2012 Voter Guide

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Below are my endorsements and recommendations for the 2012 general election.
For more information on the ballot measures, see BallotPedia or NTU

President
Write-in NOTA
Voters in Nevada are encouraged to vote for “None Of These Candidates”
Voters in Oklahoma are encouraged to cross out the names of both ballot listed Presidential candidates.

Governor
Delaware: Jesse McVay
Indiana: Rupert Boneham
Missouri: Jim Higgins
Montana: Ron Vandevender
New Hampshire: John Babiarz
North Carolina: Barbara Howe
North Dakota: no endorsement
Utah: Ken Larsen, Jr.
Vermont: no endorsement
Washington: no endorsement
West Virginia: David Moran

US Senate
Arizona: Marc: J. Victor
California: no endorsement
Connecticut: no endorsement
Delaware: no endorsement
Florida: no endorsement
Hawaii: no endorsement
Indiana: Andrew Horning
Maine: Andrew Ian Dodge
Maryland: Dean Ahmad
Massachusetts: no endorsement
Michigan: Scotty Boman
Minnesota: Tim Davis
Mississippi: no endorsement
Missouri: Jonathan Dine
Montana: Dan Cox
Nebraska: no endorsement
Nevada: None of These Candidates
New Jersey: Kenneth R. Kaplan
New Mexico: no endorsement
New York: no endorsement
North Dakota: no endorsement
Ohio: no endorsement
Pennsylvania: Chris Eded
Rhode Island: no endorsement
Tennessee: Dr. Shaun Crowell
Texas: John Jay Myers
Utah: no endorsement
Vermont: Chris Ericson
Virginia: no endorsement
Washington: no endorsement
West Virginia: no endorsement
Wisconsin: Joseph Kexel
Wyoming: no endorsement

US House District in parenthesis
(races without endorsements are not listed)
Alaska: Jim McDermott
Arizona: Joe Pamelia (4)
              Joe Cobb (7)
              Powell Gammill (9)
Arkansas: Jesse Paxton (1)
              Chris Hayes (2)
              David Bangrac (3)
Delaware: Scott Gesty
District of Columbia: Bruce Majors (non-voting Delegate)
Indiana: Chard Reid (5)
              Rex Bell (6)
              Bard Gadau (8)
Maryland: Arvin Vohra (5)
              Nickolaus Mueller (6)
              Mark Grannis (8)
Missouri: Robb Cunningham (1)
              Rick Vandeven (8)
Montana: David Kaiser
Nevada: None Of These Candidates (all seats)
New Hampshire: Brenden Kelly (1)
              Hardy Macia (2)
North Dakota: Eric Olson
Texas: Patrick Hisel (28)
              James Stanczak (29)
              Ed Rankin (30)

Other offices/Ballot measures
Alabama: Amendment 2: No
              Amendment 4: Yes
              Amendment 6: Yes
              Amendment 7: Yes
              Amendment 8: Yes
              Amendment 10: Yes
              Amendment 11: Yes
Alaska: Ballot Measure 1: Yes
Arizona: Prop 116: Yes
              Prop 119: Yes
              Prop 120: Yes
              Prop 204: No
Arkansas: Issue 1: No
              Issue 2: No
              Issue 5: Yes
California: Prop 30: No
              Prop 32: Yes
              Prop 33: Yes
              Prop 34: Yes
              Prop 37: No
              Prop 38: No
              Prop 39: No
Colorado: Amendment 64: Yes
Florida: Amendment 1: Yes
              Amendment 3: Yes
              Amendment 4: Yes
              Amendment 6: Yes
              Amendment 10: Yes
              Amendment 11: Yes
Hawaii: Dam and Reservoir Owners Assistance Amendment: No
Idaho: Prop 1: Yes
              Prop 2: Yes
              Prop 3: Yes
              HJR 2: Yes
Illinois: HJRCA 49: Yes
Kansas: Boat Property Tax Amendment: Yes
Kentucky: House Bill 1: Yes
Louisiana: Amendment 2: Yes
              Amendment 5: Yes
Maine: Question 2: No
              Question 3: No
              Question 4: No
              Question 5: No
Maryland: Question 3: Yes
              Question 6: Yes
Massachusetts: Question 2: Yes
              Question 3: Yes
Michigan: Prop 2: No
              Prop 3: No
              Prop 4: No
              Prop 5: Yes
Minnesota: Amendment 2: No
Missouri: Cisse Spragins; Secretary of State
              David Browning; Attorney General
              Sean O’Toole; Treasurer
              Amendment 3: No
              Prop A: Yes
              Prop B: No
              Prop E: No
Montana: Scott Vandevender; State Representative 84
              LR-122: Yes
Nebraska: Amendment 1: No (if the proposal exempted victimless crimes, I would support it)
              Amendment 2: Yes
              Amendment 3: No
              Amendment 4: No
Nevada: None Of These Candidates (all offices)
              Question 1: Yes
New Hampshire: Michael Baldasarre; Executive Council, District 3
              Ken Blevens; Executive Council, District 4
              Richard Kahn; State Senate, District 14
              Rich Tomasso ; State               Senate, District 16
              Mark Warden; NH House, Hillsborough 39
              Ian Freeman; NH House, Cheshire 16
              Aidan Ankarberg; NH House, Strafford 5
              Darryl W. Perry; Cheshire County Register of Deeds
              Darryl W. Perry; Cheshire County Register of Probate (write-in)
              Max Abramson; Rockingham County County Attorney
              Question 1: Yes
              Question 2: Yes
              Question 3: Yes
New Jersey: Public Question 1: No
Public Question 2: Yes
New Mexico: Bond Question A: No
              Bond Question B: No
Bond Question C: No
              Constitutional Amendment 2: Yes
              Constitutional Amendment 3: Yes
              Constitutional Amendment 4: Yes
              Constitutional Amendment 5: Yes
North Dakota: Measure 1: Yes
              Measure 2: Yes
              Measure 3: Yes
              Measure 4: No
Ohio: Issue 1: Yes
              Issue 2: Yes
Oklahoma: State Question 758: Yes
              LRCA State Question 759: Yes
              LRCA State Question 762: No
              LRCA State Question 764: No
              LRCA State Question 765: Yes
              LRCA State Question 766: Yes
Oregon: Measure 78: Yes
              Measure 79: Yes
              Measure 80: Yes
              Measure 82: Yes
              Measure 84: Yes
Pennsylvania: Ken Krachuk; State House 153
Puerto Rico: Question 1: No
              Question 2: Independence or Sovereign Free Associated State
Rhode Island: Question 3: No
              Question 4: No
              Question 5: No
              Question 6: No
              Question 7: No
South Carolina: Jeremy Walters; State Representative 26
              Amendment 1: No
South Dakota: Constitutional Amendment N: No
              Constitutional Amendment P: Yes
              Initiated Measure 15: No
Initiated Measure 16: Yes
Tennessee: Daniel Lewis; State House 52
Texas: Bill Grisham; Bexar County Tax Assessor Collector
              Patrick Dixon; Travis County Commissioner Precinct 3
Utah: Andy McCullough; Attorney General
Virginia: Question 1: Yes
Question 2: Yes
Washington: Initiative 1185: Yes
              Initiative 502: No (Despite the fact that it would legalize the production, possession, delivery and distribution of marijuana, this initiative has serious flaws which could harm medical marijuana users.)
              Senate Joint Resolution 8221: Yes
West Virginia: Amendment 1: No
Wyoming: Constitutional Amendment A: Yes
              LRCA Constitutional Amendment B: Yes

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