Candidate Profile
Steven Woodrow

Democrat , Colorado

Biography

Name
Steven Woodrow
Party
Democrat
Race
State Rep., Dist. 6
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Liberal Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado (RLC - CO), 2020:  18%
Colorado Union of Taxpayers (CUT), 2020:  0%

9%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Women's Lobby of Colorado, 2020:  100%

100%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Liberals

5
AFSCME Council 18, Colorado AFL-CIO, Giffords Courage to Fight Gun Violence, Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado, Working Families Party

Others

1
Colorado Medical Society PAC

Reported by Candidate

6
DCTA, CEA, AFT CO, CO WFP, COBALT, CO AFL-CIO, CBWPA, Planned Parenthood CO, CO Medical Society, COLOR, Blue Rising CO, CO Ceasefire, Moms Demand Gunsense Candidate, ASFCME, Southwest Carpenters, Pipefitters, Congressman Joe Neguse, AG Phil Weiser & More

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
11
Brad Schneider (2013), Brittany Pettersen (2019), Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2017), Dave Young (2019), Janet Buckner (2020), Jena Griswold (2019) and 5 more

Summary

100%

LIBERAL

0%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Has a list of key votes on VoteSmart.
Received a rating of F from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund.

Questionnaire

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

Right to Life

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

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

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I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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Economy

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

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

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What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

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Religious Liberty

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.

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iVoterGuide Note:  "We support legislation guaranteeing equal treatment and protecting all individuals from discrimination, including laws that require entities seeking to do business with the State of Colorado verify that they, in turn, are not directly or indirectly supporting discriminatory practices."  Source

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

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I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

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What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

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Healthcare

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

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iVoterGuide Note:  "Affordable healthcare is a human right and indispensable to the realization of the American Dream."  Source

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

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iVoterGuide Note:  "We support universal healthcare coverage, whether delivered through Medicare for All, a public option, or another universal system."  Source


National Security

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

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Immigration

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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State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

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iVoterGuide Note:  "The State should protect sanctuary cities from Federal encroachment and refuse to allow State or municipal funds to be used to carry out the work of Immigration Customs Enforcement ('ICE') officials."  Source

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

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iVoterGuide Note:  "We call for comprehensive immigration reform that keeps families together and provides legal status and a path to citizenship. Immediate protections should be provided to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients."  Source


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

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Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

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I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

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iVoterGuide Note:  "We fight to ensure that everyone receives equal treatment under the law and due process regardless of age, disability, economic status, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, religion or sexual orientation."  Source

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Qualifications

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?

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

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

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Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

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

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Judicial Philosophy

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

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Criminal Justice

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

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2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

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What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

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iVoterGuide Note:  "Common sense laws that keep guns out of the hands of children, the mentally ill and criminals—including a ban on assault weapons, improved background checks, and enhanced gun storage laws—serve public safety as well."  Source


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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The Electoral College should be abolished.

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In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

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Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

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iVoterGuide Note:  "Black lives matter, and additional resources should be made available for police to address cultural competency, improve the juvenile just system, and develop strategies to assist people with mental illness and other cognitive impairments, and end the school to prison pipeline."  Source


Background

Education
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA, 2002
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, JD, 2005
Work & Military
  • Woodrow & Peluso, LLC, Partner, 5
  • Edelson PC, Partner, 7
Affiliations
  • Denver Democrats of HD6, Co-Captain, HD6B
  • Temple Emanuel, Denver, Member
  • Rodef Shalom, Member
Offices
  • Representative, HD6, Held 2020
 

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