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Virginia House District 69

Duties - The House of Delegates, with the Senate, has legislative power to enact laws. The House of Delegates has 100 members who are elected from separate districts.Term - 2 yearsSalary - $17,640

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    Betsy B. Carr
    (Dem)

Biographical Information

What do you believe is the top priority for your district, and what is your plan to address it?

What measures, if any, would you support to ensure the right to vote and election integrity?

Regarding fair redistricting (1) Do you support the proposal for a Virginia Redistricting Commission and why? (2) If the constitutional amendment is adopted, what legislation would you support to implement the commission?

Do you support the Equal Rights Amendment? If yes, what are you willing to do to ensure ratification by the Virginia General Assembly?

What solutions would you support to curb gun violence in Virginia?

In a recent public opinion poll, 82% of Virginians believe that people should be able to afford to live in the community where they work. What programs or policies would you support to promote workforce housing in Virginia?

Campaign Phone (804) 616-2660
Age 73
Twitter page N/A
Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/delegatebetsycarr/
My priorities for my district are making sure we have the strongest, top notch public education system, creating and maintaining good paying jobs, and ensuring access to affordable quality healthcare for all.
I support non-partisan redistricting that would allow voters to choose their representatives, rather than the other way around, which would be an important step for election integrity. We also need no-excuse absentee voting, automatic restoration of voting rights, and to research voting by mail in order to increase voter access and to help ensure the right to vote.
Yes, I support the proposal for a Virginia Redistricting Commission as we are in need of reform. I would support legislation that ensures fair redistricting while also making sure all voices are heard.
Yes, I support the Equal Rights Amendment and have co-sponsored legislation for its passage in Virginia. I will continue to support and advocate for legislation in the upcoming session.
I support banning the sale of bump stocks and other high capacity magazines or devices that substantially increase the number of rounds fired per minute. I support universal background checks and high risk (“red flag”) laws.
Public servants like nurses, public safety officers, first responders and teachers should be paid as the professionals they are and we should consider providing some housing allowance to encourage them to stay in this area and serve our community. Furthermore, I am a member of The Virginia Housing Commission which works to provide affordable housing for all Virginians. I look forward to continuing my work with the housing commission to support workforce housing and any other housing needs. I am