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Governor

1. Abortion: The 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Support
I support abortion only for the cause of our raped victims, and or life-threatening situations
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Oppose
I oppose the Roe v. Wade decision and believe it should be overturned.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Oppose
2. Marriage: The 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Undecided
I cannot make the decision of who a person should, or could love. Judging someone emotions is not my place
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Oppose
I oppose this decision because I believe marriage is between a man and a woman.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Oppose
3. Marijuana: Prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Oppose
This should be legal as a recreational tax. I would like to know what they added to the marijuana for medical use.
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Oppose
I consistently opposed the medical marijuana ballot initiative in 2016; however the voters have spoken and it is currently being implemented in Arkansas consistent with their wishes. I do not believe that smoking is a safe delivery mechanism for any medicine and as such it conflicts with medical best practices.
Jan Morgan (Republican)

This issue has already been decided by the voters of Arkansas.
4. Conscience: Allowing healthcare professionals to opt out of non-emergency treatments that violate their deeply-held religious, moral, or ethical convictions.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Undecided
I need to do some more research on this one
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Support
For non-emergency treatments medical professionals may currently opt out when there is a conflict with religious, moral, or ethical convictions. As such, a law regarding this may not be necessary, but I want to reinforce my belief that a provider should have the option. Should legislation be brought on this topic specifics are important as they relate to access to care, type of treatment, and beyond.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Support
5. Assisted Suicide: Allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Oppose
Giving a suicidal patient lethal drugs is ludicrous, but I would agree of giving them marijuana which would common them down and distract the mind of suicidal thoughts
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Oppose
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Oppose
6. Privacy: Requiring individuals who choose to use changing facilities, locker rooms, restrooms, and showers in public schools, colleges, and government buildings to use the facility designated for their biological sex.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Support
It should be mandatory for them to use the proper facilities of their biological sex
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Support
I believe our local school boards are best equipped to handle this issue. In fact, I was the first Governor to come out and instruct our schools to disregard the Obama administration's ill-conceived guidance regarding transgender bathrooms.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Support
7. Education: Allowing parents to enroll their child in the public school of their choice anywhere in Arkansas.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Support
If the parent can transport their children. They should be allowed to attend the school of their choice
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Support
Parents should be able to have the final decision as to where their child's educational needs are best met. Susan and I chose to educate our four children at home, in private school, and in public school settings. Our experiences typifies school choice.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Support
8. Tort Lawsuits: Limiting noneconomic damages awarded in lawsuits to $500,000 or less in cases of severe injury or death caused by negligence or misconduct.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Oppose
No law should be enforced on human life. No cap on human life
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Undecided
I believe reform is necessary and will continue to support a limitation on non-economic damages. I continue to study the other components of this issue and have not made a final decision.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Oppose
9. Civil Liberties: Amending the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to add sexual orientation to the list of protected classes.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Undecided
Need more research
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Oppose
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Oppose
10. Lottery: Requiring the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to increase the percentage of proceeds allocated for scholarships to a minimum of 25%.
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Support
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
Support
I support this as an aspirational goal of the scholarship lottery but currently this is not financially feasible.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Support
11. How should Arkansas address our illegal immigrant population?
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
We have to protect our productive immigrant in Arkansas. America is known as the land of the free. Every culture has good and bad individuals we cannot single anyone out
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
We should enforce the law. I oppose sanctuary cities and campuses. It is important for our state law enforcement to work with our federal enforcement officers. I support legal immigration as immigrants have been such an important part in the fabric and history of America.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
I support legal immigration and am a fan of all legal immigrants. As governor, I would support legislation similar to that which was proposed but failed last session which would prohibit sanctuary cities and sanctuary college campuses in Arkansas. I believe Arkansas is less safe as a result of illegal immigration. It invites crime and unconstitutional chaos by pitting local and federal law enforcement agencies against each other. Under my leadership, Arkansas will NOT have sanctuary cities, sanctuary college campuses, and we will not be a sanctuary state. We will work with federal authorities to enforce immigration laws in Arkansas and protect all its citizens including legal immigrants.
12. How can Arkansas prevent mass shootings?
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
We have to change the open carry law and enforce concealed license to carry. We should look into changing the age for mature citizens to have a gun in their possession
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
The answer is not gun control or a restriction of our 2nd Amendment right. I have been on the forefront of efforts to improve school safety and security for years- including the recent creation of a School Safety Commission. I want to focus on school security to ensure our students, teachers, and administrators are safe during the day. In Arkansas we passed a law to allow schools the opportunity to arm volunteer personnel with enhanced training to respond to an active shooter situation. We have taken great steps in our state and will continue to do so.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
Arkansas will NOT address mass shootings by further restricting the gun rights of law abiding citizens in this state under my administration. The best way to stop mass killers is to put an end to gun free zones and allow law abiding citizens to be armed.
13. What specific legislation will you work to enact?
Jared Henderson (Democrat)
Candidate Refused to Complete the Survey.

Leticia Sanders (Democrat)
Decriminalizing Cannabis;
Legalizing marijuana recreational tax 21 and older; and
Saving our DACA families.
Creating good paying jobs with benefits;
advocating for teachers pay increase; and
Increasing minimum wages.
Asa Hutchinson (Republican)
I want to continue my work in reducing our tax burden. We have already enacted 150 million dollars in tax relief a year and I want to lower our current top marginal tax rate from 6.9% to 6%. This represents an additional relief of 180 million dollars a year and will be the largest income tax cut in the state's history. Additionally, I want to continue to reform state government to make it more efficient for the taxpayer. My goal is to cut the number of government departments in half in order to provide more accountability, improved services, and be more efficient with taxpayer dollars.
Jan Morgan (Republican)
The citizens of Arkansas are among the most poor, yet heavily taxed people in America. Tax reform is a critical issue that will be a priority under my leadership. I do not support increasing the sales tax on food or drugs. Rather than looking for ways to increase the sales tax, I would reduce the rate of state spending increases and proportionately reduce income taxes for individuals. I would help enact legislation which would eliminate tax incentives and government hand-outs to specifically chosen corporations in exchange for significant income tax cuts for all corporations in Arkansas.

I would also support and encourage the enactment of school choice legislation.

In addition, I would strongly consider improving our health care situation by helping enact a law similar to the new one in Florida. That state law expanded HEALTHCARE FREEDOM.