Mary Kunesh-Podein

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 20 weeks, the point at which an unborn child can feel pain? N Note: Pain-Capable Amendment (Scott) (MFC SUPPORT) 4/25/19 (House Journal, pages 4381-4385)
2. Do you oppose taxpayer funding of abortion? N Note: Endorsed by Emily’s List
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3. Do you oppose physician assisted suicide, also referred to as aid in dying? N Note: Endorsed MN DFL Candidate.
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4. Do you oppose public school policies that promote transgender ideology? N Note: Amendment to Delete Comprehensive Sex Ed mandate (Bennett) (MFC SUPPORT) 4/23/19 (House Journal, pages 4031-4033)
5. Do you support legislation that preserves women’s athletics for biological females? N Note: Endorsed MN DFL Candidate.
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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 Education Minnesota.
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7. Should people have their religious freedom protected if they refuse to celebrate a same-sex wedding because of their deeply held religious beliefs? N Note: Endorsed MN DFL Candidate.
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