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Governors:
*AK Sean Parnell(R)
*AL Robert Bentley(R)
vs.Bradley Byrne(R)
**AR Mike Beebe(D)
vs.Mike Ross(D)
vs.Asa Hutchinson(R)
& Tim Griffin(R)
**AZ Jan Brewer(R)
*CA Jerry Brown(D)
vs.Hilda Solis(D)
vs.Antonio Villaraigosa(D)
*CO John Hickenlooper(D)
vs.Bob Beauprez(R)
vs.Tom Tancredo(R)
vs.Matthew Hess(L)
*CT Dan Malloy(D)
vs.Tom Foley(R)
DE Jack Markell(D)
*FL Rick Scott(R)
vs.Charlie Crist(D)
vs.Kendrick Meek(D)
*GA Nathan Deal(R)
*HI Neil Abercrombie(D)
vs.Duke Aiona(R)
*IA Terry Branstad(R)
vs.Jack Hatch(D)
vs.Tom Hoefling(R)
*ID Butch Otter(R)
vs.Raul Labrador(R)
*IL Pat Quinn(D)
IN Mike Pence(R)
*KS Sam Brownback(R)
KY Steve Beshear(D)
LA Bobby Jindal(R)
**MA Deval Patrick(D)
vs.Charlie Baker(R)
vs.Martha Coakley(D)
vs.Steve Grossman(D)
vs.Don Berwick(D)
vs.Dan Wolf(D)
**MD Martin O`Malley(D)
vs.Dutch Ruppersberger(D)
*ME Paul LePage(R)
vs.Mike Michaud(D)
vs.Eliot Cutler(I)
*MI Rick Snyder(R)
vs.Mark Schauer(D)
*MN Mark Dayton(D)
MO Jay Nixon(D)
MS Phil Bryant(R)
MT Steve Bullock(D)
NC Pat McCrory(R)
ND Jack Dalrymple(R)
**NE Dave Heineman(R)
Pete Ricketts(R)
*NH Maggie Hassan(D)
vs.Frank Guinta(R)
vs.Jeb Bradley(R)
NJ Chris Christie(R)
vs.Barbara Buono(D)
*NM Susana Martinez(R)
vs.Gary King(R)
*NV Brian Sandoval(R)
*NY Andrew Cuomo(D)
vs.Howie Hawkins(R)
vs.Vito Fossella(R)
*OH John Kasich(R)
vs.Dennis Kucinich(D)
*OK Mary Fallin(R)
vs.Dan Boren(D)
*OR John Kitzhaber(D)
*PA Tom Corbett(R)
vs.Allyson Schwartz(D)
& Mark Critz(R)
**RI Lincoln Chafee(I)
*SC Nikki Haley(R)
*SD Dennis Daugaard(R)
vs.Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin(D)
*TN Bill Haslam(R)
**TX Rick Perry(R)
UT Gary Herbert(R)
VA Terry McAuliffe(D)
vs.Ken Cuccinelli(R)
*VT Peter Shumlin(D)
WA Jay Inslee(D)
*WI Scott Walker(R)
*WV Earl Ray Tomblin(D)
*WY Matt Mead(R)

indicates newly elected or re-elected in 2013;
* indicates running for re-election in 2014;
** indicates retirement (or term-limited) in 2014;
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David Ige on Abortion
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  • Pro-choice; no parental consent; no public funding. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Civil Rights
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  • Civil unions ok; gay marriage not ok. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Crime
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  • Opposes capital punishment. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Drugs
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  • No marijuana decriminalization but alternative sentencing ok. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Education
Click here for 5 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Quality public education necessary for a strong economy. (Aug 2014)
  • Implement early education through DOE, not private schools. (Aug 2014)
  • Improving public education is one of my top priorities. (Jul 2014)
  • Too many decisions made by state instead of locally. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes vouchers, but supports charters. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Energy & Oil
Click here for 2 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Reduce fossil fuel use; increase renewable energy. (Aug 2014)
  • Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid. (Jul 2014)
David Ige on Environment
Click here for 4 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Push Congress to spend more on Hawaii tourism. (Aug 2014)
  • Increase funding for watersheds & against invasive species. (Aug 2014)
  • Right to know what is in our food, via federal labeling. (Jul 2014)
  • Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations. (Jul 2014)
David Ige on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Government Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Run government with open & public two-way communication. (Aug 2014)
  • Limit campaign donations and campaign spending. (Nov 2012)
  • Require photo identification in order to vote. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Gun Control
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  • Supports background checks; opposes concealed carry. (Nov 2012)
David Ige on Health Care
Click here for 3 full quotes on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • Supports employer-mandated health care insurance law. (Aug 2014)
  • Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits. (Jul 2014)
  • We have failed to execute the Hawaii Health Connector. (Jul 2014)
David Ige on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Immigration
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Local Issues
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Social Security
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  • Double the governor's request for Kupuna Care. (Aug 2014)
David Ige on Tax Reform
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  • State must operate within its means instead of raising taxes. (Aug 2014)
David Ige on Technology
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  • Pioneered "paperless Legislature" & government transparency. (Jul 2014)
David Ige on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
David Ige on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Build affordable homes and Transit Oriented Development. (Jul 2014)
  • Increasing funds to Rental Housing Trust Fund for homeless. (Jul 2014)


VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice; no parental consent; no public funding: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Civil unions ok; gay marriage not ok: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports employer-mandated health care insurance law: Favors topic 5
Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits: Favors topic 5
We have failed to execute the Hawaii Health Connector: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Double the governor's request for Kupuna Care: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Quality public education necessary for a strong economy: Opposes topic 7
Implement early education through DOE, not private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Improving public education is one of my top priorities: Opposes topic 7
Too many decisions made by state instead of locally: Favors topic 7
Opposes vouchers, but supports charters: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Increase funding for watersheds & against invasive species: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes capital punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports background checks; opposes concealed carry: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
State must operate within its means instead of raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Run government with open & public two-way communication: Favors topic 16
Limit campaign donations and campaign spending: Favors topic 16
Require photo identification in order to vote: Strongly Opposes topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce fossil fuel use; increase renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
No marijuana decriminalization but alternative sentencing ok: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Push Congress to spend more on Hawaii tourism: Favors topic 20

David Ige is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
Click here for explanation of political philosophy.
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