Jones, Rachel

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State House
District:
17
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
(520) 358-6124
Age:
45
Occupation:
State Representative
Education:
BS Degree in Business Management
Family:
Five precious children
Religion:
Christian
Statement:

I originally ran because I was tired of my elected officials letting me down by working for the special interests and not for the people. I am running again to continue fighting for conservative values such as pro-life, the second amendment, border security, a strong economy, and medical freedom.

Endorsements:

Arizona Police Association

Survey

Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Interpreting the 2nd Amendment as protecting an individual’s right to keep and bear arms. S* It is our Constitutional right to bear arms and that right "shall not be infringed upon."
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
3. Amending the Arizona State Constitution to grant a fundamental right to every individual to an abortion. O* The taking of a human life at any point is not a right. It is murder.
4. Securing the border by preventing all illegal crossings. S* At the state level we must ensure that our local law enforcement offers are fully funded so that they can be empowered to come alongside our Federal Border Patrol Agents to secure our southern border and protect American citizens first.
5. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that performs, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion. O* This is a completely improper and egregious usage of taxpayer funds.
6. Allowing all parents to use tax credits and taxpayer funded empowerment scholarship accounts to enable their children to attend any private school, homeschool, or online academy of their choice. S* Parents should be empowered to use their taxpayer dollars in the form of ESAs to ensure that their child(ren) are educated well in an environment that is conducive to that particular child's needs. Every child deserves to be successful!
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. O* I do not believe that any physician to play God and take the life of a human being.
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. S* Gender Dysphoria is a real and treatable condition. Parents should be able to make decisions that they believe are in the best interest of the child. There is a massive societal push currently to confuse and indoctrinate children to believe things that just aren't true.
9. Permitting individuals and businesses to not provide services or promote ideas that violate their moral or religious beliefs. S
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. S
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health. S* The parents are in charge of the upbringing of their children, NOT a government entity of any type!
12. Enhancing penalties for the sale and possession of fentanyl. S