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Charles Booker on Abortion
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  • Women have the right to choose; Roe v. Wade must be upheld. (Jun 2020)
  • Microphone cut off during speech against anti-abortion bill. (Nov 2019)
  • Oppose abortion restrictions based on sex, race, disability. (Feb 2019)
Charles Booker on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports Universal Basic Income; poverty is immoral. (Mar 2021)
Charles Booker on Civil Rights
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  • Have to tackle structural racism and inequity head-on. (Mar 2021)
  • Ban conversion therapy and sex/gender discrimination. (Mar 2021)
Charles Booker on Corporations
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Charles Booker on Crime
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  • Need criminal justice reform & ending mass incarceration. (Mar 2021)
  • Supports criminal justice reform to address racial bias. (Jun 2020)
Charles Booker on Drugs
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  • Legalize cannabis, commute sentences, expunge records. (Mar 2021)
  • Legalize cannabis and expunge records related to it. (Jun 2020)
Charles Booker on Education
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Charles Booker on Energy & Oil
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  • Climate crisis is great economic opportunity for Kentucky. (Mar 2021)
  • Reclaim old coal land; black lung benefits for miners. (Mar 2021)
  • Refers to Green New Deal as "Kentucky New Deal". (Mar 2021)
  • Kentucky should lead the way to a green new deal. (Jun 2020)
  • No on utilities paying customers less for excess solar power. (Mar 2019)
Charles Booker on Environment
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Charles Booker on Families & Children
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Charles Booker on Foreign Policy
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Charles Booker on Free Trade
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Charles Booker on Government Reform
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  • Remove barriers to democratic participation. (Mar 2021)
  • Restore voting rights to those who paid for their crimes. (Mar 2021)
Charles Booker on Gun Control
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  • Supports gun control; background checks; no assault weapons. (Jun 2020)
  • Oppose concealed carry of guns without license & training. (Mar 2019)
Charles Booker on Health Care
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  • Expanding Medicaid under ACA led to economic boom. (Mar 2021)
  • As diabetic knows reality of rationing insulin due to cost. (Mar 2021)
  • More expensive to do nothing than implement Medicare for all. (Jun 2020)
  • Has diabetes & rationed insulin: need Medicare for All. (Feb 2020)
  • Supports Medicare for All & Green New Deal. (Nov 2019)
Charles Booker on Homeland Security
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Charles Booker on Immigration
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  • Create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. (Mar 2021)
  • Supports path to citizenship for undocumented. (Jun 2020)
Charles Booker on Jobs
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  • We are going to stand up for organized labor. (Mar 2021)
Charles Booker on Principles & Values
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  • Launched "Hood to the Holler" to bridge urban-rural divide. (Mar 2021)
  • Build broad coalitions; break down barriers of race & class. (Mar 2021)
Charles Booker on Social Security
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Charles Booker on Tax Reform
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  • Close loopholes for wealthy, ease burden on working families. (Mar 2021)
Charles Booker on Technology
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Charles Booker on War & Peace
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Charles Booker on Welfare & Poverty
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  • A universal basic income will address racism and poverty. (Jun 2020)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Women have the right to choose; Roe v. Wade must be upheld: Strongly Favors topic 1
Microphone cut off during speech against anti-abortion bill: Strongly Favors topic 1
Oppose abortion restrictions based on sex, race, disability: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Have to tackle structural racism and inequity head-on: Neutral on topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Ban conversion therapy and sex/gender discrimination: 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)
Expanding Medicaid under ACA led to economic boom: Strongly Favors topic 5
As diabetic knows reality of rationing insulin due to cost: Strongly Favors topic 5
More expensive to do nothing than implement Medicare for all: Favors topic 5
Has diabetes & rationed insulin: need Medicare for All: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports Medicare for All & Green New Deal: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Need criminal justice reform & ending mass incarceration: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Supports criminal justice reform to address racial bias: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports gun control; background checks; no assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Oppose concealed carry of guns without license & training: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Close loopholes for wealthy, ease burden on working families: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Supports path to citizenship for undocumented: 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:
Support American Exceptionalism
(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:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Remove barriers to democratic participation: Strongly Favors topic 16
Restore voting rights to those who paid for their crimes: Strongly 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)
Climate crisis is great economic opportunity for Kentucky: Strongly Favors topic 18
Reclaim old coal land; black lung benefits for miners: Strongly Favors topic 18
Refers to Green New Deal as "Kentucky New Deal": Strongly Favors topic 18
Kentucky should lead the way to a green new deal: Strongly Favors topic 18
No on utilities paying customers less for excess solar power: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Legalize cannabis, commute sentences, expunge records: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalize cannabis and expunge records related to it: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports Universal Basic Income; poverty is immoral: Strongly Favors topic 20
A universal basic income will address racism and poverty: Strongly Favors topic 20

Charles Booker is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive
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