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vs.Carney(D)
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vs.Pence(R)
vs.Brooks(R)
vs.Rokita(R)
KY: (2015)
Bevin(R)
vs.Conway(D)
LA: (2015)
Edwards(D)
vs.Vitter(R)
vs.Dardenne(R)
MO: Koster(D)
vs.Greitens(R)
vs.Hanaway(R)
vs.Brunner(R)
vs.Kinder(R)
MS: (2015)
Bryant(R)
vs.Gray(D)
vs.Slater(D)
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vs.Johnson(R)
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NH: Sununu(R)
vs.Lavoie(I)
vs.Connolly(D)
vs.Van Ostern(D)
vs.Dextrase(I)
NJ: (2017)
Lesniak(D)
vs.Fulop(D)
OR: Brown(D)
vs.Pierce(R)
vs.Bell(D)
vs.Niemeyer(R)
UT: Herbert(R)
vs.Weinholtz(D)
vs.Johnson(R)
VA: (2017)
Northam(D)
vs.Wittman(R)
vs.Gillespie(R)
VT: Shumlin(D)
vs.Scott(R)
vs.Minter(D)
vs.Dunne(D)
vs.Smith(D)
vs.Lisman(R)
WA: Inslee(D)
vs.Bryant(R)
WV: Justice(R)
vs.Cole(D)
vs.Kessler(R)
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Matt Dunne on Abortion
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  • Abortions should always be legally available. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Matt Dunne on Civil Rights
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  • Equal benefits for same sex couples. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Corporations
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  • State manager to help each manufacturer navigate rules. (Dec 2015)
Matt Dunne on Crime
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  • More prisons, but more rehab programs too. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Drugs
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  • Legalize marijuana quickly; prohibition hasn't worked. (Sep 2016)
  • Create a trusted Vermont brand of legalized marijuana. (Mar 2016)
Matt Dunne on Education
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  • More funding for public schools & teachers. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Energy & Oil
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  • Promote alternative fuels and renewable energy. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Environment
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  • Supports open space preservation & brownfield cleanup. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Families & Children
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  • Paid leave insurance policy to fund FMLA maternity leave. (Mar 2016)
Matt Dunne on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Matt Dunne on Free Trade
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Matt Dunne on Government Reform
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Matt Dunne on Gun Control
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  • Strengthen restrictions on the purchase & possession of guns. (Nov 2002)
  • Strengthen enforcement of existing state gun restrictions. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Health Care
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  • State should provide universal access to health care. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Matt Dunne on Immigration
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Matt Dunne on Jobs
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Matt Dunne on Local Issues
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Matt Dunne on Principles & Values
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Matt Dunne on Social Security
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Matt Dunne on Tax Reform
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  • Increase taxes on high earners; decrease property taxes. (Nov 2002)
Matt Dunne on Technology
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Matt Dunne on War & Peace
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Matt Dunne on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Guide corporate partnerships with nonprofit & public sectors. (Sep 2015)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Abortions should always be legally available: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Paid leave insurance policy to fund FMLA maternity leave: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Equal benefits for same sex couples: Strongly 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)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
State should provide universal access to health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
More funding for public schools & teachers: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports open space preservation & brownfield cleanup: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
More prisons, but more rehab programs too: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen restrictions on the purchase & possession of guns: Opposes topic 10
Strengthen enforcement of existing state gun restrictions: Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase taxes on high earners; decrease property taxes: Favors 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)
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:
Support American Exceptionalism
(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)
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Promote alternative fuels and renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize marijuana quickly; prohibition hasn't worked: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Create a trusted Vermont brand of legalized marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Guide corporate partnerships with nonprofit & public sectors: Favors topic 20

Matt Dunne is a Moderate Liberal.
Click here for explanation of political philosophy.
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