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Tony Evers on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Government out of women's personal health decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Veto requiring false information given to abortion patients: Strongly Favors topic 1
Challenge 1849 law: overturn state abortion ban: Strongly Favors topic 1
I will veto any bill that takes away reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Strongly Favors topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
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Fight clandestine discrimination against LGBTQ people: Strongly Favors topic 3
All Wisconsinites should be able to marry who they love: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Support ObamaCare; support Medicaid expansion: Strongly Favors topic 5
Healthy Communities Initiative: increase access via Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
Exit Obamacare lawsuit; keep pre-existing coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Fund state alternatives to ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
No one should call an ambulance and wonder if it will come: Strongly Favors topic 5
Veto discrimination by providers in direct care agreements: Strongly Favors topic 5
New resources to expand school-based mental health services: Favors topic 5
We're going to develop a statewide Mental Health Action Plan: Strongly Favors topic 5
No work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Increase school funding $1.4B; freeze charters: Strongly Opposes topic 7
$600M to restore special needs funding: Strongly Opposes topic 7
COVID: Hold schools harmless for enrollment reductions: Opposes topic 7
Invest $20 million to increase literacy-related programming: Strongly Opposes topic 7
New public school funding for mental health services: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
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More than $100M to take a three-pronged approach on PFAS: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Granted the first pardons in our state in nine years: Strongly Opposes topic 9
As long as I'm governor, we back the blue!: Favors topic 9
Reform laws to help victims of sex trafficking: Strongly Favors topic 9
Veto increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program: Strongly Opposes topic 9
AdWatch: should have fired teacher caught viewing porn: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Universal background checks; ban bump stocks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Responsible gun owners don't worry about red flag laws : Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Cap corporate credit to pay for tax relief: Strongly Favors topic 11
$130 million tax relief through child/caregiver tax credits: Favors topic 11
Raise taxes on wealthy to pay for public services: Strongly Favors topic 11
Provided a 10% tax cut for Wisconsin families: Opposes topic 11
15% middle class tax cut of largest in state history: Favors topic 11
Big tax breaks for wealthiest 20% of earners is reckless: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Protect DREAMers brought to US illegally as kids: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Opposes Trump's tariffs on China: Favors topic 13
Build Wisconsin's dairy brand in international markets: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Peace through Strength
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$5 million for mental health and wellness for National Guard: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Close the chapter of voter suppression in Wisconsin: Strongly Favors topic 16
Create a nonpartisan redistricting commission: Strongly Favors topic 16
End gerrymandering, stop legislature from destroying records: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Global warming is a real, serious threat: Strongly Favors topic 18
We brought science back to the state of Wisconsin: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Legalize medical use; referendum on recreational use: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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$40 million for Rural Innovation Fund: Strongly Favors topic 20
Use surplus to give $150 surplus refund to every resident: Strongly Favors topic 20
$150M for small business & Innovation Grants: Strongly Favors topic 20
Republicans should release $125M funding to combat PFAS: Strongly Favors topic 20
54% of Wisconsinites today live in a child care desert: Strongly Favors topic 20
Incentivize in-state pharmaceutical, medical equipment: Strongly Favors topic 20

Tony Evers is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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