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David Ige on VoteMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice; no parental consent; no public funding: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Follow the lessons offered by our host culture: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Civil unions ok; gay marriage not ok: Favors topic 3
Create civil unions for couples who cannot marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Move management of public hospitals to private sector: Opposes topic 5
Supports employer-mandated health care insurance law: Favors topic 5
Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits: Favors topic 5
We have failed to execute the Hawaii Health Connector: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Double the governor's request for Kupuna Care: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Universal pre-K crucial to education reform: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Quality public education necessary for a strong economy: Opposes topic 7
Implement early education through DOE, not private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Improving public education is one of my top priorities: Opposes topic 7
Too many decisions made by state instead of locally: Favors topic 7
Opposes vouchers, but supports charters: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strong guidelines for environmental protection: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Increase funding for watersheds & against invasive species: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes capital punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require background checks to register gun from out of state: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports background checks; opposes concealed carry: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Vetoed taxing of short term rental accommodations: Opposes topic 11
State must operate within its means instead of raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Hawai'i welcomes refugees: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Hawaii dominated world trade via entrepreneurial innovation: Favors topic 13
Support long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Welcome refugees from Syria with aloha: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Proactive and aggressive support of troops in Hawaii: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Run government with open & public two-way communication: Favors topic 16
Limit campaign donations and campaign spending: Favors topic 16
Require photo identification in order to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Support independent redistricting but also voter ID: Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
30% renewable energy by 2020; carbon negative by 2045: Strongly Favors topic 18
100% of our electricity from renewable sources by 2045: Strongly Favors topic 18
Reduce fossil fuel use; increase renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid: Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Vetoed transport between islands of medical marijuana: Favors topic 19
Supports medical marijuana, plus decriminalizing possession: Opposes topic 19
Establish licensing rules for medical marijuana dispensaries: Opposes topic 19
No marijuana decriminalization but alternative sentencing ok: Favors topic 19
Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Hawai'i 2.0: we must pivot to a digital economy: Strongly Favors topic 20
Affordable housing: 10,000 homes built, 3000 more by 2022: Strongly Favors topic 20
Build 17,000 affordable homes on state-owned land: Strongly Favors topic 20
Lease state land for affordable housing: Favors topic 20
Push Congress to spend more on Hawaii tourism: Favors topic 20

David Ige is a Moderate Liberal
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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: Feb 26, 2021