Monique Smith

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Representative
District:
16
Political Affiliation:
Democratic
Phone:
216-956-8449
Endorsements:
Planned Parenthood Ohio Advocates, Inc., Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidates, Ohio Federation of Teachers, Sierra Club, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization in Ohio

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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? Y Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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2. Should Ohio ban the technique designed to recover gas and oil from shale rock, known as “fracking”? N Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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3. Should Ohio enact a “Stand Your Ground” law, eliminating the duty to retreat before using deadly force in self-defense? N Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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4. Should doctors and other medical professionals be required to provide life-sustaining treatment to children born alive following an unsuccessful abortion? N Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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5. Should all parents be eligible for direct scholarships or subsidies for their children to attend the school of their choice, including non-public schools? -
6. Should the death penalty be abolished? -
7. Should abortion be prohibited from the moment of conception, except to save the life of the mother? N Note: Candidate declined to respond. Position based upon research.
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8. Should Ohio expand gambling by legalizing betting on collegiate and professional sports? -
9. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use? -
10. Should the state withhold funding to “Sanctuary Cities” that do not comply with federal immigration laws? -