Candidate Profile
Edward Brooks

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Edward Brooks
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 50
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  100%, 100%
Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2016:  83%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  11%, 40%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  13%, 8%
NARAL Pro-Choice WI, 2012:  F
Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI (PPAWI), 2012:  0%

12%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

2
Wisconsin Right to Life, National Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Luther Olsen, National Rifle Association, Scott Walker
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
7
Associated Builders and Contractors, Joan Ballweg, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Rifle Association, Robin Vos, State Republican Party Organizations, Tommy Thompson (WI)

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
National Education Association

Summary

9%

LIBERAL

91%

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 Disagree

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

Agree

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

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?

the childrens parents

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

rape,incest and life of the mother

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

individual freedom

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,congress,Supreme Court.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life,Wis. Farm Bureau, WMC,Wis Tavern League,Cooperative Network,DBA,

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

Graduate of UW-Madison(Ag Econ)worked for FmHA, PCA of Madison,been a dairy farmer for past 40 yrs., Past Chrmn of Foremost Farms USA,Past Chrmn of Cooperative Network. Currently serve as Chr. of Town of Reedsburg(Approx. 30 years) past member of US Army Reserve, achieved rank of SSGT. Member and past President of St. Johns' Lutheran church.

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

Served on numerous space needs committee for the Reedsburg School District. Member of the Republician Party of Sauk County and State of Wisconsin. member of St. Johns' Lutheran Church of Rock Springs. Volunteer for the Reedsburg Area United Fund. member of American Legion Post 350


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