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As Election Day approaches, the Armenian National Committee of America would like to give your campaign a simple but highly effective way to connect directly with Armenian American voters in your district.
By responding to the 2016 ANCA Candidate Questionnaire, you will be reaching highly motivated Armenian American voters on the issues they care about most. We will widely publicize your answers to Armenian American voters through our community newspapers, television shows, mail, the Internet, our website and election guides. Copies of your responses will also be distributed at events throughout the Armenian community between now and Election Day.
Below are questions on issues of special concern to Armenian American voters. Please fill in the online form, upload your signature and click "Submit." If you would prefer, you can
download a PDF version
of the 2016 ANCA Candidate Questionnaire and email / fax your response to the ANCA at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 223-7964.
Armenian Genocide: The government of Turkey continues to deny the Armenian Genocide, Ottoman Turkey's systematic massacre and deportation of millions of Armenians and other Christians between 1915 and 1923.
1) Will you support a truthful and just resolution of the Armenian Genocide?
2) Will you encourage Turkey to return stolen/confiscated Christian churches and religious properties, and to respect the rights and religious freedoms of surviving Christians communities?
U.S.-Armenia Relations: U.S.-Armenia relations, once based largely upon aid, are today driven by shared values and empowered by growing bilateral trade and investment.
3) Will you support bilateral U.S.-Armenia trade and investment promotion initiatives, such as a Double Tax Treaty?
4) Will you support targeted economic aid to strengthen U.S.-Armenia commercial relations?
Nagorno Karabakh: The independent Nagorno Karabakh Republic, having overcome Soviet tyranny and defeated Azerbaijan's war of aggression, has built a free and democratic society committed to regional peace.
5) Will you support the security and independent status of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic?
6) Will you support continued U.S. aid to Nagorno Karabakh for projects such as de-mining, child healthcare, and rehabilitation centers?
Regional Peace: The U.S. plays a constructive leadership role in OSCE Minsk Group's efforts to bring about a fair and lasting Nagorno Karabakh peace.
7) Will you press Azerbaijan to end its acts of aggression, threats of war, anti-Armenian incitement, and escalation of regional tensions?
8) Will you pressure Turkey to end its illegal blockade of Armenia?
Middle East Christians: Armenians, other Christians, and many at-risk minorities remain vulnerable to regional conflicts and growing ethnic and religious intolerance.
9) Will you help close existing gaps in the delivery of humanitarian aid to at-risk Armenians and other Syrian and Middle East Christians?
10) Will you support U.S. assistance to help Armenia settle refugees fleeing genocidal violence in Syria and the Middle East?
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