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Mike Parson on VoteMatch

 

 



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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
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)
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
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No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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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
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Require de-escalation and bias recognition police training: Opposes topic 9
Time to stand up and support law enforcement: 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)
Doesn't have a problem with background checks: Favors topic 10
For 2nd Amendment rights; keep federal government at bay: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
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
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Supports all legal immigrants, wants enforced border control: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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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 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
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
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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Gubernatorial Debates 2021:
NJ: Incumbent Phil Murphy(D)
vs.State Rep. Jack Ciattarelli(R)
vs.Candidate Hirsh Singh(R)
vs.GOP Hair Doug Steinhardt(R)
VA: Incumbent Ralph Northam(D,term-limited)
vs.A.G. Mark Herring(D)
vs.State Sen. Amanda Chase(R)
vs.Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax(D)
vs.State Rep. Jennifer Carroll Foy(D)
vs.State Rep. Lee Carter(D)
vs.Former Governor Terry McAuliffe(D)
vs.State Sen. Jennifer McClellan(D)
vs.State Rep. Kirk Cox(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2022:
AK: Incumbent Mike Dunleavy(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
AL: Incumbent Kay Ivey(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
AR: Incumbent Asa Hutchinson(R,term-limited)
vs.Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin(R)
vs.Trump Adviser Sarah Huckabee Sanders(R)
vs.A.G. Leslie Rutledge(R)
AZ: Incumbent Doug Ducey(R,term-limited)
(no prospective opponents yet)
CA: Incumbent Gavin Newsom(D)
vs.S.D.Mayor Kevin_Faulconer(R)
vs.Former Gov. nominee John Cox(R)
CO: Incumbent Jared Polis(D)
vs.Mayor Greg Lopez(R)
CT: Incumbent Ned Lamont(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
FL: Incumbent Ron DeSantis(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(? D)
vs.Former Gov.Charlie Crist(? D)
GA: Incumbent Brian Kemp(R)
vs.Minority Leader Stacey Abrams(D)
vs.Senate candidate Shane Hazel(L)
HI: Incumbent David Ige(D,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Andria Tupola(R)
IA: Incumbent Kim Reynolds(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Cindy Axne(? R)
ID: Incumbent Brad Little(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
IL: Incumbent J. B. Pritzker(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
KS: Incumbent Laura Kelly(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MA: Incumbent Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Harvard Professor Danielle Allen(D)
vs.State Sen.Ben Downing(D)
MD: Incumbent Larry Hogan(R,term-limited)
vs.State Rep. Robin Ficker(R)
vs.State Rep. Peter Franchot(D)
vs.DNC chair Thomas Perez(D)
vs.RNC chair Michael Steele(? R)
Gubernatorial Debates 2022 (continued):
ME: Incumbent Janet Mills(D)
vs.Former Gov. Paul LePage(R)
MI: Incumbent Gretchen Whitmer(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
MN: Incumbent Tim Walz(DFL)
vs.Mayor Mike Murphy(R)
NE: Incumbent Pete Ricketts(R,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Senator Bob Krist(R)
NH: Incumbent Chris Sununu(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NM: Incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
NV: Incumbent Steve Sisolak(D)
vs.A.G.Adam Laxalt(? R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Mark Amodei(? R)
NY: Incumbent Andrew Cuomo(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
OH: Incumbent Mike DeWine(R)
vs.Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley(? D)
OK: Incumbent Kevin Stitt(R)
vs.State Sen. Ervin Yen(R)
OR: Incumbent Kate Brown(D,term-limited)
vs.Gov. nominee Bud Pierce(R)
PA: Incumbent Tom Wolf(D,term-limited)
vs.U.S.Rep. Lou Barletta(? R)
RI: Incumbent Gina Raimondo(D,term-limited)
vs.Lt.Gov. Dan McKee(D)
vs.Secy.Matt Brown(? D)
SC: Incumbent Henry McMaster(R)
vs.State Rep. James Emerson Smith(? D)
vs.U.S.Rep. Joe Cunningham(? R)
SD: Incumbent Kristi Noem(R)
vs.State Rep. Billie Sutton(? D)
TN: Incumbent Bill Lee(R)
vs.Senate nominee Marquita Bradshaw(? D)
TX: Incumbent Greg Abbott(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Allen West(? R)
VT: Incumbent Phil Scott(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
WI: Incumbent Tony Evers(D)
(no prospective opponents yet)
WY: Incumbent Mark Gordon(R)
vs.Minority Leader Chris Rothfuss(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2023:
KY: Incumbent Andy Beshear(D)
vs.Former Gov. Matt Bevin(? R)
Senator Rand Paul(? R)
LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
vs.Biden Adviser Cedric Richmond(? D)
vs.Senator John Neely Kennedy(? R)
MS: Incumbent Tate Reeves(R)
(no prospective opponents yet)
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, 2021