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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal outdated criminal abortion laws: Favors topic 1
Support Planned Parenthood; support employer contraceptives: Strongly Favors topic 1
Oppose any limit on woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated 100% by Planned Parenthood, indicating a pro-choice stance: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Target aid for Native American & bilingual students: Favors topic 2
Advocate for elder rights and women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports marriage equality: Strongly Favors topic 3
Legal equality regardless of sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes a DOMA amendment: Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't elevate gender identity as a protected class: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Focus on care, not paperwork: Favors topic 5
Support ObamaCare; keep Medicaid without work requirement: Strongly Favors topic 5
ObamaCare is good first step toward comprehensive approach: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster": Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose any effort to privatize Social Security and Medicare: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Rated 100% by ARA, indicating a pro-Trust Fund stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pay teachers more; hire more teachers: education a priority: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Raise school salaries; pay for supplies; universal pre-K: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports universal pre-K; opposes school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years: Opposes topic 7
Rated No-strings-attached block grant will kill transparency: Opposes topic 7
Rated Oppose private and religious school voucher programs: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Dangerous, repeat offenders have got to be in jail: Favors topic 9
Rated 92% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Prioritize common-sense reforms: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strengthen background checks; ban assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on gun purchases: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trump tax cuts reward the wealthy & special interests: Strongly Favors topic 11
End the Bush tax cuts for millionaires & Big Oil: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Rated Raising estate tax to 1990s level means $448B in new revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Withdraw troops from Mexican border: there's no emergency: Strongly Favors topic 12
Supports earned path to citizenship for DREAMers and others: Strongly Favors topic 12
Fight funding the border wall; advocate for DREAMers: Strongly Favors topic 12
Prohibit local law enforcement from enforcing federal law: Favors topic 12
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Rated Voted to legalize DREAMer immigrants via military service: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes tariffs & short-sighted trade war: Favors topic 13
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports targeting suspected terrorists, according to PVS: Strongly Favors topic 14
Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners: Opposes topic 14
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
No voter ID laws; no purging of voter rolls: Strongly Favors topic 16
Thanks to Citizens United, our electoral system is broken: Strongly Favors topic 16
No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote: Favors topic 16
Corporate political spending is not free speech: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
No separate contribution limits for party activities: Favors topic 16
Statehood for the District of Columbia: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pro-active on climate change: 50% renewable by 2030: Strongly Favors topic 18
Limit greenhouse gases, lead on renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES on banning offshore oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Cannabis is the next frontier of economic expansion: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Supports medical marijuana and recreational legalization: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Lift cap on rebates for film production: Strongly Favors topic 20
Increase minimum wage to $10 and then higher in the future: Favors topic 20
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

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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