobs for out-of-work coal miners in renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Install solar panels on reclaimed surface mines: Strongly Favors topic 18
Climate change is real; renewables key to tomorrow's jobs: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
More beds in Kentucky to treat the scourge of addition: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Kentucky Kick Start: make Main Streets bustling again: Strongly Favors topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Adam Edelen on the issues:
KY Gubernatorial:
Alison Grimes
Andy Beshear
Ben Chandler
Elaine Chao
Jim Gray
Matt Bevin
Robert Goforth
Rocky Adkins
KY Senatorial:
C. Wesley Morgan
Jim Gray
Rand Paul
Steven Cox

Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R)
vs.Goforth(R,lost primary)
vs.Adkins(D,lost primary)
vs.Beshear(D)
vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
LA:
Edwards(D)
vs.Abraham(R)
vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
MS:
Bryant(R,retiring)
vs.Foster(R)
vs.Hood(D)
vs.Reeves(R)
vs.Waller(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) - no challengers yet
MT: Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Neill(D) vs.Schreiner(D)
NC: Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) - no challengers yet
NH: Sununu(incumbent) - no challengers yet
PR: Rossello(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Cox(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) - no challengers yet
WA: Inslee(retiring) - no challengers yet
WV: Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Thrasher(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Smith(D)
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

 

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