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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Religious/ethical exemption for health care providers: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Signed amicus brief to stop abortions after 20 weeks: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Help black students pursue STEM careers: Strongly Favors topic 2
Held first ever Governor's Disability Job Fair: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Adoption/foster care agencies may reject LGBTQ parents: Strongly Opposes topic 3
One-man-one-woman marriage is cornerstone of civilization: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Churches may decline foster kids to same-sex couples: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes vaccine mandates in spite of more than 14,000 deaths: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Accused by opponents of shaming the unvaccinated: Favors topic 5
Incentivize medical professionals to build rural practices: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare does much more harm than good: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Each state creates its own insurance pool for high risk: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
$1.25 billion bond for K-12 public schools, state colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 7
$25 million for Pre-K; $1B for public schools & colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Invest in Pre-K: now more than 1000 classes: Opposes topic 7
Remove bad teachers; let students leave failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Charter Schools "plan of action" for statewide reform: Strongly Favors topic 7
Charter Schools offer quality alternative to private schools: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tax credits for landowners who replant cut trees: Opposes topic 8
No water commissions with onerous regulations & litigation: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rehabilitate prisoners; don't just warehouse them: Opposes topic 9
New modern prisons will improve conditions, rehabilitation: Opposes topic 9
Build three new prisons, but focus on rehabilitation: Favors topic 9
Chemical castration for sex offenses against children: Favors topic 9
More prison staffing and more capital investments in prisons: Favors topic 9
One death verdict instead of separate sentencing trial: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Firearms industry jobs part of rich history of 2nd Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Do everything we can to preserve right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Online sales tax means no need for raising income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut taxes; reduce government: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Increased fuel tax strictly for infrastructure: Opposes topic 11
Tax relief to job creators and small businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Vast sums pay for teaching children of illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support Alabama Girls State patriotism & Americanism: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Tax credit for hiring veterans, even if not unemployed: Favors topic 15
Ensure the stability of Alabama's military resources: Favors topic 15
Create a sustainable climate for drone manufacturing: Strongly Favors topic 15
1,000-foot perimeter at military funerals to enforce respect: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Prohibit lobbyists from serving in the executive branch: Favors topic 16
Ban lobbyists from appointments by the executive branch: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Wind & solar power are still too expensive: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Establish commission to study legalizing medical marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Wants to use $400 million of COVID relief to build prisons: Strongly Favors topic 20
Business tax credits attract new companies to Alabama: Favors topic 20
$122 million to Rebuild Alabama infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 20
Accelerate Alabama economic development strategic plan: Strongly Favors topic 20
Reduce red tape to improve \business climate: Opposes topic 20
Reduce legislators' salary; remove ability to set own salary: Strongly Opposes topic 20
5,000 fewer state employees than three years ago: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Kay Ivey is a Moderate Conservative
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CA Recall:
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vs.State Rep. Jack Ciattarelli(R)
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vs.State Rep. Jennifer Carroll Foy(D)
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vs.Bill Walker(I)
vs.Les Gara(D)
vs.Billy Toien(L)
AL: Incumbent Kay Ivey(R)
vs.Chris Countryman(D)
AR: Incumbent Asa Hutchinson(R,term-limited)
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vs.Secretary of State Katie Hobbs(D)
vs.State Treasurer Kimberly Yee(R)
vs.U.S.Rep.Matt Salmon(R)
vs.Steve Gaynor(R)
vs.State Rep.Aaron Lieberman(D)
vs.Jorge Rivas(R)
CA: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
vs.S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
vs.Kevin Paffrath(D)
CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
vs.Mayor Greg Lopez(R)
vs.Heidi Ganahl(R)
CT: Incumbent Ned Lamont(D)
vs.Bob Stefanowski(? R)
FL: Incumbent Ron DeSantis(R)
vs.Former Gov.Charlie Crist(D)
vs.Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried(D)
GA: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
vs.State Rep.Vernon Jones(R)
vs.2020 candidate Kandiss Taylor(R)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
vs.Marissa Kerns(R)
vs.Lt.Gov.Josh Green(D)
vs.Vicky Cayetano(D)
vs.Paul Morgan(R)
IA: Incumbent Kim Reynolds(R)
vs.Deidre DeJear(D)
vs.State Rep.Ras Smith(D)
ID: Incumbent Brad Little(R)
vs.Raul Labrador(R)
vs.Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin(R)
vs.Ammon Bundy(R)
vs.Ed Humphreys(R)
IL: Incumbent J.B. Pritzker(D)
vs.State Sen.Darren Bailey(R)
vs.Paul Schimpf(R)
vs.Jesse Sullivan(R)
KS: Incumbent Laura Kelly(D)
vs.Jeff Colyer(R)
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vs.Secretary Thomas Perez(D)
vs.Wes Moore(D)
vs.Dan Cox(R)
ME: Incumbent Janet Mills(D)
vs.Former Gov. Paul LePage(R)
MI: Incumbent Gretchen Whitmer(D)
vs.Chief James Craig(R)
vs.Police Chief Tudor Dixon(R)
vs.Garrett Soldano(R)
MN: Incumbent Tim Walz(DFL)
vs.Mayor Mike Murphy(R)
vs.State Sen.Scott Jensen(R)
vs.Michelle Benson(R)
vs.Paul Gazelka(R)
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vs.U.S.Senator Bob Krist(R)
vs.Chuck Herbster(R)
vs.Jim Pillen(R)
vs.Brett Lindstrom(R)
vs.Carol Blood(D)
NH: Incumbent Chris Sununu(R)
vs.Dan Feltes(D)
vs.Karen Testerman(R)
NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
vs.Commissioner Jay Block(R)
vs.State Rep.Rebecca Dow(R)
NV: Incumbent Steve Sisolak(D)
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NY: Incumbent Andrew Cuomo(D)
vs.Lt.Gov.Kathy Hochul(D)
vs.Rob Astorino(R)
vs.Andrew Giuliani(R)
vs.US.Rep.Lee Zeldin(R)
OH: Incumbent Mike DeWine(R)
vs.Former Rep.Jim Renacci(R)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(D)
vs.Mayor John Cranley(D)
OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Joy Hofmeister(D)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
vs.Gov. nominee Bud Pierce(R)
vs.Paul Romero(R)
vs.Casey Kulla(D)
vs.Kerry McQuisten(R)
vs.Tina Kotek(D)
vs.Nicholas Kristof(D)
PA: Incumbent Tom Wolf(D,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Rep. Lou Barletta(R)
vs.Commissioner Joe Gale(R)
vs.A.G.Josh Shapiro(D)
vs.William McSwain(R)
RI: Incumbent Gina Raimondo(D,to Cabinet)
vs.Gov. Dan McKee(D)
vs.Secy.Matt Brown(D)
vs.Mayor Allan Fung(R ?)
vs.Luis-Daniel Munoz(D)
vs.RI Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea(D)
vs.Seth Magainer(D)
vs.Helena Foulkes(D)
SC: Incumbent Henry McMaster(R)
vs.US.Rep.Joe Cunningham(D)
vs.State senator Mia McLeod(D)
SD: Incumbent Kristi Noem(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
TN: Incumbent Bill Lee(R)
vs.Carnita Atwater(D)
vs.J B Smiley(D)
TX: Incumbent Greg Abbott(R)
vs.Chad Prather(R)
vs.State Sen.Don Huffines(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Allen West(R)
vs.Deidre Gilbert(D)
VT: Incumbent Phil Scott(R)
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WI: Incumbent Tony Evers(D)
vs.CEO Jonathan Wichmann(R)
vs.Rebecca Kleefisch(R)
WY: Incumbent Mark Gordon(R)
vs.Rex Rammell(R)
vs.Minority Leader Chris Rothfuss(? D)

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vs.Senator Rand Paul(? R)
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LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
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MS: Incumbent Tate Reeves(R)
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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: Nov 11, 2021