U.S. Rep., Dist. 6
11-06-18 General Election
 

Andy Barr (R)

 

James Germalic (I)

 

Frank Harris (L)

 

Amy McGrath (D)

 

Rikka Wallin (I)

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Andy Barr (R)
James Germalic (I)
Frank Harris (L)
Amy McGrath (D)
Rikka Wallin (I)

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  Endorsements
3 Conserv.    0 Liberal    0 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • National Right to Life
  • National Rifle Association
  • US Chamber of Commerce
  • National Federation of Ind. Businesses
  • National Realtors Assn
  • National Builders Assn
0 Conserv.    0 Liberal    0 Other

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0 Conserv.    5 Liberal    0 Other

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  Info from Other Sources
Voted for Obama's budget deal with Republicans in December 2015 http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll705.xml

One of the Republicans who voted for the 2018 Omnibus Spending package on March 22, 2018. The vehicle for the roll call vote was H.R. 1625. The package included continued funding for Planned Parenthood and sanctuary cities, no funding for new border wall construction, and no funding for Veterans Affairs reforms.

  Stands on Issues

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Agree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

Barr:   Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Agree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Neutral

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Agree

I support sanctuary cities.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Agree

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Barr:   Strongly Disagree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Agree

The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

Barr:   Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Barr:   Strongly Agree
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Strongly Disagree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Barr:   2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   2010 General Election, 2010 Democratic Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Democratic Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Democratic Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Democratic Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Barr:   Only in the circumstances of rape, incest or where the life of the mother is at risk.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   All, until the fetus is viable

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Barr:   Strong military, withdraw from and strengthen the Iran Nuclear deal, support Israel and our moderate Arab partners (when/where it makes sense)
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   Stop terrorizing the countries of the Middle East! Stop bombing innocent people in predominantly Islamic areas of the world. Close at least half of our

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

Barr:   A government must have the support and will of the people it governs -- government receives its power from the people -- not the other way around.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Barr:   I am a practicing Christian.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Barr:   Conservative
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

Barr:   https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/garland_barr/412541
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

Barr:   The key to lowering costs in healthcare is promoting more competition and getting rid of unnecessary costs (defensive medicine and lawsuits). The American Health Care Act which I voted for, do just that.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Barr:   I have supported the Trump Administration's unshackling of our economy through tax cuts and deregulation. I voted for the tax bill and am advocating making the individual tax cuts permanent.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

What changes should be made to the tax code?

Barr:   I voted for the tax bill and am advocating making the individual tax cuts permanent. I would also like to see additional capital gains relief to spur additional investment.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Barr:   Under President Trump, employment is at an all time low -- 3.9%. This is due to our booming economy powered by tax cuts and deregulation.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Barr:   Keep the system the same for the retirees and near-retirees. Allow younger workers additional savings options to supplement SS.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

Barr:   I have served the 6th Congressional District of KY since 2013 and humbly ask for my constituents to vote for me in November.
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

Barr:   info@andybarrforcongress.com
Germalic:   (Did not answer)
Harris:   (Did not answer)
McGrath:   (Did not answer)
Wallin:   (Did not answer)

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

Barr:  
Germalic:  
Harris:  
McGrath:  
Wallin:  
  Background
Andy Barr (R)
James Germalic (I)
Frank Harris (L)
Amy McGrath (D)
Rikka Wallin (I)

Education

  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, JD, 01
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, BA, 96

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Education

  • U of M, Minneapolis, No, 75
  • MAVTI, Minneapolis, Yes, 77
  • Southeastern Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Yes, 95

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Affiliations (Charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations affiliated with as a leader, member, contributor, or volunteer)

  • Prevent Child Abuse KY, Board Member

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Political Offices Held

  • US Congressman, 5

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