Kevin Payne

 

  Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 21. He assumed office on January 9, 2017. His current term ends on January 9, 2023. Payne is running for re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives to represent District 27. He is on the ballot in the Republican primary on August 2, 2022. Beverly Pingerelli and incumbent Kevin Payne defeated Kathy Knecht in the general election for Arizona House of Representatives District 21 on November 3, 2020. Incumbent Kevin Payne and incumbent Tony Rivero defeated Gilbert Romero and Bradley Hughes in the general election for Arizona House of Representatives District 21 on November 6, 2018. In 2016 Kevin Payne and incumbent Tony Rivero defeated Deanna Rasmussen-Lacotta in the Arizona House of Representatives District 21 general election.

Sources: Wikipedia, Ballotpedia & Vote Smart

Center for Arizona Policy
2022 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative District 27
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.

Source: The Copper Courier

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  03/03/2020 Prohibits Transgender Female Students Yes
    from Sports Designated for Females  
HB 2706 - Prohibits Transgender Female Students from Sports Designated for Females
Highlights:
 

Requires any interscholastic or intramural athletic team or sport sponsored by
    an educational institution in Arizona to be designated by one of the following based
    biological sex
 

 

  Males. men, or boys;
      Females. women or girls; or
      Coed or mixed-sex.

 

  02/03/2020 Prohibits Transgender Female Students Co-sponsor
    from Sports Designated for Females  
HB 2706 - Prohibits Transgender Female Students from Sports Designated for Females
Highlights:
 

Requires any interscholastic or intramural athletic team or sport sponsored by
    an educational institution in Arizona to be designated by one of the following based
    biological sex
 

 

  Males. men, or boys;
      Females. women or girls; or
      Coed or mixed-sex.
Center for Arizona Policy
2020 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-21
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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Center for Arizona Policy
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-21
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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Feb. 14, 2018
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Center for Arizona Policy
2016 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-21
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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