Alston, Lela

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Senate
District:
5
Political Affiliation:
Democrat 
Phone:
602-278-2002 
Endorsements:

Planned Parenthood,
AZ Nurses Association (AzNA),
Arizona List,
Equality Arizona,
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO),

Arizona Technology Council,

Arizona Education Association

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. -
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. -
3. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. -
4. Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams. -
5. Providing state funding to abortion entities that perform or refer for abortion. -
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. -
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. -
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. -
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. -
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. -
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. -