Clair Van Steenwyk

 
  Clair Van Steenwyk (Republican Party) is running for election to the Arizona State Senate to represent District 28. He is on the ballot in the Republican primary on August 2, 2022. Political experience: Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Arizona, District 8, 2016, Candidate, United States Senate, Arizona, 2016, Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Arizona, District 8, 2014 and Candidate, United States Senate, Arizona, 2012. Civic Groups: Former President, Greater Phoenix Tea Party Patriot Group.

Sources: Wikipedia, Ballotpedia & Vote Smart

Center for Arizona Policy
2022 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Senate District 28
Question 2: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 4: Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 8: Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues.*
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 9: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.**
Candidates' Position: Support.
This is in reference to the dangerous and disproven "Reparative Therapy".
**Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Center for Arizona Policy
2020 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: Maricopa County Recorder
Question 7: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 8: Protecting a parent's right to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues to help them reach their desired outcome.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 10: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.**
Candidates' Position: Support.
This is in reference to the dangerous and disproven "Reparative Therapy".
**Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Center for Arizona Policy
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Senate LD-22
Question 4: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 9: Protecting a parent’s right to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same– sex attraction or gender identity issues to help them reach their desired outcome.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
This is in reference to the dangerous and disproven "Reparative Therapy".
Center for Arizona Policy
2016 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-8
Question 4: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 9: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Can A Candidate Run For Both The Senate And The House At The Same Time?
"In 2012, "tea party" conservative Clair Van Steenwyk sought the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate."
Jun. 13, 2016
Center for Arizona Policy
2014 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-8
Question 3: Arizona’s voter-approved constitutional definition of marriage should be defended to the fullest extent legally possible.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 4: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 8: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.
Center for Arizona Policy
2012 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. Senate
Question 8: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 13: Repealing the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which states that marriage is the union of one man and one woman and declares states do not have to recognize same-sex marriage from other states.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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