Select A Candidate ®

Candidate Positions on Stem cell research

The following positions reflect those used for each candidate in the Select A Candidate survey. They come from the candidates; public statements, Web sites, and responses to Minnesota Public Radio questionnaires. In some cases, candidiates have failed to respond to inquiries, and their position is noted as "No known opinion."

Question: Should federal funding be used to expand embryonic stem cell research?
Keith EllisonKeith Ellison ANSWER OPTION: Yes, support legislation to allow federal funding to be used to expand embryonic stem cell research. It is important the United States remain on the cutting edge of medical technology and our scientists are allowed to pursue life saving cures that will help all Americans.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: Ellison campaign

Barb WhiteBarb White ANSWER OPTION: I do not support federal funding for stem cell research.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: Barb Davis White is a strong pro-life supporter. (More Info)