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Gina Raimondo on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports law allowing for late term abortions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Signed bill codifying abortion protections: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Rhode Island Supreme Court now multiracial, majority female: Strongly Favors topic 2
Fight for pay equity for working women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Signs law helping gay veterans get state and local benefits: Strongly Favors topic 3
Signed Pride Month proclamation, defying local bishop: Strongly Favors topic 3
Ban conversion therapy for minors: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Your family and faith will always be there: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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COVID: civil liability immunity for hospitals, nursing homes: Opposes topic 5
Privatized & cut budgets for Medicaid: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Almost 97% insurance rate through state health exchange: Favors topic 5
Reinvent Medicaid: expand and improve access: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Reformed state pension program, raised retirement age: Favors topic 6
Moved workers from state pensions to 401(k)-like plans: Favors topic 6
Cut tax on Social Security payments: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Get most state retirees a cost of living increase: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Made community college tuition free before most states: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Additional $30 million to support schools statewide: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Replace freeze with major investment repairing schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
More pre-K classrooms; free community college: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Major investment to repair crumbling schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
All-day kindergarten for all; computers in every school: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Treat teachers as professionals; rebuild school classrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
66% increase in green jobs--good for business: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Coordinated marketing effort to promote R.I. tourism: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Evidence-based approach to parole is being smart on crime: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Tackle human trafficking and strip clubs: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Pushed for a permanent ban on 3D-printed guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Close loopholes; ban assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban all firearms from public school buildings and grounds: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Enact common-sense gun control measures: Strongly Opposes topic 10
States for Gun Safety: fill void left by no Federal policy: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Cut car tax & unemployment insurance tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
OpEd: Raimondo wants tax increases: Favors topic 11
Reduced the corporate minimum tax: Opposes topic 11
Cut car tax by at least 30%: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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COVID: Get tested; no immigration officials at testing sites: Strongly Favors topic 12
Driver's licenses for DREAMers, pathway for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes deporting DREAMers: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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In Israel for economic development mission: Strongly Favors topic 13
Support long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Help settle Syrian refugees: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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Close deficit, boost budget of RI Veterans Home: Favors topic 15
At least 3% of contracts to go to veteran-owned companies: Favors topic 15
Honor and support our veteran population, including housing: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Made RI ninth state to enact automatic voter registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
Allow online voter registration: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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First state to be 100% renewable energy by end of decade: Strongly Favors topic 18
Green energy means jobs: Strongly Favors topic 18
Be most collaborative and aggressive state on wind energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Make R.I. a model for climate change preparedness: Favors topic 18
Create state "Green Bank" for clean energy financing: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Legalize marijuana, since we're surrounded by legal states: Opposes topic 19
Jobs and insurance, to combat addiction: Opposes topic 19
Address substance use disorders outside of emergency rooms: Opposes topic 19
Rated B+ by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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We've made it easier to do business in Rhode Island: Strongly Favors topic 20
Create dedicated funding stream to build new housing: Strongly Favors topic 20
Training for changing job market: Favors topic 20
Touts unemployment rate of 4.3%, lowest rate since 2001: Favors topic 20
Investing in job training, incentives helped business: Strongly Favors topic 20
Rhode Island Innovation Institute: bring back manufacturing: Strongly Favors topic 20
Pair CCRI with local businesses for job training: Favors topic 20
Sustainable funds for RIPTA; revolving funds for roads: Favors topic 20

Gina Raimondo is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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Incoming 2021 Biden Administration:
Defense:Lloyd Austin
State/Luxembourg:Tom Barrett
HHS:Xavier Becerra
Pres.:Joe Biden
State:Antony Blinken
DOT:Pete Buttigieg
State/Japan:Rahm Emanuel
State/Turkey:Jeff Flake
HUD:Marcia Fudge
State/India:Eric Garcetti
Attorney General:Merrick_Garland
DOE:Jennifer Granholm
DOI:Deb Haaland
V.P.:Kamala Harris
Climate:John Kerry
NASA:Bill Nelson
DHS:Alejandro Mayorkas
NASA:Bill Nelson
DOC:Gina Raimondo
Domestic Policy:Susan Rice
Public Liaison:Cedric Richmond
State/Mexico:Ken Salazar
State/N.Z.:Tom Udall
USDA:Tom Vilsack
DOL:Marty Walsh
Treasury:Janet Yellen
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Former Obama Administration (2009-2016):
Pres.:Barack Obama
V.P.:Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HUD:Julian Castro

Former G.W.Bush Administration (2001-2008):
Pres.:George W. Bush
V.P.:Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration (1993-2000):
Pres.:Bill Clinton
V.P.:Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
DOL:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno
State:Madeleine Albright
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