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. Mitchell provided.
Mr. Mitchell is a Republican. He's running to be the Commissioner for Clark County Distrcit G.
Tell us about your background. What are your qualifications for this position?
I am an American Navy Veteran, served on 3 Nuclear Submarines. CCSD teacher (7) years, Electrical Engineer 25 years (DOD, Fountains at Bellagio, T-Mobile), I know how the construction and services bidding process should be facilitated. No one developer or company should have exclusive rights!
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?
I do not agree, the facts do not support the mandates! Our local representatives must be held accountable for the negative effects on small business and students' education! No more fear politics! No more foreign interest groups!
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?
Yes, All Clark County students must have a good education! I was a teacher with CCSD. There is no accountability and CCSD needs to be broken up! Clark County Commission should have the authority to hold their public schools accountable.
Please briefly describe your political philosophy. What are your guiding principles?
I was born and raised in Clark County; we must hold our elected officials accountable for their actions! If they break their commitment or oath, they must be removed!
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?
Stop all local energy taxes and support small businesses! This is how our economy will recover. Build the middle class!
What are the biggest issues currently affecting Clark County? What do you hope to accomplish if elected?
Water and Crime! Gibson must be held accountable for doing nothing regarding water! Pool sizes will have less than a 1% effect on lake mead. California and Arizona must stop their illegal use of water on the Colorado river up stream feeding Lake Mead! No more sanctuary Nevada! Judges that do not enforce NRS or Federal laws must be removed!
Can you cite any instances in which you believe that Clark County Commissioners abused their power?
Changing the Name of the Airport and zoning all new land acquired from the BLM. Corruption from Developers! There is NO accountability! Sisolak acquired his funding from eminent domain!