Shafer, Brad

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
City Council
Mesquite District


Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Denying government funding to "sanctuary cities" that do not comply with federal immigration laws -
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 -
3. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals -
4. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that provides, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion -
5. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother -
6. Providing tax breaks to certain industries over others -
7. Adding "sexual orientation," "gender identity," or "gender expression" to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination ordinances -
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 -
9. Setting minimum wage above the state minimum wage -
10. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience -
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health -
12. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities -