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Dennis Daugaard on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Protect the unborn; overturn Roe v. Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Assist disabled with employment; adversity builds character: Favors topic 2
Ban racial profiling; keep affirmative action for college: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Define marriage as one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Working to keep federal government out of SD's health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Federal takeover of healthcare is not the answer: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Increase teacher salaries to retain and attract hires: Opposes topic 7
Support nationwide Common Core standards: Opposes topic 7
Spending does not guarantee student achievement: Favors topic 7
Schools should be run by local school boards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Repeal 100 student minimum for state aid to districts: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(0 points on Social scale)
Keystone XL Pipeline fundamental to economic prosperity: No opin. on topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
High rates of incarceration does not increase public safety: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Reforms reduced population on parole: Opposes topic 9
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
School Sentinels: let schools arm volunteer defenders: Strongly Favors topic 10
Second Amendment is clear: individual right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Require background checks at gun shows: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Create jobs & expand tax base rather than raise taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No new taxes; no increases in existing taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
S.D. shouldn't expect any Syrian refugees: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Transfer professional license from other states for military: Favors topic 15
Support our troops because they protect our freedoms: Favors topic 15
Split two departments: Military & Veterans' Affairs: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No campaign spending limits; no state campaign funding: Strongly Opposes 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)
Explore our potential for oil development: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Increase ethanol revolving fund from $7M to $17M: Favors topic 18
Wind & ethanol instead of cap-and-trade: Favors topic 18
Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
More funding for drug courts; a bargain compared to prison: Opposes topic 19
Swift and certain sanctions for drug addicts: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Free enterprise is key to national prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Help find jobs for those unemployed over 12 weeks: Strongly Favors topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Dennis Daugaard on the issues:

SD Senatorial:
Gordon Howie
Larry Pressler
Mike Rounds
Rick Weiland

NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Northam(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2016:
DE: Bonini(D) vs.Carney(R)
IN: Pence(R) vs.Gregg(D)
MO: Koster(D) vs.Hanaway(R) vs.Brunner(R) vs.Kinder(R) vs.Greitens(R)
MT: Bullock(D) vs.Perea(R) vs.Johnson(R)
NC: McCrory(R) vs.Cooper(D) vs.Spaulding(D)
ND: Dalrymple(R) vs.Stenehjem(R) vs.Heitkamp(D) vs.Pomeroy(D)
NH: Hassan(D) vs.Bradley(R) vs.Sununu(R) vs.Lavoie(R)
OR: Brown(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Niemeyer(R) vs.Pierce(R)
UT: Herbert(R) vs.Johnson(R) vs.Matheson(D)
VT: Shumlin(D) vs.Minter(D) vs.Dunne(D) vs.Scott(R) vs.Smith(D)
WA: Inslee(D) vs.Bryant(R)
WV: Kessler(R) vs.Cole(R)
Newly-elected governors (first seated in Jan. 2015):
AK-I: Bill Walker
AR-R: Asa Hutchinson
AZ-R: Doug Ducey
IL-R: Bruce Rauner
MA-R: Charlie Baker
MD-R: Larry Hogan
NE-R: Pete Ricketts
OR-D: Kate Brown
PA-D: Tom Wolf
RI-D: Gina Raimondo
TX-R: Greg Abbott

Lame ducks 2015-16:
DE-D: Jack Markell
(term-limited 2016)
KY-D: Steve Beshear
(term-limited 2015)
LA-R: Bobby Jindal
(term-limited 2015)
MO-D: Jay Nixon
(term-limited 2016)
VT-D: Peter Shumlin
(retiring 2016)
WV-D: Earl Ray Tomblin
(term-limited 2016)
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

Gubernatorial Debates 2015:
KY: Conway(D,lost) vs.Bevin(R,won)
LA: Vitter(R,lost) vs.Dardenne(R) vs.Edwards(D,won)
MS: Bryant(R,won) vs.Gray(D,lost) vs.Slater(D)

 

Page last updated: Jan 31, 2016