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Stacey Abrams on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Roe v. Wade achieved a measure of reproductive justice. (Feb 2019)
  • Expand reproductive freedom to under-served areas. (Sep 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Budget & Economy
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  • FactCheck: Tax bill might be "rigged" but economy doing well. (Feb 2019)
  • Invest in community businesses. (Sep 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Civil Rights
Click here for 6 full quotes on Civil Rights OR other candidates on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Call racism what it is: wrong. (Feb 2019)
  • Takes a strong stand against voter suppression efforts. (Feb 2019)
  • No discrimination, including against LGBTQ. (Sep 2017)
  • No discrimination, including against LGBTQ. (Aug 2017)
  • Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments. (Aug 2017)
  • Welcome everyone, instead of "religious liberty". (Apr 2016)
Stacey Abrams on Corporations
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  • Republican tax bill rigged the system against working class. (Feb 2019)
  • Invest in community businesses. (Aug 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Crime
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  • Justice should not be determined by your paycheck. (Aug 2017)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing "up-skirting". (Mar 2017)
  • Voted NO on 10-year minimum for assaulting a cop. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Drugs
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  • Expand list of conditions for medical marijuana. (Mar 2017)
  • Add fentanyl to list of criminalized opioids. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Education
Click here for 7 full quotes on Education OR other candidates on Education OR background on Education.
  • Invest what is necessary for education from cradle to career. (Feb 2019)
  • No money for school vouchers. (Sep 2017)
  • Must offer many paths for higher education. (Sep 2017)
  • Must offer many paths for higher education. (Aug 2017)
  • Help students from early learning thru post-secondary school. (May 2017)
  • Chief Turnaround Officers for low-performing schools. (Mar 2017)
  • Voted NO on $42M more tax credits for private schools. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Energy & Oil
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  • Clean energy key to jobs & innovation. (Aug 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Environment
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  • Hurricane recovery is a 10-month process, not 10 days. (Oct 2018)
  • Stay on top of environmental waste & clean-up. (Aug 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Families & Children
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  • Family values: faith, service, education & responsibility. (Feb 2019)
  • Learning begins at birth. (Sep 2017)
  • We must help our most vulnerable citizens. (Sep 2017)
  • Learning begins at birth. (Aug 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Foreign Policy
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Stacey Abrams on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Stacey Abrams on Government Reform
Click here for 10 full quotes on Government Reform OR other candidates on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Fair Fight: Bedrock guarantee of right to vote. (Feb 2019)
  • Federal shutdowns are a stunt: furloughs hurt workers. (Feb 2019)
  • Deliberate interference & disenfranchisement in `18 election. (Nov 2018)
  • Disenfranchisement was death by 1,000 cuts. (Nov 2018)
  • Sued in 2016 to stop "exact match" on voter registration. (Oct 2018)
  • Protect voter's rights against voter suppression tactics. (Aug 2017)
  • Founded voter registration project. (Aug 2017)
  • Head of a voter registration group; focus on minorities. (Apr 2017)
  • Exact-match process violates Voting Rights Act. (Mar 2017)
  • Stop redistricting voters of color to dilute their votes. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Gun Control
Click here for 5 full quotes on Gun Control OR other candidates on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • AR-15s are not necessary on our streets. (Nov 2018)
  • Gun-carry license doesn't apply to "campus carry". (Mar 2017)
  • State should enact reasonable restrictions on guns. (Jul 2016)
  • Voted NO on "campus carry;" it won't make students safer. (Mar 2016)
  • Rated 7% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Oct 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Health Care
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  • Protect progress of ObamaCare, instead of lawsuits. (Feb 2019)
  • Medicaid expansion for reduced cost & preexisting conditions. (Nov 2018)
  • Paying for uncompensated care brings money back. (Nov 2018)
  • Expand Medicaid; explore universal coverage. (Aug 2017)
  • Let ObamaCare plans cover abortion. (Mar 2014)
Stacey Abrams on Homeland Security
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  • Give military base residents tuition & teaching certificates. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Immigration
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  • 21st-century Immigration plan, not walls nor open borders. (Feb 2019)
  • Colleges need not act as immigration enforcement officers. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Jobs
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  • For living wage and right to form unions. (Sep 2017)
  • For living wage and right to form unions. (Aug 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed by Our Revolution national progressive group. (May 2018)
  • Oppose monument to Ten Commandments at State Capitol. (Mar 2014)
Stacey Abrams on Social Security
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  • We must help our most vulnerable citizens. (Aug 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Tax Reform
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  • Ask everyone to do their fair share. (May 2017)
  • Keep graduated income tax instead of 5.4% flat tax. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on Technology
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  • We must invest in public infrastructure. (May 2017)
  • Creates commission on Transit Governance and Funding. (Mar 2017)
Stacey Abrams on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Stacey Abrams on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Help working poor get a leg up. (Aug 2017)
  • No mandatory drug testing for food stamp recipients. (Mar 2014)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Roe v. Wade achieved a measure of reproductive justice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Expand reproductive freedom to under-served areas: Strongly Favors topic 1
Let ObamaCare plans cover abortion: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Call racism what it is: wrong: Strongly Favors topic 2
Reflect on terrible Confederacy in museums, not monuments: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
No discrimination, including against LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
No discrimination, including against LGBTQ: Strongly Favors topic 3
Welcome everyone, instead of "religious liberty": Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose monument to Ten Commandments at State Capitol: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect progress of ObamaCare, instead of lawsuits: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicaid expansion for reduced cost & preexisting conditions: Strongly Favors topic 5
Paying for uncompensated care brings money back: Strongly Favors topic 5
Expand Medicaid; explore universal coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We must help our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 6
We must help our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Invest what is necessary for education from cradle to career: Strongly Favors topic 7
No money for school vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Help students from early learning thru post-secondary school: Opposes topic 7
Chief Turnaround Officers for low-performing schools: Opposes topic 7
Voted NO on $42M more tax credits for private schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Hurricane recovery is a 10-month process, not 10 days: Opposes topic 8
Stay on top of environmental waste & clean-up: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Justice should not be determined by your paycheck: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Voted YES on criminalizing "up-skirting": Favors topic 9
Voted NO on 10-year minimum for assaulting a cop: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
AR-15s are not necessary on our streets: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Gun-carry license doesn't apply to "campus carry": Strongly Opposes topic 10
State should enact reasonable restrictions on guns: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Voted NO on "campus carry;" it won't make students safer: Opposes topic 10
Rated 7% by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Republican tax bill rigged the system against working class: Strongly Favors topic 11
Ask everyone to do their fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
Keep graduated income tax instead of 5.4% flat tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
21st-century Immigration plan, not walls nor open borders: Strongly Favors topic 12
Colleges need not act as immigration enforcement officers: Strongly Opposes 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:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Give military base residents tuition & teaching certificates: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Takes a strong stand against voter suppression efforts: Strongly Favors topic 16
Fair Fight: Bedrock guarantee of right to vote: Strongly Favors topic 16
Deliberate interference & disenfranchisement in `18 election: Strongly Favors topic 16
Disenfranchisement was death by 1,000 cuts: Strongly Favors topic 16
Sued in 2016 to stop "exact match" on voter registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
Protect voter's rights against voter suppression tactics: Strongly Favors topic 16
Founded voter registration project: Strongly Favors topic 16
Head of a voter registration group; focus on minorities: Strongly Favors topic 16
Exact-match process violates Voting Rights Act: Strongly Favors topic 16
Stop redistricting voters of color to dilute their votes: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Clean energy key to jobs & innovation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Expand list of conditions for medical marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Add fentanyl to list of criminalized opioids: Favors topic 19
No mandatory drug testing for food stamp recipients: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Federal shutdowns are a stunt: furloughs hurt workers: Favors topic 20
Invest in community businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20
Invest in community businesses: Strongly Favors topic 20

Stacey Abrams is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive.
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