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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Roe v. Wade achieved a measure of reproductive justice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Don't jeopardize access to birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
Expand reproductive freedom to under-served areas: Strongly Favors topic 1
Let ObamaCare plans cover abortion: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Representation matters in our foreign service: Favors topic 2
Call racism what it is: wrong: Strongly Favors topic 2
Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
No discrimination, including against LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
No discrimination, including against LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
Welcome everyone, instead of "religious liberty": Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose monument to Ten Commandments at State Capitol: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect progress of ObamaCare, instead of lawsuits: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicaid expansion for reduced cost & preexisting conditions: Strongly Favors topic 5
Paying for uncompensated care brings money back: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid; explore universal coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Tax breaks for high deductible insurance; no aid for insured: Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We must help our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 6
We must help our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest what is necessary for education from cradle to career: Strongly Favors topic 7
No money for school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Help students from early learning thru post-secondary school: Opposes topic 7
Chief Turnaround Officers for low-performing schools: Opposes topic 7
Voted NO on $42M more tax credits for private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Hurricane recovery is a 10-month process, not 10 days: Opposes topic 8
Stay on top of environmental waste & clean-up: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Allow asbestos lawsuits before physical impairment occurs: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Justice should not be determined by your paycheck: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Voted YES on criminalizing "up-skirting": Favors topic 9
Voted NO on 10-year minimum for assaulting a cop: Opposes topic 9
Sometimes sex offenders get parental consent: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
AR-15s are not necessary on our streets: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Gun-carry license doesn't apply to "campus carry": Strongly Opposes topic 10
State should enact reasonable restrictions on guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Voted NO on "campus carry;" it won't make students safer: Opposes topic 10
Rated 7% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reducing the top not enough on income inequality: Opposes topic 11
Republican tax bill rigged the system against working class: Strongly Favors topic 11
Ask everyone to do their fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
Keep graduated income tax instead of 5.4% flat tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
21st-century Immigration plan, not walls nor open borders: Strongly Favors topic 12
Advocates a clean DREAM Act: Favors topic 12
Colleges need not act as immigration enforcement officers: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trade policy should not be based on brinksmanship: Strongly Favors topic 13
Tariffs on Chinese steel are a terrible idea: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We've returned to isolationism, driven by fear-mongering: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Our moral credibility in the world has been diminished: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
US should be judicious & careful with our use of military: Favors topic 15
Give military base residents tuition & teaching certificates: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Ensure everyone trusts the system, and it's worthy of that: Strongly Favors topic 16
Only obligation we have is make sure every vote is counted: Strongly Favors topic 16
You don't win county by county; you win person by person: Strongly Favors topic 16
Fair Fight Georgia helped Biden and Democratic Senate: Strongly Favors topic 16
Voter suppression is rigging the game: Strongly Favors topic 16
Voter suppression is an existential crisis in the US: Strongly Favors topic 16
Takes a strong stand against voter suppression efforts: Strongly Favors topic 16
Fair Fight: Bedrock guarantee of right to vote: Strongly Favors topic 16
Deliberate interference & disenfranchisement in `18 election: Strongly Favors topic 16
Disenfranchisement was death by 1,000 cuts: Strongly Favors topic 16
Basic fairness: we must ensure that every vote is counted: Strongly Favors topic 16
Sued in 2016 to stop "exact match" on voter registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
Protect voter's rights against voter suppression tactics: Strongly Favors topic 16
Founded voter registration project: Strongly Favors topic 16
Head of a voter registration group; focus on minorities: Strongly Favors topic 16
Exact-match process violates Voting Rights Act: Strongly Favors topic 16
Stop redistricting voters of color to dilute their votes: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Concerned China building infrastructure, relationships: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Clean energy key to jobs & innovation: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
Expand list of conditions for medical marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Add fentanyl to list of criminalized opioids: Favors topic 19
No mandatory drug testing for food stamp recipients: Opposes topic 19
Allow onsite testing for drug-free workplace program: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Federal shutdowns are a stunt: furloughs hurt workers: Favors topic 20
Invest in community businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest in community businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20

Stacey Abrams is a Moderate Liberal
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vs.Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin(R)
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vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(? D)
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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)
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IL: Incumbent J. B. Pritzker(D)
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KS: Incumbent Laura Kelly(D)
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MA: Incumbent Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Harvard Professor Danielle Allen(D)
vs.State Sen.Ben Downing(D)
MD: Incumbent Larry Hogan(R,term-limited)
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MN: Incumbent Tim Walz(DFL)
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NE: Incumbent Pete Ricketts(R,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Senator Bob Krist(R)
NH: Incumbent Chris Sununu(R)
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NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
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vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
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Energy/Oil
Environment
Families/Children
Foreign Policy
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Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Infrastructure/Technology
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Local Issues
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

 

Page last updated: Feb 26, 2021