ATR Releases 2012 List of State Taxpayer Protection Pledge Signers for June 12 Primaries


Posted by Kyle Baccei on Monday, June 11th, 2012, 12:01 PM PERMALINK


With the Maine, Nevada, South Carolina, and North Dakota primaries taking place tomorrow, Americans for Tax Reform has released an updated list of incumbents and challengers for state legislative office in each of these states who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. These candidates have made a written commitment to their constituents to oppose any and all efforts to increase taxes. ATR strongly encourages taxpayers to consider those who have made this commitment when they vote on Tuesday, June 12. The list of incumbents and challengers who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and will be on the ballot tomorrow is as follows:

Maine Incumbents

Gov. Paul R. LePage

Nichi Farnham (S-32)
Lois Snowe-Mello (S-15)
Doug Thomas (S-27)
Bruce Bickford (H-70)
Kathleen Chase (H-147)
Dale Crafts (H-104)
Dean A. Cray (H-28)
Jarrod S. Crockett (H-91)
Jeffery Gifford (H-12)
Peter Johnson (H-27)
Dennis Keschl (H-83)
L. Gary Knight (H-81)
Ricky Long (H-9)
Michael D. McClellan (H-103)
Susan Morissette (H-54)
Robert Nutting (H-78)
Beth A. O’Connor (H-145)
James Parker (H-18)
Wayne Parry (H-140)
John Picchiotti (H-84)
Deborah Sanderson (H-52)
Heather Sirocki (H-128)

Maine Challengers

Christopher Tyll (S-11)
Leslie Fossel (S-20)
Kathleen Caso (S-29)
Roderick Hathaway (S-30)
Edward Youngblood (S-31)
James Emerson (S-33)
Andre Cushing III (S-33)
John Ring Sr. (H-29)
Randall Poulton (H-42)
Leo Laehance (H-42)
Donna Hopkins (H-43)
James Raye (H-47)
Timothy Lajoie (H-47)
Alan Pinkham (H-51)
Matthew Mower (H-63)
John Picchiotti (H-84)
Clinton Brooke (H-84)
Edward Goff IV (H-86)
Thomas Skolfield (H-92)
Susan Austin (H-105)
Kenneth Myrick (H-123)
Matthew Maloney (H-126)
Sonya Lundh-Gay (H-134)
Bobby Mills (H-136)

Nevada Incumbents

Barbara Cegavske (S-8)
Don Gustavson (S-2)
Michael Roberson (S-5)
Richard McArthur (S-18)
John Hambrick (A-2)
Peter Livermore (A-40)

Nevada Challengers

Brent Jones (S-9)
Janine Hansen (S-19)
Barry Keller (A-5)
Megan Heryet (A-15)
Les McKay (A-21)
Swadeep Nigam (A-21)
Jeffrey Jones (A-21)
Tom Blanchard (H-35)
Jim Wheeler (A-39)
Phil Regeski (A-41)

South Carolina Incumbents

Gov. Nikki Haley

Kevin L. Bryant (S-3)
John Courson (S-20)
Michael Fair (S-6)
Larry Grooms (S-37)
Jake Knotts (S-23)
Shane Martin (S-13)
John Yancey McGill (S-32)
Harvey Peeler (S-14)
Nikki G. Setzler (S-26)
David Thomas (S-8)
Daniel B. Verdin (S-9)
Rita Allison (H-36)
Jimmy Bales (H-80)
Bruce Bannister (H-24)
Eric M. Bedingfield (H-28)
Eric Bikas (H-26)
Kenneth A. Bingham (H-89)
Don C. Bowen (H-8)
Joan Brady (H-78)
Tracy Edge (H-104)
Chip Huggins (H-85)
Dwight Loftis (H-19)
Jay Lucas (H-65)
Peter McCoy (H-115)
James H. Merrill (H-99)
Chris Murphy (H-98)
Steve Parker (H-37)
Andrew Patrick (H-123)
Rick Quinn (H-69)
William E. Sandifer, III (H-2)
Gary Simrill (H-46)
Garry R. Smith (H-27)
J. Roland Smith (H-84)
Murrell Smith (H-67)
William Taylor (H-86)
Brian White (H-6)

South Carolina Challengers

Riley Harvell (S-4)
James "Jim" Lee (S-8)
Richard Bolen (S-18)
Debra Langley Kennedy (S-22)
Katrina Shealy (S-23)
Deedee Vaughters (S-26)
Duane Naquin (S-26)
John Steinberger (S-41)
Ed Harris (H-3)
John McCravy (H-13)
Samuel Rivers Jr. (H-15)
William Gray (H-41)
Randall English (H-42)
Larry Richardson (H-68)
Kirkman Finlay III (H-75)
Chuck Hill (H-76)
Ben Kinlaw (H-91)
Jordan Bryngelson (H-97)
Ed Carter (H-97)
Gary Stephens (H-104)
William Wiegand (H-105)
Rod Smith (H-106)
Stephen Goldfinch Jr. (H-108)
Will Freeman (H-111)

North Dakota Incumbents

Joe Miller (S-10)
Wesley R. Belter (H-22)
Craig Headland (H-29)
Jim Kasper (H-46)
Scott Louser (H-5)
Karen M. Rohr (H-31)
Roscoe Streyle (H-3)
Blair B. Thoreson (H-44)

North Dakota Challengers

Dwight Kiefert (H-24)
Sebastian Ertelt (H-26)
Mike Peterson (H-42)
 

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