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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Banned abortion after 13 weeks with exceptions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Planned Parenthood videos were despicable, but no shutdown: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pass pregnancy accommodations bill for women on the job: Favors topic 2
Calls for resignation of Indiana AG over harassment charge: Favors topic 2
Hate crimes not about thoughts, but about actions: Favors topic 2
Supports enacting hate crime laws: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Now supports protecting sexual orientation, gender identity: Favors topic 3
Supportive of the LGBT community: zero discrimination: Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports teaching creation science in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
Now is the time to implement a managed care system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Must reduce infant mortality rate: Strongly Favors topic 5
New Medicaid waiver for Structured Family Caregiving: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare was the wrong answer to a national problem: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No mandates to offer retirement plans, but voluntary IRAs ok: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Parents deserve options but not at expense of public schools: Favors topic 7
$115 million to increase teacher pay, more to come: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Early start on career paths in opportunity industries: Opposes topic 7
$140M to increase teacher pay: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Give parents the freedom to choose child's school: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
Additional million trees to be planted over next five years: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Stand up to federal government over environmental regulation: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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For oversight of police & body cameras: Neutral on topic 9
Training programs for felons reduced recidivism: Opposes topic 9
Signs victims' rights law, tightening criminal penalties: Favors topic 9
Train prisoners to reduce recidivism: Opposes topic 9
Give prosecutors resources to protect vulnerable seniors: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminated fees for gun licenses; allowed guns in churches: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Stop funneling Hoosier tax money through federal czars: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Simplifying the 75,000-page tax code would lead to growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Allowed DACA recipients to get state professional licenses: Opposes topic 12
I won't be xenophobic on immigration policy: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We're as likely to trade with Germany as with Georgia: Favors topic 13
Make America the global jobs magnet: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Exempt military pensions from state tax: Favors topic 15
Peace through strength, not peace through hope: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Signed into law consolidation of minority precincts: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Budgeted for election security: covers about 10% of machines: Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Iran funds terrorism; no nuclear deal: Opposes topic 17
I want a safer, stronger and freer America, today & tomorrow: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Delayed coal plant closures; ended credits for solar/wind: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Coal reduces our dependency on foreign sources of energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana and industrial hemp: Strongly Favors topic 19
Attack epidemic with prevention, treatment & enforcement: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Building "One Indiana" border to border: Strongly Favors topic 20
$250-million Next Level Indiana Trust Fund: Strongly Favors topic 20
Five pillars: 21st century workforce is magnet for jobs: Favors topic 20
High-tech is key to unlocking 21st century economy: Favors topic 20
Invest a little more to keep the Crossroads of America: Favors topic 20
Tax-and-borrower math will bust us, not lead to prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Eric Holcomb is a Moderate Populist Conservative
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vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(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