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Henry McMaster on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Prevent funneling of taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports Personhood Bill, defining life from conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Stop providing state funds to abortion clinics: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Budget shouldn't "contain a penny" for abortion providers: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
No need for any new transgender bathroom law: Opposes topic 3
Define traditional marriage and strong families: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Fund PreK for needy kids, including religious schools: Favors topic 4
We believe in faith, family, the flag, and freedom: Favors topic 4
Stand up for Freedom of Religion: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Require able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work: Opposes topic 5
Challenge constitutionality of ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Shift pensions from defined benefit to defined contribution: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Boost teacher pay; surpass southeastern average salaries: Strongly Opposes topic 7
ReadySC: triple funding for technical training: Favors topic 7
Invest in school choice & robust charter school program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Early education is the beginning of economic health: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose drilling and seismic testing along our coast: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Protect marsh islands from illegal encroachment: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Invest $100 million in upgrading prisons: Favors topic 9
Jam cellphone signals inside state prisons: Favors topic 9
Prosecuted sex predators, prostitution, and fraud: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Full-time police officer to combat threats to schools: Strongly Favors topic 10
Supports arming teachers in schools: Strongly Favors topic 10
Government continues to intrude on gun owners' rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated 93% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut income tax by $2.6 billion over five years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Lower taxes helps us compete: $2.2B tax cut: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Low taxes spur economic growth and prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Say "no" "sanctuary cities"; don't tolerate lawlessness: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No sanctuary cities; plus annual compliance checks: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't tax uniformed retirees: veterans, cops, firefighters: Favors topic 15
Proposes a significant investment in National Guard armories: Favors topic 15
Stop the financing of international terrorism: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Served on state Commission on Ethics Reform: Favors topic 16
Cited by Ethics Commission for excessive donations of $51K: Opposes topic 16
Register all lobbyists; speed up FOIA: Favors topic 16
Full disclosure of campaign funding & fines for violators: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Oppose offshore drilling & onshore infrastructure: Favors topic 18
Fight to keep Yucca Mountain open: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opioids: awareness, information, treatment, & enforcement: Favors topic 19
Operation Jackpot: keep drugs off the streets: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
S.C.Workforce Partnership: shift from toolboxes to tablets: Favors topic 20
Fight the "stimulus" law: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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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) 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)
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: Mar 14, 2020