J.D. Mesnard:
Bill Purging Arizona Early Voting List Clears Senate
"Republican Sen. J.D. Mesnard says he supports the bill"
Mar. 2, 2021
Arizona Senate Votes To Require ID With Mailed Ballot
"Sen. J.D. Mesnard, a Chandler Republican who sponsored the bill, said voters should default to casting ballots in person"
Mar. 9, 2021
Mesnard Bill Creates End-Run Around Education Tax
Mar. 4, 2021
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2020 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Senate LD-17
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 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
Question 11: 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.

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Anti-LGBTQ Powerhouse Alliance Defending Freedom Had More Than 100 allies In Influential Government Positions In 2018
"Arizona's J.D. Mesnard is concurrently working as both a state senator and a regional director for ADF’s Church Alliance."
May 20, 2019
Arizona Republicans Using #RedforEd Images In Their Campaigns Draw Protests
Oct. 25, 2018
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Senate LD-17
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".

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AZ's Only Black Legislators Were Reprimanded For Calling Out A Colleague's Use Of The N-Word
Apr. 27, 2018
House Speaker J.D. Mesnard And House Republicans Want To Make It Easier For Bosses To Retaliate Against Their Employees
Feb. 27, 2018
Why is Arizona's House Speaker Becoming A Bad Hombre?
Mar. 8, 2017
Why Is Arizona's Legislature So Afraid Of Arizona's Voters?
Mar. 2, 2017
New Arizona House Speaker J. D. Mesnard Considering Lawsuit To Block Minimum Wage Increase
Dec. 12, 2016
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2016 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-17
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 6: Prohibiting government from discriminating against an individual, organization, or small business based on their beliefs about marriage.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 10: Implementing policies to allow students and faculty to use the restroom, locker room, and shower room that aligns with their gender identity.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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Arizona ALEC Politicians
Jul. 28, 2016
Two Lawmakers Want To Scale Back Arizona's Voter Protection Act
Feb. 8, 2016
Chandler Rep J.D. Mesnard Connects "Dark Money" To NAACP
Mar. 30, 2016
Court Tells AZ Legislator To Fix His Unconstitutional Revenge Porn Bill; He Immediately Makes It Much Worse
Mar. 6, 2015
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2014 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-17
Question 9: Arizona’s voter-approved constitutional definition of marriage should be defended to the fullest extent legally possible.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 11: 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
Question 15: 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
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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Just When You Thought Crazyland Was Less Crazy: SB 1062 Part II?
Oct. 23, 2014
Arizona Lawmakers Ponder Response To Same-Sex Marriage

Oct. 22, 2014

Rep. J.D. Mesnard Threatening Election Law Chicanery
Apr. 15, 2014
List Of Arizona Republicans Who Voted For Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill
Feb. 28, 2014
Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2012 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-17
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 11: 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 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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Center for Arizona Policy (Cathi Herrod)
2010 Survey Questions For Arizona And County Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-21
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 12: 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 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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