1. A commitment to curbing the spread of Covid-19: Both Governor DeSantis and former Governor Haley expressed the need to keep communities safe, with DeSantis advocating for contact tracing strategies and Haley citing the need to be proactive in establishing public health practices.
2. Support for businesses: In the town halls, both leaders expressed a desire to support businesses as they transition to a post-Covid world. Together they put an emphasis on responsible, targeted relief efforts to help businesses stay afloat.
3. Emphasis on education: Both Haley and DeSantis talked of the importance of students getting back to school and highlighted their plans to improve the educational system.
4. Open government: Both Haley and DeSantis made it a point to discuss the need for transparency in government, with Haley stressing the importance of avoiding corruption and DeSantis focusing on protecting the rights of citizens to access government information.
5. Commitment to racial justice: Both leaders made it clear that they share the same goal of eradicating racial injustice in their respective states, with Haley stressing the importance of open communication and DeSantis emphasizing the need for criminal justice reform.