Who will represent your values?
Kentucky Senate 22 General Election
The information below was compiled by a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center,
a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization. We distributed a questionnaire multiple times to all Republican and Democratic candidates who displayed contact info on their website or social media. Candidates who did not respond to our survey, and did not present a clear answer to these questions on their websites, received a “No Response.”
*This Legislation would require educators to incorporate LGBT curriculum in classes as early as Kindergarten. (HB 296, 2020)
1 “Government should not be involved in any way with Womens reproductive Healthcare decisions. I will fight for mothers, daughters, and sisters to get the full range of Womens Reproductive Healthcare.” (Facebook Post, July 5, 2022)
2 Supports banning so-called “conversion therapy.” “#ISupportBanningGayConversionTherapy” (Facebook Post, February 7, 2022)
3 “Senator Douglas supports charter schools. He is out of touch with the needs of average Kentucky families like mine. Our tax dollars should not be allocated to schools that are able to choose their students.” (Facebook Post, March 29, 2022) “Damon Thayer has been consistent in his attempts to diminish public education funding and tearing away of teacher pensions. He has supported reducing funding available for public education through private school scholarship tax deductions.” (Facebook Post, September 22, 2020)
4 ” Everyone has a right to live authentically and proudly. By creating more affirming communities, we give everyone the ability to live the happy and healthy lives they deserve. I will always support the LGBTQ community.” (Facebook Post, March 31, 2022)
5 “The attempts to limit teaching history that is “uncomfortable,” is dangerous. We must oppose bills like BR60 and BR69.” (Facebook Post, November 5, 2021)
6 “We need Red Flag laws. We need a National system of sensible Gun control laws. (Facebook Post, July 21, 2021).
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