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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Law requires doctors to say some abortions reversible: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Support a ban on abortions for things like gender selection: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fly flags of ND tribal nations at Governor's Office: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
No discrimination because of sexual orientation: Favors topic 3
Gay marriage is ok, but not running on social issues: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Repeal Sunday morning shopping ban: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Pledge to oppose Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Enacted tax break for Social Security recipients: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand career/technical academies across the state: Opposes topic 7
Help students be "choice ready" for their career paths: Opposes topic 7
Path to jobs is changing; not just four years of college: Opposes topic 7
Proclaimed North Dakota School Choice Week: Favors topic 7
Invest in K-12 for our No. 1 resource--our young people: Opposes topic 7
Local control of schools: Favors topic 7
Kids can't prepare for 21st century using 19th-century model: Favors topic 7
Accelerate efforts to raise outcomes for all students: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
One-stop reporting for hazardous spills helps state respond: Opposes topic 8
Dept. of Environmental Quality to focus on clean air & water: Opposes topic 8
Innovation--not regulation--solves oil & gas challenges: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Obama has overreached on gun control: Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Private investment in infrastructure reduces property taxes: Opposes topic 11
Shrink government and stop property tax hikes: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We have an amazing relationship with Canada: Strongly Favors topic 13
Supports trade deal with Mexico/Canada: Strongly Favors topic 13
North American trade deal good for farmers, ranchers: Strongly Favors topic 13
USMCA trade deal protects intellectual property rights: Strongly Favors topic 13
Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA: Favors topic 13
Trade war with China, & tariffs, hurting domestic farmers: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Technology has ensured abundant food and energy: Favors topic 14
Consider filing a lawsuit over refugee resettlement: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Exempted military retirement benefits from state income tax: Favors topic 15
State income tax exemption on military retirement pay: Favors topic 15
Need strong deterrent against rogue nations: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Veto $5,000 limits on executive branch bonuses: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Pledge to support term limits: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
State-sponsored cyber terrorists are at war with us: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Clean coal will allow us to shape global energy policy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Private sector innovation over regulation on carbon: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Lignite (brown coal) is transforming power plant emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
On energy, all of the above: Opposes topic 18
Protest campers at Dakota Access Pipeline should leave: Opposes topic 18
We are not running out of oil; we have a global surplus: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Remove shame and stigma from the disease of addiction: Opposes topic 19
Jail time without rehab is not a cure for addiction: Opposes topic 19
Opioid epidemic threatens our way of life: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increased teacher & state employee pay without raising taxes: Opposes topic 20
Right-size government: cutting $1.2B is a great start: Opposes topic 20
Main Street Initiative: use existing infrastructure fully: Opposes topic 20
Economy of the future built on collaboration for innovation: Opposes topic 20

Doug Burgum is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative
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CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
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CT: Incumbent Ned Lamont(D)
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FL: Incumbent Ron DeSantis(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(? D)
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GA: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Andria Tupola(R)
IA: Incumbent Kim Reynolds(R)
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IL: Incumbent J. B. Pritzker(D)
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KS: Incumbent Laura Kelly(D)
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MA: Incumbent Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Harvard Professor Danielle Allen(D)
vs.State Sen.Ben Downing(D)
MD: Incumbent Larry Hogan(R,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Robin Ficker(R)
vs.State Rep. Peter Franchot(D)
vs.DNC chair Thomas Perez(D)
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MN: Incumbent Tim Walz(DFL)
vs.Mayor Mike Murphy(R)
NE: Incumbent Pete Ricketts(R,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Senator Bob Krist(R)
NH: Incumbent Chris Sununu(R)
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NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
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NV: Incumbent Steve Sisolak(D)
vs.A.G.Adam Laxalt(? R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Amodei(? R)
NY: Incumbent Andrew Cuomo(D)
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OH: Incumbent Mike DeWine(R)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(? D)
OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
vs.Gov. nominee Bud Pierce(R)
PA: Incumbent Tom Wolf(D,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Rep. Lou Barletta(? R)
RI: Incumbent Gina Raimondo(D,term-limited)
vs.Lt.Gov. Dan McKee(D)
vs.Secy.Matt Brown(? D)
SC: Incumbent Henry McMaster(R)
vs.State Rep. James Emerson Smith(? D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Joe Cunningham(? R)
SD: Incumbent Kristi Noem(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
TN: Incumbent Bill Lee(R)
vs.Senate nominee Marquita Bradshaw(? D)
TX: Incumbent Greg Abbott(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Allen West(? R)
VT: Incumbent Phil Scott(R)
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WI: Incumbent Tony Evers(D)
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vs.Minority Leader Chris Rothfuss(D)

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vs.Former Gov. Matt Bevin(? R)
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vs.Senator John Neely Kennedy(? R)
MS: Incumbent Tate Reeves(R)
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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