U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
11-08-16 General Election
 

Mark Dey Gladney (D)

 

Richard "Ric" McCluskey (L)

 

Shawn O'Hara (Ref)

Rep.

Steven Palazzo (R)

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Mark Dey Gladney (D)
Richard "Ric" McCluskey (L)
Shawn O'Hara (Ref)
Steven Palazzo (R)

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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
  Stands on Issues

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Neutral
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Neutral
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Agree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Strongly Disagree
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Based on our founding documents it would be Constitution, voters and God. While the Supreme Court is perceived to have power over Congress, they were intended to act as a checks and balance when Congress failed to follow the Constitution.
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   In the rare occurrence that a mother's life is in danger. Should not be allowed as a form of birth control. The states should determine how they would treat it versus the Federal Government.
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   The yearn for power of a Centralized Authority and to protect the individual from government and the whims of the majority.
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   I am a Christian saved by the blood of Christ. I refuse to drag my religion through the mud for political gain. My political views are congruent with my religious beliefs and will reflect. However, I try to not use religion to defend my stances because those that I have to defend the stances from may not have the religious convictions I do therefore my points would not suffice.
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   Very Conservative
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   I have countless articles I have written and interviews that are for the public to see.
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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

Gladney:   (Did not answer)
McCluskey:   ric4congress@gmail.com
O'Hara:   (Did not answer)
Palazzo:   (Did not answer)

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  Background
Mark Dey Gladney (D)
Richard "Ric" McCluskey (L)
Shawn O'Hara (Ref)
Steven Palazzo (R)

Education

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Education

  • Greene County High, Leakesville, Diploma, 2003
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Na, 2012

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Vocational & Military Experience

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Vocational & Military Experience

  • United States Marine Corps, Corporal, 2003-2007
  • Financial Advisor, Advisor, 2011-2016
  • Chris McDaniel for US Senate, Senior Staffer, 2013-2014
  • CASTLE, Executive, 2016

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  • Moose Lodge, Legionnaire
  • American Legion, Member

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