LEADBETER, ROBERT

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Representative
District:
109
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Occupation:
Business Executive
Education: (click to expand)
Biographical Info: (click to expand)
Why are you running for office? (click to expand)

Survey

Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • UUndecided
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should education funding be directed to families through a voucher, scholarship, or education savings account so that parents can send their children to the school of their choice, including non-public schools? Y* We need to ensure parents have the right to choose the education that is best for their children, including public, private, trade and technical, and homeschool education.
2. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use? N
3. Should the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act be amended to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity,” which would require public schools and other public facilities to open up restrooms and locker rooms to members of the opposite sex? N
4. Should Pennsylvania enter into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which would include a new carbon tax on electricity producers? N* We must harness the opportunities presented by our energy, healthcare, agriculture, and traditional manufacturing sectors to foster economic growth and create more jobs.
5. Should increases in state government spending be limited to the rate of inflation plus population growth? Y* I will work to protect taxpayers by opposing liberal tax-and-spend increase budgets in Harrisburg.
6. Should our state constitution be amended to prevent taxpayer funding for elective abortions? Y* I am 100% Pro Life and will promote and protect the sanctity of life from conception to natural death.
7. Should all voters be required to show identification before voting? Y* I support and will work to implement Voter ID to ensure only voters legally allowed to take part in an election are participating.
8. Should the state reduce police funding to increase funding for social services? N* Police keep our communities and families safe, I have and will continue to support law enforcement so they have the tools and resources to do their job and keep our communities safe. I will oppose radical efforts to artificially reduce the role of law enforcement and “defund the police”. I will also continue to support PA's veterans and work to make sure they have access to every program available to them.
9. Should public schools be prohibited from allowing males who identify as females to compete in girls’ sports? Y
10. Should schools have to post curriculum online for review by parents and taxpayers? Y* Parents and taxpayers have a right to know what is being taught in public schools, and programs that foster hate, like CRT, are never funded.
11. Should Pennsylvania municipalities be permitted to require a vaccine passport? N* I oppose vaccine passports.
12. Should the gasoline tax be permanently reduced? Y