Evelyn Madrid Erhard's Political Positions

Biographical

Full Name: Evelyn Madrid Erhard
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Tom
Home City: Española, NM
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Evelyn Erhard refused to tell citizens where she stands on any of the issues addressed in the 2012 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart, national media, and prominent political leaders.

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Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

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  • Evelyn Erhard. Facebook: Timeline. 24 September 2012. "I stand for a woman's right to choose what is best for her health and well being! Period!" (www.facebook.com)

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  • Evelyn Erhard. Home. 23 February 2012. “When Madrid Erhard considers the critical jump-start that her parents received after the war, she sees a real need for Congress to refocus on the needs of the 99%. Creating jobs, strengthening public education, and making health care affordable are only some of the ways that she would work to extend the opportunity of a jump-start to working Americans and their families.” (www.evelynforcongress.com)
  • Evelyn Erhard. Home. 23 February 2012. "When Madrid Erhard considers the critical jump-start that her parents received after the war, she sees a real need for Congress to refocus on the needs of the 99%. Creating jobs, strengthening public education, and making health care affordable are only some of the ways that she would work to extend the opportunity of a jump-start to working Americans and their families." (www.evelynforcongress.com)

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  • Fred Martino. KRWG: Newsmakers 401 Evelyn Madrid Erhard. 6 January 2012. “A lot of people like that the federal government has a role in the overall plan for education in the United States.” (youtu.be)
  • Evelyn Erhard. Video: KRWG: Newsmakers 401 Evelyn Madrid Erhard. 6 January 2012. "A lot of people like that the federal government has a role in the overall plan for education in the United States [¦] But going back to No Child Left Behind, people hate it [¦] people say, 'Why can't we say why can't we go back to the way it was?' when you started a semester, the beginning of the first year and you start to see where a student stands. And then you teach them a whole lot of other things other than taking a standardized test, and then you test them again at the end of the year." (youtu.be)

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  • Evelyn Erhard. Evelyn Madrid Erhard Interview. 3 October 2012. "I am so grateful that we got the Affordable Care Act [¦] it's got those laws that are gonna protect us, and that's what we need." (vimeo.com)
  • Evelyn Erhard. KRWG: Newsmakers 401 Evelyn Madrid Erhard. 6 January 2012. "Affordable Care Act comes back again. People are so glad that it passed; because for one thing, it kept insurance companies from denying someone coverage if they had a preexisting condition, and that was a big win for everyday people, but people saw the need and would like to see us continue working on affordable care, and tweaking it, and making it better." (youtu.be)
  • Stephen Jones. Democracy for New Mexico: Democrat Evelyn Madrid Erhard Rallies Supporters in Quest for CD 2 Seat. 17 October 2011. "Erhard also promised to work hard to protect and strengthen the Affordable Care Act, and to support legislation that protects consumers against the abuses of the insurance industry." (www.democracyfornewmexico.com)
  • Fred Martino. KRWG: Newsmakers 401 Evelyn Madrid Erhard. 6 January 2012. “Affordable Care Act comes back again. People are so glad that it passed; because for one thing, it kept insurance companies from denying someone coverage if they had a preexisting condition, and that was a big win for everyday people, but people saw the need and would like to see us continue working on affordable care, and tweaking it, and making it better.” (youtu.be)
  • Stephen Jones. Democracy for New Mexico: Democrat Evelyn Madrid Erhard Rallies Supporters in Quest for CD 2 Seat. 17 October 2011. “Erhard also promised to work hard to protect and strengthen the Affordable Care Act, and to support legislation that protects consumers against the abuses of the insurance industry.” (Not a direct quote) (www.democracyfornewmexico.com)

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  • Evelyn Erhard. Home. 21 February 2012. "She has the support of seniors and will fight to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid." (www.evelynforcongress.com)
  • Stephen Jones. Democracy for New Mexico: Democrat Evelyn Madrid Erhard Rallies Supporters in Quest for CD 2 Seat. 17 October 2011. "'Jobs are the number one issue,' she said, 'and we need to protect Social Security and Medicare. Pearce and the Republicans have signed on to the Ryan budget bill, so it's real important we elect someone with a priority to stand up for health care and to work for our seniors,' Erhard said." (www.democracyfornewmexico.com)
  • Evelyn Erhard. Home. 21 February 2012. “She has the support of seniors and will fight to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.” (www.evelynforcongress.com)
  • Stephen Jones. Democracy for New Mexico: Democrat Evelyn Madrid Erhard Rallies Supporters in Quest for CD 2 Seat. 17 October 2011. “'Jobs are the number one issue,' she said, 'and we need to protect Social Security and Medicare. Pearce and the Republicans have signed on to the Ryan budget bill, so it's real important we elect someone with a priority to stand up for health care and to work for our seniors,' Erhard said.” (www.democracyfornewmexico.com)

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