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Laura Kelly on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reinstate Equal Protection for LGBTQ+ state workers: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Kansas must become 37th state to expand Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
Cover an additional 150,000 Kansans by expanding Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid, without further study or compromises: Strongly Favors topic 5
KanCare-based Medicaid expansion to save rural hospitals: Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid for more coverage and jobs: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Funding schools top budget priority, this year & every year: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Expand pre-K programs; fully fund our K-12 schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Great schools plus early learning equal a bright future: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes cuts to EPA's funding; environment needs protection: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Kids should not be afraid of guns when going to school: Opposes topic 10
Supports common sense gun safety measures and safeguards: Strongly Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Lowering state taxes on groceries a top priority: Opposes topic 11
Address financial crisis without new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Experiment of no taxes on businesses drained our budget: Strongly Favors topic 11
No more tax cuts; restore balance to the tax system: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Wants immigration reform that has clear path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Kansas is an export state: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Lobbyist reforms & increased legislative transparency: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
For alternative energy that benefits the state, like wind: Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana and treatment over incarceration: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Recharge the economy via growth in new industries: Favors topic 20
Future jobs need creative, innovative strategic investments: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest in rural highway and digital infrastructure needs: Favors 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