Republican Primary Voter Guide 2012

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Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 5 months ago)

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Republican Primary Voter Guide 2012


* Denotes TPOGGC Position

US Congressional District 10

Candidate’s
Name

Repeal
Obamacare

Term
Limits

Balanced
Budget
Amendment

Tax

Reform

Cut Foreign


Aid

Enforce Illegal
Immigration Laws

Drill for Oil
and Gas

Bring Troops
Home


Gun Rights

2
nd

Amendment


State’s

Rights

10
th

Amendment

English Official
Language

Fortenberry

*YES

*YES

*YES

*YES
(FAIR)

*YES

*YES

*YES

*YES

*YES

*YES

*YES


Peterson and
McHenry did not respond

North Carolina House of Representatives District 109

Candidate’s
Name

Toll Road

Cut Gas

Taxes

Government
Healthcare

Increase
Sales Tax

Voter ID

Term Limits

Drug Tests for
Welfare

Agenda 21

Smart
Meters

Fight Illegal
Immigration

Offshore Drilling

and Fracking

Bumgardner

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

*AGAINST

*AGAINST

*YES

*YES

Keigher

FOR

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

NOT SURE

*AGAINST

*AGAINST

*YES

*YES

Loftis

FOR

*YES

*NO

YES

*YES

NO

*YES

*AGAINST

WORKABLE
SOLUTION

*YES

*YES

Neuman

FOR

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

NO

*YES

*AGAINST

*AGAINST

*YES

*YES

North Carolina House of Representatives District 110

Candidate’s
Name

Toll Road

Cut Gas

Taxes

Government
Healthcare

Increase
Sales Tax

Voter ID

Term Limits

Drug Tests for
Welfare

Agenda 21

Smart
Meters

Fight Illegal
Immigration

Offshore Drilling

and Fracking

Burris Floyd

FOR

*YES

*NO


*YES

*YES

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

Hastings

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

North Carolina Governor

Candidate’s
Name

Toll Roads

Cut
Gas

Taxes

Government
Healthcare

Increase
Sales Tax

Voter ID

Term Limits

Drug Tests for
Welfare

Agenda 21

Smart
Meters

Fight Illegal
Immigration

Offshore Drilling

and Fracking

Harney

*AGAINST

CAP

*NO

*NO

?

*YES

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

Mahan

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES


Jones, McCrory, Moss, and Wright did not respond

North Carolina Lieutenant Governor

Candidates
Name

Toll Roads

Cut Gas

Taxes

Government
Healthcare

Increase
Sales Tax

Voter ID

Term Limits

Drug Tests for
Welfare

Agenda 21

School
Choice

Fight Illegal
Immigration

Offshore Drilling

and Fracking

Forest

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

Rich

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

NOT AT THIS
TIME

?

GUEST
WORKERS

*YES


Folwell, Gurley, and Mills
did not respond

Gaston County Commissioner Crowders Mountain Township

Candidates
Name

Toll Roads

School
Choice

Government
Healthcare

Teacher
Performance

Pay

“No Child
Left Behind”

No Kill Animal
Shelter

Cut Select
Programs

Drug Tests
for Welfare

Smart
Meters

Fight Illegal
Immigration

Regional Government

Carpenter

FOR

*YES

*NO

YES

*NO

*YES

*YES

*YES

*NO

*YES

YES

Costner

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

YES

*NO

NO

*YES

*YES

*NO

*YES

*NO


Gaston County Commissioner South Point Township

Candidates
Name

Toll Roads

School
Choice

Government
Healthcare

Teacher
Performance

Pay

“No Child
Left Behind”

No Kill

Animal Shelter

Cut Select
Programs

Drug Tests
for Welfare

Smart
Meters

Fight Illegal
Immigration

Regional Government

Caroll

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*NO

*NO

NO

?

NO

*NO

*YES

*NO

Price

FOR

*YES

*NO

YES

*NO

Possible

*YES

IF PRIOR
CONV
ICTIONS

*NO

*YES

SOMETIMES

Superintendent of Public Education

Candidate
s Name

School
Choice

School
Vouchers

“No Child
Left Behind”

Teacher
Performance

Pay

Too Much
Emphasis on
Testing

Sex
Ed.

In Early
Grades

Textbooks too
Politically
Correct

Education
Lottery

Successful

More History and
Government
Foundations

Elimination of
Federal Dept. of
Education

Collective Bargaining
for Public Employees

Alexander

*FOR

*FOR

*AGAINST

*AGAINST

*YES

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*YES

*FOR

*AGAINST

Crawford

*FOR

*FOR

GOOD
INTENTION

GOOD CONCEPT
MUST BE FAIR

*YES

WITH PARENTAL
APPROVAL

*YES

*NO

*YES

*FOR

*NC IS A
RIGHT TO WORK
STATE

Tedesco

*FOR

*FOR

*AGAINST

FOR

*YES

*AGAINST

*YES

*NO

*YES

SCALE BACK

*AGAINST

•Martin and Scholl did not respond

Secretary of State

Beitler

Gardner

Goodwin

Primary function of Secretary of State

To encourage new job ventures in NC

Provide forms and records, protect from fraud, promote
business interests

Ensure positive business
environment, protect from
opportunists

Top priorities if elected

Abolish unnecessary regulations

Jobs

In depth assessment

Ideas to run the department better

Perform an operational audit

Assess, analyze, and act

Identify duplicate and wasteful efforts

How to help small businesses

Reduce regulatory red
-
tape, get government out of the
way

Revamp website, satellite offices, reduction of start
-
up fees

Treat small business community as critical, streamline licensing
process

Opinion of lobbying

Demand
transparency in lobbyist activities

Further separation of Lobbying industry to minimize political
favoritism

Uneven and unbalanced, worker and voter more important

•Daoud did not respond

Commissioner of Insurance

Causey

McCall

Primary function of Insurance Commissioner

Accept or reject proposed rate increases

To make sure rates are not excessive, adequate, and not discriminatory

Most important issues facing Insurance Commissioner

Lowering rates, cutting red tape, reducing
regulations, customer service

Reduction of high risk pools in auto liability and wind and hail

Opinion of NC Rate Bureau

It’s a cartel, free market system is better for consumers

Out dated and ineffective

Allowance of purchasing insurance out of state

Yes, if they are licensed, approved, and have offices in NC

Need to find out how to get more insurers by looking to other states

Opinion of TORT reform

I favor TORT reform, it will help lower costs

Frivolous lawsuits must be controlled, limited TORT
reform has a place in state laws


Morgan did not respond

Commissioner of Agriculture

McManus

Primary function of Agriculture Commissioner

Executive level manager of all 11 districts and $70 million budget

Most Important issue facing Agriculture
Commissioner

Increasing experts while ensuring public safety

How to encourage farming in NC

Tax exemptions and economic incentives

Migrant Farmers

Jobs should first go to legal unemployed NC residents

Legalization of selling and purchasing raw milk in N
C

Favor it

•Troxler did not respond