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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
The Supreme Court ruled on abortion, and the law is the law: Favors topic 1
Without any question whatsoever, I stand with the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Governor's Minority Affairs director condemned by NAACP: Opposes topic 2
State human rights commission is understaffed & underfunded: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Black lives matter because all lives matter: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Would sign Fairness Act to protect LGBTQ in housing, jobs: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
God is responsible for miracle of West Virginia: Strongly Favors topic 4
All the goodness in West Virginia is because of God above: Strongly Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
Don't plan on repealing Obamacare/ACA's Medicaid expansion: Favors topic 5
We can all agree on protection for preexisting conditions: Favors topic 5
Establish Medicaid Families First Reserve Fund: Favors topic 5
Mandates divide us, for crying out loud we're Americans: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Vaccinations helped me, but won't require vaccinations: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Totally exempt on your Social Security from State income tax: Opposes topic 6
Eliminate state tax on Social Security benefits: Opposes topic 6
Signs law phasing out tax on Social Security for most: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Pay our teachers what they're worth, to attract the best: Opposes topic 7
Return education back from bureaucracies to local level: Favors topic 7
Replace Smarter Balance with ACT testing: Favors topic 7
We're dead last: 2% teacher raise; and dump state testing: Opposes topic 7
5% teacher's pay raise, as part of education reform: Opposes topic 7
Cool to education savings accounts & charter schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports education, with focus on public school teachers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Make all curriculum available online for parents to see: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
EPA regulations have been difficult, overreaching, and wrong: Opposes topic 8
Paid $900,000 fine for poor pollution controls at mines: Favors topic 8
I love the outdoors, but regulatory agencies tell you no: Favors topic 8
Invest $14M in tourism and revenue comes flying right back: Opposes topic 8
$60M upgrade to state parks: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stiffer laws for drug pushers; treatment for addicts: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
The Second Amendment is ingrained in me: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise business B&O tax, sales tax, state fees, & gas tax: Favors topic 11
Just Cut Taxes And Win: start with business taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Eliminate business inventory and machinery tax if we can: Opposes topic 11
Don't tax people to death; rein in government by attrition: Opposes topic 11
Increase fees, gas tax, and business tax to close deficit: Strongly Favors topic 11
Repeal income tax; increase sales tax 1 %, add wealth tax: Favors topic 11
Reduce personal income tax by 50% over three years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Attacks Democrats for not supporting border security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
I hope and pray we never have sanctuary cities here: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Bring manufacturing back from Vietnam, China and Mexico: Opposes topic 13
Change the trade imbalance with China: Opposes topic 13
Supports tariffs that lead to good deals when dust settles: Opposes topic 13
Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Exempt military retirees from the state income tax: Favors topic 15
More programs for National Guard and veterans: Favors topic 15
$5000 incentive for veterans to move to West Virginia: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
No contributions to legislators during legislative sessions: Favors topic 16
Ban fundraising while the legislature is in session: Favors topic 16
Appoint a Waste Czar to root out agency excess: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Promote new uses for central Appalachian coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Lower the severance tax on coal and gas: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Lower, and then tier, the severance tax on coal and gas: Favors topic 18
Coal miners back work is good; let's have more: Strongly Opposes topic 18
State's coal can be used for construction instead of fuel: Favors topic 18
I truly believe that coal has a future, a real future: Strongly Opposes topic 18
We should help our coal, gas, and oil companies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
I believe we need to welcome all sources of energy: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Three-pronged attack to go after the drug runners: Strongly Favors topic 19
Support the expansion of drug courts: Opposes topic 19
We have to have stiffer laws to fix the drug problem: Strongly Favors topic 19
Jim's Dream: job training program for drug addicts: Opposes topic 19
Jim's Dream: $10M for equipment at vo-tech training centers: Opposes topic 19
Adamantly opposed to recreational marijuana, but medical ok: Favors topic 19
Jobs & Hope: $29.7 million to guide people in recovery: Opposes topic 19
Create Narcotics Intelligence Unit strike force: Strongly Favors topic 19
Partnership to bring prevention programs to all schools: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Limit lawmaker pay to 5 work days for any special session: Opposes topic 20
Cut Rainy Day fund by $123M for WV's biggest depression ever: Favors topic 20
Balanced $217M budget deficit with no new taxes: Opposes topic 20
Proposed nearly $3 billion for infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 20
$30 to 50 million to entice business to West Virginia: Favors topic 20
Proposes Inflatocine: one-time pay bonus for public workers: Favors topic 20
Fighting food insecurity is a big priority of mine: Favors topic 20
We've got to say we're going to stop hunger in West Virginia: Favors topic 20

Jim Justice is a Centrist
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vs.State Rep. Jack Ciattarelli(R)
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vs.Former Governor Terry McAuliffe(D)
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Gubernatorial Debates 2023:
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vs.State A.G. Daniel Cameron(R)

vs.Ambassador Kelly Craft(R)
vs.State Auditor Mike Harmon(R)
LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
vs.Biden Adviser Cedric Richmond(? D)
vs.Senator John Neely Kennedy(? R)
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AR: Incumbent Asa Hutchinson(R,term-limited)
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vs.A.G. Leslie Rutledge(R,withdrew Nov.2021)
vs.Ricky Dale Harrington(L)
vs.Anthony Bland(D)
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AZ: Incumbent Doug Ducey(R,term-limited)
Mayor Marco Lopez(D)
vs.Former news anchor Kari Lake(R)
vs.Secretary of State Katie Hobbs(D)
vs.State Treasurer Kimberly Yee(R)
vs.U.S.Rep.Matt Salmon(R)
vs.Steve Gaynor(R)
vs.State Rep.Aaron Lieberman(D)
vs.Jorge Rivas(R)
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CA: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
vs.S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
vs.Kevin Paffrath(D)
CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
vs.Mayor Greg Lopez(R)
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CT: Incumbent Ned Lamont(D)
vs.Bob Stefanowski(? R)
FL: Incumbent Ron DeSantis(R)
vs.Former Gov.Charlie Crist(D)
vs.Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried(D)
vs.Annette Taddeo(D)
vs.Brian Moore(G)
GA: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
vs.State Rep.Vernon Jones(R)
vs.2020 candidate Kandiss Taylor(R)
vs.Senator David Perdue(R)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
vs.Former Lt.Gov.Duke Aiona(R nominee)
vs.Marissa Kerns(R)
vs.Lt.Gov.Josh Green(D nominee)
vs.Vicky Cayetano(D)
vs.Paul Morgan(R)
vs.State Rep.Kirk Caldwell(D)
vs.U.S.Rep.Kai Kahele(D)
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vs.Deidre DeJear(D)
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IL: Incumbent J.B. Pritzker(D)
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vs.State Sen.Sonia Chang-Diaz(D)
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ME: Incumbent Janet Mills(D)
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MI: Incumbent Gretchen Whitmer(D)
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MN: Incumbent Tim Walz(DFL)
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NE: Incumbent Pete Ricketts(R,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Senator Bob Krist(R)
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vs.Jim Pillen(R)
vs.Brett Lindstrom(R)
vs.Carol Blood(D)
NH: Incumbent Chris Sununu(R)
vs.Dan Feltes(D)
vs.Karen Testerman(R)
vs.Dr.Tom Sherman(D)
NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
vs.Commissioner Jay Block(R)
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vs.A.G.Adam Laxalt(R)
vs.North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee(R)
vs.Dean Heller(R)
vs.Joe Lombardo(R)
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vs.Acting Gov.Kathy Hochul(D)
vs.Joe Pinion(R)
vs.Rob Astorino(R)
vs.Andrew Giuliani(R)
vs.US.Rep.Lee Zeldin(R)
vs.Tom Suozzi(D)
vs.Attorney General Letitia James(D)
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vs.Former Rep.Jim Renacci(R)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(D)
vs.Mayor John Cranley(D)
OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
vs.Connie Johnson(D)
vs.Joy Hofmeister(D)
vs.Natalie Bruno(L)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
vs.Gov. nominee Bud Pierce(R)
vs.Paul Romero(R)
vs.Casey Kulla(D)
vs.Kerry McQuisten(R)
vs.Tina Kotek(D)
vs.Nicholas Kristof(D)
vs.Tobias Read(D)
vs.Julian Bell(D)
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vs.U.S.Rep. Lou Barletta(R)
vs.Commissioner Joe Gale(R)
vs.A.G.Josh Shapiro(D)
vs.William McSwain(R)
vs.U.S.Rep.Melissa Hart(R)
vs.State Sen.Scott Martin(R)
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vs.Deirdre Gilbert(D)
VT: Incumbent Phil Scott(R)
vs.Brenda Siegel(D)
WI: Incumbent Tony Evers(D)
vs.Tim Michels(R)
vs.CEO Jonathan Wichmann(R)
vs.Rebecca Kleefisch(R)
vs.State Rep. Timothy Ramthun(R)
WY: Incumbent Mark Gordon(R)
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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

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