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District / Locality
Wisconsin
Political Affiliation
Democlratic
Office
Governor
Incumbency
Challenger
Election Date
08/14/2018

FULL PROFILE

Position Spectrum Key
  • NOT APPLICABLE
    N/A
  • STRONGLY OPPOSE
    O+
  • OPPOSE
    O
  • NEUTRAL
    N
  • SUPPORT
    S
  • STRONGLY SUPPORT
    S+

Quick Bio

Matt Flynn is a Navy veteran, attorney, and former Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Flynn is the oldest in a large family and went to school on scholarships. He worked in the kitchen of the dining hall to help pay his way. Flynn’s father Gerard taught at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee for many years. After the children were grown, Flynn’s mother Geraldine worked in the Post Office. Matt was elected Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, the party retired its debt, elected a Democratic Governor, and Democrats took majorities in both houses of the S

My Positions

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Increase of the Minimum Wage

“Wages remain too low for too many Wisconsin workers. We are lagging behind the rest of the country. Too many are working several part-time jobs just to get by. Too many are struggling to provide for their families, living paycheck to paycheck, without opportunity for advancement.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Infrastructure Repair & Investment

“The plan of Walker and the Republicans for roads and infrastructure is neglect and debt. We have rural areas going back to gravel roads. Walker also turned down more than $800 million in train funds from the federal government which was simply a return of our federal taxes.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Healthcare

“Donald Trump is trying to destroy the Affordable Care Act. As Governor, I will support the Affordable Care Act. Scott Walker turned down hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid payments by the federal government. I will lobby for and accept all federal funding to meet our health care obligations. and accept all federal funding to meet our health care our health care obligations.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Education

“Wisconsin used to be known for having the best public education in the country. Then came Scott Walker. We will fully fund public education in this state. We will stop the Walker policy of slashing education after his election and then restoring a little funding before his re-election. The long-term impacts of his education policies are disastrous for Wisconsin’s economy.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Decriminalization of Marijuana

“I believe that legalizing marijuana will simply recognize a fact of life for many people, including the increasing use of medical marijuana by senior citizens to alleviate pain. Another result of legalization, although not the main reason for my position, will be the increased tax revenue and safety benefits that legalization will bring.”

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