Deb Baughman - Election Result: 21.14%

Party: Democrat

Office: PA House ( District: 78 )

Deb Baughman was raised outside of Boston and relocated to Pennsylvania in 1985. She moved to the 78th district five years ago after retiring from her 25-year career as a teacher in the Cornwall- Lebanon School District. She graduated from Lesley College in Boston with a degree in education and holds a master’s degree in education from Wilkes University.Deb serves on the executive committee of the Bedford County Democratic Committee, is an appointed Liberty Township Democratic Committee Person, and is a member of the Helen B. Hughes Federation of Democratic Women. She is actively involved with the Rural Caucus of the PA State Democratic
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Quiz Results

How the candidate answered on the issues

State and National

Do you support net neutrality?

Candidate did not answer this question.

State and National

Should the minimum wage be raised?

Candidate did not answer this question.

State and National

What is your view on Climate Change?

Additional Comments: I believe human activity is a significant cause of climate change; however, there are also natural causes. I believe humans must make changes to protect the planet
State and National

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

Additional Comments: I don’t like any of the answers above. I believe we need strong enforcement of current laws. I support universal background checks on all purchases. The goal would be safety, not taking away responsible owners’ guns. I believe school safety needs to be paramount and protecting students is a top priority. Implementing changes based on input from school leaders and law enforcement should be enacted quickly and funding provided to assist in safety upgrades.
State and National

How should marijuana be regulated?

Additional Comments: Marijuana should be legal for medical use. I am undecided on legalizing marijuana for general use. I would need to study that more.
State and National

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

Additional Comments: I am a member of Fair Districts. Eradicating political corruption begins with re-districting.
State

Were you (or would you have been) in support of the 2016 legislation regulating opioids in Pennsylvania (Act 122, Act 124, Act 125, Act 126)?

Candidate did not answer this question.

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.

State

Regarding Pennsylvania pensions, were you (or would you have been) in favor of the 2017 Senate Bill 1 that introduces a 401K-style component into pension benefits for new hires after 2019?

Candidate did not answer this question.

State

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

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.

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