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Katie Hobbs on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Will veto any legislation that attacks Roe v. Wade: Strongly Favors topic 1
Don't misinform on drug-induced abortion reversal: Strongly Favors topic 1
Leave politicians entirely out of the decision over abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
My administration will always protect reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Outlawing abortion not happening on my watch: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Former senate staffer wins $2.75 million discrimination suit: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Recruit, hire, and elevate women and minorities: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Explicitly ban LGBTQ+ discrimination in a variety of areas: Strongly Favors topic 3
Don't let business use religion to discriminate against gays: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expanded Medicaid, providing healthcare for 100,000s: Strongly Favors topic 5
Reduce maternal mortality rate, extend Medicaid coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Offer communities badly needed access to healthcare: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expedite robust fixes to school buildings across the state: Strongly Opposes topic 7
New funding for STEM education grants and scholarships: Strongly Opposes topic 7
We must immediately override archaic funding cap : Strongly Opposes topic 7
Vouchers lack accountability; will likely bankrupt the state: Strongly Opposes topic 7
It's not an educator shortage; it's a retention crisis: Strongly Opposes topic 7
We must continue investing in our public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
(-3 points on Social scale)
Streamline process to start a new business under one roof: Strongly Favors topic 8
Close water poaching loophole that's being exploited: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Stood up to federal plan to slash Arizona's water supply: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reform Dept. of Corrections, kept inmates past release dates: Opposes topic 9
Will work to reform Arizona's antiquated sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Increase penalties for violations by care facilities : Strongly Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Child tax credit for families earning less than $40K/year : Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
We have to fix our broken immigration system: Opposes topic 12
We've had a pretty bad immigration policy for decades: Opposes topic 12
$40M for scholarships regardless of immigration status: Strongly Favors topic 12
Support border communities, push for immigration reform: Favors topic 12
Seeking funding to better coordinate our border response: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Prioritize awarding state contracts to Arizona businesses: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Peace through Strength
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Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Disclose campaign contributions, support initiative process: Strongly Favors topic 16
Will veto any new voter suppression legislation: Strongly Favors topic 16
Curbing citizen initiatives is voter suppression: Strongly Favors topic 16
Claims of election fraud with no evidence is disqualifying: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
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Israel has God-given right of self-defense on all its lands: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Climate change has an impact on every aspect of our lives: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Inflation in Arizona driven by skyrocketing housing costs: Neutral on topic 20
Rein in wasteful spending without sacrificing public safety: Opposes topic 20
Cut taxes on everyday items, add child tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 20
Combine assistance programs under fewer agencies: Opposes topic 20
Help working-class families with down payment assistance: Strongly Favors topic 20

Katie Hobbs is a Moderate Liberal
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