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New Hampshire Open Debate

Search and vote for questions on issues that are important to you! NH1 will host two Open Debates: one for gubernatorial candidates Chris Sununu and Colin Van Ostern on 10/26, and one for Senate candidates Maggie Hassan and Kelly Ayotte on 10/27. 50% of questions will come from the Top 30 vote-getters on this site! NOTE: Questions must not name or allude to candidates and must be able to be posed to both candidates.
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What ONE company do you have targeted to convince to move to NH?

What industry do you have targeted to be rooted in NH?

Submitted by: David M. from NH
Oct. 22, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for gubernatorial candidates
71

Was World Trade Center Building 7 brought down by internal fire or demolition?

The collapse of 47 story Building 7 of World Trade Center on the afternoon of 9/11 2001, it seems like a typical building symmetrical demolition, not fire slowly melting steel. False Flag to war?

Submitted by: Moli J. from NH
Oct. 14, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
151

Do you have a set of moral principles that guides your behavior?

Ethics reflect beliefs about what is right, what is wrong, what is just, what is unjust, what is good, and what is bad in terms of human behavior.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
389

What is so wrong with extensive background checks?

Would prevent people who should not own a gun from buying one!

Submitted by: Elaine N. from PA
Oct. 14, 2016, 6:56 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
320

Leading the Fight Against Cancer

If elected, what public policy priorities will you advance that help prevent cancer, treat cancer, find cures for cancer, and improve the quality of life for cancer patients and survivors?

Submitted by: Nanci C. from NH
Oct. 13, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
249

Do you support making drug/alcohol abuse rehab cheaper & more accessible?

Many Americans are battling drug/alcohol addiction but can't afford or access rehab. What will you do to make this more accessible and cheaper in the state of New Hampshire?

Submitted by: Logan M. from NY
Oct. 14, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
171

Does God give unalienable, natural rights that the govt can neither confer/deny?

We need to oppose all efforts to denude the nation of its founding justification--that is, God-given unalienable, natural rights that the govt can neither confer on the individual nor deny to him.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 2:47 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
40

you defund Public Broadcasting Corporation since they get $425 Million a year

I think its a gross amount of money that they give this Television station will you defund and use it for something else?

Submitted by: Will M. from IL
Oct. 18, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
105

Is subjecting US laws to ISDS court approval constitutional?

As Senator, you vote to approve Supreme Court nominees. ISDS courts have the power to override all American legislation. Would you vote for a nominee who finds this constitutional?

Submitted by: Robert D.
Oct. 15, 2016, 4:46 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
6

Would you support increasing the IRS minor dependent exemption, and limit to 2?

Present policy encourages overpopulation and the deduction is not enough for present day child care and education. There could be exemptions for adopted minors.

Submitted by: Dwight R. from WA
Oct. 25, 2016, 3:05 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
71

What would you do about the heroin epidemic and the red tape to get help for add

Too many are dying from heroin. When those struggling with the disease of addiction they cannot obtain the help they need and get supportive affordable housing while in recovery.

Submitted by: Diane M. from NY
Oct. 17, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
164

Does animal abuse concern you & will you support stronger anti-cruelty laws?

Many Americans cherish animals, domestic and wild alike. hundreds of thousands of households have pets. Yet there are few animal protection laws nationally & such laws are weak & poorly enforced.

Submitted by: J. C. from NY
Oct. 15, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
131

Would you support Independent voters in primary elections in all states?

Some states allow voters with alternative registration to vote in primary elections, others do not. Or they require voters to vote only for candidates of their party,

Submitted by: Ronald S. from KY
Oct. 16, 2016, 12:23 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
420

Are You For Border Security?

I want illegal Immigration stopped, We have too many strangers not following any of our laws. how can a a criminal be a be a productive American if the don't respect our laws?

Submitted by: Mariellen G. from CO
Oct. 14, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
289

Do you support the constitutional rights of every legal American?

We must return decision-making to the people. We need sustained growth that will bring opportunity to all those on the sidelines of our society.

Submitted by: Bruce C P. from WY
Oct. 15, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
412

Do you support the Second Amendment? Gun organizations (i.e. The NRA)?

Why is she blaming organizations for gun violence?

Submitted by: Michael H.
Oct. 15, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
482

Climate Change

How will you address the climate change crisis?

Submitted by: Angie S. from VA
Oct. 17, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
142

What will you do to slow down the flow of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere?

We are seeing dramatic change change effects - the hottest year in recorded history. super storms, rising seas, melting ice caps, carbon dioxide at 400 ppb - yet Congress does nothing.

Submitted by: Mar Z. from MA
Oct. 24, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
201

Will you support the deportation of unauthorized immigrants in New Hampshire?

Considering that they pay 8 million in state and local taxes every year.

Submitted by: Michael C. from NH
Oct. 14, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
334

Are you willing to mandate legitimate pricing in the healthcare industry?

This would mandate all hospitals, physicians and labs to publish their own rate to allow every patient to shop and know the cost of the service they receive regardless of the insurance they have.

Submitted by: Carolina J.
Oct. 15, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
5

Should the number of senators be apportioned relative to the states' populations

The constitution allocation of two senators per state is an arcane anti-democratic compromise from an ancient era of America, violating one person one vote proportionality. Hello NH!

Submitted by: Dwight R. from WA
Oct. 26, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
54

What is your position on the BDS movement?

Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement supports economic & political pressure on Israel to accede to Palestinian rights.

Submitted by: S. A. L. from OH
Oct. 17, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
18

How will you support GMO crops?

There are billions of hungry people in the world. Scientists agree GMO crops are a safe way to provide enough food for everyone.How will you raise awareness and support GMO crops?

Submitted by: William O. from CT
Oct. 18, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates
252

How would you stop the increasing property tax burden?

Property taxes continue to rise around the state,. When interest rates increase, housing will become unaffordable.

Submitted by: Hillary S. from NH
Oct. 23, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Issue area: Questions for gubernatorial candidates
129

Should child custody and child support awards be equitable by gender?

Federally, all states receive Title IVD funds to collect child support; the system is one of debtor's prison. Federal laws protect against sex discrimination. BUT states do not report awards by sex.

Submitted by: Daniela C. from MA
Oct. 17, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Issue area: Questions for U.S. Senate candidates

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