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Candidates (choose 1):

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Par ty: DEM, WF Questions: The candidate did not respond Kemp Hannon Par ty: REP, CON, IND, TRP Biographical Info: Par ties: Republican, Independence, Conservative Campaign Web Site: www.electhannon.com Education: Chaminade H.S., Boston College (A.B.), Fordham University (J.D.) Experience and Q ualifications: Hannon has fought to lower taxes, raise allocations for education funding, and to improve the delivery of healthcare for all residents in New York. He is Chairman of the Senate Health Committee and the force behind both the reauthorization of the Health Care Reform Act and the development of New York's Assisted Living Program. He helped enact Child Health Plus, Healthy New York, Family Health Plus, EPIC, early intervention, insurance coverage for autism, prostate and breast cancer screening. Key Endorsements: Teamsters Local 237, New York State AFL/CIO, National Federation of Independent Business, New York City Police Benevolent Association, Nassau County Police Department Superior Officers Association Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: My top priorities are controlling spending, cutting taxes and creating jobs. I’ve eliminated a $13 billion deficit, produced early budgets that reduce spending & enacted mandate relief to hold down spending on the local level. I’ve voted for a middle class tax cut, reduced income taxes for many small businesses, passed a 2% property tax cap & partially repealed the MTA payroll tax. I supported NY Works to create jobs, and championed “New Jobs-NY,” my plan for creating thousands of jobs. Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: Controlling spending and cutting taxes will strengthen the economy, but job creation is the key. My “New Jobs-NY” plan will create thousands of jobs by imposing a moratorium on new taxes and fees, giving incentives to businesses to hire, providing an additional 20% tax cut for small businesses, and energy tax cuts. The NY Works program is already creating jobs, as is RechargeNY, and the NY “Jobs Express” website has already helped 44,000 New workers find jobs in less than a year. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: The NYSDEC has yet to release its recommendations and findings of its studies regarding hydrofracking. NYSDEC recently enlisted the NYSDOH to study the potential health impact of allowing hydrofracking in our state. I believe waiting on the results of these studies is necessary to make an informed decision. Whether the regulations proposed by NYSDEC will permit or prohibit hydrofracking, an new set of legislative proposals will be introduced, and a new dimension will begin in the debate. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: Campaign finance laws can be tightened, and the "Citizens United" Supreme Court decision may have a profound influence in the coming years, but I do not believe public financing (estimated to cost taxpayers $200 million) is the best course. That money could be better spent on education. That being said, I believe other reforms, such as lowering contribution amounts and closing loopholes, are absolutely reasonable and should be pursued. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? (Maximum 500 characters) A: Government bureaucracy continues to impede too many people from voting. The Senate has proposed the “Voter Empowerment Act of New York,” a nonpartisan initiative to increase voter participation, amending the election law to update, streamline and make more efficient the voter registration process in New York. I fully support the “Motor Voter” legislation allowing people to register at the DMV, and now on-line, and I myself recently held a voter registration drive.

Party: REP, CON, IND, TRP Biographical Info: Parties: Republican, Conservative, Independence, Tax Revolt Campaign Web Site: www.senatorfuschillo.net Education: Graduate of Carle Place High School, Associates Degree, Nassau Community College, Bachelor's of Business Administration, Adelphi University Experience and Q ualifications: New York State Senator since 1998 with a proven record of delivering results. Sponsored & supported numerous job creation & economic development initiatives, including creating & expanding the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park at Farmingdale State College; NY Works program; and ReCharge NY. Supported cutting income taxes for middle class families; repealing the MTA payroll tax; restoring the STAR rebate check program; & giving new tax credits to businesses that create jobs. Key Endorsements: New York League of Conservation Voters, National Federation of Independent Business, New York State Association of Police Benevolent Associations (PBAs), New York State AFL-CIO, Nassau County PBA, Nassau County Superior Officers Association, New York City PBA, Local 338 RWDSU, Suffolk County AME, New York State TWU Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: Creating jobs, promoting economic development and cutting taxes. Over the last two years, New York State has made tremendous progress in these areas: cutting state income taxes for middle class families, enacting new programs to help businesses create jobs, and repealing the job killing MTA payroll tax to reduce costs on small businesses. Continued focus on these important priorities is needed to ensure that New York State keeps moving in the right direction. Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: Give businesses more resources to invest in job creation and business development by lowering the cost of doing business and rewarding them for creating jobs. I supported legislation in the Senate to provide new tax credits to businesses for each new job they create. Businesses would receive an enhanced credit if they hire a veteran or an individual who is receiving unemployment. We must also continue to invest in infrastructure projects as a way to create jobs & generate economic development. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: I supported a hydrofracking moratorium to ensure a full & comprehensive review of the potential health, safety, and environmental impacts. No decision will, or should, be made on allowing hydrofracking in New York State until the DEC and Health Department finish their reviews and give the public as much information as possible about their findings. Hyrdrofracking brings significant economic benefits which must be considered but they should not take precedence over public safety. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: Disclosure and transparency are key to preventing abuse of our campaign finance laws. The public has every right to know who is donating to political candidates and how much they are giving. I support penalties for candidates who do not abide by the legal requirements to disclose their campaign contributions and expenditures. I do not support using taxpayer dollars to fund candidates’ political campaigns. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? (Maximum 500 characters) A: New York State recently enabled residents to register to vote or update their voter registration electronically through the Department of Motor Vehicles website. Instead of having to go to the DMV, Board of Elections, or Post Office to obtain a form, individuals can register at any time of the day or night from the comfort of their own home. This will make it much easier and convenient for residents to register to vote and be able to participate in the democratic process.

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Par ty: DEM Biographical Info: Par ties: DEMOCRATIC Campaign Web Site: www.carolagordonforsenate.com Education: State Universary at Farmingdale Experience and Qualifications: A citizen, at least 18 years old, resident of state for five years, a resident of district for 12 months immediately preceding election ( in a redistricting year, maybe a resident of county for 12 months immediately preceding a election.) According to the United States Constitution Article IIIs.7 and also Public Officers Law s.3 Key Endorsements: National Organization of Women Planned Parenthood Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy More are coming Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: 1. Economic Development Development 2. Education 3. Fiscal Responsibility Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: Community-based growth give local government contracts to local businesses. Also extending credit to small businesses. When private banks are unable to loan to small business because of uncertain economic times, I am not afraid to take lessons from elsewhere even if they are places that are dominated by politicians from the other party. North Dakota, the state with the lowest unemployment rate in the country, has a state bank that does not seek to compete with private banks but supports them. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: However, promoting “hydrofracking” in our state has major draw backs as well. As an example, if our water supply is poisoned by chemicals released during the hydrofracking process, the resulting medical complications will only increase healthcare costs, already an economic issue on Long Island and elsewhere. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: Yes.Transparency and stronger enforcement making sure that our laws are enforced in a fair, effective and timely manner, and that public matching funds are appropriately disbursed. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? (Maximum 500 characters) A: 1. Civic education reinstituted through grades K through 12. 2. Streamline Board of Elections process statewide. 3. Weekend voting on Saturday/ or Sunday. 4. Allowing for early voting as in the other states. 5. Institute curbside voting for the elderly and disabled.

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Candidates (choose 1):

Candidates (choose 1):

Thomas H. Feffer Par ty: DEM Questions: The candidate did not respond Dean G. Skelos Par ty: REP, CON, IND, TRP Biographical Info: Par ties: Republican, Conservative, Independence Campaign Web Site: skelos.org Education: Senator Skelos earned a B.A. in History from Washington College and a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. Experience and Qualifications: Senator Skelos is currently the Senate Majority Leader serving his 14th term in the state senate. He successfully worked with Governor Cuomo to pass a local property tax cap, closed a $13 billion deficit without raising taxes or fees and has worked in a bipartisan manner to get our economy on the right track to create jobs and get New Yorker's working. He is the author of Megan's Law in NY, created the EPIC senior drug program and has delivered millions of dollars to our communities. Key Endorsements: Senator Skelos has been endorsed by the National Federation of

John E. Brooks Par ty: DEM, WF Biographical Info: Par ties: Democrat and Working Family Campaign Web Site: www.electjohnbrooks.com Education: BA - NYIT AAS - Suny Farmingdale Experience and Qualifications: Former Insurance Executive -35 Yrs Director of Risk Management for Nassau County Former School Board Vice President and Chief of Fire Department Key Endorsements: Will not accept Special Interest Endorsements Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? (Maximum of 500 characters) A: Reform school funding. Nassau County is currently the most underfunded region of the state in terms of state aid despite the fact as a county we contribute more than our fair share of taxes. My plan calls for the funding of the core cost of education (required programs and services) based on regional cost factors and student enrollment. This would insure all school district in the state receive a fair share of state aid. Albany needs further reform, I would call for term limits on state

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Independent Businesses, Nassau County Firemen's Association, Uniformed Fire Officers Association, NY Public Transit Association, NYS Nurses Association, Fire Marshall's Benevolent Association, SOA- Nassau County, COBANC, NY Farm Bureau, NYS Assoc. of PBAs, Rockville Centre PBA, Nassau County Deputy Sheriff's Association, United Transportation Union, NYS Supreme Court Officer's Association, Transportation Communication Union. Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: My top three priorities have never changed, nor will they – Cut taxes, cut state spending and create private sector jobs. In the last two years, we’ve passed two early budgets that: reduced state spending and streamlined government; lowered income tax rates to the lowest levels in 58 years; enacted a property tax cap; cut business taxes and made economic investments to help create thousands of jobs. Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: In the past year we cut business taxes on manufacturers and cut business and personal income taxes paid by small businesses. We eliminated the MTA payroll tax most businesses and invested millions to expand our high tech and biotech economy. Most of all, we have worked with the Governor to make government function and to help businesses and taxpayers. In 2011, more than 15,000 new jobs were created on Long Island but we must continue to reduce taxes and make New York more competitive. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: Hydraulic fracturing is an important issue that has raised hopes for a stronger economy as well as concerns about its impact on the environment. DEC has been conducting a deliberate and thorough review of the possible environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing. We need to let the experts determine the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing as we also consider the potentially substantial economic boost for areas of the state that are in dire need of jobs. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: I oppose using taxpayer dollars to publicly fund political campaigns. I don’t believe that shifting as much as $200 million in taxpayer dollars from investments in schools, road and bridge repairs, and initiatives that help businesses create jobs to finance political campaigns, is a wise use of our limited resources. Giving the green light to public financing of campaigns would give wealthy candidates who can self fund their own races an even bigger advantage. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? (Maximum 500 characters) A: I don’t believe you can simply pass a bill to increase voter turnout. Citizens have the right to register and vote, or to not vote. I have supported measures to make it easier to register to vote and to prevent voter fraud. For over 200 years, Americans have fought and died to protect our freedoms and our democracy. The right to vote should never be taken for granted and, as I meet with people all over Long Island, I urge them to get out and vote.


Par ty: REP, CON, IND, TRP Biographical Info: Par ties: Republican Conservative Independent Tax Revolt Party Education: Columbia University Experience and Qualifications: I have been a New York State Assemblyman for 11 years and serve as the Ranking Member of the Assembly Transportation Committee and as Chairman of an Assembly Task Force on Public Safety. I also serve on the Assembly Education, Health, Veteran and Consumer Affairs Protection Committees. I am familiar with the issues and constituents of the 14th Assembly District. Key Endorsements: New York State United Teachers, New York State Nurses Association,Nassau County PBA,National Federation of Independent Business--New York,Nassau County Police Department Detectives' Association and the CSEA Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: My top priorities will include promoting economic development and providing local government and school district mandate relief. I support reducing taxes on business and individuals while eliminating unfunded mandates and continuing to provide constituent services. I also oppose Thruway toll hikes. Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: I support the revision and removal of fees and regulations which are crippling our small businesses. Also, we should continue to explore public and private partnerships when cost effective. However, we must first utilize our pool of employee talent and qualifications before awarding contracts to provide firms. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: Because there is a need for energy independence, I would support hydrofracking but only following a comprehensive report from the Department of Environmental Conservation which shows the process is safe. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation

and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: I am against public financing of campaigns because I believe candidates should raise funds based on their record and achievements. Taxpayers should not be responsible for financing the political aspirations of private individuals. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? A: Since voting is a privilege and not a mandate that can be legislated, we can only increase voter turnout and enfranchisement by providing an education campaign on the responsibility and importance of voting.

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E a r l e n e H o o p er Par ty: DEM, IND Biographical Info: Education: BA, MSW, DHL Experience and Q ualifications: Professional social worker/manager in public sector Key Endorsements: Numerous Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: 1. Reduce Unemployment 2. Reduce foreclosures 3. Encourage community pride Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: New York is open for business. With initiatives we have begun in the Assembly and must continue should begin to show results. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: Unsure at this time. I am waiting for more specific scientific information. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: We passed campaign finance reform in recent legislation. I believe we have addressed this matter. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? A: Yes Elton McCabe Par ty: REP, CON Questions: The Candidate did not respond

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Brian F. Curran Par ty: REP, CON, IND, TRP Biographical Info: Par ties: Republican, Conservative, Independence, Tax Revolt Campaign Web Site: www.facebook.com/brian.f.curran Education: JD, CUNY Law School BA, Wilkes University Experience and Q ualifications: Assemblyman, 2010-2012 Lynbrook Mayor, 20072010 Attorney-at-Law Key Endorsements: Nassau County Fire Marshals Benevolent Association Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: Create jobs, lower taxes, improve education by creating new standards, relieving school districts from unfunded mandates. I’m working to reinvigorate New York’s economy by spurring economic development. Partnering with Governor Cuomo and Senator Skelos, I’ve passed measures to create and retain jobs, making LI an even better place to live, work and raise a family. We’ve cut the state budget and reduced spending, capped local property tax growth at 2%, and provided a Middle Class Tax Cut. Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: Today, small businesses are pressured to keep doors open while customers have less money to spend. I’m continuing my work to create jobs and reduce taxpayers’ state tax burden. After voting for the 2% property tax cap, and passing 2 on-time state budgets

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Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: Within the 14th Assembly District property taxes are the driving factor in our economy. Nassau County has the highest tax rate in the nation. In a review of 2010-2011 School Funding Nassau County was short change in state aid based on an equal distribution of aid on a per student basis over $750 Million Dollars. For businesses to grow and compete on Long Island we must correct state aid so we can reduce the far to heavy tax burden on both our homeowners and businesses. We have to create more Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: Hydraulic Fracturing has great potential to a provide significant energy source for the future however the safety of this process is of great concern. We should allow a limited amount of fracturing in remote areas of the state, concentrating on developing a methodology of capturing the fuel in a safe method without contaminating our water source or endangering our communities. The State Legislature should establish a task force to working with the companies involved in this process to develop Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: The cost of campaigns is out of control. This years Presidential Election underscores how far we have come to making elections about money not issues. In my case running in a district that as a result of redistricting is 4 to 1 against me from a party enrollment standpoint, we were told by the experts we would need about $500,000 to win the race. That is in my opinion ridiculous. It is time we change the way we let this campaigns run. Limit people to only one line on the ballot, cap spending Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? A: More and more of our voters are growing to feel is does not matter who you vote for. The promises made in a campaign are not kept. Those who are elected go on to represent the party not the people. Good people do not even bother to run because they can not afford it and they do not want to participate in the negative side of politics. Our nation was founded on a great principal WE THE PEOPLE but those who get elected have turn the into WE THE PARTY and WE THE PRIVILEDGED.


be burdened with any additional costs due to fracturing. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: I believe that both individuals and corporations should have lower limits on their campaign contributions. With a 96% re-election rate in the state legislature, public confidence is very low. The perception and the reality of corruption in Albany is something that we need to actively combat. Campaign finance should be structured to encourage fair and competitive elections. One person, one vote is the backbone of our participatory democracy. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? A: Both campaign finance reform and non-partisan redistricting would go a long way toward ensuring competitive races in which the voters have a real voice. When legislators use re-districting to gerrymander their own districts, voters feel disenfranchised. Many legislators have been in office for two or three decades, and when they retire they, in effect, designate their successors. People don’t vote when they feel their votes don’t count.

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Jeffrey S. Friedman Par ty: DEM, WF Biographical Info: Par ties: Democrat and Working Families Party Campaign Web Site: HYPERLINK "http://www.friedmanforassembly.com"www.friedmanforassembly.com Education: State University of New York at Albany B.A Capital University J.D. Experience and Qualifications: I practiced law for over a decade and became partner. I worked as an organizer/community activist and a stay at home parent. As an attorney who ran a small law practice, I understand the needs of the small business owner. My role as an organizer and community activist has brought me closer to understanding the needs of the entire community, and learned how to pass legislation in Albany. Being a stay at home parent; I too understand the daily family routine from play dates, carpools and budget Key Endorsements: Democratic Party Working Families Party The Victory Fund Empire State Pride Agenda Hofstra University Democratic Club NARAL-PROCHOICE Of New York 504 Democratic Club New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) MEUSA 338 RWDSU/UFCW: United Food and Commercial Workers Union Questions: Q: Priorities: What will be your top three priorities if elected? A: My priorities are reducing property taxes;improving education;and reducing the cost of living for Long Island’s middle class.Families pay 10 to 20% of income in property taxes.Despite school closures and program elimination, our schools face further cuts.We need real mandate relief and efficiencies in school districts top-heavy with administrative costs.Nassau County unemployment has increased even as the national rate has gone down. Residents don’t have the income to survive much less support Q: Economy: What should the state government do to strengthen the state economy and reduce unemployment? A: To jump-start our New York State economy we need two new programs. First, we must implement a jobs plan similar to the one passed by the State Senate last year with bi-partisan support. This plan uses tax breaks to incentivize business owners to employ new hires and streamlines business regulations. Second, we need to change the tax structure to relieve the middle class from the heavy burden imposed by exorbitant property taxes. Our middle class families need more disposable income. Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: I favor continuing the moratorium deferring a final decision on hydraulic fracturing. I would favor fracturing if we were certain that the health, safety and tax dollars of New Yorkers would be adequately protected. There is no reason to rush into this until the DEC has delivered its health report and appropriate regulations are in place to protect our citizens and our environment. We must also ensure that New Yorkers will not

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without any tax or fee increases, I brought jobs to our area by investing in Long Island. It’s working. Over the past year, 155,000 private sector jobs were created. Earlier this year, almost 20% of new jobs in the nation were created in NY Q: Hydraulic Fracturing: Do you favor introducing high-volume, horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York? What legislation is needed to ensure safety, manage costs and protect New Yorkers? A: I have voted several times to continue to moratorium on hydrofracking in New York until the DEC completes its review. If the state experts determine it’s not safe for the watershed or environment, I will vote against hydrofracking. If it’s found ok, I will vote for the process as long as the wastewater created by the process is treated as hazardous waste, as I have previously voted 2 times in the Assembly. Q: Campaign Finance: Would you propose any changes to campaign finance regulation and enforcement in New York State? Please explain your answer. A: I would support strengthening Campaign Finance rules in New York State, increasing penalties for those who file late or purposefully misfile incorrect contributions or expenditures. I also support tightening regulations around the misuse of campaign funds by any candidate, committee or public official as it is in the best interest of New Yorkers. Q: Voter Turnout: Since New York's voter turnout is extremely low, ranking 47th out of 50, what legislation would you support or introduce to increase voter turnout and enfranchisement? A: I would seriously consider supporting the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, an agreement between several states that would replace current rules regarding the apportionment of presidential electors with rules guaranteeing the election of presidential candidates with the most popular votes.


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