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Candidate Name: Dan Strite
Office Candidate is running for: 1st congressional district
Campaign Website:
Please answer "yes" or "no" to the following questions. The optional explanations will be included in your Individual Candidate Guide.
1 Do you support drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands and waters? Yes
2 Do you subscribe to the theory that human activity has a significant impact on climate? Yes
3 Do you support a public audit of the Federal Reserve System? Yes
4 Do you support banning earmarks? Yes
5 Do you support a balanced budget amendment to the Federal Constitution? Yes
6 Do you support a flat tax on income to replace the current income tax? Yes
7 Do you support increasing taxes for higher income families? Yes
8 Does the Federal government have constitutional authority to regulate schools? Decline
  states should be more involved
9 Do you support restrictions on the ownership of guns by law-abiding citizens? Decline
  need more details to the question
10 Do you support the direct election of the president by popular vote? Yes
11 Should the Federal government return to the States land it owns for the purposes not authorized by the Constitution? Decline
  need more details to the question
12 Do you support free trade agreements with foreign nations? Decline
  trade needs control
13 Do you support requiring all employers to verify employee eligibility to work in the United States? Yes
14 Do you support spending public funds to benefit illegal immigrants?
15 Do you support the Federal "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"? Decline
  need more details
16 Do you support preserving Israel's existing borders including occupied territories? Decline
  need more details
17 Do you support using military forces against foreign nations for non-defensive purposes? No
  special situations
18 Do you support laws that exempt government officials and employees from laws that apply to private citizens. No
19 Do you support spending public funds on abortion services? Decline
  others options education
20 Do you support replacing Social Security with private retirement plans for future beneficiaries? No
The following questions will not appear in the Candidate Comparison Guide, but will be included in your Individual Candidate Guide.
21 Do you support or oppose sustainable development as defined in U.N. Agenda 21? Why?  
22 If elected, what will your top three legislative priorities be?  
  get out of the war business