Beyond the 13 survey questions we asked each candidate on our voter guides, each candidate who answered the survey was given the opportunity, if they so chose, to respond to the following five essay questions in 300 words or less. On this page are the specific candidate’s answers. If a candidate answered some, but not all, of the questions, each unanswered question is marked as “No answer was provided.”
Explain your view of state government’s role in relation to economic growth and/or job creation.
State government’s role should be to create an environment in which people can start and operate a business through low taxes and less regulation.
What particular regulations of abortion would you support or oppose and why?
The first step is that we must pass Yes on 1 this fall and get us back to where we can make the changes necessary to protect the unborn.
Do you believe parent(s) or government have the primary and ultimate responsibility for the education of children? Please provide at least one example that you believe demonstrates what you mean.
I believe that parents have the God-given charge to care for and see to the education of our children.
What is one of the most satisfying things you have ever accomplished and what made it so satisfying to you?
God accomplished through me the saving of my mother-in-law and allowed me to be a part by baptizing her into the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
What personal qualities or experiences do you think will define the nature of your service, if elected, and why do you think they are important?
I love my God, I love my family, and I love my community. I will base every decision on how it affects those three areas.