Search for...

Kay Ivey on VoteMatch



VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Signed amicus brief to stop abortions after 20 weeks: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Religious/ethical exemption for health care providers: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Alabama has one of the strongest pro-life laws in America: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Held first ever Governor's Disability Job Fair: Favors topic 2
Help black students pursue STEM careers: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
One-man-one-woman marriage is cornerstone of civilization: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Replace marriage licenses with affidavits: Favors topic 3
Adoption/foster care agencies may reject LGBTQ parents: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No gender-affirming surgery; no transgender bathrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(-3 points on Social scale)
Churches may decline foster kids to same-sex couples: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Early onset medical care necessary for mothers and children: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare does much more harm than good: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Each state creates its own insurance pool for high risk: Opposes topic 5
Incentivize medical professionals to build rural practices: Favors topic 5
Opposes vaccine mandates in spite of more than 14,000 deaths: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Accused by opponents of shaming the unvaccinated: Favors topic 5
Commitment to expanding access to quality mental health care: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Remove bad teachers; let students leave failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Charter Schools "plan of action" for statewide reform: Strongly Favors topic 7
Charter Schools offer quality alternative to private schools: Favors topic 7
Invest in Pre-K: now more than 1000 classes: Opposes topic 7
$25 million for Pre-K; $1B for public schools & colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 7
$1.25 billion bond for K-12 public schools, state colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Won't accept the existence of a failing elementary school: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Allow more charter schools, create more parental choice: Favors topic 7
Emphasize fundamentals of education: reading and math: Neutral on topic 7
Become the most school-choice friendly state in the nation: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tax credits for landowners who replant cut trees: Opposes topic 8
No water commissions with onerous regulations & litigation: Strongly Favors topic 8
Goal of cutting regulations by 25% over the next two years: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
One death verdict instead of separate sentencing trial: Favors topic 9
More prison staffing and more capital investments in prisons: Favors topic 9
Chemical castration for sex offenses against children: Favors topic 9
Build three new prisons, but focus on rehabilitation: Favors topic 9
New modern prisons will improve conditions, rehabilitation: Opposes topic 9
Rehabilitate prisoners; don't just warehouse them: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Do everything we can to preserve right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Firearms industry jobs part of rich history of 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax relief to job creators and small businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut taxes; reduce government: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Increased fuel tax strictly for infrastructure: Opposes topic 11
Online sales tax means no need for raising income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Proposes one time rebates of $400 per taxpayer: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Vast sums pay for teaching children of illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Proud to invite the world to do business at Alabama's Port: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support Alabama Girls State patriotism & Americanism: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Peace through Strength
(-5 points on Social scale)
1,000-foot perimeter at military funerals to enforce respect: Strongly Favors topic 15
Ensure the stability of Alabama's military resources: Favors topic 15
Tax credit for hiring veterans, even if not unemployed: Favors topic 15
Create a sustainable climate for drone manufacturing: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
Ban lobbyists from appointments by the executive branch: Favors topic 16
Prohibit lobbyists from serving in the executive branch: Favors topic 16
Supports legislation that prohibits ballot harvesting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Wind & solar power are still too expensive: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Establish commission to study legalizing medical marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Prohibit sale of fake urine to defeat drug tests: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Reduce red tape to improve \business climate: Opposes topic 20
Accelerate Alabama economic development strategic plan: Strongly Favors topic 20
$122 million to Rebuild Alabama infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 20
Business tax credits attract new companies to Alabama: Favors topic 20
Wants to use $400 million of COVID relief to build prisons: Strongly Favors topic 20
Alabama's budgets are strong: unlike D.C., we pay our debts!: Strongly Opposes topic 20
For a $200M competitive grant program for small business: Favors topic 20
Reduce legislators' salary; remove ability to set own salary: Strongly Opposes topic 20
5,000 fewer state employees than three years ago: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Kay Ivey is a Populist-Leaning Conservative
(Click for details)

Other governors' VoteMatch: Kay Ivey on the issues:

Gubernatorial Debates 2023:
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);
Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long (D)
vs. Matt Meyer (D)
IN: Gov. Eric Holcomb (R, term-limited);
Sen. Mike Braun (R)
vs. Suzanne Crouch (R)
vs. Jennifer McCormick (D)
MO: Gov. Mike Parson (R, term-limited):
Jay Ashcroft (R)
vs. Bill Eigel (R)
vs. Mike Kehoe (R)
vs. Crystal Quade (D)
MT: Gov. Greg Gianforte (R)
vs. Tanner Smith (R)
vs. Ryan Busse (D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2024 (continued):
NC: Gov. Roy Cooper (D, term-limited);
Dale Folwell (R)
vs. Michael Morgan (D)
vs. Mark Robinson (R)
vs. Josh Stein (D)
vs. Andy Wells (R)
ND: Gov. Doug Burgum (R)
vs. State Rep. Rick Becker (R)
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)
VT: Gov. Phil Scott (R) unopposed
WA: Gov. Jay Inslee (D, retiring);
Hilary Franz (D, withdrew)
vs. State Sen. Mark Mullet (D)
vs. County Chair Semi Bird (R)
vs. WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D)
WV: Gov. Jim Justice (R, term-limited);
vs. WV State Auditor JB McCuskey (R, withdrew)
vs. WV Secretary of State Mac Warner (R)
vs. State Del. Moore Capito (R)
vs. WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R)
vs. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams (D)
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Local Issues
Social Security
Tax Reform


Page last updated: Feb 16, 2024; copyright 1999-2022 Jesse Gordon and