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Running for: NH Governor

Stephen Villee is a lesser-known candidate for governor.

Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support the “Education Freedom Account” program, which gives students access to the per-pupil share of state school funding to spend on private school or home school expenses?

"In the long term, I want to reduce or eliminate both public school funding and Education Freedom Accounts. But that will have to wait until more libertarians move to NH."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the first trimester (e.g. after 6 weeks gestation)?

"Abortion is a very divisive issue, even among libertarians. I want any abortion ban to include an exception for rape. Other than that, I'm inclined to stay neutral on this issue."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

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

"Abortion is a very divisive issue, even among libertarians. I want any abortion ban to include an exception for rape. Other than that, I'm inclined to stay neutral on this issue."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"I would love to lower business taxes, but there would have to be a corresponding decrease in state expenditures."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire add a tax on capital gains?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire government do more to address climate change?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support giving voters who register without ID on Election Day a ballot that only counts if they return identifying documents to the state before a deadline?

"I think each voter should be able to produce a valid ID on Election Day. RSA 260:21 provides that a voter may obtain a free 'voting identification only' photo ID card."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the state do more to encourage municipalities to remove zoning barriers to housing development?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support legislation to expand the net energy metering system capacity cap from 1 MW to 5 MW for all residential and commercial customers in New Hampshire?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire guarantee the right to access abortion before 24 weeks?

"Abortion is a very divisive issue, even among libertarians. I want any abortion ban to include an exception for rape. Other than that, I'm inclined to stay neutral on this issue."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the state increase funding for child care providers?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support New Hampshire’s current system of public school funding, with about two-thirds of total funding coming from local property taxes?

"In the long term, I want to reduce or eliminate public school funding. But that will have to wait until more libertarians move to NH."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

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

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

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

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by establishing state-run cannabis stores?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire add legal protections for residents of other states who travel here for health care related to abortion or gender transition?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire repeal the ban on abortion after 24 weeks gestation?

"Abortion is a very divisive issue, even among libertarians. I want any abortion ban to include an exception for rape. Other than that, I'm inclined to stay neutral on this issue."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH require local law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"Against"

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