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Jesse Gordon on VoteMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports “judicial activism”; judges should be subjective: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Address disproportionate minority arrests & drug problems: Strongly Favors topic 2
For Native Americans, replace paternalism with support: Strongly Favors topic 2
No Confederate flags on state houses; “Memorials” ok: Neutral on topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Shouldn't be legal to deny housing for being transgendered: Strongly Favors topic 3
Tolerate gay marriage, even if you think it’s immoral: 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 Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Guaranteed healthcare as a human right: Strongly Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Creative incentives for increasing retirement savings: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No right to unrestricted ownership of any and all weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Constitution is intentionally vague on gun issues: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Progressive tax system to address concentration of wealth: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protecting DACA and DAPA is a good start: Strongly Favors topic 12
Supports sanctuary cities, and states, and nations: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Include labor & environmental standards in trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Cut aircraft carriers and military bases abroad by 50%: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Social programs for vets, but not as back-door for military: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Why require in-person voting? Why register? Why Tuesday?: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose wars of choice, where survival is not at stake: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports wind, solar & alternatives; paid for with a gas tax: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize medical marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Replace hypocrisy of drug prohibition with common sense: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Page last updated: May 16, 2018