Paul Weigel

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Arizona Senate
District:
25
Political Affiliation:
Democrat
Phone:
206-617-3082
Age:
50
Occupation:
College Professor and Consultant
Education:
MA, Communication, ASU; MBA, Business, University of Illinois; BA, Political Science, University of Puget Sound
Family:
I'm a single father
Religion:
Unitarian
Statement:
I believe that what's right with American can fix what's wrong with America. Together we must work to ensure the future of our families is being taken care of. We need bipartisan leadership to make sure all aspects of our communities are recognized and appreciated.

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. S
3. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. O
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams. -* This depends on the age of the child.
5. Providing state funding or referrals to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. S
6. Reforming the Arizona tax code to enact a flat income tax rate. O
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. O
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. O
10. Requiring public schools to teach comprehensive sex education. S
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. O
12. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities. S