Updated: Jul 21
As election season reaches its climax, it’s natural to be fired up for a specific candidate, or your preferred political party. It’s perfectly normal to feel a sense of dread if the person you voted for isn’t successful. But to those of us at Mountain States Policy Center, the policies come first – no matter who is in office.
We have been asked many questions over the course of our first month, including whether we get involved in politics and/or support candidates for public office. The answer to both is no.
The people who contribute to our work are free to support whomever they choose – we believe in and support freedom of speech.
But as a 501c3 non-profit organization, Mountain States Policy Center does not and will not endorse any candidate. We don’t contribute to or support any political party. Our concentration is on the advancement of ideas.
That isn’t to say we don’t have an ideology – we certainly do. We believe in free market principles because free markets are the most revolutionary force for change the world has ever known. We believe in conservative, limited government.
But there is a difference between being ideological and being political.
No matter who wins the upcoming elections here at home and nationally, citizens, families and free markets need a voice, and both new and current elected officials will need ideas based on facts and research. That’s where we come in.
When your new city council, legislature or Congress gavels into session in January, you’ll want accurate information about what they are working on, and how it'll impact you. Count on it here – no matter who is in office.