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Kim Reynolds on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
State constitution does not grant right to abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
De-fund Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after heartbeat is heard, at 6 weeks: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion is equivalent to murder, but different penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sexual harassment has been a stain on our culture: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Same-sex marriage issue is now settled law: Favors topic 3
Voters should decide gay marriage, not the courts: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Voting NAY on ending gender identity wage discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Changed mind on Bible in classrooms: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
Shift mental health funding from property tax to state: Favors topic 5
Telehealth is a reality and will help underserved Iowans: Favors topic 5
Individualized, patient-centered managed care for Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
Train all doctors to recognize mental health challenges: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare is unaffordable, unworkable, and unsustainable: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We need 100% of schools to teach computer science: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Additional $93M to invest in our students: Opposes topic 7
School choice offers families option to teach their values: Strongly Favors topic 7
$40M more for schools; $150M more for teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Score every Iowa high school for Post-Secondary Readiness: Favors topic 7
STEM initiative to prepare for a 21st century economy: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increase funding for water quality and conservation: Opposes topic 8
Scale back Waters of US rule: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Priority to focus on prisoner re-entry, rehabilitation: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes reinstating the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports "stand your ground" provisions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Concealed carry at statehouse okay: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce top state income tax rate to 5.5% by 2023: Strongly Opposes topic 11
$2B tax cuts provide relief to taxpayers & small businesses: Strongly Favors topic 11
Update Iowa tax code to take advantage of federal tax cuts: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Secure our border, but no family separations: Opposes topic 12
End DACA, but Congress should act: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA: Favors topic 13
Nobody wins in a trade war: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
Restore ex-felon voting rights: Favors topic 16
Opposes term limits for Iowa governor: Favors topic 16
Protect the ballot box with new voter ID laws: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
New $2 million for Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program: Strongly Favors topic 18
Cut funding for home retrofits & energy efficient appliances: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Expand natural gas as well as biomass: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
No further legalization of marijuana: Favors topic 19
No for recreational; limited medical marijuana: Favors topic 19
Reduce number of opioids prescribed & increase Rx monitoring: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Keep minimum wage at $7.25; don't allow cities to raise it: Opposes topic 20
Internet grew & thrived before net neutrality: Opposes topic 20
Expand broadband capabilities to every corner of rural Iowa: Favors topic 20
Tax breaks bring Apple to Iowa: Strongly Favors topic 20
Defended $100 million budget cuts from previous fiscal year: Opposes topic 20

Kim Reynolds is a Centrist
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Bob Krause
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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) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)

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.Volinksy(D) vs.Dan Feltes(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: Apr 13, 2020