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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 100% by Planned Parenthood, indicating a pro-choice stance: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Increase diversity in state employment: Strongly Favors topic 2
A robust, accurate, Black history curriculum in schools: Strongly Favors topic 2
Appointed first black judge to the state Supreme Court: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Proclaims Pride Month, action plan for LGBTQ+ equality: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(0 points on Social scale)
Our tremendous diversity is part of our great strength: Neutral on topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Respite care programs for family caregivers: Favors topic 5
Plan for increased research and prevention: Favors topic 5
Need to address high cost of health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Reduced rates has led to almost 95% with insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
COVID: We'll follow the science and wear masks: Strongly Favors topic 5
Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster": Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expect to work longer than our parents did before retiring: Favors topic 6
Rated 93% by ARA, indicating a pro-Trust Fund stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Focus on improving troubled schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Prioritize public education & supporting teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Support 700 teachers at high-needs schools: Opposes topic 7
Opportunity Funding targets resources to neediest students: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Double Opportunity Funding for public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Increase state investments in early childhood education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Fund literacy coaches to focus on the science of reading: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Give children books free of charge from birth to school: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Rated No-strings-attached block grant will kill transparency: Opposes topic 7
Rated Oppose private and religious school voucher programs: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(+5 points on Social scale)
Improve the sustainability of our land and waters: Strongly Opposes topic 8
$50 million investment in new Clean Water Trust Fund: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs: Opposes topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Rehabilitating offenders is key to safer communities: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Help ex-offenders back into community: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Inmates should leave prison better than when they entered: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Gangs should accept help or be prepared to go to prison: Favors topic 9
We banned chokeholds, now body cameras for every officer: Opposes topic 9
Expand group intervention program to reduce gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Sponsored evidence-based & proven prevention for street gangs: Opposes topic 9
Rated 92% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Enforce existing gun laws; do more on mental health: Favors topic 10
Keep guns out of the hands of those who would harm: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Signed law mandating safe storage of loaded firearms: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
States for Gun Safety: fill void left by no Federal policy: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Get spending under control and reduce the deficit: Opposes topic 11
Budgetary discipline: reduce debt AND cut taxes: Opposes topic 11
Share sacrifice of budget cuts and tax hikes: Favors topic 11
Rated Raising estate tax to 1990s level means $448B in new revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
No free pass, but guest worker program: Favors topic 12
Rated Voted to legalize DREAMer immigrants via military service: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Ideas to bring jobs back instead of arguing about offshoring: Opposes topic 13
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Rated 50% by the USAE, indicating a mixed record on trade: Neutral on topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners: Opposes topic 14
$500M and 3,000 troops to Africa to fight Ebola: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Peace through Strength
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fight terrorism effectively with global diplomacy: Favors topic 15
Deployed National Guard at home for disabled during COVID: Opposes topic 15
Rated Funding wars separately is gimmick against sequestration: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Make mail-in voting a permanent feature of our elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Delaware should join National Popular Vote compact: Strongly Favors topic 16
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures: Strongly Favors topic 16
Full disclosure of campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
No separate contribution limits for party activities: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Signed term limit pledge: 6 years House; 12 years Senate: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
(-5 points on Social scale)
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Prevent exploration and drilling off the coast of Delaware: Strongly Favors topic 18
If Washington won't act on climate change, we will: Strongly Favors topic 18
Eliminate climate-changing hydrofluorocarbons in Delaware: Strongly Favors topic 18
By 2035, 40% of state's energy from renewable sources: Strongly Favors topic 18
Build out Delaware electric vehicle charging infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 18
Federal grant allows us to build clean energy industry here: Strongly Favors topic 18
Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Opposes topic 18
50% clean and carbon free electricity by 2030: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Impose new protections for the safe prescribing of opioids: Favors topic 19
Decriminalize under-age marijuana possession: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Budgetary reserve will help during downturn: Favors topic 20
Proposes fund to convert existing properties for employers: Strongly Favors topic 20
Put a hyper-focus on small business: they drive job creation: Strongly Favors topic 20
Delaware can't compete if we don't have our budget in order: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Investment in new jobs means drop in unemployment: Strongly Favors topic 20
Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot: Strongly Favors topic 20
Grants to small business is investment in the future: Strongly Favors topic 20
Today we have more jobs than we have people to fill them: Neutral on topic 20
Develop incubators like DTP @ STAR, full on Day 1: Favors topic 20
Delawareans are willing to chip in and help, if all do: Favors topic 20
Develop more than 1,200 affordable housing units: Strongly Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20

John Carney is a Hard-Core Liberal
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KY: Incumbent Andy Beshear(D)
vs.State A.G. Daniel Cameron(R)

vs.Ambassador Kelly Craft(R)
vs.State Auditor Mike Harmon(R)
LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
vs.Jeff Landry(R)
vs.Shawn Wilson(D)
vs.John Schroder(R)
vs.Sharon Hewitt(R)
MS: Incumbent Tate Reeves(R)
vs.Bill Waller(R,withdrew)
vs.Brandon Presley(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2024:
DE: Gov. John Carney (D, term-limited);
vs. Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long (D)
vs. Matt Meyer (D)
vs. State Rep.Mike Ramone (R)
IN: Gov. Eric Holcomb (R, term-limited);
vs. Sen. Mike Braun (R)
vs. Suzanne Crouch (R)
vs. Jennifer McCormick (D)
MO: Gov. Mike Parson (R, term-limited):
vs. Jay Ashcroft (R)
vs. Bill Eigel (R)
vs. Mike Kehoe (R)
vs. Crystal Quade (D)
MT: Gov. Greg Gianforte (R)
vs. Ryan Busse (D)
vs. Tanner Smith (R, lost June 4 primary)
Gubernatorial Debates 2024 (continued):
NC: Gov. Roy Cooper (D, term-limited);
vs. Mark Robinson (R)
vs. Josh Stein (D)
vs. Dale Folwell (R, lost March 5 primary)
vs. Michael Morgan (D, lost March 5 primary)
vs. Andy Wells (R,withdrew)
ND: Gov. Doug Burgum (R, retiring)
vs. State Rep. Rick Becker (R)
vs. U.S.Rep.Kelly Armstrong (R)
vs. State Sen.Merrill Piepkorn (D)
NH: Gov. Chris Sununu (R, retiring)
vs. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R)
vs. Joyce Craig (D)
vs. Chuck Morse (R)
vs. Cinde Warmington (D)
UT: Gov. Spencer Cox (R)
vs. State Rep. Phil Lyman (R)
vs. Minority Leader Brian King (D)
VT: Gov. Phil Scott (R)
vs. Selectman Peter Duval (D)
vs. Commissioner Esther Charlestin (D)
WA: Gov. Jay Inslee (D, retiring);
vs. WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D)
vs. U.S.Rep.Dave Reichert (R)
vs. State Sen. Mark Mullet (D)
vs. County Chair Semi Bird (R)
vs. Hilary Franz (D, withdrew)
WV: Gov. Jim Justice (R, term-limited);
vs. WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R)
vs. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams (D)
vs. WV State Auditor JB McCuskey (R, withdrew)
vs. WV Secretary of State Mac Warner (R, lost May 14 primary)
vs. State Del. Moore Capito (R, lost May 14 primary)
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Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
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Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Infrastructure/Technology
Jobs
Local Issues
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Social Security
Tax Reform
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Welfare/Poverty

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