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Mike Parson on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Enforces law which shuts down only abortion clinic in state: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Signs bill criminalizing abortion after eight weeks: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Solidly pro-life; supports protecting rights of the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Overlooking minority, women businesses during health crisis: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Gay people go to hell, but don't discriminate on earth: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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OpEd:Exempting church from coronavirus rules could be deadly: Strongly Favors topic 4
Allowed Roman goddess statue to return to Capitol dome: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand rural access to emergency & mental health care: Favors topic 5
Backed Rx monitoring; couldn't overcome opposition: Favors topic 5
Expand rural access & mental health needs: Favors topic 5
Supports prescription database as tool to fight opioid abuse: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in advanced training in high demand areas: Strongly Opposes topic 7
$400M in bonds to repair college campuses: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Right to farm & ranch, despite environmental critics: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
I am not interested in building more prisons: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Doesn't have a problem with background checks: Favors topic 10
For 2nd Amendment rights; keep federal government at bay: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Restructure state government, and save $120M tax dollars: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Wants legislative approval on big ticket tax expenditures: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Supports all legal immigrants, wants enforced border control: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
European trip to promote trade & investment in Missouri: Strongly Favors topic 13
Credits Trump for ending Japan restrictions on US beef: Favors topic 13
Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Missouri shouldn't rely on other countries & other states: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Ending low-income housing tax credit would hurt veterans too: Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Moves primary due to virus, won't extend voter registration: Opposes topic 16
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)
Rate of opioid deaths decreasing but new ideas are needed: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Cut government jobs; eliminate one out of five regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Lack of access to high speed broadband is unacceptable: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest $350M in bridges, and $5M internet access: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports economic growth with accountability on taxes: Opposes topic 20

Mike Parson is a Moderate Conservative
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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