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Jay Nixon on VoteMatch

 



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prohibit partial-birth abortion: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Partnership for Hope: for Missourians with disabilities: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Believes marriage is between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes 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)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
$10M for more services in community mental health centers: Strongly Favors topic 5
Every Missourian should have access to quality health care: 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)
We need federal dollars for our schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Re-invest in our public school system: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
More DWI arrests save more lives: Favors topic 9
Broaden use of death penalty; including drug traffickers: Strongly Favors topic 9
Impose “truth in sentencing” for violent criminals: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban semi-automatic weapons; require child-safety locks: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Remove tax credits which are bad returns on investment: Favors topic 11
Require accountability for $500M in business tax credits: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prohibit banning human services to illegal immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Trade and direct investment between China & Missouri: Strongly Favors topic 13
Protect the jobs of today, while creating jobs of tomorrow: Opposes topic 13
Supports NAFTA & Fast Track; but also retaliatory tariffs: Favors topic 13
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)
Show-Me Heroes: jobs waiting for returning vets: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Re-institute strict campaign contribution limits: Strongly Favors topic 16
Free TV to candidates who agree to campaign spending limits: Strongly 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)
Supports public/private partnerships to develop clean energy: Favors topic 18
Rail projects improve quality of life and create jobs: Favors topic 18
Nuclear power provides reliable, affordable energy: Opposes topic 18
Develop ethanol, wind, solar, & cellulosic-based biofuels: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Remove tax credits which are bad returns on investment: Favors topic 20

Other governors' VoteMatch: Jay Nixon on the issues:

MO Senatorial:
Claire McCaskill

Gubernatorial Debates 2015:
KY: Conway(D) vs.Bevin(R)
LA: Vitter(R) vs.Dardenne(R) vs.Edwards(D)
MS: Bryant(R) vs.Slater(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2016:
DE: Bonini(D) vs.Carney(R)
IN: Pence(R) vs.Gregg(D)
MO: Hanaway(R) vs.Brunner(R)
MT: Bullock(D) vs.Perea(R)
NC: McCrory(R) vs.Cooper(D) vs.Spaulding(D)
ND: Dalrymple(R) vs.Heitkamp(D) vs.Pomeroy(D)
NH: Hassan(D) vs.Bradley(R)
OR: Brown(D)
UT: Herbert(R) vs.Matheson(D)
VT: Shumlin(D)
WA: Inslee(D) vs.Bryant(R)
WV: Kessler(R) vs.Cole(D)
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

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


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Page last updated: Jun 30, 2015