House District 85, Republican Primary

Montana House of Representatives

Name Theresa Manzella Scott Ralston
Party Republican Republican
Incumbent. Click here for voting record scorecard.
Office HD 85 HD 85
Public schools in Montana are Adequately Funded Under-funded
Parental choice should be expanded through tax credits, education savings accounts, vouchers, and other means to allow children to attend any school of their or their parents’ choice. Strongly Support Support
Montana should allow public charter schools. Strongly Support Support
Parents should be allowed to home school their children without additional state regulation. Strongly Support Strongly Support
Education — Comprehensive sex education, beginning as early as kindergarten, should be allowed in public elementary schools. Oppose Strongly Oppose
Assisted suicide should be legal in Montana. Strongly Oppose Oppose
“Domestic partners” (i.e., cohabiting homosexual and heterosexual couples) should receive the same health care and employment benefits as married couples. Strongly Oppose Strongly Oppose
Companies and individuals should be allowed to opt-out of the abortion related mandates contained in Obamacare. Strongly Support Strongly Support
Your view on the statement: The 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allows all citizens to own firearms for self-protection. Strongly Support Strongly Support
Global warming is a problem requiring increased regulation. Oppose Strongly Oppose
Abortion should be prohibited in all circumstances. Support Support
Abortion should be prohibited, except in cases of rape, incest, or when the life of the mother is in danger. Support Strongly Support
In your opinion, are environmental regulations in Montana: Too Stringent Too Stringent
Homosexuals/transgender people should be allowed to adopt children. Oppose Strongly Oppose
Non-discrimination laws should be expanded to protect sexual orientation in the same way that race, creed, nationality, and religion are protected. Oppose Oppose
Montana’s marriage laws should be changed to reflect the recent legalization of same-sex marriage by the U. S. Supreme Court. Strongly Oppose Oppose
Montana’s Constitution should be amended to allow homosexual marriage. Strongly Oppose Strongly Oppose
Income Taxes in Montana are: Too High Too High
Property Taxes in Montana are: Too High About Right
Corporate Taxes in Montana are: Too High Too High
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State Senate

There is no election for State Senate in this district this election cycle. Senators are elected to four year terms, so this district will likely see an election for Senator in 2018.

President of the United States

Sppt = Support | Opp = Oppose | DNR = Did Not Respond

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First Name Jeb Ted Marco Donald John R.
Last Name Bush Cruz Rubio Trump Kasich
Repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Sppt Sppt Sppt DNR DNR
Prohibiting abortion except where it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother Sppt Sppt Sppt DNR DNR
Raising the federal minimum wage Opp Opp Opp DNR DNR
Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs Sppt Sppt Sppt DNR DNR
Interpreting the U.S. Constitution in light of current times, rather than adhering to the framers original intent or text. Opp Opp Opp DNR DNR
Expanding background checks to include guns bought from private individuals Opp Opp Opp DNR DNR
Providing federal fundting to planned parenthood and other organizations that provide abortions. Opp Opp Opp DNR DNR
Building the keystone pipeline Sppt Sppt Sppt DNR DNR
Adding “sexual orientation”, “gender identity” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. Opp Opp Opp DNR DNR
The 2015 Iran Joint Compromise Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement Opp Opp Opp DNR DNR