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Gina Raimondo on VoteMatch

 

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight for pay equity for working women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Ban conversion therapy for minors: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Almost 97% insurance rate through state health exchange: Favors topic 5
Reinvent Medicaid: expand and improve access: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Cut tax on Social Security payments: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Get most state retirees a cost of living increase: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Additional $30 million to support schools statewide: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Replace freeze with major investment repairing schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
More pre-K classrooms; free community college: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Major investment to repair crumbling schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
All-day kindergarten for all; computers in every school: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Treat teachers as professionals; rebuild school classrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
66% increase in green jobs--good for business: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Coordinated marketing effort to promote R.I. tourism: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tackle human trafficking and strip clubs: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Close loopholes; ban assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban all firearms from public school buildings and grounds: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Enact common-sense gun control measures: Strongly Opposes topic 10
States for Gun Safety: fill void left by no Federal policy: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Cut car tax & unemployment insurance tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reduced the corporate minimum tax: Opposes topic 11
Cut car tax by at least 30%: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes deporting DREAMers: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Help settle Syrian refugees: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Honor and support our veteran population, including housing: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Allow online voter registration: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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First state to be 100% renewable energy by end of decade: Strongly Favors topic 18
Green energy means jobs: Strongly Favors topic 18
Make R.I. a model for climate change preparedness: Favors topic 18
Create state "Green Bank" for clean energy financing: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize marijuana, since we're surrounded by legal states: Opposes topic 19
Jobs and insurance, to combat addiction: Opposes topic 19
Address substance use disorders outside of emergency rooms: Opposes topic 19
Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We've made it easier to do business in Rhode Island: Strongly Favors topic 20
Create dedicated funding stream to build new housing: Strongly Favors topic 20
Training for changing job market: Favors topic 20
Touts unemployment rate of 4.3%, lowest rate since 2001: Favors topic 20
Rhode Island Innovation Institute: bring back manufacturing: Strongly Favors topic 20
Pair CCRI with local businesses for job training: Favors topic 20
Sustainable funds for RIPTA; revolving funds for roads: Favors topic 20

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RI Senatorial:
Allen Waters
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Jack Reed
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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)

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