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Mark Gordon on VoteMatch

 

 



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pro-life except for incest, rape, or maternal life: Opposes topic 1
Anti-abortion, with exceptions like rape cases: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Culture has lost track of old fashioned American values: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Improve mental health care; launch in-state suicide hotline: Favors topic 5
Craft a state-led course on healthcare: Opposes topic 5
Competition and personal responsibility, not single-payer: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Focus on efficiency studies; ensure teachers are well paid: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
Allow a few corridors for big game migration: Opposes topic 8
Research controlling invasive species at state colleges & UW: Opposes topic 8
We understand responsibility of stewardship AND development: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
More funding for local police and sheriff's offices: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Disarm students immediately when they bring guns to school: Opposes topic 10
Lifelong member of the NRA; defender of the 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Pro-family, pro-guns and conservatives: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defend Wyoming values of limited government and low taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reorganize government instead of raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Enforce the law; deport the criminals; secure the borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Reform temporary work visas so they work for businesses: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Establish trade offices in Taiwan, Japan, and across Asia: Favors topic 13
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)
Establish Wyoming's first Veterans Skilled Nursing facility: Favors topic 15
Provide a national defense second to none: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Others vilify fossil fuels--not on my watch!: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Lower severance taxes on natural gas industry: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Coal for decades to come, so let's improve usage: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Make Wyoming a leader in advancing carbon sequestration: Favors topic 18
Level the playing field for oil, gas, and mineral exports: Opposes topic 18
Protect energy sources with eye on future technologies: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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One-time bonus to retain state employees: Favors topic 20
Define Rainy Day Account for "steady as she goes": Opposes topic 20
Balance budget by living within your means: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Train workforce to meet the needs of today and tomorrow: Favors topic 20
Support Blockchain technology: uptick in trust companies: Favors topic 20

Mark Gordon is a Moderate Conservative
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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) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.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.Grange(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Coachman(R) vs.Lenz(D)
NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinksy(D) vs.Dan Feltes(D)
PR: Rossello(D) vs.Garced(D) vs.Pierluisi(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Burningham(R) vs.Newton(D) vs.Hughes(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.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: Apr 13, 2020