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Eddie Melton on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Lets abortion bill become law, recognizes fundamental right: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus PAC: Strongly Favors topic 2
Worked for Obama on mentoring boys and young men of color: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Will fight to enact state hate crimes law: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Opposes teaching creation science in public schools: Opposes topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Rejects increased Medicaid funding, should deal with costs: Opposes topic 5
Signed state individual mandate; goes into effect in 2020: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Increasing pay will address state teacher shortage: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Criticizes current budget that favors online/charter schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No investment is more important than our students: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Reduce private school vouchers; increase teacher pay: Opposes topic 7
Every child deserves a quality public education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Clean car standards create jobs: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Restore state scholarship eligibility to felony offenders: Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Opposes funding NRA gun training for teachers: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Authored property tax amnesty program: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Stopped sharing info with immigration authorities in 2017: Favors topic 12
Protecting DACA is essential; DREAMers are contributors: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Ensure access to veterans' resources and benefits: 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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No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Allow some level of marijuana use, and recreational sales: Favors topic 19
Legalize and regulate medical & recreational cannabis: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Gaming licenses issued to support new jobs & revenue: Strongly Favors topic 20
Pay people $5000 to take jobs in Vermont: Strongly Favors topic 20
Support organized labor and good-paying jobs: Favors topic 20

Eddie Melton is a Moderate Liberal
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IN Senatorial:
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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 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 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.Volinsky(D) vs. fsFeltes(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: Jul 01, 2020