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Awaiting response to our 2022 State Candidate Survey

Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"I oppose stricter gun control laws."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"I oppose New Hampshire adding an income tax on earned income."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"I oppose New Hampshire adding a broad-based sales tax."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should New Hampshire extend the renewable portfolio standard past 2025, requiring public utilities to obtain more than 25% of electricity from renewable energy sources?
When asked a similar question on our 2018 survey Spillane wrote, "I oppose the renewable portfolio standard in New Hampshire."

Voting Record, 2020

Voted against HB 186 (to gradually raise the minimum wage to $12/hour), HB 731 (to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15/hour), and SB 10 (to gradually raise the minimum wage to $12/hour)

Voting Record, 2020

Voted against HB 611 and HB 1672, both bills that would allow any voter to vote by absentee ballot, whether or not he or she will actually be absent on election day.

Voting Record, 2022

Voted in favor of a bill to legalize marijuana with the Liquor Commission regulating sales (HB 1598)

Voting Record, 2022

Voted to keep Education Freedom Account program (HB 1683)

Voting Record, 2022

Voted to create a conditional "affidavit ballot" for voters registering on Election Day without ID (SB 418)

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by allowing home-growing and private use without sales?

When asked about marijuana legalization in general on the 2018 Citizens Count issue survey, Spillane wrote, "I support decriminalization but not full legalization until the Federal Government changes the status of Marijuana as a prohibited substance that can deny people their 2nd Amendment Rights."

In 2020 Spillane voted for HB 1648, a bill that would permit adults to possess up to 3/4 of an ounce of cannabis, 5 grams of hashish, and other cannabis-infused products, and permit adults to grow up to 6 cannabis plants at home in a secure location that is not visible from other properties. The bill also allowed adults to give marijuana products away and sell marijuana accessories.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by licensing growers and private retail locations?

When asked about marijuana legalization in general on the 2018 Citizens Count issue survey, Spillane wrote, "I support decriminalization but not full legalization until the Federal Government changes the status of Marijuana as a prohibited substance that can deny people their 2nd Amendment Rights."

Spillane voted against legalizing and taxing marijuana sales in 2019 (HB 481).

Voting Record, 2021

Spillane voted for HB 625, a 2021 bill to prohibit abortion after 24 weeks gestation, unless there is a medical emergency. The bill did not include exceptions for rape or incest.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the second trimester (e.g. after 15 weeks gestation)?

When asked about a 20-week abortion ban on the Citizens Count issue survey, Spillane indicated, "I support a ban on abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the state’s current system of public school funding, with each district’s total funding primarily dependent on local property tax revenue?
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