Candidate Profile
Paul Ehlers

Libertarian , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Paul Ehlers
Party
Libertarian
Race
State Senator, Dist. 12
Incumbent
No
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1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and is the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Agree

3. Because evolution is widely accepted, students should not be taught about intelligent design.

Strongly Agree

4. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

6. States should require voters to show photo identification and prove citizenship in order to register to vote or to cast a vote.

Neutral

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

Neutral

8. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Disagree

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

Agree

10. Pure democracy is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Agree

11. Who has the primary responsibility to be sure children are properly educated?

Parents

12. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

Yes. Abortion is morally wrong but I do not have the moral authority to impose my beliefs on anyone

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

mission creep

14. 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.

God, Constitution,Voters, Supreme Court, Congress

15. Please list, up to six in number, the endorsements (groups or individuals) you would most like to promote.

United Way, NORML, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms, ABATE, Habitat for Humanity, Local Food Pantries

16. Please list your educational, military and vocational history, and any church and civic leadership positions held, and political positions held or sought.

BS, UW-Stevens Point, 1975 MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1977 Instructor, Nicolet Area Technical College, Rhinelander Owner, Community Music Centre, Rhinelander Kiwanis International, Rhinelander branch, Secretary Council Member, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rhinelander

17. What charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations have you been affiliated with as a member, contributor, or volunteer?

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rhinelander Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cornucopia United Way of Rhinelander Rhinelander Kiwanis American Cancer Society Treasurer, Libertarian Party of Wisconsin


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