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Wayne Messam on VoteMatch

FL Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Trust women to make their own decisions; period: Strongly Favors topic 1
Abortion issue demagogued, should be left to the mother: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We must face institutional racism across the board: Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
Silent about his stance on LGBTQ rights: Neutral on topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support negotiating drug prices for Medicare outpatients: Favors topic 5
Medicare-for-All okay; open to any expansion of health care: Favors topic 5
People are dying due to high prescription drug prices: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health Care is a right, not a privilege: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Relieve graduates of "crippling debt" from college loans: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Nuclear energy falls short; no new nuke plants: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Ban The Box: give ex-cons a second chance: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sued state of Florida to allow municipal gun control: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Reduce gun violence by 50%: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Opposed state law preventing discussion of gun control: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Trump tax cuts disproportionately benefits big business: Strongly Favors topic 11
Shifting tax burden from business not in national interest: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Repeal the illegal entry statute (Section 1325): Strongly Favors topic 12
Reform system top to bottom to be safer & more inclusive: Strongly Favors topic 12
Blocked immigration enforcement on city property: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Use tariffs to crack down on certain countries: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Use tariffs to crack down on certain countries: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-5 points on Economic scale)
American standing in the world is in complete decay: Strongly Opposes topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the Electoral College: Favors topic 16
End barriers to voting: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban fracking: Favors topic 18
Criticized Trump for quitting Paris Climate Accord: Favors topic 18
I built the greenest school in the Southeast US: Favors topic 18
Climate change is not a hoax; we need bold action: Strongly Favors topic 18
Ran pro-climate firm, worked on "greenest school" in SE: Strongly Favors topic 18
Address climate change to create jobs & keep us competitive: Favors topic 18
Supports fighting climate change: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Let the states decide on legalizing marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Drug war has ruined thousands of lives: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in training the entrepreneurs of today and tomorrow: Strongly Favors topic 20

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Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
Gov.Steve Bullock (D-MT)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)
CEO Andrew Yang (D-NY)

2020 GOP and Independent Candidates:
Rep.Justin Amash (Libertarian-MI)
CEO Don Blankenship (Constitution-WV)
Howie Hawkins (Green-NY)
V.P.Mike Pence (R-IN)
Pres.Donald Trump (R-NY)
V.C.Arvin Vohra (Libertarian-MD)
Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
Gov.Bill Weld (R-MA&NY)

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State Rep.Stacey Abrams (D-GA)
Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NYC)
Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen.Mike Gravel (D-AK)
Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Gov.Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Gov.John Kasich (R-OH)
Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Rep.Beto O`Rourke (D-TX)
Rep.Tim Ryan (D-CA)
Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
CEO Howard Schultz (I-WA)
Adm.Joe Sestak (D-PA)
Rep.Eric Swalwell (D-CA)

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
Principles/Values
Social Security
Tax Reform
War/Iraq/Mideast
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Dec 27, 2019