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Ivey
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vs.Battle (R)
vs.Lee George(R)
vs.Maddox(D)
Alaska:
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vs.Dunleavy(R)
Arizona:
Ducey(R)
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vs.David Garcia (D)
Arkansas:
Hutchinson(R) vs.Henderson(D)
vs.West(L)
California:
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Colorado:
Victor Mitchell (R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Coffman(R) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Robinson(R) vs.Perlmutter(D) vs.Brauchler(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Stapleton(R)
Connecticut:
Malloy(D)
vs.Drew (D)
vs.Srinivasan (R)
vs.Walker (R)
vs.Visconti(R)
vs.Lauretti(R)
vs.Lumaj(R)
vs.Stefanowski(R)
vs.Lamont(D)
Florida:
Gwen Graham (D)
Andrew Gillum (D)
Adam Putnam (R)
vs.DeSantis(R)
vs.Philip Levine(D)
Georgia:
Brian Kemp (R)
Casey Cagle (R)
Hunter Hill (R)
Stacey Abrams (D)
Hawaii:
Ige(D)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.Carroll(R) vs.McDermott(R) vs.Tupola(R)
Idaho:
Lt. Gov. Brad Little (R)
vs.Jordan(D)
vs.Labrador(R)
vs.Fulcher(R)
vs.Ahlquist(R)
Illinois:
Gov. Bruce Rauner(R)
Daniel Biss (D)
Chris Kennedy (D)
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar (D)
J.B. Pritzker (D)
Iowa:
Kim Reynolds(R)
Rich Leopold (D)
Andy McGuire (D)
Nate Boulton (D)
Victor Mitchell(D)
Kansas:
Jeff Colyer(R)
Kris Kobach(R)
Wink Hartman(R)
Carl Brewer(D)
Laura Kelly(D)
Greg Orman(I)
Maine:
Attorney General Janet T. Mills(D)
Commissioner Mary Mayhew(R)
Shawn Moody(R)
Maryland:
Hogan
vs.Jealous(D)
vs.Ross (D)
vs.Cummings(D)
vs.Madaleno(D)
vs.Quinn(L)
vs.Schlakman(G)
Massachusetts:
Gov. Charlie Baker(R)
Mayor Setti Warren (D)
Jay Gonzalez (D)
Bob Massie (D)
Michigan:
State Senator Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Abdul El-Sayed (D)
A.G.Bill Schuette (R)
Minnesota:
Tina Liebling (DFL)
Tim Walz (DFL)
Matt Dean (R)
Rebecca Otto (DFL)
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL)
vs.Pawlenty(R)
vs.Johnson(R)
Missouri:
Eric Greitens(R)
Mike Parson(R)
Nebraska:
Pete Ricketts (R)
vs.Bob Krist(D)
Nevada:
Fisher(R)
vs.Sisolak(D)
vs.Laxalt(R)
vs.Schwartz(R)
New Hampshire:
Chris Sununu
vs.Steve Marchand (D, Portsmouth Mayor)
vs.Jilletta Jarvis (Libertarian)
New Jersey(2017):
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R, won 2017 primary)
Phil Murphy(D, won 2017 election)
vs.Ray Lesniak(D, lost 2017 primary)
Mayor Steve Fulop (declined Dem. primary, Sept. 2016)
Seth Kaper-Dale(G)
New Mexico:
Lujan-Grisham
vs.Apodaca (D)
vs.Cervantes(D)
vs.Pearce(R)
New York:
Cuomo(D)
vs.Nixon(D)
vs.Molinaro(R)
vs.Hawkins(G)
Ohio:
Jim Renacci (R)
Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Mike DeWine (R)
Joe Schiavoni(D)
Jon Husted(R)
Nan Whaley(D)
Connie Pillich (D)
vs.Dennis Kucinich(D)
vs.Richard Cordray(D)
Oklahoma:

Gary Richardson(R)
Kevin Stitt(R)
Mick Cornett(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Scott Inman(D)
vs.joe Maldonado(L)
vs.Chris Powell(L)
Oregon:
Brown(D)
vs.Buehler(R)
Pennsylvania:
Wolf(D)
vs.Fetterman(D,Lt.Gov.)
vs.Krawchuk(Libertarian)
vs.Wagner (R)
vs.Barletta(R,declined)
vs.Krawchuk(L)
Rhode Island:
Raimondo(D)
vs.Brown(D)
vs.Fung(R)
vs.Morgan(R)
South Carolina:
McMaster(R)
vs.McGill(R)
vs.Pope(R)
vs.Templeton(R)
vs.Smith(D)
vs.Bryant(R)
South Dakota:
Marty Jackley (R)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)
Tennessee:
Karl Dean(D)
vs.Mark Green(R)
vs.Diane Black(R)
vs.Bill Lee(R)
Texas:
Abbott(R)
vs.White(D)
vs.Glass(L)
vs.Valdez(D)
Vermont:
Scott(R)
Stern(D)
Hallquist(D)
Virginia(2017):
Northam(D)
vs.Perriello(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)
Wisconsin:
Gov. Scott Walker(R)
Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)
vs.Kelda Helen Roys(D)
vs.Tony Evers(D)
Wyoming:
Dahlin(R)
vs.Throne(D)
vs.Throne(D)
vs.Rammell(C)
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Bob Krist on Abortion
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  • I oppose abortion rights but otherwise would run as Democrat. (Nov 2017)
Bob Krist on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bob Krist on Civil Rights
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  • Switches position, now pro-LGBT rights. (Apr 2017)
Bob Krist on Corporations
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Bob Krist on Crime
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  • Fix the prison system; stop the talking about it. (Dec 2017)
Bob Krist on Drugs
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  • Rated above average by Marijuana Policy Project. (Jan 2018)
Bob Krist on Education
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  • Wants voters to weigh in on education decisions. (Oct 2017)
Bob Krist on Energy & Oil
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  • No regulations to reduce the effects of climate change. (Nov 2010)
Bob Krist on Environment
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  • Funding for open space preservation. (Nov 2010)
Bob Krist on Families & Children
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Bob Krist on Foreign Policy
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Bob Krist on Free Trade
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  • Trump's trade war would devastate Nebraska's economy. (Mar 2018)
Bob Krist on Government Reform
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  • State government needs overhaul to properly serve. (Dec 2017)
  • Supports term limits & voluntary campaign spending limits. (Nov 2010)
Bob Krist on Gun Control
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  • Support restricting magazine capacity & registering handguns. (May 2016)
Bob Krist on Health Care
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  • Honored for work with nursing/assisted living homes. (Nov 2014)
Bob Krist on Homeland Security
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  • Wants veteran's social security to be exempt from state tax. (Feb 2013)
Bob Krist on Immigration
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  • Supports prenatal care for illegal immigrants. (Feb 2018)
  • Provide prenatal care regardless of immigration status. (Apr 2012)
Bob Krist on Jobs
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  • No job discrimination by race, religion, or orientation. (Feb 2015)
Bob Krist on Local Issues
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Bob Krist on Principles & Values
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  • Reputation for being a pragmatic, fair conservative. (Oct 2017)
Bob Krist on Social Security
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Bob Krist on Tax Reform
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  • People's voices will be heard on taxes. (Dec 2017)
Bob Krist on Technology
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Bob Krist on War & Peace
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Bob Krist on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted against $32M budget cuts to the needy. (May 2017)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
I oppose abortion rights but otherwise would run as Democrat: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No job discrimination by race, religion, or orientation: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Switches position, now pro-LGBT rights: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Honored for work with nursing/assisted living homes: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Wants veteran's social security to be exempt from state tax: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Wants voters to weigh in on education decisions: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Funding for open space preservation: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fix the prison system; stop the talking about it: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support restricting magazine capacity & registering handguns: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
People's voices will be heard on taxes: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports prenatal care for illegal immigrants: Favors topic 12
Provide prenatal care regardless of immigration status: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Trump's trade war would devastate Nebraska's economy: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion 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)
Supports term limits & voluntary campaign spending limits: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No regulations to reduce the effects of climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated above average by Marijuana Policy Project: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Voted against $32M budget cuts to the needy: Favors topic 20

Bob Krist is a Moderate Libertarian.
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