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Background

Experience

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2014 - 2018); Retired Technical Writer

Family
Married; Children: 1
Education
BA History, Keene State College, Keene, NH.
Home Address
75 Olde Bridge Lane
Epping, NH 03042

Legislator Activity Profile

These objective, nonpartisan measures are used to show this legislator's activities at the Statehouse from the 2018 election through March 2020 (when the legislature temporarily suspended activities due to COVID-19). The measures are not intended to present a ranking or rating of any kind. Average is that of all state elected officials in this chamber.

Attendance
How often does the elected official attend official legislative days?
Average 91%
90% Present
Partisanship
How often does the elected official vote with the majority of fellow party members (applies to Democrats and Republicans only)?
Average 94%
95% With Party
Voting Participation
How often does the elected official cast a vote during official roll call votes?
Average 87%
92% Roll Call Votes
Bill Prime Sponsorship
Does the elected official prime sponsor bills?
Average 3
0 Prime Sponsored Bills
How many of the elected official’s prime sponsored bills became law?
Average 1
0 Became Law

POSITION ON ISSUES

These issue positions are derived from the annual Citizens Count issue surveys or candidate websites, social media posts, media interviews, voting records, and other sources.

Crime and Public Safety

Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
State role in economic growth
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?

Education

Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?

Energy and Environment

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
Should New Hampshire continue to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which requires utilities to purchase allowances for every ton of carbon they emit?
Should New Hampshire maintain the renewable portfolio standard, which requires public utilities in New Hampshire to obtain a certain percentage of electricity from renewable energy sources (25% by 2025)?

Health Care

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should parents be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?
Should NH expand its medical marijuana law?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH limit access to abortion?

Politics and Political Process

Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?
Should NH limit terms for elected officials?
Should NH impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

Social Issues

Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?

VOTING RECORD

This candidate did not hold office as a legislator in the most recent session, and therefore does not have a voting record available.

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