Thursday, May 27, 2010

Virginia Fifth District Race-#1788 - Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League Candidate Forum

Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League - Virginia 5th District Candidate Forum - May 20, 2010, divided into 6 parts.  Part 1 - Feda Morton, Ken Boyd, Laurence Verga and Ron Ferrin.  Round 1 - Questions covered in Part 1 and Part 2: 1. How do you propose to counter negative tactics and change public opinion when you have to contend with media bias?  2. Would a National Identification Card, as proposed by Congress be consistent with the principles embodied in our Constitution? Please explain your answer.  3. What do you think the federal government's role should be in education? Should there be more or less federal involvement?  4. Now that Iran seems to be proceeding unimpeded to nuclear weaponry, what should the United States' policy be towards Iran?  5. How will you respond to party pressure to support a bill, when that bill conflicts with your principles or the wishes of your constituents?  6. Do you advocate undoing the Healthcare Bill, and how would you proceed?  7. What, in your opinion, is the most important Amendment to the Constitution? 

Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League - Virginia 5th District Candidates Forum - May 20, 2010 - Part 2  - Robert Hurt, Jim McKelvey, Mike McPadden Round 2 - Part 3 and 4 Questions - 1. What sort of energy policy do you think this country needs? Please be specific.  2. Currently, there are two competing proposals for tax simplification and reform. One is the Fair Tax, and the other is the Flat Tax. Do you like either of the reforms, or neither, but if you do, which one and why?  3. Do you think a limited federal government can exist today?  4. What specific steps would you take to deal with our immigration situation today?  5. How would you cut spending and attempt to balance the budget?  6. What are the standards, both professional and philosophical, that you require of a nominee to the Supreme Court?  7. What is the best strategy to defeat Congressman Perriello? Click To view Part 3...... - Feda Morton, Ken Boyd, Laurence Verga, Ron Ferrin,  Click To view Part 4..... - Robert Hurt, Jim McKelvey, Mike McPadden

FINAL QUESTIONS - Part 5 and 6 Questions - 1. Who is your hero? Perhaps it is someone currently in politics, or possibly one of our Founders. Please name your hero and explain why you admire him or her.  2. Was there a question among the preceding fourteen questions which you would have like to have answered, but were not asked?  3. Is there a subject which you'd like to address, but which hasn't been mentioned?  Click To view Part 5......... - Ken Boyd, Robert Hurt, Ron Ferrin,  ClickTo view Part 6 -  Jim McKelvey, Mike McPadden, Feda Morton, Laurence Verga.

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