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Themes in Campaign Questions

Of the campaign questions most concerned the mechanics of how the candidates conduct themselves in the governor's race. These asked about transparency, the corruption of donors on the candidates, asked them to address how they prevent from being corrupted, or asked directly if they already are. One question asked about influencing national elections in the future.

What is your position on defense? Do you have defense industry donors?
[Animal Rights] Do you have big donors from the suffering for profit industries?
Do you believe that money corrupts elected officials and if so what have you done to prevent this in your own career?
Have you released your tax returns? If not, why not and when will you?

Campaign Questions

What is the issue that you would like candidates to address

What is a question on this issue you would like answered (if you have one)?

Defense

What is your position on defense? Do you have defense industry donors?

Money in politics

will you refuse big money donations from individuals and corporations?

Election reform

How do we get big money out of politics?

How will you use your position to help on a national level

If you are elected in 2018, what, if any, concrete actions will you take to help flip the U.S. Senate or House Democrat in 2020?

Citizens United

Animal Rights

Do you have big donors from the suffering for profit industries?

Getting people out to vote

How will we get Democrats to the polling place? Particularly people ages 18-30.

Citizens United

What can be done to get big money out of politics?

Money in Politics

How would you address the issue of money in politics

Election campaign reform

What will you do to stop the "dark money" donor sources from evading the laws about transparency?

Campaign finance reform.

This governor's race includes several very wealthy candidates. Do you support campaign finance reform to level the playing field and improve diverse representation at all levels of government?

Transparency

Have you released your tax returns? If not, why not and when will you?

Protecting democracy from being controlled by the wealthy.

Give some concrete proposals that we could enact in the state to counteract the poison of excessive and dark money on our political process.

Corporate donors

Do you believe that money corrupts elected officials and if so what have you done to prevent this in your own career?

education funding