District 35

1) Do you support or oppose elected officials relying on their religious beliefs and values to guide their decisions for South Dakota?
Support R Senate Jessica Castleberry
Support R Senate Kevin Quick
Support I Senate Brian Gentry – Life begins with conception.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Support R House Tina L Mulally – I swear an oath to uphold the constitution both US & SD State
Support R House Tony Randolph – Everyone is guided by something or someone, the Church is supposed to be the moral guide of society and from that society is where elected (word limit)
2) Do you support or oppose efforts to reduce the number of abortions in South Dakota?
Support R Senate Jessica Castleberry
Support R Senate Kevin Quick
Support I Senate Brian Gentry – Protecting the unborn is at the top of my priority list – they don’t have anyone to speak for them.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Support R House Tina L Mulally
Support R House Tony Randolph – Abortion is the national sin of our day and unless we begin to fight against it on a more meaningful level we as Christians are (word limit)
3) Do you support or oppose the SD State Lottery spending money on advertising the Lottery?
Oppose R Senate Jessica Castleberry
Oppose R Senate Kevin Quick
Support I Senate Brian Gentry – As long as the tax dollars aren’t being used. They should take these funds out of their own budget. This helps our economic development.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Oppose R House Tina L Mulally
Oppose R House Tony Randolph – The state lottery is basically state sanctioned gambling pitched on the idea that it would help fund education. It was nothing more than a ploy (word limit)
4) Do you support or oppose a reduction in post-incarceration restrictions with regard to employment?
R Senate Jessica Castleberry – Some reductions in post-incarceration employment restrictions can make sense, serve sentence, receive counseling, start fresh. Some restrictions- working with children- after violent/sexual crimes.
Support R Senate Kevin Quick – Pedophile, rape, etc. exception
Oppose I Senate Brian Gentry – The judge does the sentencing. It isn’t up to us to make these decisions.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Support R House Tina L Mulally
R House Tony Randolph – The question needs more clarification, if someone is convicted of child molestation they should not be allowed to work in child care but it’s also (word limit)
5) Do you support or oppose provisions that would allow a medical professional to assist another person in committing suicide?
Oppose R Senate Jessica Castleberry
Oppose R Senate Kevin Quick
Oppose I Senate Brian Gentry
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Oppose R House Tina L Mulally
Oppose R House Tony Randolph – Absolutely not! A health care professional takes an oathe to protect life and not take it. Oathes mean something, they mean everything, my oathe of (word limit)
6) Do you support or oppose requirements that personal and creative service businesses produce goods or services that may violate their conscience?
Oppose R Senate Jessica Castleberry – Private business should have the right to refuse to do anything that violates their conscience.
Oppose R Senate Kevin Quick – I don’t support mandating business to produce any goods
Oppose I Senate Brian Gentry – It is their right to establish what their own beliefs are.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Oppose R House Tina L Mulally
Oppose R House Tony Randolph – A person’s freedom to dictate how their business will function does not go away because they go into business, otherwise it becomes property of the (word limit)
7) Do you support or oppose expansion of low-income medical assistance (Medicaid) in South Dakota?
Oppose R Senate Jessica Castleberry
Oppose R Senate Kevin Quick – I oppose anything that raises taxes
Oppose I Senate Brian Gentry
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Oppose R House Tina L Mulally
Oppose R House Tony Randolph – The government should not be involved these types of programs in the first place, the waste alone is bad enough. The private sector, mainly churches, (word limit)
8) Do you support or oppose legislation to increase parent choice in educational-choice options?
Support R Senate Jessica Castleberry
Support R Senate Kevin Quick
Support I Senate Brian Gentry – Absolutely.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Support R House Tina L Mulally
Support R House Tony Randolph – The primary caregiver/ educator should always be the parent or guardian and the school of choice should be there as support not taking the lead. (word limit)
9) Do you support or oppose limitations on the use of cross-sex hormones and/or genital surgery for minor children who identify as contrary to their biological sex?
Support R Senate Jessica Castleberry – I believe offering any elective cosmetic surgery for minors is a bad idea.
Support R Senate Kevin Quick – I will work very diligently to stop this agenda.
Support I Senate Brian Gentry – I will work very diligently to stop this agenda.
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Support R House Tina L Mulally
Support R House Tony Randolph- There is a reason for the biological process in a person’s development. I believe in the biblical creation of humans but even evolution (if it (word limit)
10) Do you support or oppose protections for speech and expression, if the speech or expression may be considered by some as highly offensive?
Support R Senate Jessica Castleberry – The First Amendment needs to be protected
Support R Senate Kevin Quick
Support I Senate Brian Gentry – I fully support our First Amendment “Freedom of Speech.”
  D House David A Hubbard
  D House Pat Cromwell
Support R House Tina L Mulally
Support R House Tony Randolph

Due to separate filing deadlines, Independent candidate answers will be added later.

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