Herndon vs Woodward - How they measure up when voting

How Would Scott Herndon Vote?

Below you’ll find several key bills that were voted on and how Scott Herndon would have voted compared to his opponent.

Fairness in Women's Sports Act
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
H500/2020 Prohibits biological males from competing against girls in girls’ sports Bill Passed 24-11-0 Senate and 54-16-0 House. Governor signed.

 

Critical Race Theory budget
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
S1193/2021 Spends $6 million Federal grant money to teach leftist agenda to children aged birth to five years old. Includes Critical Race Theory. Bill Passed 18-17-0 Senate. No vote in House.

Herndon would have opposed S1193 for reasons including the agenda of the private partner receiving the grant and the Federal source of funding.

 

End Covid disaster Emergency
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
H135/2021 Would revise Idaho law regarding disaster emergency declarations. Protects balance of powers between legislative and executive branches. Bill passed 52-15-3 House, 25-10-0 Senate. Billed failed Governor’s veto override by 1 vote in Senate. Woodward voted AGAINST veto override.

 

Human Sexuality Instruction
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
H249/2021 Bill would require parental opt-in for human sexuality education topics in K-12 like gender identity, sexual orientation, eroticism, sexual pleasure, or sexual intimacy. Bill passed 56-12-2 House, killed in Senate Education committee with Woodward stating idaho does not need this bill.
  Every Republican voted for the bill in the House. Herndon would have voted FOR H249 in the senate.

 

School choice re: In-person instruction in K-12
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
H293/2021 Bill supports full-time, in-person instruction for K-12 students on school premises. If a school is unable to provide full-time, in-person instruction a parent has the option to withdraw their student to seek an alternative education solution. Bill passed 55-15-0 House. Bill Failed in senate Education committee with Woodward voting against.

Herndon would have supported H293 like all House Republicans did. School choice should always be supported, especially as regards in-person instruction during “Covid emergencies”.

 

Contraceptive Coverage
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
S1098/2021 Bill would require health benefit plans of private insurers to provide 12 month supplies of contraceptives
to policyholders.
Bill Failed 16-18-1 Senate.

Herndon would have voted against S1098. Having the state require private companies to sell birth control coverage is an idea of the Democratic Party, and having the state require private companies to sell elective products that may also be against certain conservative values is anti-Republican.

 

Medicaid Expansion Eligibility
Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote

Bill Outcome
S1204/2019 After voters passed Medicaid expansion, would add work and other requirements Bill Passed 19-16-0 Senate and 49-20-1 House. Governor signed.

Herndon opposed medicaid Expansion as passed by the voters, would have voted FOR S1204 and would work to reverse medicaid Expansion as passed by voters.

 

Common Core

 

Bill No./Session Description

How Woodward Voted

How Herndon Would Vote Bill Outcome
Administrative Rules Docket 08-0000-1900/2020 In 2020 the House and Senate had a rare opportunity to exit Common Core school curriculum. A House committee, led by Republicans, voted AGAINST Common Core standards. The rule then went to the Senate Education Committee.
Because the Senate education committee voted to preserve Common Core Standards (known as Idaho Content Standards), they remain in Idaho for now. There are a number of problems with Common Core, which you can review here.

 

Scott’s opponent has the lowest score among lawmakers in North Idaho. You deserve better representation!