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Victor Mitchell(D)
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Betty Sutton (D)
Mary Taylor (R)
Mike DeWine (R)
Joe Schiavoni(D)
Jon Husted(R)
Nan Whaley(D)
Connie Pillich (D)
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Gary Richardson (R)
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Wolf
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vs.Bryant(R)
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Rep. Kristi Noem (R)
Billie Sutton (D)
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Abbott(R)
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Northam(D)
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vs.Gillespie(R)
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Scott(R)
Stern(D)
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Bob Harlow (D)
Kathleen Vinehout (D)
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Cary Kennedy on Abortion
Click here for the full quote on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Endorsed by EMILY's List for pro-choice women. (Mar 2018)
Cary Kennedy on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • $5.1M annual earnings from diversifying city investments. (Jul 2017)
  • Balanced budget after citizens vote on taxes. (Mar 2017)
  • Don't invest state dollars in risky stock portfolios. (Aug 2010)
  • Give voters more info about where tax dollars are spent. (Nov 2006)
Cary Kennedy on Civil Rights
Click here for 2 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Gender pay equity in government and across the state. (Mar 2018)
  • Ban the discredited practice of conversion therapy. (Mar 2018)
Cary Kennedy on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Cary Kennedy on Crime
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  • Mass incarceration has a devastating impact. (Mar 2018)
Cary Kennedy on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Cary Kennedy on Education
Click here for 6 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Authored Amendment 23: Fund education & repair schools. (Jul 2017)
  • Preschool & kindergarten for every child. (Jul 2017)
  • Led Amendment 23: reduce budget cuts to public schools. (Apr 2017)
  • Make college more affordable, including tech & vocational. (Mar 2017)
  • BEST program: $1B to fix crumbling and dilapidated schools. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports wise investments in Colorado's public schools. (Nov 2006)
Cary Kennedy on Energy & Oil
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  • Oil & gas are important, but protect public health. (May 2017)
Cary Kennedy on Environment
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  • Colorado can be national model on wind energy & cleantech. (Jun 2017)
Cary Kennedy on Families & Children
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  • Expand access to contraception. (Mar 2018)
  • Family adopted sister via faith-based organization. (Mar 2018)
  • Help at-risk low-income kids with nurse home visits. (Jul 2017)
  • Supports foster care via faith-based organizations. (Mar 2017)
Cary Kennedy on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Cary Kennedy on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Cary Kennedy on Government Reform
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  • Cap election spending; eliminate corporate PAC contributions. (Mar 2018)
  • Transparency in public finance: publish online. (Jul 2017)
Cary Kennedy on Gun Control
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  • Ban assault weapons; fight the NRA & gun lobby. (Mar 2018)
  • No military assault weapons; universal background checks. (Mar 2018)
Cary Kennedy on Health Care
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  • Increase tobacco tax and invest it in cancer research. (Nov 2006)
Cary Kennedy on Homeland Security
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  • Tax deductions for veterans, plus more state services. (Mar 2018)
Cary Kennedy on Immigration
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  • Keep local cops out of immigration. (Mar 2017)
Cary Kennedy on Jobs
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  • Target tax cuts for job creation. (Jul 2017)
Cary Kennedy on Local Issues
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Cary Kennedy on Principles & Values
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Cary Kennedy on Social Security
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  • Address long term solvency of the state's pension system. (Nov 2006)
Cary Kennedy on Tax Reform
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  • Tax rebates for seniors & disabled. (Jul 2017)
  • OpEd: proudly championed the state's mill levy freeze. (May 2011)
  • Colorado Tax Tracks: see how taxes are spent, online. (Aug 2010)
Cary Kennedy on Technology
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  • Transit Oriented Development & develop airport commercially. (Jul 2017)
  • Rural areas need transportation & broadband infrastructure. (Mar 2017)
Cary Kennedy on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Cary Kennedy on Welfare & Poverty
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand access to contraception: Favors topic 1
Endorsed by EMILY's List for pro-choice women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Gender pay equity in government and across the state: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Ban the discredited practice of conversion therapy: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Family adopted sister via faith-based organization: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase tobacco tax and invest it in cancer research: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Address long term solvency of the state's pension system: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Authored Amendment 23: Fund education & repair schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Preschool & kindergarten for every child: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Led Amendment 23: reduce budget cuts to public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
BEST program: $1B to fix crumbling and dilapidated schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports wise investments in Colorado's public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Transit Oriented Development & develop airport commercially: Opposes topic 8
Colorado can be national model on wind energy & cleantech: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Mass incarceration has a devastating impact: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban assault weapons; fight the NRA & gun lobby: Opposes topic 10
No military assault weapons; universal background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Target tax cuts for job creation: Opposes topic 11
Tax rebates for seniors & disabled: Favors topic 11
OpEd: proudly championed the state's mill levy freeze: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Keep local cops out of immigration: 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)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tax deductions for veterans, plus more state services: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Cap election spending; eliminate corporate PAC contributions: 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)
Oil & gas are important, but protect public health: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$5.1M annual earnings from diversifying city investments: Favors topic 20
Balanced budget after citizens vote on taxes: Strongly Favors topic 20
Don't invest state dollars in risky stock portfolios: Opposes topic 20

Cary Kennedy is a Moderate Liberal.
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