Who will represent your values?
Kentucky House District 11 Race
The information below was compiled by voting records and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center,
a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.
*This Legislation would require educators to incorporate LGBT curriculum in sex education classes as early as Kindergarten.
1 Rep. Wiederstein voted in favor of the Born Alive Infant Protections Bill (SB 9, 2020), the Fetal Heartbeat Bill (SB 9, 2019), and the Discrimination Abortion Bill (HB 5, 2019). Source: Kentucky Legislative Research Commission (KY LRC).
2 Rep. Wiederstein was a co-sponsor of the state-wide “Fairness Bill” which threatened the right of religious business owners to run their business in a way that lines up with their Religious Freedoms. Source: KY LRC. He also supported the ruling by the SCOTUS in Bostock v. Clayton County that changed the definition of sex. Source: Rob Wiederstein Facebook Post (June 15, 2020).
3 Said in an interview that he sees no real evidence “that suggests voucher systems are getting better outcomes than public schools. Kentucky’s public schools are performing at a relatively high level, and it shocks me that the Republicans are walking away from our public schools.” Source: Forward Kentucky (September 8, 2018).
4 Sponsored HB 137 (2020) which would have expanded gambling. Source: KY LRC.
5 Responded to a survey in favor of medical marijuana and decriminalization of marijuana, but not for recreational. Source: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Survey 2020.|
6 Voted in favor of Constitutional Carry in 2019. Source: KY LRC.
7 Jonathan Dixon is in favor of school choice, but is opposed to a tax credit for parents who choose home or private school.
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