The Republican Women of Utah Valley hosted a debate on April 4 between Republican Senate candidates Orrin Hatch, Dan Liljenquist, and Chris Herrod. Below are questions from the debate split into separate video clips.
Question 1: What is your position on American space weaponization and what benefits could it have?
Question 2: What do you see as the greatest problem facing our nation? And how are you uniquely qualified to solve that problem
Further rebuttal to question 2: Senator Hatch has increased spending as a member of the Senate Finance Committee, what's going to change if he's chairman?
Question 3: Explain the Keystone Pipeline Project and your plan for Utah to develop our own natural resources.
Question 4: Explain Common Core and whether you believe it will be beneficial or detrimental to individual states.
Question 5: What is the role of the federal government and what will you do specifically to reverse the trend towards Washington DC becoming overly involved in our lives as American citizens?
Question 6, directed to Hatch: You've voted for many bills that have expanded government. How can we trust that you are the person to provide conservative, fiscal leadership?
Question 7, directed to Herrod: What would you do to solve our immigration problem?
Question 8, directed to Liljenquist: Can you address why you missed a quarter of the votes while serving in the Utah Senate?
Question 9: What is your favorite part of the Republican Party platform, and why?
Question 10: Is there a difference between leadership and seniority? If so, how would you describe that difference?
Question 11: What legislative accomplishment in your last term will help you in your role as a Senator to promote individual and state autonomy?
Question 12: What can you do to make sure Hill AFB stays open?
Further rebuttal to question 12
Question 13: How would you work with the Utah Legislature to further the cause of states' rights?