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Roy Cooper on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
No politicians in medical room telling doctor what to say: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Women deserve equal pay: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Workplace discrimination "bathroom bill" is unacceptable: Favors topic 3
Repeal the "Bathroom Bill"; it's a dark cloud over NC: Strongly Favors topic 3
Repeal law requiring bathroom use based on birth gender: Strongly Favors topic 3
Same-sex marriage opt-out is likely unconstitutional: Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 27% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Accept Federal dollars to expand Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
Take federal funds to expand Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
$8 billion in building or renovating schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Increased teacher pay before tax cuts for the 1%: Strongly Opposes topic 7
4,700 additional Pre-K slots for at-risk 4-year olds: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Teachers deserve better pay and basic respect: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Toughen environmental permitting & quality mandates: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Seniors should be more suspicious of solicitors: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow concealed carry; but also maintain gun restrictions: Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
2013 tax reforms helped only the rich & corporations: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports "pause" in Syrian refugee immigration to NC: Opposes topic 12
Protect DREAMers instead of deporting them: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pause Syrians for most effective screening process possible: Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Limit campaign contributions from PACs and corporations: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reducing greenhouse gas means green jobs: Favors topic 18
Supports Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes legalization of marijuana: Favors topic 19
Eliminate stigma & encourage opioid addicts to get treatment: Opposes topic 19
Tackle meth labs by restricting key ingredients: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NC Job Ready: state helps train students, handle expenses: Strongly Favors topic 20
Public/private team up for rural internet access: Favors topic 20
Fund infrastructure, start-ups, and job re-training: Strongly Favors topic 20

Roy Cooper is a Moderate Liberal
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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