Meet the Candidate

Mike Cease

Survey Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
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  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Political Party Legend

  • DDemocratic
  • GGreen
  • IIndependent/Other
  • LLibertarian
  • RRepublican

Mike Cease (G)

Candidate Info

Running for: City Council


Political Affiliation: Green


Why are you running?

I am running for this office because I believe in a sustainable energy future for our community and for the next generations. A Green "New Deal" is coming to Tucson! I believe that we can grow a local green economy that works for everyone and not just for the top 1%.

Thousands of homes and businesses are in need of energy and conservation retrofits. We will grow thousands of local, fair-wage jobs in the new Green economy with energy conservation projects, renewable energy projects such as solar as well as water conservation and water harvesting. Finally, I believe that if we commit to working together on these goals, that we can accomplish a sustainable energy future for the City of Tucson community.

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Survey Responses

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Survey Questions (Click to Expand)
  • 1.Adding "sexual orientation," "gender identity," or "gender expression" to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination ordinances.
  • 2.Allowing slot machines and table games off Indian reservations.
  • 3.Cities should cooperate with the federal government's requests to enforce federal immigration law.
  • 4.Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that provides, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion.
  • 5.Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother.
  • 6.The government providing tax breaks to certain industries over others.
  • 7.Legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
  • 8.Allowing all parents to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings accounts to enable children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy.
  • 9.Cities and towns should have the authority to set their own minimum wages above the state minimum wage.
  • 10.Prohibiting government from discriminating against an individual, organization, or small business based on their beliefs about marriage.

Candidate Comments

  • Question 4: I strongly support a woman's right to choose. Accordingly, I also strongly support Planned Parenthood.
  • Question 6: Currently the fossil fuel energy industry receives a myriad of subsidies. Instead, we should support the new clean energy green economy.
  • Question 8: I do NOT believe in robbing from limited taxpayer resources needed to fund public education for our children to fund private, for-profit enterprises.
  • Question 9: I will enact a $15/hour minimum wage ordinance now. We will have an economy that works for everyone and not just the 1%.
  • Question 10: I support same-sex marriage and, therefore, I disagree with the false premise of this question.

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