Monday, January 14, 2008

UPDATE: Learn About The Candidates Views on Mental Health

In one of my recent Mental Health posts, I told you how NAMI sent out a questionnaire to all the presidential candidates. This is how it stand so far:

Democrats

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York
Questionnaire response

John Edwards, former Senator from North Carolina
Questionnaire response

Mike Gravel, former Senator from Alaska
Response pending

Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio
Response pending

Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois
Questionnaire response

Republicans

John Cox of Illinois
Response pending

Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City
Response pending

Mike Huckabee, former Governor of Arkansas
Response pending

Rep. Duncan Hunter of California
Response pending

Alan Keyes of Maryland
Response pending

Sen. John McCain of Arizona
Senator McCain has provided NAMI with this Mental Health Statement in lieu of a response to our questionnaire. The Campaign has informed us that it is Senator McCain’s policy not to respond to questionnaires.

Rep. Ron Paul of Texas
Response pending

Mitt Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts
The Campaign has informed us that it is Governor Romney’s policy not to respond to questionnaires. As with all candidates, we have asked whether they have information that they would like to submit on their mental healthcare/healthcare positions and the response is pending.

Fred Thompson, former Senator from Tennessee
Response pending

To view the statements or responses of candidates who have withdrawn from the presidential campaign, click here.

hopefully more will respond before the primaries are held here in my state. so I can make an informed decision before voting.

1 comments:

OhYeahBabe said...

Thank you so much for posting this information! I'm going to read it all. Will you update this post if you get more info?