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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)

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* indicates running for re-election in 2014;
** indicates retirement (or term-limited) in 2014;
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Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Zephyr Teachout on Abortion
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Civil Rights
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  • Endorsed by LGBT organizations; received at Gay Pride parade. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Corporations
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  • Apply anti-trust rules to corporate political power. (Jul 2014)
  • Level playing field between family stores and big business. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Crime
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  • Disenfranchising due to criminal convictions is undemocratic. (Jul 2014)
  • We have a long way to go on criminal justice reform. (Jul 2014)
  • Give minorities opportunity, not criminal justice system. (Jul 2014)
  • Raise age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Drugs
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  • Marijuana decriminalization, on the path to legalization. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Education
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  • Cuomo has completely abandoned schools. (Jul 2014)
  • The public school system has been robbed. (Jul 2014)
  • Public education is the foundation of democracy. (Jul 2014)
  • Stop looting public school system to serve wealthy interests. (Jun 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Energy & Oil
Click here for 3 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Sun, solar and wind, not fracking. (Jul 2014)
  • Reduce carbon emissions& adopt clean sources of energy. (Jul 2014)
  • Ban fracking; it contaminates our groundwater. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Government Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Build political system where wealthy donors aren't in charge. (Jul 2014)
  • Public financing for all statewide and legislative elections. (Jul 2014)
  • Political system is still corrupt and rigged for the wealthy. (Jun 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Gun Control
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Health Care
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  • I am committed to single-payer. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Homeland Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Immigration
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  • Immigrants are a pillar of our economy. (Jul 2014)
  • Honor the dignity of all immigrants. (Jun 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Local Issues
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Zephyr Teachout on Principles & Values
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  • Political icons: Teddy Roosevelt & Louis Brandeis. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Tax Reform
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  • No tax breaks for those earning $500,000 to $2 million. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on Technology
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  • Open universal broadband: 21st Century Internet. (Jul 2014)
Zephyr Teachout on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by Massscorecard.org.
Zephyr Teachout on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Give minorities opportunity, not criminal justice system: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by LGBT organizations; received at Gay Pride parade: Strongly 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)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I am committed to single-payer: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cuomo has completely abandoned schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
The public school system has been robbed: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Public education is the foundation of democracy: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Stop looting public school system to serve wealthy interests: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Ban fracking; it contaminates our groundwater: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
We have a long way to go on criminal justice reform: Opposes topic 9
Raise age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Level playing field between family stores and big business: Strongly Favors topic 11
No tax breaks for those earning $500,000 to $2 million: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Immigrants are a pillar of our economy: Strongly Favors topic 12
Honor the dignity of all immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
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)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Apply anti-trust rules to corporate political power: Strongly Favors topic 16
Build political system where wealthy donors aren't in charge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Disenfranchising due to criminal convictions is undemocratic: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing for all statewide and legislative elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Political system is still corrupt and rigged for the wealthy: Strongly Favors 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)
Sun, solar and wind, not fracking: Strongly Favors topic 18
Reduce carbon emissions& adopt clean sources of energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana decriminalization, on the path to legalization: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Open universal broadband: 21st Century Internet: Favors topic 20

Zephyr Teachout is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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