SACCONE, DR. RICK

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Lieutenant Governor
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Age:
64
Occupation:
Owner: Constitution and Godly Heritage Discovery Center
Education: (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* I have always been a proponent of school choice. I have received awards from the school choice community. As an educator for 21 years and a school board member I am attuned to the problems in our education system.
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
5. Should increases in state government spending be limited to the rate of inflation plus population growth? Y* I have consistently fought in the legislature to control spending and cut the budget. I have given may floor speeches as such. see www.RickForLG.com
6. Should our state constitution be amended to prevent taxpayer funding for elective abortions? Y* I have a long record of defending our unborn and was the first to introduce the Heartbeat bill. I consistently receive the highest rating from multiple pro life groups and have spoken passionately on the House floor defending pro-life issues.
7. Should all voters be required to show identification before voting? Y* I voted for Voter ID and passed it only to be rejected by the Supreme Court. As Lt Governor I will advocate for voter ID.
8. Should the state reduce police funding to increase funding for social services? N
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
11. Should Pennsylvania municipalities be permitted to require a vaccine passport? N* NO VACCINE mandates of any kind!!!
12. Should the gasoline tax be permanently reduced? Y* I voted no to increasing in the first place. Now I have been proven correct.