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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I defunded Planned Parenthood in a blue state: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Use alternatives to protect life of mother; no exceptions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after 20 weeks at both state & federal level: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Passed pro-life legislation & defunded Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports Personhood Amendment prohibiting all abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I'm proudly pro-life, but focus on fiscal issues: Opposes topic 1
Stopped state funding for Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
Protect life from conception to natural death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes federal abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
A Better Bottom Line & Project SEARCH: job help for disabled: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
2013: same-sex marriage issue over; 2015: issue not settled: Opposes topic 3
Supreme Court has spoken; preventing gay marriage is over: Favors topic 3
Perhaps leave gay marriage up to each church, not government: Favors topic 3
Marriage is to be between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage is to be between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
My relationship with God drives every major decision: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No Medicaid expansion means no waiting list for poor: Strongly Opposes topic 5
To best benefit economy, replace ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Pushed ObamaCare for state choice on Medicaid expansion: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Passed tort reform & cut taxes on HSAs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
End tax on HSAs; reduce frivolous lawsuits: Opposes topic 5
Don't put bureaucrats in charge of personal decisions: Strongly Opposes topic 5
The private sector, not mandates, will fix healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase public employee pension payments to 5%: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support virtual schools and homeschooling: Strongly Favors topic 7
Choose schools based on objective info, not Common Core: Strongly Favors topic 7
Liberate schools from the grip of the unions: Opposes topic 7
Expand options at charter schools and choice schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Expand school choice from Milwaukee statewide: Favors topic 7
Expand vouchers statewide for low-income families: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports charter schools and choice, not one-size-fits-all: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Freeze stewardship program for state lands: Favors topic 8
Streamline process for safe and environmentally sound mining: Favors topic 8
Delist wolf & implement land use policy that benefit people: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Independent investigation for any death in police custody: Opposes topic 9
Require certainty in sentencing, to protect crime victims: Strongly Favors topic 9
Pass "castle doctrine": defend home with deadly force: Favors topic 9
Protect the rights of crime victims: Favors topic 9
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow concealed carry as part of right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Don't ignore sportsmen in DNR decisions: Favors topic 10
The Second Amendment is not optional: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce property, income and production tax burden: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Wisconsin Comeback: lower unemployment and lower tax burden: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduced property taxes by $141 in 4 years; more coming: Favors topic 11
Blueprint for Prosperity: Lower taxes & $100M Rainy Day fund: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Recall election rejected big government interests & spending: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Expand relocation & economic development tax credits: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
We have too many legal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No amnesty; close the back door & enforce the law: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No amnesty, but no mass deportation either: Favors topic 12
Endorses path to citizenship for immigrant workers: Strongly Favors topic 12
Make it easier to enter the country legally: Favors topic 12
2010: stop suspected illegals; 2012: that's a distraction: Opposes topic 12
Supports AZ's immigration law and no benefits for illegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Milk exports up; but also ginseng exports to China: Favors topic 13
Global opportunity: Get WI products out to the world: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Syrian refugees pose a security threat: Strongly Favors topic 14
When America leads, we build alliances in Mideast: Favors topic 14
Terrorists are cowards who are afraid of freedom: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Build up U.S. military to take out ISIS entirely: Strongly Favors topic 15
Support for our military transcends partisan differences: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
No new absentee voting: make it harder to cheat: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Prevent voter fraud: require voter ID at polls: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Lift political restrictions on 3,000 troops in Syria: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Against nuclear deal with Iran; keep state sanctions: Strongly Favors topic 17
Tore into Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Undo Iran nuclear deal on Day One; keep sanctions instead: Strongly Opposes topic 17
US troops should fight ISIS alongside Kurds and Sunnis: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Ensure against radical Islamic terrorism on American soil: Opposes topic 17
ISIS will attack on American soil; so take fight abroad: Opposes topic 17
Don't rule out US boots on the ground in Syria: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change action reduces manufacturing jobs: Opposes topic 18
Lawsuit against new energy regulations: save jobs & rates: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Pulled plug on light rail; fix roads and bridges instead: Opposes topic 18
Supports using traditional energy sources: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Drug testing is common sense policy for workplace safety: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes Colorado's legalization of marijuana: Strongly Favors topic 19
Rated D by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
$35 million to expand broadband access grant program: Favors topic 20
Don't raise minimum wage; train for higher-wage jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Refused to participate in federal stimulus package: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposed high-speed rail line: $810M federal but $110M state: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Growth agenda: ease tax burden & regulatory burden: Strongly Opposes topic 20
High tax and low employment is no coincidence: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Scott Walker on the issues:
WI Gubernatorial:
Bob Harlow
WI Senatorial:
Tammy Baldwin

Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D) vs.Wisniewski(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R) vs.Guadagno(R) vs.Rullo(R)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Northam(D) vs.Perriello(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.(no opponent yet)
AL: Countryman(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Istvan(I) vs.Villaraigosa(D)
CO: Johnston(D) vs.Mitchell(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Drew(D) vs.Srinivasan(R)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
HI: Ige(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D)
KS: Brewer(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
MA: Baker(R) vs.Gonzalez(D)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ME: (no candidate yet)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D)
MN: Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NM: Grisham(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
NV: (no candidate yet)
NY: Cuomo(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.Schiavoni(D) vs.Sutton(D) vs.Taylor(R)
OK: (no candidate yet)
OR: Brown(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Wagner(R)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
VT: Scott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D)
WY: (no candidate yet)
Newly-elected governors (first seated in Jan. 2017):
DE-D: Carney
IN-R: Holcomb
MO-R: Greitens
NH-R: Sununu
NC-D: Cooper
ND-R: Burgum
VT-R: Scott
WV-D: Justice

Retiring 2017-18:
AL-R: Robert Bentley(R)
(term-limited 2018)
CA-D: Jerry Brown
(term-limited 2018)
CO-D: John Hickenlooper
(term-limited 2018)
FL-R: Rick Scott
(term-limited 2018)
GA-R: Nathan Deal
(term-limited 2018)
IA-R: Terry Branstad
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
ID-R: Butch Otter
(retiring 2018)
KS-R: Sam Brownback
(term-limited 2018)
ME-R: Paul LePage
(term-limited 2018)
MI-R: Rick Snyder
(term-limited 2018)
MN-D: Mark Dayton
(retiring 2018)
NM-R: Susana Martinez
(term-limited 2018)
OH-R: John Kasich
(term-limited 2018)
OK-R: Mary Fallin
(term-limited 2018)
SC-R: Nikki Haley
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
(term-limited 2018)
TN-R: Bill Haslam
(term-limited 2018)
WY-R: Matt Mead
(term-limited 2018)
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

 

Page last updated: Jul 17, 2017