District 32

1) Do you support or oppose elected officials relying on their religious beliefs and values to guide their decisions for South Dakota?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
R House Becky Drury – You can’t get around this. People vote their beliefs and values. Or you are voting for what is best for all.
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
2) Do you support or oppose efforts to reduce the number of abortions in South Dakota?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
Support R House Becky Drury
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
3) Do you support or oppose the SD State Lottery spending money on advertising the Lottery?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
R House Becky Drury – I am not certain how much Video Lottery brings into the General Fund.
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
4) Do you support or oppose a reduction in post-incarceration restrictions with regard to employment?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
R House Becky Drury – Unknown
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
5) Do you support or oppose provisions that would allow a medical professional to assist another person in committing suicide?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
Oppose R House Becky Drury
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
6) Do you support or oppose requirements that personal and creative service businesses produce goods or services that may violate their conscience?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
Oppose R House Becky Drury
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
7) Do you support or oppose expansion of low-income medical assistance (Medicaid) in South Dakota?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
R House Becky Drury – I need more information
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
8) Do you support or oppose legislation to increase parent choice in educational-choice options?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
R House Becky Drury – This is unknown. We do vote for school board members maybe this s/b handled at the School Board level.
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
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?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
Support R House Becky Drury – Is this an issue in SD? I want to make sure we are not making issues of things that are not affecting S.D.
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond
10) Do you support or oppose protections for speech and expression, if the speech or expression may be considered by some as highly offensive?
R Senate Helene Duhamel
D Senate Michael Calabrese
D House James Preston
R House Becky Drury – We are given the right to Free Speech. Unless, it’s the yelling of “fire” in a crowded theatre
R House Chris Johnson
D House Toni Diamond

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