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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life starts with conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Secure and strengthen gains we have made to protect life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit abortion for race, sex, diagnosis of disability: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges: Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
Voted YES to protect infant survivors of abortion: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Enforce Court decision ending college affirmative action: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Traditional marriage should be between a man & a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
There only two genders; no biological males in girls' sports: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Religious Freedom Act is not about LGBT discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(-5 points on Social scale)
The Constitution protects our God-given rights: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Common sense solutions can offset ObamaCare shortfalls: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Innovation, competition can address high cost of healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Will never lockdown state or mandate masks for kids: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Balanced budget plan doesn't touch Social Security/Medicare: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
School choice should be legislated at the federal level: Strongly Favors topic 7
Everyone should be able to enroll in school of their choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Ensure parents meaningful input on curriculum and materials: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(-3 points on Social scale)
EPA's new emissions standards are overbearing overreach: Strongly Favors topic 8
Farmers try to prosper while attacked by climate alarmists: Strongly Favors topic 8
For climate bill compromise by industry & environmentalists: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Targeting police should lead to harshest penalties possible: Strongly Favors topic 9
Make sure the justice system is not failing law enforcement: Strongly Favors topic 9
Violent criminals will serve hard time in state prison: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
A hunter himself, he's a proud backer of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
100% pro-Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Prevent declaration that gun violence is a health emergency: Strongly Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lowering taxes is a good start to empowering job creators: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Finance lower taxes by running more efficient government: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pledged never to raise federal taxes, but infrastructure ok: Opposes topic 11
Reducing the size of government is the key to cutting taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Hard line approach to illegal immigrants: build the wall: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Treat DACA recipients like other illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports border infrastructure, according to CC survey: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Rated Support national emergency at the Southern border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
2016: Voted against clawbacks for moving jobs to Mexico: Favors topic 13
Trust Trump to negotiate tariffs on China: Opposes topic 13
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Ban imports from Xinjiang made by Uyghur forced labor: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Save America by making Indiana a beacon of freedom: Strongly Favors topic 14
Sponsored bill to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Peace through Strength
(-5 points on Social scale)
We need increased military to protect our interests abroad: Strongly Favors topic 15
North Korea & Russian dangers require strong US military: Strongly Favors topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Replace the swamp with citizen legislators and term limits: Favors topic 16
Mike fought against the federal takeover of elections: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
(-3 points on Social scale)
Defeat ISIS terrorists where they live: Favors topic 17
Re-impose sanctions on Iran for nuclear capability: Strongly Opposes topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Businesses need time to make the transition to clean energy: Opposes topic 18
No transition to technologies that can't meet energy demands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana use is about freedom of choice: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Don't pay politicians if they can't pass a budget: Opposes topic 20
Government isn't the driver of economic prosperity: Opposes topic 20
America First economic agenda brought unmatched prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20
2015: opposed increasing Indiana minimum wage to $10.10: Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20
Rated Opposed $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Mike Braun is a Hard-Core Conservative
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Other governors' VoteMatch: Mike Braun on the issues:
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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);
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)
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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