Issues and Issue Questions Available for Candidate Responses

These are the issues and questions we make available to the candidates to inform voters of their positions and views. All responses are provided by the candidate or are taken from the candidate’s website, public statements or legitimate news articles.

Questions Available to All Candidates
General PhilosophyPersonal and FamilyProfessional ExperienceCivic InvolvementPolitical ExperienceReligious AffiliationAccomplishments and AwardsEducational BackgroundMilitary Service
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public OfficeGoals If ElectedAchievements If ElectedAreas to Concentrate OnOn Entering Public ServiceOpinions of Other Candidates
Health & Medical
Schools and COVIDCOVID-19 Contact TracingEconomic Impact of COVID-19Proposed Budget Cuts to CDC, NIH, and WHOChildren's HealthElderly's Health & Abuse
Environment & Climate Change
PollutionRecyclingConservation Chesapeake Bay WatershedCounty & Local Sustainable Growth
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Economic Impact of COVID-19EconomyInfrastructureSmall BusinessesMinority & Women-Owned BusinessesReal EstateCounty Agriculture
Civil, Religious, LGBTQ & Human Rights
Black Lives MatterRacism & Race RelationsRacial ProfilingRacial Discrimination & DisparitiesDiversity & Tolerance
Government, Elections & Politics
Election & Voting SecurityCandidate Endorsements2020 Campaign Ads
Housing & Communities
HousingHomeownershipHomelessnessHousing ShortagePublic SafetyHome PricesMortgagesCounty's Main Priorities
Infrastructure & Transportation
Bikes, Scoters and PedestriansTransportationInfrastructureHighway CongestionDriver Safety MeasuresMotor Vehicles And InspectionsElectric VehiclesPublic TransportationLight RailAbusive Driver FeesTraffic CongestionSelf-Driving VehiclesDepartment of TransportationPhoto-Red Traffic Signal EnforcementRed Light Camera SurveillanceCounty Transportation Needs
Gun & Property Rights
Red Flag Laws
Courts, Laws & Justice
Black Lives MatterMinority IncarcerationRace Sentencing DisparityJuvenile JusticeRacial Justice, Equality & Equity
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Black Lives MatterCrime & PreventionMinority IncarcerationCounty Criminal Justice ReformCounty Police ReformsWorking with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Black Lives MatterRacism & Race RelationsRacial Discrimination & DisparitiesRacial ProfilingRace Sentencing DisparityDiversity & ToleranceMinority & Women-Owned BusinessesMinority IncarcerationMinority-Serving Colleges and Universities
Banks & Finance
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Seniors & Aging of Population
Consumers & Food
Questions Available to Gaines County (TX) Candidates
Education & Schools
EducationSchool SafetyOnline LearningPublic Schools K-12Student Standards and TestingSchool DesegregationLow-Income SchoolsMinority-Serving Colleges and UniversitiesSchool BudgetsSchool Curriculum Math, Science, History, GovernmentTeacher RetentionNon-English Speaking StudentsMental Health in Public SchoolsEducation Funding
Medical Marijuana
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Poor ChildrenSenior PovertyHunger