Bill Shane Gates

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Board of Supervisors
District:
District 3
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
602-845-9011
Age:
48
Occupation:
Attorney
Education:
Law degree
Family:
Married with three daughters
Religion:
Catholic
Statement:
I love our community and it has been my honor to represent District 3 on the Phoenix City Council for 7 years as well as District 3 on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for the past 4 years. I am asking for your vote again because, now more than ever, we need principled leaders in public office with experience who can lead us through the challenge of COVID-19 and the resulting economic calamity. The families of our district have my commitment that I will continue to fight for you and what matters to you. God bless you!
Endorsements:
AZ Free Enterprise Club

Survey

Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Denying federal funding to “sanctuary cities” that do not comply with federal immigration laws S
2. Allowing all parents to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings accounts to enable children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy S
3. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals O
4. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that provides, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion O
5. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother S* I believe that abortion should not be prohibited in cases of rape and incest.
6. Providing tax breaks to certain industries over others O* There could be instances where I would support infrastructure investments to encourage job growth in our community.
7. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination ordinances O
8. 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
9. Setting minimum wages above the state minimum wage O
10. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience S