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*AK Sean Parnell(R)
*AL Robert Bentley(R)
vs.Parker Griffith (R)
**AR Mike Beebe(D)
vs.Mike Ross(D)
vs.Asa Hutchinson(R)
& Tim Griffin(Lt.Gov)
vs.Frank Gilbert(L)
**AZ Jan Brewer(R)
Doug Ducey(R)
vs.Fred DuVal(D)
vs.JL Mealer(I)
vs.Frank Riggs(R)
*CA Jerry Brown(D)
vs.Neel Kashkari(R)
*CO John Hickenlooper(D)
vs.Bob Beauprez(R)
vs.Tom Tancredo(R)
vs.Matthew Hess(L)
*CT Dan Malloy(D)
vs.Tom Foley(R)
& David Walker(Lt.Gov)
DE Jack Markell(D)
*FL Rick Scott(R)
vs.Charlie Crist(D)
vs.Alexander Snitker(L)
*GA Nathan Deal(R)
vs.Jason Carter(D)
*HI Neil Abercrombie(D)
vs.Duke Aiona(R)
vs.David Ige(D)
*IA Terry Branstad(R)
vs.Jack Hatch(D)
vs.Tom Hoefling(R)
*ID Butch Otter(R)
vs.Raul Labrador(R)
*IL Pat Quinn(D)
IN Mike Pence(R)
*KS Sam Brownback(R)
KY Steve Beshear(D)
LA Bobby Jindal(R)
**MA Deval Patrick(D)
Martha Coakley(D)
Karyn Polito(D,Lt.Gov.)
vs.Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Steve Grossman(D)
vs.Don Berwick(D)
vs.Dan Wolf(D)
**MD Martin O`Malley(D)
*ME Paul LePage(R)
vs.Mike Michaud(D)
vs.Eliot Cutler(I)
*MI Rick Snyder(R)
vs.Mark Schauer(D)
*MN Mark Dayton(D)
MO Jay Nixon(D)
MS Phil Bryant(R)
MT Steve Bullock(D)
NC Pat McCrory(R)
ND Jack Dalrymple(R)
**NE Dave Heineman(R)
vs.Pete Ricketts(R)
vs.Jon Bruning(R)
*NH Maggie Hassan(D)
NJ Chris Christie(R)
vs.Barbara Buono(D)
*NM Susana Martinez(R)
vs.Gary King(R)
*NV Brian Sandoval(R)
*NY Andrew Cuomo(D)
&Kathy Hochul(D)
vs.Rob Astorino(R)
vs.Zephyr Teachout(D)
vs.Howie Hawkins(G)
*OH John Kasich(R)
*OK Mary Fallin(R)
vs.Joe Dorman(D)
*OR John Kitzhaber(D)
*PA Tom Corbett(R)
vs.Tom Wolf(D)
& Mark Critz(Lt.Gov)
**RI Lincoln Chafee(I)
*SC Nikki Haley(R)
*SD Dennis Daugaard(R)
vs.Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin(D)
*TN Bill Haslam(R)
**TX Rick Perry(R)
UT Gary Herbert(R)
VA Terry McAuliffe(D)
vs.Ken Cuccinelli(R)
*VT Peter Shumlin(D)
WA Jay Inslee(D)
*WI Scott Walker(R)
*WV Earl Ray Tomblin(D)
*WY Matt Mead(R)

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Charlie Baker on Abortion
Click here for the full quote on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • I support a woman's right to choose. (Aug 2010)
Charlie Baker on Budget & Economy
Click here for 2 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Getting MA Back in Business: streamline rules; reduce taxes. (Nov 2010)
  • Cut government spending and roll back sakes taxes. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Civil Rights
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  • Running-mate supports existing law on gay marriage. (Dec 2013)
Charlie Baker on Corporations
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  • Cut business tax to 5%; remove ancillary business fees. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Crime
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  • Hold accountable those responsible for state drug lab crisis. (Oct 2013)
Charlie Baker on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Education
Click here for 2 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Increase charter, magnet, and alternative public schools. (Nov 2010)
  • Teachers' unions put their own interests above students'. (Oct 2010)
Charlie Baker on Energy & Oil
Click here for 2 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Support Hydro Quebec, efficient appliances, and LED lighting. (Nov 2010)
  • Renewable energy is an important investment in our future. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Environment
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  • Protect & preserve natural resources for future generations. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Free Trade
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Charlie Baker on Government Reform
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  • $500 donor limit is crazy; it's suppression of free speech. (Dec 2013)
Charlie Baker on Gun Control
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  • Supports tough gun control laws. (Aug 2010)
Charlie Baker on Health Care
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  • Eliminate mandated benefits that are more than people need. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Immigration
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  • Verify legal status before providing any state benefits. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Jobs
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  • Change direction on job losses and tax increases. (Oct 2010)
Charlie Baker on Local Issues
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  • Cutting local aid should be off the table right now. (Nov 2010)
Charlie Baker on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Tax Reform
Click here for 2 full quotes on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Make MA taxes competitive with other states. (Nov 2010)
  • Signed the no-new taxes pledge. (Sep 2010)
Charlie Baker on Technology
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Charlie Baker on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Cut state retirement benefits to reduce $22B liability. (Nov 2010)


VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
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)
I support a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Running-mate supports existing law on gay marriage: 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)
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate mandated benefits that are more than people need: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increase charter, magnet, and alternative public schools: Favors topic 7
Teachers' unions put their own interests above students': Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Protect & preserve natural resources for future generations: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Hold accountable those responsible for state drug lab crisis: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports tough gun control laws: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut business tax to 5%; remove ancillary business fees: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Make MA taxes competitive with other states: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Change direction on job losses and tax increases: Opposes topic 11
Signed the no-new taxes pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Verify legal status before providing any state benefits: 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)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(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)
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
$500 donor limit is crazy; it's suppression of free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support Hydro Quebec, efficient appliances, and LED lighting: Strongly Favors topic 18
Renewable energy is an important investment in our future: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Getting MA Back in Business: streamline rules; reduce taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Cut government spending and roll back sakes taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Charlie Baker is a Centrist.
Click here for explanation of political philosophy.
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