Marc Friedenberg

Party: Democrat

Office: US House ( District: 12 )

Candidate Bio

Marc Friedenberg is a native of Northeast Philly, the oldest son of Charles and Lori. He first moved to State College fifteen years ago to enroll at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, where he graduated with a Master’s Degree in 2006. Marc has always had a passion for figuring out how technology could be used to improve people’s lives. His Master’s thesis was focused on helping emergency responders locate each other in the field, back before smartphones and Google Maps were popular. Next, Marc graduated from Columbia Law School, pursuing his interest in cyber law and Internet privacy.
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Quiz Results

How the candidate answered on the issues

Should businesses have the right to deny services based on the customer's sexual orientation/gender identity? State / National

How should drug addiction - such as heroin addiction - be treated? State / National

Should regulations be created to limit how prescription painkillers are prescribed? State / National

What is your view on Climate Change? State / National

Do you support net neutrality? State / National

Regarding gun laws, what generally do you support from the choices below? State / National

Should we be more or less involved in helping to manage international affairs? State / National

Should the minimum wage be raised? State / National

Candidate did not answer this question.

From the selection below, which do you think is the most important action to take to create jobs in America? National

Generally, what kind of national tax plan do you favor? National

Regarding the US healthcare system, what scenario do you favor? National

What are your views regarding LGBTQ people serving in the military? National

Are you in favor of following the recommendations of the Paris Accord on climate change? National

How would you handle an international situation such as the one between North Korea and the United States? National

Candidate did not answer this question.

Do you support protecting minors brought to the country illegally from deportation? National

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