2020 Indiana Governor Candidate Guide

Eric Holcomb (R) vs Woody Myers (D) vs Donald Rainwater (R)

Governor | Election | Nov 3, 2020

The Candidates

Eric Holcomb

Eric Holcomb

Republican

Incumbent
Woody Myers

Woody Myers

Democrat

Donald Rainwater

Donald Rainwater

Republican

The Issues

Climate Change

Consider human-caused climate change a serious threat?

Woody Myers (D)

Yes. Can’t ignore “climate emergency. [We’re] suffering from a climate pandemic [we] can’t yet fully see, but whose effects we already feel.”

Donald Rainwater (L)

No position found.

Address as a top priority by taxing or limiting output of greenhouse gases?

Education

Use public funding for private and/or for-profit schools?

Immigration

Create path to citizenship for “DACA” participants brought to the U.S. as children?

Support border walls and limiting immigration?

Woody Myers (D)

No. Supports immigration in general. “We’ve got to make sure that people feel welcome.” Against substandard medical care for immigrants.

Donald Rainwater (L)

No recent position found. Has indicated that he is “neutral” as to whether border laws should be enforced and illegal entry prevented.

Labor

Support “right to work” laws, eliminating the ability of unions to mandate dues for workers they represent?

Planned Parenthood

Support the group receiving public funds for non-abortion care?

Eric Holcomb (R)

No position found.

Voting Rules

Support efforts to make it easier to vote including promoting voting by mail?