State Rep., Dist 72
11-06-18 General Election
 

Margaret Good (D)

 

Ray Pilon (R)

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Margaret Good (D)
Ray Pilon (R)

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  Endorsements
0 Conserv.    10 Liberal    0 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • (None)
2 Conserv.    0 Liberal    3 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • Florida State Firefighter Assoc
  • SW Fl Firefighters and Paramedics
  • Jacksoville Fraternal Order of Police
  • Gulf Coast Association of Builders and Contractors
  • State Sen Jeff Brandes
  • Commisiioner Venice Baugh
  Info from Other Sources
  Stands on Issues

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Agree

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Disagree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Disagree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Neutral

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Disagree

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Disagree

The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Disagree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Disagree

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Strongly Agree

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Disagree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   If a decision should have to be made as to if the mothers life should be saved or the unborn child but that decision should be that of the mother. All lives matter. God gave us choice .it is up to us to choose the right one.

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   No answer

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   I am a Christian. I am a practicing Roman Catholic.

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Somewhat Conservative

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   My voting record. Also just a comment , those definitions are in the eye of the beholder.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Continue the polices the state has put in place creating a business climate for job creation and business expansion by reducing taxes, burdonsome and duplicative regulations. Government can not create jobs but can create the environment for increased budiness and thus jobs. Florida's unemployment rate is one of the lowest in the country due to these policies .

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Free market, small group policies, Reduce the large number of coverage mandates for group insurance and allow people to choose coverage based on their own needs. Continue to grow jobs so people can gain employment and seek coverage . Drive down the cost by invoking actual value based medical costs. Reduce prescription drug costs.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   See 30 above

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   BS degree in sociology/social work . See final statement below ref experience and previous listed experience at the beginning of the survey.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

Good:   (Did not answer)
Pilon:   Rpilon13@verizon.net 941-993-4213

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

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Pilon:  
  Background
Margaret Good (D)
Ray Pilon (R)

Education

  • (None listed.)

Education

  • Northern Michigan Univ, Marquette MI, BS, 1968

Vocational & Military Experience

  • (None listed.)

Vocational & Military Experience

  • (None listed.)

Affiliations (Charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations affiliated with as a leader, member, contributor, or volunteer)

  • (None listed.)

Affiliations (Charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations affiliated with as a leader, member, contributor, or volunteer)

  • Kiwanis, Member
  • Easter Seals, Foundation Board member
  • Fl Wine Fest childrens causes, Board member
  • Circus Arts Conservatory, Chairman
  • St Martha Catholic Church, Member
  • Sarasota Arts Alliance, Comtributor
  • Catholic Charities, Contributor

Political Offices Held

  • (None listed.)

Political Offices Held

  • Fl State Rep, 2010-16
  • Sarasota Co Commissioner, 1996-2000

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)

Other Political Offices Sought

  • Saasota Sheriff, 2000
  • State Senste, 2016