Marie B. Acothley

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Board of Supervisors
District 5
Political Affiliation:
senior office specialist
some college
navajo traditional religion
to advance advocacy on pressing issues on land and developments, advocate for water rights, land issues and county to county relationship expansion for a better community in all aspect of needs and growth. being a voice for those who cannot speak to the federal level of authority.


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 O
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* no comments
3. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals S* Gun control initiatives are foremost in our society as its getting more out of hand; carelessness or not monitoring youth and securing guns are chaotic.
4. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that provides, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion -* no comments, need more research on this
5. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother O
6. Providing tax breaks to certain industries over others S
7. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination ordinances S
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 S
10. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience O