2018 North Carolina Congressional District #13 Candidate Guide

Ted Budd (R) vs Kathy Manning (D)

State House | Election | Nov 6, 2018

The Candidates

Ted Budd

Ted Budd

Republican

Incumbent
Kathy Manning

Kathy Manning

Democrat

The Issues

Campaign Finance

Strengthen campaign donation disclosure rules? Stand on Citizens United decision, allowing unlimited political donations from corporations and unions?

Economy

Support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?

Support Trump’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese steel and other products?

Education

Help parents send their children to private schools with public money?

Minimum Wage

Raise federal hourly minimum wage above current $7.25?

Net Neutrality

Require internet providers to provide equal access to all users?

Ted Budd (R)

No. Endorsed repeal.

Kathy Manning (D)

Yes. Supports net neutrality.

President Trump

Percentage of votes supporting President Trump’s positions?

Ted Budd (R)

Voted with Trump 90% of time, as of Oct 10.

Ted Budd (R)

N/A

Renewable Energy

Support government subsidies for renewable energy?

Ted Budd (R)

Unclear. General preference for purely market solutions & critical ratings from environmental groups, but no specific stand.

Kathy Manning (D)

Yes. “Ensure North Carolina continues its leadership in renewable energy technology.” Support companies shifting toward more sustainable energy.

Voting Rights

Support stricter voting rules, even if they limit access?

Ted Budd (R)

No stand found.

Other senate candidates include Tom Bailey (L) & Robert Corriher (G). We can’t include additional candidates who poll less than 15% due to lack of space, but encourage you to check their websites.

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