Questionnaire Responses

Anthony Palmer

We reached out to just about every candidate that we ranked with a questionnaire specific to the office they are running for. Here are the answers Mr. Palmer provided.

Mr. Palmer is a Republican. He's running to represent Nevada's 7th Assembly District.

Tell us about your background. What are your qualifications for this position?

Previous Police Officer retired as a Sergeant after 30 years of service. Responsible for 15-175 Officers dependent on assignment. Graduated West Point Leadership. This shows a commitment to organizations, and personnel/ time management ability. I retired in 2015, moving to Nevada. I became absorbed in Nevada Political and Social issues causing me to run for Political Office- Assembly District 7.

Do you agree or disagree with the measures taken by state officials in response to the COVID-19 pandemic? What do you think should have been done or done differently?

Totally disagree. I understand the Governor needs Emergency Powers, but they should be limited- 2 weeks? 1 month? Also, HE decided on non- essential businesses. Total overreach!

Many voters are unhappy with our public school system. What policies or actions would you prescribe to repair or replace the existing system? Do you support “school choice” policies such as educational savings accounts? Why or why not?

Break up CCSD by city. Yes on School Choice- it needs to be funded. Parents need to have a say over their children's needs.

Please briefly describe your political philosophy. What are your guiding principles?

Conservative Republican. Limited Government, Citizens should decide for themselves without Government overreach. Strongly believe in the Constitution. Strong Public Safety supporter.

Many voters are concerned about inflation and its impact. What could be done at the state or national level to address the root causes of inflation or mitigate its impact on the public?

On a State level, no State Income Tax, No new taxes, repeal Commerce tax, require property taxes rolled back to 2 years prior.

What would be your top priorities in the Nevada state legislature?

School Choice, Limiting Governor's Emergency powers. Public safety, no new taxes, Mandatory jail- gun/ major crimes, Election Integrity, No males in female sports etc.

Who or what are the largest political special interests in Nevada, and which of these do you see as having a positive or negative influence?

Teacher's union/ culinary union. More interest in supporting themselves than employees.