Unknown on limiting campaign spending or donations. Supports candidates releasing tax returns. Backed Americans for Prosperity not disclosing donors for their political ads.
Yes. Opposed Trump withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord. Called on Gov Snyder to join U.S. Climate Alliance. Create state Office of Climate Change.
No. Renegotiate trade deals but fears long lasting negative consequences from new tariffs & chaos caused by Trump’s “disorderly rollout.”
No statements found on overall funding. Focus on literacy. “Grade schools on an A-F scale, giving schools performance-based grants as incentives.”
Yes. Use vouchers to send children to any participating school (public, private, religious). Expand charters.
No. Opposes vouchers. Stronger oversight of charters. “Stop the dismantling of public education.”
Opposes initiative. Asked MI Supreme Court to reject for creating “a fourth branch of government.”
Yes. “Gerrymandering continues to disenfranchise voters in Michigan.” Don’t let partisan legislators draw political boundaries.
No. Defended voter-enacted marriage ban as “a simple recognition that biology matters.” But will respect Supreme Court decision allowing it.
Yes. Introduced 2013 bill to repeal Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban, two years before Supreme Court legalized gay marriage.
No. Repeal existing state restrictions. Challenged restrictions on semi-automatic weapons. NRA 100% rating.
Repeal ACA. Replace with private insurance. “ACA violated the very first principal of medicine: Do no harm.” Has called to cut state’s Medicaid expansion, now says settled law. Calls work requirements “the welfare reform of the 21st century.”
Supports ACA. Held “Save Healthcare” rallies and led state Senate negotiations for Medicaid expansion. Opposes work requirements, which remove coverage “when we should be expanding.”
Declined to comment during campaign, but joined 2016 lawsuit to block DACA expansion.
Yes. Supports clean DREAM Act that protects Dreamers from deportation & offers a path to citizenship.
No. Trump cuts help millionaires & billionaires, not families just trying to get by.” Repeal retirement tax. Increase state user fees to pay for infrastructure.
Stricter. Supported end to straight-ticket voting.
Opposes strict voter ID laws, supports straight-ticket , automatic registration, letting anyone vote absentee.
Other gubernatorial candidates include Keith Butkovich (Natural Law), Bill Gelineau (L), Jennifer Kurland (G), and Todd Schleiger (U.S. Taxpayers). Due to limited space, we can’t include their responses, but encourage you to check out their websites