Candidate Profile
David L. Downs

Non-Partisan , Texas

Biography

Name
David L. Downs
Party
Non-Partisan
Race
Plano City Council, Dist. 8
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Liberals

1
Hazel Weathers

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

David Downs voted FOR the Plano Equal Rights Ordinance (ERO) - Video Link - to skip to the relevant portion, look to the right of the video screen, click the bottom box titled Item 3 (Part 2 of 2). Then, skip ahead to the 25:00 mark on the video - the record vote tally begins at 25:23.

David Downs voted FOR the Plano Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan - Video Link - to skip to the relevant portion, look to the right of the video screen, click the bottom box titled Item 3 (Part 3 of 3). Then forward to the 83:00 mark on the video - the record vote tally is displayed beginning at 83:37.

David Downs voted FOR the proposed $226 million bond - Video Link - to skip to the relevant portion, click forward to the 12:55 mark on the video.

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Do you support the Plano “Equal Rights Ordinance” passed by the City in 2014 that gave special protections on the basis of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity”?

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Do you support the Plano Tomorrow plan and its focus on adding significantly more high-density housing?

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Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

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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.

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

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The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

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

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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.

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More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.

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

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

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It is inappropriate for a local government to recognize the terms “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” and issue rules relating to an individual's beliefs about gender and sexuality.

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People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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There should be strict enforcement of federal and state laws prohibiting the distribution of obscene pornography, including over the Internet.

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I support tolling existing highways that have been previously un-tolled.

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Government should not discriminate against individuals, organizations, or business owners who affirm marriage as between one man and one woman.

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Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

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Considering these issues (social, economic, education, transportation, water or sewer), which is the most critical to our city?

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Please list up to six issues or projects that you feel need the most attention, in priority order.

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

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I own one or more firearms.

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If you own a business, please describe.

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Did you contribute 10% or more of your gross income to charity last year?

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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

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Additional comment from candidate:

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