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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Disagrees with states having no exception abortion bans: Favors topic 1
Take a pause in Planned Parenthood funding: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Voted to restrict funding to local Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Voted to de-fund Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Pregnancy should not be a bar to employment: Favors topic 2
Establish state's first Civil Rights enforcement unit: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Gender identity/sexual orientation protection in schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Gender identity non-discrimination in employment & housing: Strongly Favors topic 3
No personal opinion on equal transgender rights: Opposes topic 3
Transgendered people in military ok: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
We stopped the federal vaccine mandates, for personal choice: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Our 10-Year Mental-Health Plan continues to be fully funded: Favors topic 5
Allow importation of prescription drugs from Canada: Favors topic 5
Import Canadian prescription drugs: Favors topic 5
Medicaid compromise has worked for 50,000 citizens: Favors topic 5
State must invest in mental healthcare system: Favors topic 5
Push for a true accounting of our Medicaid program: Strongly Opposes topic 5
More home-care funding ultimately lowers the cost of care: Favors topic 5
Voted against funding Planned Parenthood state contracts: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Flexible retirement savings, and ensure Soc. Sec. solvency: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Education Freedom Savings Accounts provides options: Strongly Favors topic 7
$30 million in one-time grants for school capital projects: Opposes topic 7
Obtained $26 million grant for Preschool Development: Opposes topic 7
NH Career Academies: Opportunities for high school students: Opposes topic 7
Give parents choice instead of one-size-fits-all system: Strongly Favors topic 7
More funding for charter schools; less power to bureaucrats: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
$150M to address PFAS contamination in our water systems: Opposes topic 8
Be smart about environmental policy: look at economics: Opposes topic 8
Fund asbestos cleanup, and clean water infrastructure: Opposes topic 8
Worked as engineer cleaning up hazardous waste sites: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ensure violent criminals don't automatically go free on bail: Strongly Favors topic 9
Committed to bring greater accountability to our system: Opposes topic 9
Banned choke holds, require police misconduct reporting: Opposes topic 9
Supports capital punishment, to support crime victims: Strongly Favors topic 9
Expedite critical resources to combat crime: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Public display of firearm is not reckless conduct: Strongly Favors topic 10
Protect schools with security infrastructure: Favors topic 10
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
If your town isn't lowering taxes, go out and make it happen: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax cuts work, so let's do it again!: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No Enterprise Tax for businesses valued under $250,000: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Managed to mitigate worst of pandemic without raising taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No sales tax; no income tax; not on my watch: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Lower business tax to accompany no income or sales tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Pledge to veto state sales tax and income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports DREAMers; reform immigration laws: Strongly Favors topic 12
Don't block all immigration; do block 10,000 Syrian refugees: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Congress should pass USMCA trade deal: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes tariffs on steel and aluminum imports: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Granite State is ranked as the Freest State in the Nation: Strongly Favors topic 14
The US should halt admitting Syrian refugees: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Create Veterans Campus for veterans, active military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Put suicide prevention for veterans at the forefront: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Vetoed automatic registration, no-excuse absentee voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Vetoed "no excuse" absentee voting bill: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Fund the Office of Offshore Wind Industry Development: Favors topic 18
Rejects regional Transportation & Climate Initiative: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Veto solar/hydropower bill; they cost ratepayers too much: Strongly Favors topic 18
Increase availability of baseload power; reduce energy rates: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports medical marijuana but not recreational: Opposes topic 19
Recovery Friendly Workplaces: help in fighting drugs: Opposes topic 19
Given NH's opioid epidemic, a drug czar is a necessity: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Can't add $5T to balance sheet and hope it goes away: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Reduce homelessness, 13,500 new units in next three years: Favors topic 20
Washington doesn't understand the concept of a budget: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Money to cities and towns, local communities know best: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Increase Rainy Day Fund to $100M; start Infrastructure Fund: Opposes topic 20
End expansive government that stifles economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Chris Sununu is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative
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Page last updated: Jan 01, 2022