Brenda Barton

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Arizona House of Representatives
District:
6
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
928-965-5009
Age:
69
Occupation:
RETIRED
Education:
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE; EAC ACCOUNTING
Family:
WIDOW, 1 DAUGHTER, 4 GRANDCHILDREN, 3 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN
Religion:
CHRISTIAN
Statement:
The role of the government is not to create jobs, rather to facilitate a business environment in which job creation may flourish. To that end, we should consider reducing the burden of unnecessary regulations on business and ensure a well-educated and prepared workforce inventory for building a strong state economy coupled with the conservation of our quality The Rim country needs a strong advocate at the legislature where our concerns as rural Arizonans are easily lost in the shuffle. I’m proud to have served you in the state legislature. I will continue to defend our constitutional rights, our state sovereignty, and traditional family values. Thank you for your continued support and allowing me to serve.
Endorsements:
AZ Free Enterprise Club, AZ Right to Life, National Federation of Independent Business

Survey

Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals. S
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
3. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. S
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams. O
5. Providing state funding or referrals to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. O
6. Reforming the Arizona tax code to enact a flat income tax rate. S
7. Allowing all parents to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings accounts to enable their children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy. S
8. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. O
9. Protecting a parent's right to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues to help them reach their desired outcome. S
10. Requiring public schools to teach comprehensive sex education. O
11. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs. S
12. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities. O