Marty, John

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
MN State Senate
Political Affiliation:


Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • ?Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Position based upon candidate record or extensive research

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should abortions be banned after fetal heartbeat is detected (around 6 weeks gestation)? N Note: On reproductive freedom caucus
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2. Do you oppose all taxpayer funding of abortion? N Note: Endorsed by Pro-Choice Minnesota.
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3. Do you oppose physician assisted suicide, also referred to as aid in dying? N Note: Coauthored end of life
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4. Do you oppose public school policies that promote transgender ideology, such as comprehensive sex education? N Note: Statement
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5. Do you support legislation that preserves girls’ and women’s athletics for biological females? N Note: Statement
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6. Do you support school choice legislation, such as tuition tax credits, that would enable parents to choose the school that best suits their child’s needs? N Note: Endorsed by MN DFL.
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7. Should people have their religious freedom protected if they refuse to participate in a same-sex wedding? N Note: He introduced a marriage equality bill long before other DFLers were even willing to talk about the issue, and was an outspoken advocate for same-sex marriage for years, leading to its passage.
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8. Do you oppose efforts to ban voluntary biblical counseling in the areas of gender and sexuality? N Note: Author of Conversion Therapy ban and establishment of LGBTQI Council bill
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9. Do you support a parent’s fundamental right to direct the upbringing of their children, including their education and health care? N Note: Vote on Parental Curriculum Review. 2022 MN Senate Journal 5209-5210.
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