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Jim Justice on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Without any question whatsoever, I stand with the unborn. (Jan 2020)
  • The Supreme Court ruled on abortion, and the law is the law. (Aug 2016)
Jim Justice on Budget & Economy
Click here for 3 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Balanced $217M budget deficit with no new taxes. (Jan 2019)
  • Cut Rainy Day fund by $123M for WV's biggest depression ever. (Feb 2017)
  • Limit lawmaker pay to 5 work days for any special session. (Jun 2016)
Jim Justice on Civil Rights
Click here for 2 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • State human rights commission is understaffed & underfunded. (Mar 2019)
  • Governor's Minority Affairs director condemned by NAACP. (Dec 2018)
Jim Justice on Corporations
Click here for 3 full quotes on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Eliminate business inventory and machinery tax if we can. (Jan 2020)
  • Just Cut Taxes And Win: start with business taxes. (Jan 2018)
  • Raise business B&O tax, sales tax, state fees, & gas tax. (Feb 2017)
Jim Justice on Crime
Click here for the full quote on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Stiffer laws for drug pushers; treatment for addicts. (Feb 2017)
Jim Justice on Drugs
Click here for 8 full quotes on Drugs OR background on Drugs.
  • Create Narcotics Intelligence Unit strike force. (Jan 2020)
  • Jobs & Hope: $29.7 million to guide people in recovery. (Oct 2019)
  • Jim's Dream: job training program for drug addicts. (Jan 2019)
  • Jim's Dream: $10M for equipment at vo-tech training centers. (Jan 2019)
  • Adamantly opposed to recreational marijuana, but medical ok. (Jan 2019)
  • We have to have stiffer laws to fix the drug problem. (Feb 2017)
  • Three-pronged attack to go after the drug runners. (Nov 2015)
  • Support the expansion of drug courts. (Nov 2015)
Jim Justice on Education
Click here for 8 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Cool to education savings accounts & charter schools. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports education, with focus on public school teachers. (Apr 2019)
  • 5% teacher's pay raise, as part of education reform. (Jan 2019)
  • Support non-college career paths. (Jan 2018)
  • Return education back from bureaucracies to local level. (Feb 2017)
  • Replace Smarter Balance with ACT testing. (Feb 2017)
  • We're dead last: 2% teacher raise; and dump state testing. (Feb 2017)
  • Pay our teachers what they're worth, to attract the best. (Nov 2015)
Jim Justice on Energy & Oil
Click here for 5 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • State's coal can be used for construction instead of fuel. (Jan 2020)
  • Coal miners back work is good; let's have more. (Jan 2018)
  • Lower the severance tax on coal and gas. (Feb 2017)
  • Lower, and then tier, the severance tax on coal and gas. (Feb 2017)
  • Promote new uses for central Appalachian coal. (Nov 2015)
Jim Justice on Environment
Click here for 5 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Invest $14M in tourism and revenue comes flying right back. (Jan 2019)
  • $60M upgrade to state parks. (Jan 2019)
  • I love the outdoors, but regulatory agencies tell you no. (Feb 2017)
  • Paid $900,000 fine for poor pollution controls at mines. (Sep 2016)
  • EPA regulations have been difficult, overreaching, and wrong. (Oct 2015)
Jim Justice on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Justice on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Justice on Free Trade
Click here for 4 full quotes on Free Trade OR background on Free Trade.
  • Supports tariffs that lead to good deals when dust settles. (Jan 2019)
  • Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA. (Oct 2018)
  • Change the trade imbalance with China. (Jan 2018)
  • Bring manufacturing back from Vietnam, China and Mexico. (Feb 2017)
Jim Justice on Government Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Appoint a Waste Czar to root out agency excess. (Feb 2017)
  • Ban fundraising while the legislature is in session. (Jun 2016)
  • No contributions to legislators during legislative sessions. (Nov 2015)
Jim Justice on Gun Control
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  • The Second Amendment is ingrained in me. (Jan 2020)
Jim Justice on Health Care
Click here for 3 full quotes on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • We can all agree on protection for preexisting conditions. (Jan 2020)
  • Establish Medicaid Families First Reserve Fund. (Jan 2020)
  • Don't plan on repealing Obamacare/ACA's Medicaid expansion. (Sep 2016)
Jim Justice on Homeland Security
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  • More programs for National Guard and veterans. (Jan 2019)
  • Exempt military retirees from the state income tax. (Nov 2015)
Jim Justice on Immigration
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  • I hope and pray we never have sanctuary cities here. (Jan 2020)
  • Attacks Democrats for not supporting border security. (Jan 2019)
Jim Justice on Jobs
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  • Free college has led to record high employment. (Jan 2020)
Jim Justice on Local Issues
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Justice on Principles & Values
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  • Condemned with IFFY award for running "Issue-Free" campaign. (Aug 2016)
Jim Justice on Social Security
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  • Signs law phasing out tax on Social Security for most. (Mar 2019)
  • Eliminate state tax on Social Security benefits. (Jan 2019)
  • Totally exempt on your Social Security from State income tax. (Jan 2019)
Jim Justice on Tax Reform
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  • Increase fees, gas tax, and business tax to close deficit. (Feb 2017)
  • Don't tax people to death; rein in government by attrition. (Jun 2016)
Jim Justice on Technology
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  • Bid all road jobs, with 5% construction severance. (Feb 2017)
Jim Justice on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim Justice on Welfare & Poverty
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  • If we can't find money to fight hunger, then we're not much. (Jan 2020)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Without any question whatsoever, I stand with the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
The Supreme Court ruled on abortion, and the law is the law: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
State human rights commission is understaffed & underfunded: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Governor's Minority Affairs director condemned by NAACP: Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We can all agree on protection for preexisting conditions: Favors topic 5
Establish Medicaid Families First Reserve Fund: Favors topic 5
Don't plan on repealing Obamacare/ACA's Medicaid expansion: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Signs law phasing out tax on Social Security for most: Opposes topic 6
Eliminate state tax on Social Security benefits: Opposes topic 6
Totally exempt on your Social Security from State income tax: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Cool to education savings accounts & charter schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports education, with focus on public school teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
5% teacher's pay raise, as part of education reform: Opposes topic 7
Return education back from bureaucracies to local level: Favors topic 7
Replace Smarter Balance with ACT testing: Favors topic 7
We're dead last: 2% teacher raise; and dump state testing: Opposes topic 7
Pay our teachers what they're worth, to attract the best: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Invest $14M in tourism and revenue comes flying right back: Opposes topic 8
$60M upgrade to state parks: Strongly Opposes topic 8
I love the outdoors, but regulatory agencies tell you no: Favors topic 8
Paid $900,000 fine for poor pollution controls at mines: Favors topic 8
EPA regulations have been difficult, overreaching, and wrong: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stiffer laws for drug pushers; treatment for addicts: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
The Second Amendment is ingrained in me: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate business inventory and machinery tax if we can: Opposes topic 11
Just Cut Taxes And Win: start with business taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Raise business B&O tax, sales tax, state fees, & gas tax: Favors topic 11
Increase fees, gas tax, and business tax to close deficit: Strongly Favors topic 11
Don't tax people to death; rein in government by attrition: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
I hope and pray we never have sanctuary cities here: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Attacks Democrats for not supporting border security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports tariffs that lead to good deals when dust settles: Opposes topic 13
Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA: Favors topic 13
Change the trade imbalance with China: Opposes topic 13
Bring manufacturing back from Vietnam, China and Mexico: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
More programs for National Guard and veterans: Favors topic 15
Exempt military retirees from the state income tax: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Appoint a Waste Czar to root out agency excess: Favors topic 16
Ban fundraising while the legislature is in session: Favors topic 16
No contributions to legislators during legislative sessions: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
State's coal can be used for construction instead of fuel: Favors topic 18
Coal miners back work is good; let's have more: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Lower the severance tax on coal and gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Lower, and then tier, the severance tax on coal and gas: Favors topic 18
Promote new uses for central Appalachian coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Create Narcotics Intelligence Unit strike force: Strongly Favors topic 19
Jobs & Hope: $29.7 million to guide people in recovery: Opposes topic 19
Jim's Dream: job training program for drug addicts: Opposes topic 19
Jim's Dream: $10M for equipment at vo-tech training centers: Opposes topic 19
Adamantly opposed to recreational marijuana, but medical ok: Favors topic 19
We have to have stiffer laws to fix the drug problem: Strongly Favors topic 19
Three-pronged attack to go after the drug runners: Strongly Favors topic 19
Support the expansion of drug courts: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Balanced $217M budget deficit with no new taxes: Opposes topic 20
Cut Rainy Day fund by $123M for WV's biggest depression ever: Favors topic 20
Limit lawmaker pay to 5 work days for any special session: Opposes topic 20

Jim Justice is a Centrist
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