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*AK Sean Parnell(R)
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vs.Bradley Byrne(R)
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**AZ Jan Brewer(R)
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*CO John Hickenlooper(D)
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vs.Matthew Hess(L)
*CT Dan Malloy(D)
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DE Jack Markell(D)
*FL Rick Scott(R)
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*GA Nathan Deal(R)
*HI Neil Abercrombie(D)
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*IA Terry Branstad(R)
vs.Jack Hatch(D)
vs.Tom Hoefling(R)
*ID Butch Otter(R)
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*IL Pat Quinn(D)
IN Mike Pence(R)
*KS Sam Brownback(R)
KY Steve Beshear(D)
LA Bobby Jindal(R)
**MA Deval Patrick(D)
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**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)
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*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)

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Kathy Hochul on Abortion
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  • Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice New York. (May 2011)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Budget & Economy
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  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Civil Rights
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  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Corporations
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  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Crime
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  • Created transitional home for victims of domestic violence. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Kathy Hochul on Education
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  • Partnerships between employers and educational institutions. (Mar 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Energy & Oil
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  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Environment
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  • EPA cleanup of intolerable odors & emissions in Attica. (Sep 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Kathy Hochul on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Free Trade
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  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Government Reform
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  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Gun Control
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  • Top rating from National Rifle Association. (Jul 2014)
  • Streamlined the Pistol Permit process. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Health Care
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  • OpEd: Changing Medicare scared the heck out of seniors. (Dec 2011)
  • Don't replace Medicare with vouchers. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Homeland Security
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  • Served as counsel to a homeland security corporation. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Immigration
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  • 2007: No drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants. (Jun 2014)
  • Submit temporary guest worker applications online. (Nov 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Jobs
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  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Local Issues
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Kathy Hochul on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Kathy Hochul on Social Security
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  • Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security. (May 2011)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Tax Reform
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  • Remove Thruway tolls & new license plate mandate. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Technology
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Kathy Hochul on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Welfare & Poverty
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice New York: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't replace Medicare with vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Partnerships between employers and educational institutions: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
EPA cleanup of intolerable odors & emissions in Attica: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Created transitional home for victims of domestic violence: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Top rating from National Rifle Association: Strongly Favors topic 10
Streamlined the Pistol Permit process: Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Remove Thruway tolls & new license plate mandate: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Top rating from National Rifle Association: Opposes topic 12
2007: No drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Submit temporary guest worker applications online: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency: Opposes topic 13
Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Served as counsel to a homeland security corporation: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects: Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion: Favors topic 20

Kathy Hochul is a Moderate Populist.
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