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Tom Wolf on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Government should not tell women what choices to make: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight salary discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Recognize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't tell two people that love each other they can't marry: 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)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expanding health care is good for economy & creates jobs: Favors topic 5
Scrap "Healthy PA" subsidizing private insurance coverage: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Maintain defined benefit for public pensions instead of 401k: Opposes topic 6
Ensure our seniors dignity in the twilight of their lives: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Restore money cut from public schools: Opposes topic 7
Support our state's public education system: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Charters ok, but no mass expansion: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+2 points on Social scale)
Marcellus Shale tax for Dept. of Environmental Protection: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Moratorium on the death penalty: Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Scored 79% on CeaseFire Pennsylvania survey: Favors topic 10
Universal background checks, & ban assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cut property tax; raise sales tax & income tax: Favors topic 11
Schools need sustainable funding source, not cigarette tax: Favors topic 11
Shift income tax burden to higher earners: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support a Pennsylvania DREAM Act: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Create "Made in Pennsylvania" cash-back jobs program: Opposes topic 13
Company strategy: source its own American-made products: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Continue resettling Syrian refugees with federal screening: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
More services for veterans: education, jobs, & housing: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Ban "no-bid" contracts; increase transparency: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and state forests: Favors topic 18
Take advantage of Marcellus Shale: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Establish state medical marijuana program: Opposes topic 19
Establish statewide medical marijuana program: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opioid epidemic has stolen the futures of far too many: Strongly Favors topic 19
Study states with legal marijuana sales before deciding: Favors topic 19
Legalize medicinal marijuana & decriminalize one ounce: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Grow paltry rainy day fund from $245,000 to $500M by 2022: Opposes topic 20
Cut personal taxes 13%; fund schools by gas extraction tax: Favors topic 20
Increase minimum wage to $10.10 and index it to inflation: Favors topic 20
Make Commonwealth an engine for economic development: Favors topic 20
Invest in a 21st Century transportation system: Strongly Favors topic 20

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PA Senatorial:
Bob Casey

Gubernatorial Debates 2017:
NJ: Fulop(D) vs.Lesniak(D) vs.Wisniewski(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R) vs.Guadagno(R) vs.Rullo(R)
VA: Gillespie(R) vs.Wittman(R) vs.Wagner(R) vs.Northam(D) vs.Perriello(D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2018:
AK: Walker(i) vs.(no opponent yet)
AL: (no candidate yet)
AR: Hutchinson(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
AZ: Ducey(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
CA: Newsom(D) vs.Chiang(D) vs.Istvan(I) vs.Villaraigosa(D)
CO: Johnston(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
FL: (no candidate yet)
GA: (no candidate yet)
HI: Ige(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D)
KS: (no candidate yet)
MA: Baker(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ME: (no candidate yet)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
MN: Coleman(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Otto(D)
NE: Ricketts(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NH: Sununu(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
NM: Grisham(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
NV: (no candidate yet)
NY: Cuomo(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
OH: DeWine(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
OK: (no candidate yet)
OR: Brown(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
PA: Wolf(D) vs.Wagner(R)
RI: Raimondo(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
SC: McMaster(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
SD: Noem(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
TN: Green(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
VT: Scott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WI: Walker(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WY: (no candidate yet)
Newly-elected governors (first seated in Jan. 2017):
DE-D: Carney
IN-R: Holcomb
MO-R: Greitens
NH-R: Sununu
NC-D: Cooper
ND-R: Burgum
VT-R: Scott
WV-D: Justice

Retiring 2017-18:
AL-R: Robert Bentley(R)
(term-limited 2018)
CA-D: Jerry Brown
(term-limited 2018)
CO-D: John Hickenlooper
(term-limited 2018)
FL-R: Rick Scott
(term-limited 2018)
GA-R: Nathan Deal
(term-limited 2018)
IA-R: Terry Branstad
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
ID-R: Butch Otter
(retiring 2018)
KS-R: Sam Brownback
(term-limited 2018)
ME-R: Paul LePage
(term-limited 2018)
MI-R: Rick Snyder
(term-limited 2018)
MN-D: Mark Dayton
(retiring 2018)
NM-R: Susana Martinez
(term-limited 2018)
OH-R: John Kasich
(term-limited 2018)
OK-R: Mary Fallin
(term-limited 2018)
SC-R: Nikki Haley
(appointed ambassador, 2017)
SD-R: Dennis Daugaard
(term-limited 2018)
TN-R: Bill Haslam
(term-limited 2018)
WY-R: Matt Mead
(term-limited 2018)
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

 

Page last updated: Feb 26, 2017