Mathews, Adam

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Representative
Political Affiliation:
(513) 409-1767


Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should homeless and domestic violence shelters be required to allow biological men who identify as women to share restrooms, washing quarters, and sleeping quarters with female residents? N
2. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use? N
3. Should Ohio allow citizens to conceal-carry firearms without a state-issued permit? Y
4. Should medical professionals be prohibited from prescribing cross-sex hormones and puberty-blocking drugs to minors for the purpose of "gender transitioning?" Y
5. Should Ohio enact a "Backpack Bill," ensuring all parents are eligible for taxpayer-funded scholarships or subsidies for their children to attend the school of their choice, including non-public schools? Y* I hosted events in my district promoting the Backpack Bill and heartily endorse it.
6. Should the death penalty be abolished? Y* If and only if society can be fully protected from the perpetrators of violence through incarceration.
7. Should abortion be prohibited from the moment of conception? Y* I testified in favor of the Heartbeat Bill and the Human Life Protection Act.
8. Should cities and other municipalities be prohibited from allowing non-U.S. citizens from voting in local elections? Y
9. Should Ohio legalize euthanasia? N
10. Should judges be required to consider community safety when setting bail for individuals charged with a crime? Y