PORUPSKI, RYAN

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Representative
District:
51
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Age:
25
Occupation:
Farmer
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* *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
2. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use? N* *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
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* During my tenure on the school board, I advocated against these measures. I successfully stopped the movement. *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
4. Should Pennsylvania enter into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which would include a new carbon tax on electricity producers? N* We need energy independence in PA! *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
5. Should increases in state government spending be limited to the rate of inflation plus population growth? N* I don’t agree with any increases in government spending. It should be limited. *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
6. Should our state constitution be amended to prevent taxpayer funding for elective abortions? Y* I’m pro life and pro constitution. We need to pass strong legislation or amendments to give the unborn rights! I’m a Christian and member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. I want to protect the unborn. *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
7. Should all voters be required to show identification before voting? Y* I am very big on election integrity. We need voter ID in PA. My opponent voted for Act 77 when senate bill 421 entered the House changing our election code of 1937. This allowed for uncontrollable mail in voting in 2020. *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
8. Should the state reduce police funding to increase funding for social services? N* *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
9. Should public schools be prohibited from allowing males who identify as females to compete in girls’ sports? Y* *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
10. Should schools have to post curriculum online for review by parents and taxpayers? Y* Parents have a right to know when it comes to their child’s education. *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
11. Should Pennsylvania municipalities be permitted to require a vaccine passport? N* *Candidate answered 5/16/2022
12. Should the gasoline tax be permanently reduced? Y* *Candidate answered 5/16/2022