Sylvia Garcia did not provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2022 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.
For Presidential and Congressional candidates who refuse to provide voters with their positions, Vote Smart has researched their public records to determine their likely responses. These issue positions are from 2022.
|Yes||In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?|
|Yes||In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?|
|Yes||Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?|
|Yes||Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?|
|No||Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?|
|Yes||Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?|
|Yes||Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?|
|No||Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?|
|No||Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?|
|No||Do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes?|
|I support the legal use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.|
|Yes||Should the United States use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the U.S. from possessing a nuclear weapon?|
|No||Do you support increased American intervention in Middle Eastern conflicts beyond air support?|
|I believe we should always try to use diplomacy to prevent nuclear proliferation, but I could envision a situation where military intervention would be necessary to prevent a dangerous regime from attaining a nuclear weapon. Although I would need to see indisputable evidence of this before making a decision. In the current climate, I would not support increasing American intervention into the Middle East, but this could change depending on the situation.|
Vote Smart does not permit the use of its name or programs in any campaign activity, including advertising, debates, and speeches.