State Rep. races: Rockingham County District 1 (Northwood)

Northwood (one seat)
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Rockingham County District 1


Mike Smith



Brian J. Stone

Party: Republican

Age: 25

Town of residence: Northwood

Occupation: Program specialist at NH DHHS

Do you support commuter rail funding? I support commuter rail funding that does not come from a broad-based state tax. I would consider looking at the economic costs and benefits along with potential funding sources.

Do you support providing more state money for higher education? I support additional state funding to USNH if the institutions propose funding measures on a line-by-line measure and rein in administrative costs.

Do you support pro-gun legislation, such as constitutional carry? I support constitutional carry.

Do you support reauthorizing Medicaid expansion? I do not support reauthorizing Medicaid expansion in New Hampshire past 2017 without full federal funding.

Do you support increasing the minimum wage? I believe that minimum wages should be set by the free market between respective employers and employees.

Do you support marijuana legalization or decriminalization? I support the decriminalization of marijuana. I support looking into the potential legalization and regulation or marijuana sometime in the future.

What would you like voters to know about your philosophy, principles or priorities? I believe in local control of local matters, fiscal responsibility, government accountability and civic justice.