PRINCE WILLIAM-MANASSAS FAMILY ALLIANCE VOTER GUIDE: 87th DISTRICT

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This post provides our Voter Guide for the 87th District of Virginia House of Delegates. Because we did not the time and resources to have this Voter Guide printed, the format is somewhat different. However, here we address the same issues as in the others.

87th DISTRICT

All of the candidates were sent a survey requesting their position on the legislation described below.  Since Delegate Ramadan did not return the survey, the positions ascribed to him is based on votes cast in the General Assembly.  Since Mr. Bell did not return the survey, positions ascribed to him  are based on public statements from sources cited in footnotes below.

Key:      S  Support         O Oppose       U  Undecided        NR  Did Not Respond

Issue

Bell

Ramadan

Raise   taxes for transportation

S[1]

O[2]

Repeal   constitutional provision defining marriage as one-man, one-woman

S[3]

NR

Protect life from conception to natural death

O[1]

NR

Expand   Medicaid eligibility to extent permitted by federal law

S[4]

NR

Repeal   law requiring women have right to view ultrasound before abortion

NR

 

O[5]

Repeal   photo I.D. requirement for voting

NR

O[6]

Incorporate   right-to-work in Constitution

NR

NR

Allow   State Board of Education to establish charter schools

NR

S[7]

Abolish   capital punishment

NR

NR

Allow   casino gambling

NR

NR

Offer   in-state tuition to illegal aliens who graduate from Virginia high schools

S[1]

NR

Repeal   abortion clinic health and safety standards

NR

NR

Allow   home school students try out for public school sports

NR

S[8]


[1] Prince William Times.

[2] HB2313 (2013)

[3] Equality Virginia candidate questionnaire.

[4] 2913 AARP voter guide

[5] HB462 (2012)

[6] SB1256 (2013)

[7] HJ684 (2013 vote in House Privileges and Elections Committee)

[8] HB1442 (2013)

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