Questions for Candidates
Each candidate and representative is asked to fill out the questionnaire below. It is designed to provide the reader with a better understanding of the person's view and a better feel for how the candidate or representative will respond to future issues.The candidates can answer the questions in an email or using their facebook login on this site. The responses to this questionnaire are shown under the appropriate issue. The candidate can answer as many or as few of the questions as they desire. If you would like a candidate or representative answer these questions, email them.
Energy and the Environment
Man Made Global Warming
What is your position on man-made global-warming? Do you believe that global warming is happening at all, and how much is dependent on the activities of man? Wht level of threat is posed by global warming and how soon must the world take action?
Cap and Trade
Do you support cap-and-trade programs at any level? Would you support a global cap-and-trade program and what organization would implement and receive taxes from this program?
EPA Regulation of Carbon
Do you support the EPA's action to designate carbon a greenhouse gas and to regulate the emissions of carbon? Is this action by the EPA consistent with the tenth amendment?
Where do you stand on nuclear energy? Do you support or oppose establishing new nuclear power plants in the US.
Do you support or oppose an expansion or reduction of offshore drilling? What about deep water drilling?
Drilling in ANWR
Do you support or oppose allowing drilling for oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)?
To what level should the federal government be involved in energy production in the US? Should this include subsidies to oil companies or alternative energy companies?
Do you support or oppose subsidies for ethanol?