Scott Anderson

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
City Council
Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Administration
Married, 5 grown children.
Gilbert will be facing challenges over the next few years due to the effects of an economy that has been shut off for several months. I am seeking re-election to implement the measures of the Town's City of the Future initiative so that Gilbert will have a future that is financially sound and prosperous with needed infrastructure and amenities.


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* Guidelines for use of credits should be uniform.
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* At any stage of pregnancy.
6. Providing tax breaks to certain industries over others O* Prefer use of incentives other than taxes.
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* Protection of the 1st amendment.