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. Larsen provided.
Mr. Larsen is a Republican. He's running to represent Nevada's 12th Assembly District.
Tell us about your background. What are your qualifications for this position?
As a successful business owner in the hospitality and restaurant industry, I understand what it takes to tackle the challenges facing this state. My 30+ years in business experience has prepared me to go to Carson City and fight.
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?
ABSOLUTELY!!!!! The governor should have NEVER closed us down.
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?
Allow school choice 1. Let cities opt out of the school system 2. Money should follow the student. Fund the students and teachers not the bureaucrats.
Please briefly describe your political philosophy. What are your guiding principles?
Conservative. Lower our taxes, cut bloated budgets, allow school choice, support the police not defund them, stop government overreach, allow school choice.
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?
- Get control of the houses
- Elect a republican as president
- Stop handing our free money
- Stop the war on fossil fuels and become energy independent again
What would be your top priorities in the Nevada state legislature?
Break up the school system, criminal law reform, get rid of O.R. and no bail. Cut bloated budgets. Cut regulations and taxes.
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?
I am not a fan of any special interest groups in Nevada, politicians need to vote on what’s right for their constituents not who funds them.