Cook, David

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State House
District:
7
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
928-701-3021
Age:
53
Occupation:
Rancher
Education:
Some College
Statement:

I am running for re-election because of the work that is needed to be done. This is my fourth election and will be term limited in the house after this. I have received the “Friend of the Family” award every year in office. The legislature needs “Ranchers” in it. We think different and problem solve.

Endorsements:

AZ Nurses Association (AzNA),
Arizona Chamber of Commerce,

Arizona Police Association,

Arizona Technology Council,

Arizona Association of Realtors,

Arizona Chamber of Commerce

 

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. O
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
3. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. S
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams. O
5. Providing state funding to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. O
6. 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. S
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. O
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. S
9. 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. S
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. S
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health. S
12. Establishing electric retail competition to eliminate the current monopoly system for electric utilities. -* This is a very complicated issue - like water.