Why would we want to ask a candidate a question? Don’t we want to know what he want to know what he will do if he is elected?
Do all candidates answer our questions honestly? Unfortunately, the answer is no. Nevertheless, candidates generally answer more truthfully than not. Why? Their answers indicate which voters they want to vote for them. If politician too much alienates the people who support him, that makes it much easy to remove him from office. Therefore, it is worth the trouble to ask politicians questions and to hold them accountable for their answers.
What follows are the questions we included our first candidate questionnaire for the 2021 Election season. When we send our questionnaire to a candidate, we give that candidate three options for each each question. Would they support (S), oppose (O), or are undecided (U) about legislation that would:
- Restore the death penalty…
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