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Josh Hawley on Government Reform

 

 


Supported by Citizens United PAC for Attorney General

Q: Require political ads to disclose their largest funders?

Josh Hawley (R): Unclear. Has said need ethics reform, but no stands requiring this.

Claire McCaskill (D): Yes. Backed bills to require.

Q: Support Citizens United decision, allowing unlimited political donations from corporations and unions?

Josh Hawley (R): Unknown, although Citizens United PAC supported for Attorney General.

Claire McCaskill (D): No. Restore reasonable limits.

Q: Elections: Support nonpartisan "Clean Missouri" redistricting initiative to address partisan gerrymandering and limit gifts by lobbyists.

Josh Hawley (R): No current stand.

Claire McCaskill (D): Yes. "Couldn't be more enthusiastic"

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Missouri Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Defended strict Missouri voter ID requirements

Q: Voting Rights: Support stricter voting rules like voter ID requirements or reduced registration times, even if they prevent some people from voting?

Josh Hawley (R): Defended strict Missouri Voter ID Law, but may have just been in his role as Attorney General.

Claire McCaskill (D): Opposes.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Missouri Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Work for campaign ethics reform, starting with Missouri

The Constitution guarantees to every state "a republican form of government." Self-government by the people--is at the heart of what it means to be free. There is good reason to think Missouri's government is ailing. Missouri is one of the only states in the nation to permit lawmakers to accept unlimited gifts from special interests, and the resulting quid pro quo culture is undermining public trust. Meaningful ethics reform is vital to restoring public confidence in Missouri's political system.
Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch on 2018 Missouri Senate race , Apr 29, 2017

CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges.

Hawley supports the CC survey question on judicial constitutionalism

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Appointing Judges Who Will Adhere to a Strict Interpretation of the Constitution' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-1a on Jul 1, 2018

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