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Indiana House District 8

The Indiana House of Representatives is the lower house of the Indiana General Assembly, the state legislature of the state of Indiana. The House is composed of 100 members representing an equal number of constituents. Members of the Indiana House of Representatives, along with the Indiana Senate, pass laws for the state of Indiana. House members are elected every two years.

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    Ryan Dvorak
    (Dem)

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Which issue is more pressing in Indiana: voter access or election fraud? Which is the greater threat to election integrity? Explain.

If elected, what is the first bill you will champion in the 2023 legislative session? Why that one?

States across the nation are debating how to teach concepts of sex, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, and political affiliation in K-12 schools. What role should teachers, parents, and legislators play in determining curricular content?

Indiana ranks poorly when it comes to maternal health. What, if anything, should the legislature do about this problem?

The Indiana General Assembly recently banned transgender girls from playing on girls’ sports teams at the K-12 level. Do you support this ban, and should such a ban include college athletes?

What is your stance on wetlands protection in Indiana? Is there too much regulation, too little regulation, or something in between?

On August 5th, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law banning abortion except in cases of rape and incest (before 10-weeks post-fertilization), to protect the life and physical health of the mother, or if a fetus is diagnosed with a lethal anomaly. Do you support this new law? Do you think the law goes too far, or not far enough, in restricting access to abortion?

The state of Indiana gave each Indiana taxpayer a $325 tax refund in 2022. Did you support this plan? Why or why not?

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