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Larry Hogan on VoteMatch

 

 



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Signed expansive birth control insurance bill: Favors topic 1
1980: Bar all abortions in county hospitals: Strongly Opposes topic 1
1980s: ban abortions; 1992: don't overturn pro-choice laws: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Personally opposed but no effect since it's legally settled: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Require paid leave, but for large businesses only: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Respect state law on same-sex marriage (even if not my view): Favors topic 3
I evolved and will not repeal same-sex marriage law: Favors topic 3
Opposes a transgender rights bill: Opposes 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)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Maryland Model: total cost of care all-payer model: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate all taxes on retirement income: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Scholarships for deserving students for non-public schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Record high funding for public schools: opportunity for all: Opposes topic 7
School corruption: create Office of Education Accountability: Favors topic 7
P-TECH and ACCESS Initiative: $18.6 million outside-the-box: Opposes topic 7
$7M for student scholarships to attend a private school: Strongly Favors topic 7
More charter school choice; more P-TECH schools: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Coastal bays program scores "B-", in positive trend: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Reduce nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment in Chesapeake Bay: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Combat human trafficking with harsher punishments: Favors topic 9
Remove repeat violent offenders from city streets: Strongly Favors topic 9
Crack down on violent crime with truth-in-sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Justice for Victims Initiative: protect vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban bump stocks and other rapid-trigger devices: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Increase age of unsupervised access from 16 to 18: Opposes topic 10
Tougher sentences for people who commit crimes with a gun: Opposes topic 10
Instant background checks tied to the federal system: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
$1 billion+ in tax cuts for every single retired Marylander: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Not a single tax increase since I was elected governor: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Protect Marylanders negative effects of Trump tax cut: Favors topic 11
Reduce the burden on job creators: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Roll back taxes by cutting $1.75B in waste, fraud, & abuse: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
Reject Trump policy of separating families at the border: Strongly Favors topic 12
Feed & clothe illegal immigrant kids; then deport them: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reasoned & careful decision about resettling Syrian refugees: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Hire a Veteran program: state agency workforce assistance: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
nonpartisan redistricting reform to end gerrymandering: Favors topic 16
Partisan gerrymandering disenfranchises voters: Strongly Favors topic 16
Partisan gerrymandering disenfranchises voters: Strongly Favors topic 16
End partisan gerrymandering; make term limits: Favors topic 16
Disallow legislators from drawing their own district lines: Favors topic 16
Vetoed expansion of voting rights to 40,000 ex-offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Vetoed restoring voting rights to 40,000 ex-offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Undo restored voting rights to ex-felons: Strongly Opposes topic 16
More transparency, more truthfulness, and tougher ethics: Favors topic 16
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)
Clean energy; green jobs: Favors topic 18
Combat greenhouse gas emissions; grow green jobs: Strongly Favors topic 18
Clean Cars Act: invest in electric cars & charging stations: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Make repeated drunk or drugged driving a felony: Favors topic 19
Expand medical marijuana; wait on recreational marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Tougher prosecution of high-level heroin traffickers: Favors topic 19
Created the Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force: Strongly Favors topic 19
New tools to pursue criminal organizations in drug trade: Favors topic 19
Rated B- by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
COVID: $1 billion in tax relief and economic stimulus: Favors topic 20
Job #1: get government off our backs and out of our pockets: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Larry Hogan is a Centrist
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vs.A.G. Mark Herring(D)
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vs.State Sen. Jennifer McClellan(D)
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AK: Incumbent Mike Dunleavy(R)
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AL: Incumbent Kay Ivey(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
AR: Incumbent Asa Hutchinson(R,term-limited)
vs.Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin(R)
vs.Trump Adviser Sarah Huckabee Sanders(R)
vs.A.G. Leslie Rutledge(R)
AZ: Incumbent Doug Ducey(R,term-limited)
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CA: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
vs.S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
vs.Mayor Greg Lopez(R)
CT: Incumbent Ned Lamont(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
FL: Incumbent Ron DeSantis(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(? D)
vs.Former Gov.Charlie Crist(? D)
GA: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Andria Tupola(R)
IA: Incumbent Kim Reynolds(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Cindy Axne(? R)
ID: Incumbent Brad Little(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
IL: Incumbent J. B. Pritzker(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
KS: Incumbent Laura Kelly(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MA: Incumbent Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Harvard Professor Danielle Allen(D)
vs.State Sen.Ben Downing(D)
MD: Incumbent Larry Hogan(R,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Robin Ficker(R)
vs.State Rep. Peter Franchot(D)
vs.DNC chair Thomas Perez(D)
vs.RNC chair Michael Steele(? R)
Gubernatorial Debates 2022 (continued):
ME: Incumbent Janet Mills(D)
vs.Former Gov. Paul LePage(R)
MI: Incumbent Gretchen Whitmer(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MN: Incumbent Tim Walz(DFL)
vs.Mayor Mike Murphy(R)
NE: Incumbent Pete Ricketts(R,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Senator Bob Krist(R)
NH: Incumbent Chris Sununu(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NV: Incumbent Steve Sisolak(D)
vs.A.G.Adam Laxalt(? R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Amodei(? R)
NY: Incumbent Andrew Cuomo(D)
vs.Lt.Gov.Kathy Hochul(D)
OH: Incumbent Mike DeWine(R)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(? D)
OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
vs.Gov. nominee Bud Pierce(R)
PA: Incumbent Tom Wolf(D,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Rep. Lou Barletta(? R)
RI: Incumbent Gina Raimondo(D,to Cabinet)
vs.Gov. Dan McKee(D)
vs.Secy.Matt Brown(? D)
SC: Incumbent Henry McMaster(R)
vs.State Rep. James Emerson Smith(? D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Joe Cunningham(? R)
SD: Incumbent Kristi Noem(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
TN: Incumbent Bill Lee(R)
vs.Senate nominee Marquita Bradshaw(? D)
TX: Incumbent Greg Abbott(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Allen West(? R)
VT: Incumbent Phil Scott(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
WI: Incumbent Tony Evers(D)
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WY: Incumbent Mark Gordon(R)
vs.Minority Leader Chris Rothfuss(D)

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KY: Incumbent Andy Beshear(D)
vs.Former Gov. Matt Bevin(? R)
Senator Rand Paul(? R)
LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
vs.Biden Adviser Cedric Richmond(? D)
vs.Senator John Neely Kennedy(? R)
MS: Incumbent Tate Reeves(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
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Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
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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 04, 2021