SDNYC Candidate Questionnaire - 2018 Federal Elections

DUE BY April 22, 2018

Please see below for our candidate questionnaire which is due by midnight, April 22, 2018 and click here for more information about SDNYC's endorsement process.

NOTE - Information requested in sections 1-4 of the below questionnaire will be published online at www.sdnyc.org and fb.com/sdnyc in advance of SDNYC's endorsement meeting scheduled for April 25th. Information requested in section 5 will not be shared.

Section 1: CAMPAIGN INFORMATION
Candidate Full Name *
Candidate Full Name
Are you an incumbent? *
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If endorsed will you display the endorsement of the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC in your literature whenever you list other endorsements, including on your campaign website? *
Section 2: CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE (Short Answer)
Please provide brief responses to each of the following questions - cite specific examples of your policy proposals and/or previous actions as applicable.
Section 3: FEDERAL POLICY POSITIONS (yes or no)
Legislation and Policies SDNYC Supoorts:
Do you support enshrining and continuing anti-discrimination protections for these classes of individuals from discrimination in all its forms: race, color, national origin, and in most cases, sex, disability, and religion? (Existing federal law does not provide consistent non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation or gender identity.) *
Legislation and Policies SDNYC Opposes:
Section 4: NEW YORK STATE POLICY POSITIONS (yes or no)
Will you work with the New York State Legislature to support the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act? *
Do you support equal rights and treatment for transgender individuals, including culturally competent government services? *
Do you support full marriage equality for same-sex couples? *
Do you support repealing the ban on compensated gestational surrogacy in New York State? *
Do you oppose the use of condoms as evidence of prostitution in criminal cases? *
Do you oppose the use of gay panic and trans panic criminal defense strategies in New York courts? *
Do you oppose permitting religious institutions to use New York City public school buildings for worship services? *
Will you support increasing the funding for both emergency shelter beds and transitional beds for homeless youth, a huge percentage of whom are from the LGBT community? *
Would you fight for funding of senior housing for the LGBT community? *
Have you or would you in the future, endorse or financially support any member of the NYS Senate Independent Democratic Caucus (IDC) or any candidate affiliated with the IDC? *
Have you or would you in the future, endorse or financially support any candidate for public office or current elected official with a track record of working against LGBT equality? *
SECTION 5: Nonpublic Candidate / Campaign Information
information requested in the following section will not be made public or shared. responses to all other questions included in this questionnaire will be published online at www.sdnyc.org and fb.com/sdnyc
Candidate Personal Phone Number
Candidate Personal Phone Number
Candidate Mailing Address
Candidate Mailing Address
Campaign Manager Name *
Campaign Manager Name
Campaign Manager Mobile Number
Campaign Manager Mobile Number
Campaign Headquarters Address
Campaign Headquarters Address
Campaign Headquarters Phone Number
Campaign Headquarters Phone Number