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DE:
Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN:
Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
KY(2019):
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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John B. King on Abortion
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  • Expand access to all reproductive health services. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Budget & Economy
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  • Put public transit at the center of transportation policy. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Civil Rights
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  • End youth homelessness especially LGBTQ+ youth homelessness. (Oct 2021)
  • Great-grandfather enslaved; must grapple with racial equity. (Apr 2021)
  • We undermine societal improvement by burying historic racism. (Mar 2021)
John B. King on Corporations
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John B. King on Crime
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  • Raise minimum age that minor can be tried in adult courts. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Drugs
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  • Work to legalize and tax the sale of recreational cannabis. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Education
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  • Ensure that public money goes to public schools. (Oct 2021)
  • First Education Secretary to be kicked out of high school. (Oct 2021)
  • Expand education access; seek universal preschool. (Apr 2021)
  • Inspiring public school teachers saved my life. (Apr 2021)
John B. King on Energy & Oil
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  • Achieve 100% clean energy use in all Maryland schools. (Oct 2021)
  • It's past time to act on climate change, shift to renewables. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Environment
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  • Crack down on polluters, especially serial offenders. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
John B. King on Foreign Policy
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John B. King on Free Trade
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John B. King on Government Reform
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John B. King on Gun Control
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John B. King on Health Care
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  • Protect and increase access to gender-affirming health care. (Oct 2021)
  • Treat healthcare as a human right; ensure access for all. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Homeland Security
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John B. King on Immigration
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  • Prevent local detention centers from contracting with ICE. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Jobs
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  • Ensure right to collectively bargain, increase minimum wage. (Oct 2021)
John B. King on Local Issues
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John B. King on Principles & Values
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  • The truth is my whole life has been a long-shot. (Oct 2021)
  • Crises can be catalysts for change: it's up to us. (Oct 2021)
  • Teacher, administrator, Obama's Secretary of Education. (Apr 2021)
  • A progressive problem solver; work to expand opportunity. (Apr 2021)
John B. King on Social Security
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John B. King on Tax Reform
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  • Ask wealthiest to pay fair share, end corporate giveaways. (Oct 2021)
  • If we have to pay a little more in taxes, we should. (Mar 2021)
John B. King on Technology
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John B. King on War & Peace
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John B. King on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand access to all reproductive health services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Great-grandfather enslaved; must grapple with racial equity: Strongly Favors topic 2
We undermine societal improvement by burying historic racism: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
End youth homelessness especially LGBTQ+ youth homelessness: Strongly Favors topic 3
Protect and increase access to gender-affirming health care: 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)
Treat healthcare as a human right; ensure access for all: Strongly 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)
Ensure that public money goes to public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Expand education access; seek universal preschool: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Inspiring public school teachers saved my life: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Crack down on polluters, especially serial offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Raise minimum age that minor can be tried in adult courts: Strongly 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)
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ask wealthiest to pay fair share, end corporate giveaways: Strongly Favors topic 11
If we have to pay a little more in taxes, we should: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prevent local detention centers from contracting with ICE: 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)
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)
Achieve 100% clean energy use in all Maryland schools: Strongly Favors topic 18
It's past time to act on climate change, shift to renewables: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Work to legalize and tax the sale of recreational cannabis: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

John B. King is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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