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Maggie Hassan on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban discrimination against transgender individuals: Strongly Favors topic 2
Women earn only 77 cents on the dollar compared to men: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Instrumental in passing marriage equality in NH: Strongly Favors 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)
Repair our mental health system; take pressure off ERs: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare helps working families afford health insurance: 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)
Open new charter schools, & add to existing charter schools: Opposes topic 7
Our public schools are essential to best-trained workforce: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Restore $1M to Land & Community Heritage Investment Program: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
15 more state troopers on state roads: Favors topic 9
Parole violators go to jail, for all released convicts: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Background check system to avoid gun sales to mentally ill: Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Wealthy should pay their fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
NH can fund its priorities without a broad-based tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Close borders for now; but welcome ISIS refugees later: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
N.H. is fastest-growing state in the nation for exports: Favors topic 13
Reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Temporarily halt acceptance of refugees from Syria: Favors topic 14
Halt acceptance of Syrian refugees until fully vetted: Favors topic 14
Ensure robust screening before we admit refugees from Syria: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Thank veterans for unyielding dedication to our freedom: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposed Photo ID for Voting: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Terrorist attacks strengthen our resolve to defeat ISIS: Opposes topic 17
We are at war on ISIS; intensify our efforts to destroy them: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opioid recommendations: drug courts & access to treatment: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Experience & data suggest legalizing marijuana does not help: Strongly Favors topic 19
$500,000 for drug task force teams, but drop 1 team out of 4: Opposes topic 19
Rated C- by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Restored $1B in cuts in state spending: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest to keep economy moving forward post-Recession: Favors topic 20

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NH Gubernatorial:
Chris Sununu
Colin Van Ostern
Steve Marchand
NH Senatorial:
Andy Martin
Jeanne Shaheen
Karen Testerman
Scott Brown

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: Countryman(D) vs.(no opponent 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.Mitchell(R)
CT: Malloy(D) vs.Drew(D) vs.Srinivasan(R)
FL: Gillum(D) vs.Graham(D)
GA: Kemp(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
HI: Ige(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
IA: Kim_Reynolds(R) vs.Leopold(D)
ID: Little(R) vs.Fulcher(R)
IL: Rauner(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Pawar(D)
KS: Brewer(D) vs.(no opponent yet)
MA: Baker(R) vs.Gonzalez(D)
MD: Hogan(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
ME: (no candidate yet)
MI: Whitmer(R) vs.El-Sayed(D)
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.Schiavoni(D) vs.Sutton(D) vs.Taylor(R)
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.McGill(R) vs.Pope(R)
SD: Noem(R) vs.Jackley(R)
TN: Green(R) vs.Dean(D)
TX: Abbott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
VT: Scott(R) vs.(no opponent yet)
WI: Walker(R) vs.Harlow(D)
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)
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Page last updated: Jul 16, 2017