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Kweisi Mfume on VoteMatch

 

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
First-trimester always ok; plus minor parental notification: Favors topic 1
Brought NAACP to support keeping abortion legal: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Encourage female and minority-owned proprietorships: Strongly Favors topic 2
Stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Full civil rights for gays and lesbians: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports full benefits & rights of gay marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No constitutional Amendment defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Make poverty part of our nationís public policy agenda: Opposes topic 4
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Secured funding to research COVID-related health inequality: Strongly Favors topic 5
Make health care affordable and accessible to everyone: Favors topic 5
Pro-ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pro-entitlement, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Secured federal funding for early childhood education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Committed to strengthening our public schools: Opposes topic 7
Pro-education standards, according to PVS survey: Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fund transit because essential workers depend on it: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Federal government must enforce environmental laws: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Clean air and clean water are American birthrights: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Pro-GHG restrictions, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Truth in sentencing, but with vocational training: Favors topic 9
Pro-police liability, according to PVS survey: Opposes topic 9
YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports ban on assault weapons and background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban assault weapons; ban gun sales to minors: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Blacks are disproportionately affected by gun violence: Opposes topic 10
Pro-gun control, according to PVS survey: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
The 2017 tax cuts benefited wealthy and hurt economy: Strongly Favors topic 11
No tax cuts, except capital gains: Favors topic 11
Tax to balance budget, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports DREAMer program and pathway to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Anti-border wall, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Wants trade with China with checks and balances: Favors topic 13
Base trade on human rights; allow retaliatory tariffs: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Only use military force in cooperation with UN: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support defense conversion; end Cuba trade embargo: Opposes topic 15
Pro-defense spending, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
No limits on PAC contributions to campaigns: Opposes topic 16
Require debates for recipients of public campaign financing: Strongly Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Create green economy and ensure clean water, air for all: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy: Favors topic 18
Pro-renewable energy, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Increase penalties for drugs; but more treatment centers too: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Voted to give Americans $2,000 stimulus checks: Strongly Favors topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20
Pro-stimulus spending, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 20
Pro-COVID relief, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 20

Kweisi Mfume is a Populist-Leaning Liberal
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Foreign Policy
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