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Dan Forest on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Claims Planned Parenthood was created to destroy black race: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I believe in the sanctity of human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Urged vote for Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supreme Court gay marriage ruling a "power grab": Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Country has kicked God out schools, courts, nation: Strongly Favors topic 4
Nation founded on the principles of Jesus Christ: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Against Medicaid expansion under Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opt out of the national healthcare plan: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Provide students with options: Opportunity Scholarships: Strongly Favors topic 7
A leader in the school choice movement: Favors topic 7
Expand voucher program for every family: Strongly Favors topic 7
Support school choice and competition in education: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Restore law and order, violent criminals roam free: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Every public school needs strong principal & armed guard: Strongly Favors topic 10
Mass shootings a mental health issue, not gun issue: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Best business incentive is tax relief: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Eliminate state tax on out-of-state military pay: Opposes topic 11
Lower taxes, smaller government, & personal responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Require students to pass US citizenship exam: Opposes topic 12
Claims thousands of children attacked by foreign criminals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Secure our borders against illegal immigration: Strongly Favors topic 12
No nation has ever survived diversity and multiculturalism: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Assistance for veterans joining state law enforcement: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Opponents of voter ID law racist and stand for fraud: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Protect environment, no to "apocalyptic alarmism": Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
State should look to the future in attracting companies: Favors topic 20
$2500 bonus to business hiring, training veterans: Favors topic 20
Train guidance counselors to help students enter trades: Favors topic 20
Small businesses create jobs; repeal excessive regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Dan Forest is a Populist-Leaning Conservative
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Gubernatorial Debates 2021:
NJ:
Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
VA:
Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)

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.Rispone(R) 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:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.Neely(R)
MT: Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Neill(D) vs.Schreiner(D) vs.Cooney(D) vs.Williams(D)
NC: Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R) vs.Grange(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Coachman(R) vs.Lenz(D)
NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinsky(D) vs. fsFeltes(D)
PR: Rossello(D) vs.Garced(D) vs.Pierluisi(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Burningham(R) vs.Newton(D) vs.Hughes(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.Holcombe(D) vs.Zuckerman(D)
WA: Inslee(incumbent) vs.Bryant(R) vs.Fortunato(R)
WV: Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Thrasher(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Ron Stollings(D)
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 01, 2020