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.
We must get out of the way and take obstacles out of the way of the private sector and let them go. And keeping taxes low.
What particular regulations of abortion would you support or oppose and why?
I am opposed to abortion, except for the life of the mother.
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.
What is one of the most satisfying things you have ever accomplished and what made it so satisfying to you?
Casting my votes for SJR127.
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 have run and owned my own business for 18 years, raising my five kids, and I know the problems people face every day.