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Stacey Abrams on VoteMatch

Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger (GA); 2020 Veepstakes contender



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Roe v. Wade achieved a measure of reproductive justice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Don't jeopardize access to birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
Expand reproductive freedom to under-served areas: Strongly Favors topic 1
Let ObamaCare plans cover abortion: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Call racism what it is: wrong: Strongly Favors topic 2
Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
No discrimination, including against LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
No discrimination, including against LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
Welcome everyone, instead of "religious liberty": Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose monument to Ten Commandments at State Capitol: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect progress of ObamaCare, instead of lawsuits: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicaid expansion for reduced cost & preexisting conditions: Strongly Favors topic 5
Paying for uncompensated care brings money back: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid; explore universal coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We must help our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 6
We must help our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest what is necessary for education from cradle to career: Strongly Favors topic 7
No money for school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Help students from early learning thru post-secondary school: Opposes topic 7
Chief Turnaround Officers for low-performing schools: Opposes topic 7
Voted NO on $42M more tax credits for private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Hurricane recovery is a 10-month process, not 10 days: Opposes topic 8
Stay on top of environmental waste & clean-up: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Justice should not be determined by your paycheck: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Voted YES on criminalizing "up-skirting": Favors topic 9
Voted NO on 10-year minimum for assaulting a cop: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
AR-15s are not necessary on our streets: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Gun-carry license doesn't apply to "campus carry": Strongly Opposes topic 10
State should enact reasonable restrictions on guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Voted NO on "campus carry;" it won't make students safer: Opposes topic 10
Rated 7% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Republican tax bill rigged the system against working class: Strongly Favors topic 11
Ask everyone to do their fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
Keep graduated income tax instead of 5.4% flat tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
21st-century Immigration plan, not walls nor open borders: Strongly Favors topic 12
Advocates a clean DREAM Act: Favors topic 12
Colleges need not act as immigration enforcement officers: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tariffs on Chinese steel are a terrible idea: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Give military base residents tuition & teaching certificates: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Voter suppression is rigging the game: Strongly Favors topic 16
Takes a strong stand against voter suppression efforts: Strongly Favors topic 16
Fair Fight: Bedrock guarantee of right to vote: Strongly Favors topic 16
Deliberate interference & disenfranchisement in `18 election: Strongly Favors topic 16
Disenfranchisement was death by 1,000 cuts: Strongly Favors topic 16
Sued in 2016 to stop "exact match" on voter registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
Protect voter's rights against voter suppression tactics: Strongly Favors topic 16
Founded voter registration project: Strongly Favors topic 16
Head of a voter registration group; focus on minorities: Strongly Favors topic 16
Exact-match process violates Voting Rights Act: Strongly Favors topic 16
Stop redistricting voters of color to dilute their votes: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Clean energy key to jobs & innovation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Expand list of conditions for medical marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Add fentanyl to list of criminalized opioids: Favors topic 19
No mandatory drug testing for food stamp recipients: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Federal shutdowns are a stunt: furloughs hurt workers: Favors topic 20
Invest in community businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest in community businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20

Stacey Abrams is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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Page last updated: Sep 02, 2020