In this series, we will provide information about each of the candidates for Congress in Congressional District 1 using the same format so that you can compare the profiles. We hope it will lead you to learn more about the candidates and make an informed decision.
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|Endorsements||None to date.|
|Employment||Senior Staff Accountant at Harbor Homes, Inc.|
|Education||B.S. Accounting, Southern New Hampshire University.|
|Key issues||Specific Proposals|
|Healthcare||Healthcare for all.|
|Gerrymandering||“Districts should be the simplest possible shape, fitting the character of their region, without regard to data on the voters there in. There should be no crafting the vote.”|
|Campaign finance reform||“Campaigns should only be funded by voters who can vote in their specific election, and each should be a public donation. No hidden money.”|
|Term limits||All federal elected positions should have two terms as their limit.|
|Transparency||“The government must be accountable to the people it servers.”|
|Recycling||“Products need to be made of recyclable materials or biodegradable ones.Final disposal should be part of the plan of anything sold.”|
|Climate change”||“Focus on green sustainable technology. It’s time to let go of coal and oil.”|
|Immigration||“We need to welcome them with open arms, not just as we did in history, but as we dream history should have been.”|
|Israel||“We need to return to the two state solution. Israel must learn to coexist peacefully with Palestine.”|
|College affordability||“State and community colleges should not come with a price tag. We need to provide access to them and trade schools as well, to give youth agency in determining their own futures without debt.”|
|Economy||Invest more towards emerging companies than propping up insolvent ones. Increase the availability of higher education. Cancel out subsidy money with respect toward highly profitable industries|
|Privacy||Protect personal privacy, online and offline.|
|Religious freedom||Prevent laws with a religious basis from being passed.|
|Self-determination.||Make sure citizens have easy access to accurate information regarding the choices they make every day, and as few of those choices as possible are controlled by the government.|
|Law enforcement||Focus enforcement on crimes that endanger people, such as human trafficking, embezzlement, fraud, and violent crime.|
|Citizen’s United||Reverse Citizen’s United and reduce the money in politics.|
The list of contributors is from Open Secrets.