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Rick Becker on VoteMatch

 

 



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Government's responsibility to protect human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I support life from conception to natural death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I made "some bad votes" against anti-abortion legislation: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No money for racist critical theory & identity politics: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Add "sexual orientation" to definition of discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 3
I don't believe in women's rights, gay rights--all the same: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Bar biological boys from girl's school sports: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(-5 points on Social scale)
Displaying the Ten Commandments OK in schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Won't tolerate government COVID fearmongering and scientism: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Voted against Physician Assisted Suicide : Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace Common Core with local parent & teacher control: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports abolishing the federal Department of Education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Education Empowerment Program: reimburse private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(-5 points on Social scale)
Fire smug bureaucrats running roughshod over Congress: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
No use of drones for criminal investigations: Opposes topic 9
Reduce mandatory minimums; alternatives to incarceration: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No police drones, except for felonies with warrants: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Uphold the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Eliminate existing federal statutes infringing 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Flatten and simplify personal income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Wants a flat tax with a very, very low rate: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Secure our border immediately; finish building the wall: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need to put North Dakota First and America First!: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Peace through Strength
(+5 points on Social scale)
Must work to reduce our military footprint around the world: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Study ID cards for voting to ensure citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Voted YES on $5,000 limit on governor's executive bonus: Favors topic 16
Resist any act allowing Federal intrusion into our elections: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
(+5 points on Social scale)
Stop wasting lives and resources on endless wars: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lower tax rates and eschew picking winners and losers: Opposes topic 18
Reduce oil extraction tax from 6.5% to 5%: Opposes topic 18
We must stop subsidizing "clean" and alternative fuels: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana and legalized pot: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Voted NO on drug testing for TANF & SNAP benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 19
I view marijuana as a victimless crime, would legalize: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reverse the trend of imprudent & increasing spending: Opposes topic 20
Submit smaller budgets when there are shortfalls: Strongly Opposes topic 20
The budget must be balanced; wasteful spending must be cut: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Picking winners & losers fails; lower taxes & get out of way: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Rick Becker is a Libertarian Conservative
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Other governors' VoteMatch: Rick Becker 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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