2018 Arizona Governor Candidate Guide

Doug Ducey (R) vs David Garcia (D)

Governor | Election | Nov 6, 2018

The Candidates

Doug Ducey

Doug Ducey

Republican

Incumbent
David Garcia

David Garcia

Democrat

The Issues

Campaign Finance

Should there be restrictions or disclosure requirements on large and anonymous political donations?

Contraception

Allow employers to withhold contraceptive coverage from employees if disagree with it based on religious beliefs?

Courts

Support Brett Kavanaugh nomination? (before recent allegations).

Education

Increase funding for K-12 education?

Provide vouchers so parents can send their children to private schools with public money?

Support recent Arizona teacher’s strike?

Increase state funding for higher education?

Gun Control

Support more gun control legislation including restrictions on semi-automatic weapons?

Health Care

Support or Repeal ACA, aka Obamacare? Accept ACA’s Medicaid expansion to subsidize low-income participants?

Allow Planned Parenthood to receive public funds for non -abortion health services?

Net Neutrality

Support requiring internet providers to provide equal access to all users?

Renewable Energy

Support government subsidies for renewable energy?

Taxes

Support proposed initiative to fund education through increasing taxes on the wealthy?

Voting Rules

Support voting rules that prioritize preventing the possibility of fraud, even if they limit access?

Other candidates include Angel Torres (G). We can’t include candidates polling under 15%, but check out his website. Key sites consulted included Votesmart.org, OntheIssues.org, FactCheck.org , Politifact.com, and public candidate statements. For guides to local races, see Vote411.org from the League of Women Voters and Ballotready.org.