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.

Trade Policy

Overall Trade Policy
In general, do you support the idea of free trade with other nations or is one role of government to protect industries through tariffs and other policies?
Free Trade Agreements
How do you view the effects of agreements such as NAFTA, CAFTA, and GATT on the economy of the United State? Have other nations honored their sides of the agreements?
Enforcing Trade Agreements
Would you support legislation to ensure through penalty measures that countries in agreements such as NAFTA and CAFTA are forced to abide by those agreements?
Leaving Trade Agreements
If a country is not abiding by the trade agreements that they have signed with the US, would you support ending those agreements?