Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Senate
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Response Legend

  • SSStrongly Supports
  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • SOStrongly Opposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Pubic Schools in Montana are overfunded: Strongly Oppose
2. Pubic Schools in Montana are underfunded: Strongly Support
3. Pubic Schools in Montana are adequately funded: Oppose
4. Parental choice in education should be expanded through tax credits, education savings accounts, vouchers, and other means to allow children to attend any school of their or their parents choice: Strongly Oppose
5. Montana should allow public charter schools: Oppose
6. Parents should be allowed to home school their children without additional state regulation: Oppose
7. The teaching of "Critical Race Theory" (CRT) should be banned in Montana public schools: Oppose
8. Comprehensive sex education, beginning as early as kindergarten, should be allowed in public elementary schools: Support* Age appropriate sex education should be taught in public schools. The factual history of the United States and race relations should be taught. No one should feel ashamed about their innate characteristics: race, national origins, gender, gender expression or sexual orientation.
9. Income taxes in Montana are too high: Strongly Oppose
10. Property taxes in Montana are too high: Support
11. Corporate taxes in Montana are too high: Strongly Oppose
12. The 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allows all citizens to own firearms for self-protection: Support
13. Global warming is a problem requiring increased regulation: Strongly Support
14. Environmental regulations in Montana are too stringent: Strongly Oppose
15. Environmental regulations in Montana are NOT stringent enough: Strongly Support* The ecosystem is collapsing and the effects of rapid climate change are upon us. This threatens the survival of human civilization and is an emergency that needs a vigorous response from individuals, organizations and the government at all levels.
16. Montanans should not be discriminated against or treated differently because of their vaccine status: Support* Governments since the Margna Carta and old English common law have reserved authority to enact public health measures in times of plague and pandemic. The restrictiveness of such measures are the only real public policy questions since the constitutionality of such actions is beyond doubt.
17. Doctor assisted suicide should be legal in Montana: Strongly Support
18. Abortion should be banned in ALL stages of pregnancy: Strongly Oppose
19. Abortion should be banned during all stages of pregnancy, with the exceptions for rape and incest: Strongly Oppose
20. Abortion should be banned only after a heartbeat is detected (around 6 weeks): Strongly Oppose
21. Abortion should be banned only after the first trimester (12 weeks): Oppose
22. Abortion should be banned only when a fetus becomes viable outside the womb (20 weeks): Support
23. Abortion should be banned only after the 2nd trimester (28 weeks): Support
24. Abortion should never be banned, not at any stage of pregnancy: Oppose
25. The Montana Constitution should be amended to ban abortion: Strongly Oppose
26. Infanticide (infants born alive with physical abnormalities, including infants born as a result of a botched abortion) should be banned in Montana. Oppose
27. Companies and individuals should be allowed to opt-out of the abortion related mandates contained in Obamacare: Oppose* Post viability abortions should be allowed under certain medical circumstances. Abortion laws must consider the personhood status of the mother before her developing fetus.
28. Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete against athletes of the opposite sex: Support
29. Doctors should be banned from performing sex-change procedures on minors: Oppose
30. Homosexuals and transgender people should be allowed to adopt children: Strongly Support
31. Non-discrimination laws should be expanded to protect sexual orientation and gender identity in the same way that race, creed, nationality, and religion are protected: Strongly Support
32. Montana’s marriage laws should be changed to reflect the recent legalization of same-sex marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court: Strongly Support* Marriage is a legal construct that should not be denied to people based on their sexual orientation.