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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Proud to have led the country in protecting preborn lives: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No state government dollars for funding abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Require parental consent for underage abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Make providing unlicensed abortions a felony, with jail time: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Fewer regulations on private businesses: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Defend our constitution by defining marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
I support the Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Opposes topic 3
No to gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Voter referendum to define marriage in State Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Hard work, freedom, self-reliance, family and faith: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
$50 million to improve behavioral healthcare across Idaho: Favors topic 5
Expanded telehealth access, let's make changes permanent: Favors topic 5
First state to introduce "enhanced short-term plans": Opposes topic 5
Honor the will of the people & implement Medicaid expansion: Favors topic 5
Respect voters' will if Proposition 2 passes: Opposes topic 5
Replace ObamaCare with local control: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Cap medical benefits at $155/mo for government retirees: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Add $47 million in ongoing funding to literacy programs: Opposes topic 7
Empowering Parents grants let families control education: Favors topic 7
Make sure all students can read by end of third grade: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Doubled funding for literacy; don't rely on property tax: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Invest in public school teacher salary increases: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Local and parental control of schools: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
We have cut or simplified 95% of Idaho regulations: Strongly Favors topic 8
Idaho is now the least regulated state in the nation: Strongly Favors topic 8
Supports "cleaner, safer carbon-free nuclear energy": Favors topic 8
Idaho now the least-regulated state in the nation: Strongly Favors topic 8
Replenish more water into aquifers than we remove: Opposes topic 8
Revoke two regulations for every new regulation implemented: Favors topic 8
Remove wolves from Endangered Species list.: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Idaho is a state that openly values its police officers: Strongly Favors topic 9
Other places defund the police; Idaho defends the police: Strongly Favors topic 9
Intervention better than incarceration to turn lives around: Opposes topic 9
Expand community re-entry centers for former offenders: Opposes topic 9
Supports death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Remove the duty to flee in Idaho's self-defense laws: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Second Amendment is a sacred trust: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes constitutional right to hunt, trap, and fish: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Enacted $2.5B in tax relief to help offset Bidenflation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Already cut $1 billion in taxes, relief for Bidenflation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Proposes the single largest tax cuts in Idaho history: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Budget proposes $35 million in grocery tax relief: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Inform taxpayers to increase state income tax withholdings: Favors topic 11
Lift tax burden for everyone: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Make English the official state language: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
New trade agreement with Canada & Mexico good for Idaho: Strongly 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)
Double scholarships for members of Idaho National Guard: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Proactive integrity audits to enhance election transparency: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Term limits for governor but not state reps: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Wildfires are about land management, not climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes requiring 2% biodiesel biodegradable fuel: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Five-year plan to face the scourge of opioid addiction: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Look for too much spending on autopilot: Opposes topic 20
First-Time Home Buyer Account: tax break for young families: Favors topic 20
Come out Great Recession with budget balanced: Opposes topic 20

Brad Little is a Populist-Leaning Conservative
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Gubernatorial Debates 2023:
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vs.Senator Rand Paul(? R)
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LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
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vs.Billy Toien(L)
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vs.Yolanda Flowers(D)
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vs.Trump Adviser Sarah Huckabee Sanders(R)
vs.A.G. Leslie Rutledge(R,withdrew Nov.2021)
vs.Ricky Dale Harrington(L)
vs.Anthony Bland(D)
vs.Chris Jones(D)
AZ: Incumbent Doug Ducey(R,term-limited)
Mayor Marco Lopez(D)
vs.Former news anchor Kari Lake(R)
vs.Secretary of State Katie Hobbs(D)
vs.State Treasurer Kimberly Yee(R)
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vs.State Rep.Aaron Lieberman(D)
vs.Jorge Rivas(R)
vs.Karrin Taylor Robson(R)
CA: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
vs.S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
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vs.Kevin Paffrath(D)
CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
vs.Mayor Greg Lopez(R)
vs.Heidi Ganahl(R)
CT: Incumbent Ned Lamont(D)
vs.Bob Stefanowski(? R)
FL: Incumbent Ron DeSantis(R)
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vs.Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried(D)
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GA: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
vs.State Rep.Vernon Jones(R)
vs.2020 candidate Kandiss Taylor(R)
vs.Senator David Perdue(R)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
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vs.Commissioner Jay Block(R)
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OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
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vs.Casey Kulla(D)
vs.Kerry McQuisten(R)
vs.Tina Kotek(D)
vs.Nicholas Kristof(D)
vs.Tobias Read(D)
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PA: Incumbent Tom Wolf(D,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Rep. Lou Barletta(R)
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vs.Gov. Dan McKee(D)
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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

 

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