Know Your Candidates: Jim Marchant

Know Your Candidates: Jim Marchant

Why are you running for office? Marchant: The trend of giving up our freedoms for the last 60 years is disturbing. The trend toward socialism is equally disturbing. I want to stop these trends and go back to the government the Founders gave us in the constitution. What do you see as the main differences between you and your opponent? Marchant: Steven Horsford is a socialist. I’m a Constitutionalist. I want more freedom. Horsford wants people to be dependent on the government to make every important decision in their lives. I also have a record of using my time as a legislator to serve the people of my district. My opponent cannot say this in all honesty. People are cynical about politics; what will you do to elevate the discussion? Marchant: I do not blame people for being cynical. The state of politics today is bad. But as an assemblyman I never gave my constituents a reason to be cynical- I gave them a voice in the political process and used the time, energy, and resources of my office to serve them. As Congressman I will continue to serve them this way and if a process can be devised to make people feel listened to and more involved with the government, I will do that. Key issues have emerged in 2020, the year of a world-wide Coronavirus pandemic and our 59th quadrennial presidential election. Let’s get your stand on some of those issues. We start with your view on […]

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