Election2018

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Governor

Questions for Gubernatorial Candidates 

What position do you take on the modification of Article 1, Section 3 (Religious freedom) of the Florida Constitution, as it pertains to revenue of the state or any political subdivision or agency being used directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution?

What weight do you give to the first amendment of the Bill of Rights and Article 1, Section 4 (Freedom of speech and press) of the Florida Constitution?

What is your position on public health care policy as it relates to access for reproductive health care?

Should reputable scientific advisors always be included in formulating most public policy?

What are your views on including contraception in sex education class (at appropriate class level)?

What is your position on how environmental issues should be addressed?

What is your position on the importance of infrastructure facilities in maintaining our civilization?

What is your position on marriage equality?

What is the proper role of religion in political and legislative affairs and public life in general?

How do you discuss topics where there is strong disagreement and remain civil?

With what organizations or affiliations are you associated and why?

Candidates

 

SCHOOL BOARD

Questions for School Board Candidates

How do you see our school district responding to the competition of charter schools and private schools?

What are your thoughts about vouchers (using public funds to pay for private schools)?

How would you address problems of racial integration and minority accommodation in the schools?

What is your position on the proposed CRC Amendment 8 to the Florida Constitution: the proposal includes allowing the state to authorize charter schools without local approval?

What guidelines do you think should be adopted by our school district with regard to children who identify as a gender other than their biological gender?

How important are fine arts and humanities, and extra curricular activities to a total overall education? How should they be funded?

What are your views on including contraception in sex education class (at appropriate class level)?

Do you have specific changes you want to see made in our schools’ curriculum? What are your views on including evolution and climate science in science class?

How should the schools accommodate freedom of expression?

How do you discuss topics where there is strong disagreement and remain civil?

With what organizations or affiliations are you associated ?

If you have other views regarding vital aspects of education you would like to share, please feel free to do so.

Hillsborough Candidates

DistrictNameEmailWebsiteDate ContactedResponse Received
1Steve P. Cona IIIstevecona@gmail.com6/21/2018
1Gilbert ‘Gil’ Machingilmachin21@gmail.com6/21/2018
1William Henry Personstpin2016@gmail.com6/21/2018
2Stacy Ann Hahnvotestacyhahn@gmail.com6/21/2018
2Sally A Harrissally.harris@sdhc.k12.fl.us6/21/2018
2Rod Mayhewrod.mayhew@gmail.com6/21/2018
4LaShonda Davison lashondadavisonfor4@gmail.com6/21/2018
4Melissa Snively flzeta@aol.com6/21/2018
6Scott ‘Mr. H’ Hottenstein scott.hottenstein@gmail.com6/21/2018
6Robert a Pechacekrobert.pechacek1@gmail.com6/21/2018
6Mitchell Smitheyvotesmithey2018@gmail.com6/21/2018
6Kelso Tannerkelsotanner3@hotmail.com6/21/2018
6Henry ‘Shake’ Washington henry.washington1968@gmail.com6/21/2018

Pinellas Candidates

DistrictNameEmailWebsiteDate contactedResponse Link
2Lisa Nicole Cane (NP)
Lisa@VoteLisa.orghttps://votelisa.org/6/21/2018
2Ms. Terry Benjamin Krassner (NP)

KrassnerT@yahoo.comhttp://www.terrykrassner.com/6/21/2018
2Jeff Larsen (NP)

Jeff@VoteJeffLarsen.comhttp://www.votejefflarsen.com/6/21/2018
3Nicole Carr (NP)

Nicole@NicoleCarr.comhttp://www.nicolecarr.com/6/21/2018
3Peggy O'Shea (NP) PeggyOShea@yahoo.com6/21/2018
3Carl "Z" Zimmermann (NP)

CarlZimmermannCampaign@yahoo.comhttp://www.carlzimmermann.com/6/21/2018Response
6Bill Dudley (NP)
6Lorena Grizzle (NP)grizzleforpinellas@gmail.comhttps://lorenagrizzle.com/6/25/2018
6Matt Stewart (NP) http://www.matt4pinellas.com/
7Tharius Keith Bethel
7René Flowers (NP)http://www.youknowrene.com/
7 Bilan Joseph (NP)

DrBilanJoseph@standwithbilan.comhttp://www.standwithbilan.com/6/21/2018Response
7Nicholas Wright (NP) WrightOneForPCSchools@gmail.com6/21/2018

United States Senator

Questions for US Senator Candidates

What is your position on the repeal of the IRS code which prohibits non-profit organizations, including religious organizations, from supporting political candidates?
What weight do you give to the first amendment of the Bill of Rights?

What is your position on public health care policy as it relates to access for reproductive health care?

Should reputable scientific advisors always be included in formulating most public policy?

What are your views on including contraception in sex education class (at appropriate class level)?

What is your position on how environmental issues should be addressed?

How important are infrastructure facilities in maintaining our civilization?

How do you suggest the armed forces address the needs of the 25% of service members who are nonreligious, nonbelievers, or humanists?

What is your position on marriage equality?

What is the proper role of religion in political and legislative affairs and public life in general?

How do you discuss topics where there is strong disagreement and remain civil?

With what organizations or affiliations are you associated and why?

Candidates