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DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
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Bevin(R) vs.Goforth(R,lost primary) vs.Adkins(D,lost primary) vs.Beshear(D) vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
LA(2019):
Edwards(D) vs.Rispone(R) vs.Abraham(R) vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.Neely(R)
MS(2019):
Bryant(R,retiring) vs.Foster(R) vs.Hood(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.Waller(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)
NJ(2021):
Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
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)
VA(2021):
Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)
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)
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Rebecca Holcombe on Abortion
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Rebecca Holcombe on Budget & Economy
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Rebecca Holcombe on Civil Rights
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Rebecca Holcombe on Corporations
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Rebecca Holcombe on Crime
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  • End racial disparities in Vermont's criminal justice system. (Mar 2020)
Rebecca Holcombe on Drugs
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Rebecca Holcombe on Education
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  • Public schools reveal strength of a community. (Jan 2020)
  • Inadequate educational funding impacts generations. (Jan 2020)
  • Fallout from inadequate funding measured in generations. (Jan 2020)
  • Resigned as secretary of education over voucher proposal. (Jul 2019)
  • Committed to protecting rights of students with disabilities. (Oct 2018)
  • Teacher in school & college before state education secretary. (Apr 2018)
Rebecca Holcombe on Energy & Oil
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  • Climate change is here, renewable energy is our future. (Mar 2020)
  • Will move us to a sustainable, green energy future. (Jan 2020)
  • Address climate change. (Jul 2019)
Rebecca Holcombe on Environment
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  • Protect working lands, ensure food security. (Mar 2020)
  • Restore quality of water, soils, forests to cleaner days. (Jan 2020)
Rebecca Holcombe on Families & Children
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  • Make sure every child can be part of good community school. (Jan 2020)
  • Big supporter of paid family leave. (Jul 2019)
Rebecca Holcombe on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Rebecca Holcombe on Free Trade
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Rebecca Holcombe on Government Reform
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  • Rebuild trust by strengthening ethics requirements. (Mar 2020)
  • Public has the right to know leaders work for public. (Jan 2020)
Rebecca Holcombe on Gun Control
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Rebecca Holcombe on Health Care
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  • Confront out of control costs; coordinate state government. (Mar 2020)
  • Scary anyone in public office would doubt value of vaccines. (Mar 2020)
  • Will confront out of control costs of healthcare, drugs. (Jan 2020)
  • If you can't afford health care, it's sick care. (Jan 2020)
  • Should not have to turn down jobs for healthcare eligibility. (Nov 2019)
  • Health is one sector that touches everything. (Sep 2019)
  • State's mental health system is underfunded. (Sep 2019)
  • Make health care more affordable. (Jul 2019)
Rebecca Holcombe on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Rebecca Holcombe on Immigration
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Rebecca Holcombe on Jobs
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  • Unions support wage equity and safe workplaces. (Mar 2020)
  • Unions support wage equity & safe workplaces. (Jan 2020)
  • Better ways to increase wages that setting minimum wage. (Jul 2019)
Rebecca Holcombe on Local Issues
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Rebecca Holcombe on Principles & Values
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  • Served in Scott's administration; now running against him. (Jul 2019)
Rebecca Holcombe on Social Security
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Rebecca Holcombe on Tax Reform
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Rebecca Holcombe on Technology
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Rebecca Holcombe on War & Peace
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Rebecca Holcombe on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Target investment at affordable homes & rentals. (Mar 2020)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Committed to protecting rights of students with disabilities: Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Confront out of control costs; coordinate state government: Favors topic 5
Scary anyone in public office would doubt value of vaccines: Favors topic 5
Will confront out of control costs of healthcare, drugs: Favors topic 5
If you can't afford health care, it's sick care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Should not have to turn down jobs for healthcare eligibility: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health is one sector that touches everything: Favors topic 5
State's mental health system is underfunded: Strongly Favors topic 5
Make health care more affordable: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public schools reveal strength of a community: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Make sure every child can be part of good community school: Opposes topic 7
Inadequate educational funding impacts generations: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Fallout from inadequate funding measured in generations: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Resigned as secretary of education over voucher proposal: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Restore quality of water, soils, forests to cleaner days: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
End racial disparities in Vermont's criminal justice system: Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Climate change is here, renewable energy is our future: Strongly Favors topic 18
Protect working lands, ensure food security: Strongly Favors topic 18
Will move us to a sustainable, green energy future: Strongly Favors topic 18
Address climate change: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Target investment at affordable homes & rentals: Strongly Favors topic 20
Big supporter of paid family leave: Favors topic 20

Rebecca Holcombe is a Moderate Liberal Populist
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