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Dave Heineman on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Signs informed consent Legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is between one man and one woman: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Nebraska will not be pressured into expanding Medicaid: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Don't spend money on ObamaCare until Supreme Court decision: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes ObamaCare as bad for health & pocketbook: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increasing state aid to education from $852M to $939M: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don't reduce sentences automatically for "good time": Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Harsher punishment for unlawful handguns: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Use $1.2 billion in cash reserves to reduce over-taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NE needs more middle-class jobs; so lower income tax rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Eliminated sales tax exemptions, to eliminate income tax: Opposes topic 11
To build economy: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Vetoes 25% State Park Fee Increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
I will continue to lower taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
End Medicaid services for illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Trade mission: Nebraska exports to China grow rapidly: Strongly Favors topic 13
Expand trade with Taiwan & Hong Kong: Strongly Favors topic 13
Promote exports with trade office in Tokyo: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Our military personnel work to preserve our freedom: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Disallow using government resources for politics: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Support pipeline but not at expense of environment: Opposes topic 18
National leader in ethanol; now do same for biodiesel: Strongly Favors topic 18
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect Nebraskans from the very dangerous drug, meth: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We lowered taxes over last 3 years; do same for next 4 years: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Dave Heineman on the issues:

NE Senatorial:
Deb Fischer
Shane Osborn

Election 2013:
NJ-R: Chris Christie (won)
NJ-D: Barbara Buono (lost)
VA-R: Bob McDonnell(Retiring)
VA-R: Ken Cuccinelli (lost)
VA-D: Terry McAuliffe (won)

Gubernatorial Debates 2014:
AR: Ross(D) vs.Hutchinson(R)
CA: Brown(D) vs.Solis(D) vs.Villaraigosa(D)
CO: Hickenlooper(D) vs.Tancredo(R) vs.Hess(L)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Scott(R) vs.Crist(D)
HI: Abercrombie(D) vs.Djou(R)
IA: Branstad(R) vs.Hoefling(R) vs.Culver(D)
MA: Coakley(D) vs.Grossman(D) vs.Baker(R)
ME: LePage(R) vs.Michaud(D) vs.Cutler(I)
MI: Snyder(R) vs.Schauer(D)
NM: Martinez(R) vs.Johnson(L)
OK: Fallin(R) vs.Boren(D)
PA: Corbett(R) vs.Schwartz(D) vs.Critz(D)
Up for re-election 2014:
AK-R: Sean Parnell
AL-R: Robert Bentley
CA-D: Jerry Brown
CO-D: John Hickenlooper
CT-D: Dan Malloy
FL-R: Rick Scott
GA-R: Nathan Deal
HI-D: Neil Abercrombie
IA-R: Terry Branstad
ID-R: Butch Otter
IL-D: Pat Quinn
KS-R: Sam Brownback
ME-R: Paul LePage
MI-R: Rick Snyder
MN-D: Mark Dayton
NH-D: Maggie Hassan
NM-R: Susana Martinez
NV-R: Brian Sandoval
NY-D: Andrew Cuomo
OH-R: John Kasich
OK-R: Mary Fallin
OR-D: John Kitzhaber
PA-R: Tom Corbett
SC-R: Nikki Haley
SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
TN-R: Bill Haslam
VT-D: Peter Shumlin
WI-R: Scott Walker
WY-R: Matt Mead
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

Term-Limited or Retiring 2014:
AR-D: Mike Beebe
AZ-R: Jan Brewer
MA-D: Deval Patrick
MD-D: Martin O'Malley
RI-I: Linc Chafee
TX-R: Rick Perry


Contact info:
Fax Number:
402-471-6031

Page last updated: Jan 24, 2014