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Phil Murphy on VoteMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Support funding for Planned Parenthood: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We all can contribute, including the differently abled: Favors topic 2
Equal pay for equal work by gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Close the wage gap: ban unequal pay for same work by women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strong advocate for equal treatment of LGBTQ community: Strongly Favors topic 3
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)
Protected ObamaCare; enacted sick leave: Strongly Favors topic 5
Fight for-profit right-wing agenda to gut ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Divest NJ pension fund from private equity: Opposes topic 6
Evaluate state pension system for growing unfunded liability: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in pre-K & free community college: Strongly Opposes topic 7
High stakes, high stress standardized tests must end: Opposes topic 7
Our public schools are part of what makes this state great: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Focus on STEM to make Silicon Valley in New Jersey: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Reignite NJ science hotbed by focusing on STEM sector: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect Jersey Shore from oil & Pinelands' open space: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Commit to protecting shores with long-term enviro plan: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Long-term planning via Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
For-profit prison industry targets communities of color: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Gun violence epidemic is a public health crisis: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Sensible gun safety regulations: taxes & training: Favors topic 10
States for Gun Safety: fill void left by no Federal policy: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Incentive programs for business need reform: Favors topic 11
Quality of life more important than tax breaks: Favors topic 11
Stronger & fairer funding instead of massive tax breaks: Strongly Favors topic 11
Wealthiest 1% pay far lower share of taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose efforts to use police to assist in mass deportations: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Reject Pres. Trump's dark belief of an America in decline: Opposes topic 14
Former U.S. ambassador to Germany, appointed by Obama: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Focus Veterans agency on mental health & employment support: Favors topic 15
Create new NJ department responsible for veterans: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Easier voter registration; online voting & early voting: Strongly Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration, online, and same-day: Strongly Favors topic 16
I don't owe the political insiders anything: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Wind farm smarter than drilling for oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Protect our precious Jersey Shore from offshore drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rejoin Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Strongly Favors topic 18
Raise gas tax to renew Transportation Trust Fund: Favors topic 18
It stinks, but raise the gas tax to fund transportation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize adult-use marijuana; undo past convictions: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Focus on racial justice with marijuana legalization.: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Addiction is an illness, & treatable with right resources: Opposes topic 19
Opioid addiction is an illness, and it is treatable: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest to restore NJ's place as leader in innovation economy: Strongly Favors topic 20
Partner with private sector to expand job training: Favors topic 20

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Bob Hugin
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Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R)
vs.Goforth(R)
vs.Adkins(D)
vs.Beshear(D)
vs.Edelen(D)
LA:
Edwards(D)
vs.Abraham(R)
MS:
Bryant(R)
vs.Foster(R)
vs.Hood(D)
vs.Reeves(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.Dunleavy(D) vs.Chenault(R) vs.Huggins(R) vs.Begich(D) vs.Treadwell(D)
AL: Ivey(R) vs.Countryman(D) vs.Battle (R) vs.Maddox (R) vs.George(R) vs.Carrington(R)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.Henderson(D) vs.West(L)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs. Garcia (D) vs.Farley(D)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D) vs.Eastin (D) vs.Hadley (R) vs.Cox (R) vs.Istvan (I) vs.Allen(R) vs.La Riva(P)
CO: Johnston(D) vs.Mitchell(R) vs.Kennedy (D) vs.Robinson (R) vs.Barlock(R) vs.Lynne(R) vs.Polis(D) vs.Coffman(R) vs.Brauchler(R,A.G.) vs.Stapleton(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Lamont(D) vs.Stefanowski(R) vs.Srinivasan(R) vs.David Walker (R) vs.Lumaj(R) vs.Visconti(R) vs.Lauretti(R) vs.Drew(D)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Putnam(R) vs.Levine(D) vs.DeSantis(R)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.Cagle(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Abrams(D) vs.Levine(D)
HI: Ige(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Tupola(R) vs.Carroll(R) vs.McDermott(R)
IA: Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D) vs.Boulton(D) vs.McGuire(D) vs.Glasson(D) vs.Hubbell(D) vs.Porter(L) vs.Battaglia(L)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R) vs.Labrador(R) vs.Ahlquist(R) vs.Minton(D) vs.Jordan(D)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D) vs.Daniel Biss (D) vs.Pritzker(D) vs.Ives(R)
KS: Brewer(D) vs.Hartman (R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2018:(continued) vs.Colyer(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Orman(I) vs.Kelly(D)
MA: Baker(R) &Polito(R,Lt.Gov.) vs.Warren (D) vs.Massie (R)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.Ross (D) vs.Cummings(D) vs.Madaleno(D) vs.Jealous(D) vs.Quinn(L) vs.Schlakman(G)
ME: Mayhew(R) vs.Mills(D) vs.Boyle(D) vs.Thibodeau(R) vs.Moody(D) vs.Capron(I) vs.Caron(I)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D) vs.Walz (D) vs.Schuette(R) vs.Calley(R) vs.Tatar(L)
MN: vs.Smith(D) vs.Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D) vs.Liebling (DFL) vs.Walz (DFL) vs.Dean (R) vs.Pawlenty(R) vs.Johnson(R) vs.Swanson(D)
MO: Greitens(R) vs.Parson(R)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.Krist(D)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.Jarvis(L) vs.Marchand (D) vs.Kelly (D)
NM: Lujan-Grisham(D) vs.Pearce(R) vs.Cervantes(D) vs.Apodaca(D) vs.Jarvis(L)
NV: Fisher (R) vs.Sisolak(D) vs.Laxalt(R) vs.Schwartz(R)
NY: Cuomo(D) vs.Nixon(D) vs.Hawkins(G) vs.Molinaro(R)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.Husted(R,Lt.Gov.) vs.Kucinich(D) vs.Sutton(D,Lt.Gov) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Renacci (R) vs.Pillich (D) vs.Schiavoni(D) vs.Whaley(D) vs.Cordray(D)
OK: Stitt(R) vs.Cornett(R) vs.Edmondson(D) vs.Richardson(R) vs.Johnson(D) vs.Powell(L) vs.Maldonado(L)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Inman(D) vs.Buehler(R)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Fetterman(D,Lt.Gov.) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Krawchuk(L)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.Brown(D) vs.Fung(R) vs.Morgan(R)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R) vs.Templeton(R) vs.Smith(D) vs.Warren(D) vs.Bryant(R)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R) vs.Sutton(D)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D) vs.Black(R) vs.Lee(R)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.Glass(L) vs.White(D) vs.Valdez(D)
VT: Scott(R) vs.Moody(R) vs.Hallquist(D) vs.Stern(D)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D) vs.Vinehout(D) vs.Evers(D) vs.Roys(D) vs.Anderson(L)
WY: Throne(D) vs.Dahlin(R) vs.Gordon(R) vs.Rammell(R)
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: Mar 09, 2019