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Ben Jealous on Civil Rights

 

 


At NAACP, supported same-sex marriage

Gay Marriage: Support gay marriage?

Hogan: Yes. "The voters have made their decision. I will support their decision & uphold the law."

Jealous: Yes. As NAACP president, pushed for a resolution supporting same-sex marriage.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Maryland Governor race , Nov 1, 2018

Protect and expand protections for LGBTQ Marylanders

In Maryland, I helped lead successful efforts to pass the Maryland DREAM Act, achieve marriage equality and abolish the death penalty.

While our state and country have made many gains, we still have much more to do to protect and advance civil rights and ensure that we eliminate inequities that exist in education, the economy and criminal justice.

Source: 2018 Maryland Gubernatorial website BenJealous.com , Jul 8, 2018

Experience as Civil Rights leader will move state forward

Maryland has been a civil rights leader before, and we can do it again. I've spent my entire adult life as a civil rights leader and community organizer, working to build broad diverse coalitions to move every community forward.
Source: 2018 Maryland Gubernatorial campaign website, BenJealous.com , Jun 26, 2018

Other governors on Civil Rights: Ben Jealous on other issues:
MD Gubernatorial:
Alec Ross
Ian Schlakman
John Delaney
Larry Hogan
Martin O`Malley
Maya Cummings
Richard Madaleno
Robert Ehrlich
Shawn Quinn
MD Senatorial:
Arvin Vohra
Benjamin Cardin
Chelsea Manning
Chris Van Hollen
Donna Edwards
Kathy Szeliga
Margaret Flowers
Michael Steele
Richard Douglas
Sam Faddis
Tony Campbell

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 2021:
NJ:
Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
VA:
Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Woody Myers(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Nicole Galloway(D) vs.Jim 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.Holly Grange(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Michael Coachman(R)
NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinksy(D) vs.Dan Feltes(D)
PR: Rossello(D;resigned) vs.Wanda Vazquez Garced(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Jeff Burningham(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.Rebecca 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)
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