Brent Ottaway - Election Result: 29.56%

Party: Democrat

Office: US House ( District: 13 )

Since 1990, Brent has been on the faculty at Saint Francis University, and throughout his career, Brent has shared his passions for education, journalism, and public service with his students and community. He has served on the Faculty Senate as Senate President at Saint Francis and served school districts on multiple positions. He has coached student sports teams and volunteered at local schools while advising student newspapers and other clubs. Brent is running for Congress with a plan to improve education and public services in District 13.
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Quiz Results

How the candidate answered on the issues

State and National

Do you support net neutrality?

Additional Comments: Yes. Net Neutrality is important to maintaining a level playing field and entrepreneurial opportunity. No good will come from eliminating it and allowing a few large conglomerates to call the shots.
State and National

Should the minimum wage be raised?

State and National

What is your view on Climate Change?

Candidate did not answer this question.

National

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

Additional Comments: Conservatives like to criticize this as "redistribution of wealth," though that is exactly they have been doing--most obviously with recent tax legislation--in the opposite direction, benefiting the top 10% at the expense of the rest of us.
State and National

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

Additional Comments: I'm a strong supporter of the Second Amendment who recognizes the need for reasonable measures to be taken to reduce gun violence: moves such as universal background checks, closing the private-sale loophole and improving use of existing databases and sharing of information.
State and National

How should marijuana be regulated?

Candidate did not answer this question.

State and National

Should the drawing of district lines be done by an independent system instead of state legislators?

Candidate did not answer this question.

National

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

Additional Comments: This is Exhibit A demonstrating the need for a Congress that will work across the aisle for the good of the country. Healthcare is too complex to be successfully overhauled by one party or the other, yet the status quo is unacceptable. Working toward a reasonable compromise will be one of my primary goals.
National

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

State and National

From the choices below, what best represents your view on the wages men and women are paid?

Candidate did not answer this question.

National

From the choices below, what best represents your views on U.S. tariffs?

Candidate did not answer this question.

National

From the choices below, what best represents your views regarding ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)?

Candidate did not answer this question.

State and National

From the choices below, what best represents your view on abortion?

Candidate did not answer this question.

National

Should federal regulations be enacted to limit how prescription painkillers are prescribed?

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