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Robert Foster on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted for "heartbeat bill": abortion ban after 15 weeks: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Protect all innocent life, including unborn children: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No abortion after 15 weeks of gestation, with no exceptions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Being discriminated against is part of our free society: Strongly Opposes topic 2
2015: Never heard anyone being offended by our state flag: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Denying services to gays different than denying to blacks: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Let businesses deny service to gays for religious reasons: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Let businesses refuse to serve LGBT people: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Conservative outsider; aligned with Trump on social media: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Work with federal government to expand Medicaid in MS: Favors topic 5
Everyone has access to healthcare; issue is affordability: Favors topic 5
Consider some form of Medicaid expansion: Favors topic 5
Reform Medicaid to cover 300,000 more Mississippians: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare is bad policy, but let's get Mississippi our share: Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid with contribution of monthly fee: Favors topic 5
Reform our monopolistic Certificate of Need laws: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make pay raise for teachers a priority in Jackson: Opposes topic 7
School choice has its place, but we must be very careful: Opposes topic 7
Why build duplicate private schools and public schools?: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Enact sunset legislation; roll back rules and regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Police officers don't shoot at people unless they need to: Strongly Favors topic 9
People have to respect police officers and answer questions: Strongly Favors topic 9
Reduce recidivism by differentiating non-violent offenders: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second amendment is final check & balance in Constitution: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate Mississippi's personal income tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Gas tax instead of income tax, for infrastructure: Favors topic 11
Cut the franchise tax; it's a regressive tax on businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Sales taxes are best; poor pay more but are taken care of: Strongly Opposes topic 11
A tax on business means a tax on job creation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Excise and sales tax, rather than income and property tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No sanctuary: report illegal criminals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support tariffs on China; assist farmers when hurt by them: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
We can't punish someone out of addiction: Opposes topic 19
Full-on prohibition of drugs does not work: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Resist flashy projects, but must do critical infrastructure: Favors topic 20

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David Baria-x
Howard Sherman
Jim Hood
Phil Bryant
Tate Reeves
Trent Lott
MS Senatorial:
Chris McDaniel
Cindy Hyde-Smith
David Baria
Jensen Bohren
Mike Espy
Roger Wicker
Travis Childers

Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R)
vs.Goforth(R,lost primary)
vs.Adkins(D,lost primary)
vs.Beshear(D)
vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
LA:
Edwards(D)
vs.Abraham(R)
vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
MS:
Bryant(R,retiring)
vs.Foster(R)
vs.Hood(D)
vs.Reeves(R)
vs.Waller(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D)
MO: vs.Parson(incumbent)
MT: vs.Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R)
NC: vs.Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R)
ND: vs.Burgum(incumbent)
NH: vs.Sununu(incumbent) vs.Rossello(D)
UT: vs.Herbert(retiring) vs.Cox(R)
VT: vs.Scott(incumbent)
WA: vs.Inslee(retiring)
WV: vs.Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Thrasher(R)
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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