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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Enforces law which shuts down only abortion clinic in state: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Signs bill criminalizing abortion after eight weeks: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Signed "Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act": Strongly Opposes topic 1
Solidly pro-life; supports protecting rights of the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Overlooking minority, women businesses during health crisis: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Gay people go to hell, but don't discriminate on earth: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
OpEd:Exempting church from coronavirus rules could be deadly: Strongly Favors topic 4
Allowed Roman goddess statue to return to Capitol dome: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
COVID: I don't support mandates; my position WILL NOT CHANGE: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Will expand Medicaid but be vigilant against fraud and waste: Favors topic 5
Against Medicaid expansion as massive tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Expand rural access to emergency & mental health care: Favors topic 5
Backed Rx monitoring; couldn't overcome opposition: Favors topic 5
Expand rural access & mental health needs: Favors topic 5
Supports prescription database as tool to fight opioid abuse: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raise teacher pay in every corner of this state: Opposes topic 7
Expand programs to link high school graduates with jobs: Opposes topic 7
Cut education budget after COVID revenue shortfalls: Strongly Favors topic 7
Declared "Missouri School Choice Week": Strongly Favors topic 7
Invest in advanced training in high demand areas: Strongly Opposes topic 7
$400M in bonds to repair college campuses: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Right to farm & ranch, despite environmental critics: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
In Missouri, we DEFEND law enforcement, not defund them: Strongly Favors topic 9
Require de-escalation and bias recognition police training: Opposes topic 9
Time to stand up and support law enforcement: Strongly Favors topic 9
Expand "dangerous felonies" to include guns & less probation: Strongly Favors topic 9
I am not interested in building more prisons: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight violent crime but protect Second Amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Doesn't have a problem with background checks: Favors topic 10
For 2nd Amendment rights; keep federal government at bay: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second tax cut: new low rate of 5.3%: Strongly Opposes topic 11
For lower taxes, but online retailers hurt local business: Favors topic 11
Cut taxes in 2018 on top of significant 2014 tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Restructure state government, and save $120M tax dollars: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Wants legislative approval on big ticket tax expenditures: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports all legal immigrants, wants enforced border control: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
European trip to promote trade & investment in Missouri: Strongly Favors topic 13
Credits Trump for ending Japan restrictions on US beef: Favors topic 13
Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Missouri is the best state in the United States: Strongly Favors topic 14
Missouri shouldn't rely on other countries & other states: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Ending low-income housing tax credit would hurt veterans too: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Voted for photo ID and proof of citizenship to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Moves primary due to virus, won't extend voter registration: Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Against marijuana legalization, OK with medical use: Favors topic 19
Rate of opioid deaths decreasing but new ideas are needed: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Cutting off federal unemployment benefits the right call: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Workforce development programs has attracted businesses: Favors topic 20
Cut government jobs; eliminate one out of five regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Lack of access to high speed broadband is unacceptable: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest $350M in bridges, and $5M internet access: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports economic growth with accountability on taxes: Opposes topic 20

Mike Parson is a Moderate Conservative
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VA: Incumbent Ralph Northam(D,term-limited)
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vs.Senator Rand Paul(? R)
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vs.Stacy Lee George(R)
vs.Ambassador Lynda Blanchard(R)
AR: Incumbent Asa Hutchinson(R,term-limited)
vs.Trump Adviser Sarah Huckabee Sanders(R)
vs.A.G. Leslie Rutledge(R,withdrew Nov.2021)
vs.Ricky Dale Harrington(L)
vs.Anthony Bland(D)
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)
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vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
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CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
vs.Mayor Greg Lopez(R)
vs.Heidi Ganahl(R)
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)
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HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
vs.Marissa Kerns(R)
vs.Lt.Gov.Josh Green(D)
vs.Vicky Cayetano(D)
vs.Paul Morgan(R)
vs.State Rep.Kirk Caldwell(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)
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vs.Dan Feltes(D)
vs.Karen Testerman(R)
NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
vs.Commissioner Jay Block(R)
vs.State Rep.Rebecca Dow(R)
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NV: Incumbent Steve Sisolak(D)
vs.A.G.Adam Laxalt(R)
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vs.Paul Romero(R)
vs.Casey Kulla(D)
vs.Kerry McQuisten(R)
vs.Tina Kotek(D)
vs.Nicholas Kristof(D)
vs.Tobias Read(D)
PA: Incumbent Tom Wolf(D,term-limited)
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)
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vs.Gov. Dan McKee(D)
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SC: Incumbent Henry McMaster(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

 

Page last updated: May 03, 2022