AUG. 26, 2008 PRIMARY ELECTION CHRISTIAN COALITION VOTER GUIDE Key: S-Support, O-Oppose, U-Undecided, RTR-Refused to Respond County Commissioners Sheriff Property Appraiser John Karen Robert Carl Cliff Shelley Ric Cleamond James Melissa Richard Gary ISSUES Jamason Marcus Kanjian McKoy Montross Vana Bradshaw Walker Murphy Carmel Machek Nikolits Distr. 1 Distr. 1 Distr .3 Distr.3 Distr .3 Distr. 3 Affirmative Action to provide O RTR U U O RTR O RTR RTR RTR O O preferential treatment for minorities Adding “sexual orientation” O RTR U U O RTR O RTR RTR RTR U O minority status to existing civil rights laws Legalization of same-sex O RTR U S O RTR O RTR RTR RTR O O marriage Granting “domestic partners” O S1 U U O RTR S RTR RTR RTR S U the same benefits as a spouse Eliminate county commis- S S2 S O O RTR S RTR RTR RTR U S sioners’ discretionary funds Compensation when state S RTR S U O RTR U RTR RTR RTR U S laws prevent owners from using property as they desire. Laws restricting size of O O3 U S S RTR O RTR RTR RTR O O religious buildings Vouchers for alternatives to S RTR S O S O4 O RTR RTR RTR O S low-performing schools 1. County Commission vote 1/06/06 2. South Florida Sun-Sentinel 5/29/08 3. County Commission vote 4/27/06 4. Vote in Florida House in 2007 Palm Beach Christian Coalition P. O. Box. 16001 West Palm Beach, FL 33416-6001 561-622-1517 www. ccpbc.org Voter Guides and comments by candidates may be found at www.ccpbc.org You may copy and distribute this Voter Guide freely! AUG. 26, 2008 PRIMARY ELECTION CHRISTIAN COALITION VOTER GUIDE Key: S-Support, O-Oppose, U-Undecided, RTR-Refused to Respond PBC SCHOOL BOARD ISSUES Monroe Kelly Jonathan Carrie John Frank Marc Mark Benaim Sturmthal Williams Hill McGovern Barbieri Drantz Hansen District Number 1 1 1 4 4 5 5 5 Requiring parental consent prior to teaching a RTR S S U RTR RTR RTR O sexuality and reproductive health Freedom of religious expression for students in RTR S S Ub RTR RTR RTR S classrooms Exclusive use of intensive, systematic phonics for RTR S O Uc RTR RTR RTR S teaching children to read Addressing topics such as homosexuality and other alternative lifestyles in the home rather than in the RTR S U Ud RTR RTR RTR S classroom Teaching of abstinence as the most effective and RTR S O S RTR RTR RTR S desirable way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases Giving teachers academic freedom to teach the RTR S O O RTR RTR RTR S scientific evidence for and against the theory of evolution “Full inclusion” of special needs children with the RTR O S Ue RTR RTR RTR Uf general student population. Granting “domestic partners” the same benefits as a RTR O O S RTR FRR RTR RTRg spouse. Palm Beach Christian Coalition P. O. Box. 16001 West Palm Beach, FL 33416-6001 561-622-1517 www. ccpbc.org Voter Guides and comments by candidates may be found at www.ccpbc.org You may copy and distribute this Voter Guide freely! COMMENTS FROM CANDIDATES’ VOTER GUIDE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE County Commission Candidates: John Jamason: I am a Conservative Christian who supports lower taxes and efficient government. My family and I attend Calvary Chapel Jupiter. Thanks. Carl McKoy: Some of the questions require additional information for me to give a reply. Cliff Montross: Strong believer in strong-planning-zoning-site plan review. Over utilization of the land must not be allowed. Property Appraiser Candidates: Gary Nikolits: I am a certified Florida Appraiser with more than 30 years appraisal experience. I have a proven record of honesty, professionalism and fairness. School Board Candidates Kelly Sturmthal: My core principles are Bible-based and incorporate the Old and New Testament teachings. Please contract me to discuss your successes or concerns 561-222-3612. Jonathan Williams: Having grown up in a Moravian parsonage, I share many of your concerns. In my community activities and family life, you’ll see those values. www.jonmwilliams.com Carrie Hill: aParents should have option to opt out of classes. bNot defined in this question. c”Exclusive” too broad and not defined. dThis question is worded in an either-or case—it should be both and it does not say how it is “addressed” not defined. e ”Full inclusion” not defined. Mark Hansen: fDepends on a case by case basis. gN/A This issue has been determined by the School Board.
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