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Steve Sisolak on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fund Planned Parenthood; leave decision to women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Keep abortion legal in first trimester: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Prosecute against discrimination: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Strong gay rights supporter: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't recognize same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Adequately fund women's health care services: Favors topic 5
Expand coverage for those who need it: Strongly Favors topic 5
Do everything we can to maintain healthcare coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
ObamaCare has helped those in need: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Dollars follow students, not districts nor schools: Opposes topic 7
Raise teacher's pay; cover cost of supplies: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Don't divert funds from public schools to private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Against tax dollars diverted to private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Yes to cost/benefit analysis; no to Yucca: Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Help inmates ready to go straight: Opposes topic 9
Ease cash bail requirements to reduce incarceration: Opposes topic 9
More prisons; more death penalty; more mandatory minimums: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Common-sense gun laws save lives: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban silencers, bump stocks, and assault weapons: Opposes topic 10
I'll take on the NRA and I'll take on Donald Trump: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Expand state background checks without involving Feds: Opposes topic 10
Outspoken gun control advocate since Las Vegas shooting: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supported commerce tax; supports property tax increase: Favors topic 11
Decrease business taxes and capital gains taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Workable pathway to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants: Favors topic 12
Deporting DREAMers breaks up families: Strongly Favors topic 12
Not a sanctuary county; we are in compliance with ICE: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Keep electoral college; no popular vote "compact": Strongly Opposes topic 16
Make voting a fundamental right: automatic registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
Term limits for governor & all state reps: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We're poised to lead the world on clean energy storage: Strongly Favors topic 18
Renewable energy makes business sense: Strongly Favors topic 18
Climate change poses a direct threat to our communities: Strongly Favors topic 18
Encourage cleaner burning fuels; but not Yucca: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports legal but heavily regulated marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Marijuana industry to be critical part of economy: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Fight federal intrusion into state marijuana industry: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Nevada should set gold standard for legal pot: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
COVID: Additional $50 million to help small businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20

Steve Sisolak is a Populist-Leaning Liberal
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vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
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vs.Harvard Professor Danielle Allen(D)
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NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
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vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Amodei(? R)
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OH: Incumbent Mike DeWine(R)
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OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
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vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
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WI: Incumbent Tony Evers(D)
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vs.Former Gov. Matt Bevin(? R)
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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: Feb 26, 2021