City Council Pos. 3
One candidate running for this position responded to our questionnaire:
Dave Christian Primaried Out
Two candidates did not respond to our questionnaire:
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Do you support Sanctuary Status for the area you would represent? Please explain.
Yes. We need to welcome immigrants, not reject them
PCYD & WA Democrats Resolutions
What resolutions from PCYDs or the WA Democrat State Party do you align with?
(PCYD: Decline to Sign I-1552, Petition: Tacoma City Council: Protect Undocumented Immigrants #HereToStay)
Goals & Needs of Constituency
If you could achieve three accomplishments in your coming term, what would they be?
Better understanding between pro-growth and slow growth interests in city. More involvement by county in city's increasing traffic problems. More realization of the tie in of interests between Gig Harbor and Tacoma.
What are the top five needs of your constituency?
Traffic, population growth, parks improvements, incorporation of more urban growth areas.
Connecting with Young People
How do you plan to involve the voices and needs of young people?
Invite them to open Council Meetings and open one-on-ones town hall type gatherings for input.
Do you have any plans for improving police-minority relations? Please explain your response.
No. Still thinking about what might be helpful in Gig Harbor. If elected, will seek input from minorities and police on this.
How will you advocate for the homeless population? Including in regards to city camp sweeps and voting rights?
Not in favor of camp sweeps- not solving the problems of drugs and mental illness and cycle of poverty.
Net Neutrality & Internet Privacy
Would you advocate for Net Neutrality on a Federal Level? Please explain your response.
Note: There was an error when creating the questionnaire that originally required a 2250 character response. Any additional characters candidates added as filler only have been removed.
No. Total net neutrality is not the answer; we need some compromise to try to inhibit fake news, uncontrolled hacking, etc.
How would you protect people in your area from having their info sold through ISP?
No answer on this.
Incumbency, PCYD's Involved & Campaign Consultants
Are you an incumbent to this position?
Do you have any staff from PCYDs currently working or volunteering for you? If so, what are their names?
What consultants for this current campaign have you worked/collaborated with?
Mayor Jill Guernsey