Candidate Profile
Rick Gudex

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Rick Gudex
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 18
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2016:  100%
Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  88%, 94%

98%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  11%, 20%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  14%, 11%

16%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

3
Pro Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Right To Life, Governor Scott Walker, National Rifle Association, Wisconsin Family Action PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
10
Alberta Darling, Glenn Grothman, Jeremy Thiesfeldt, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Luther Olsen, Michael Schraa and 4 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
14
Alberta Darling, Associated Builders and Contractors, Dan Feyen, Don Pridemore, Glenn Grothman, Joe Leibham and 8 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
American Wind Energy Association
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
International Association of Firefighters, International Union of Operating Engineers, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Summary

18%

LIBERAL

82%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly 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?

No

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

Bestowed upon each of us by our God were "certain unalienable rights". Our natural rights. And our forefathers did not want to step on those rights.....like you are seeing today.

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.

Wisconsin Family Action, Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Right to Life, School Choice, NRA, American Childrens Federation

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

Holy Family Catholic Parish Knights of Columbus #664 Fraternal Order of Elks #57 Fond du Lac City Council/ President Eden Village Board Mayville City Council Mayor of the City of Mayville Graduate St. Mary Springs H.S

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

Holy Family Catholic Parish Habitat for Humanity Wisconsin Republican Party Fond du Lac County Republican Party Winnebago County Republican Party Republican National Party


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