Candidate Profile
Patrick Testin

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Patrick Testin
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 71
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

3
National Rifle Association, Wisconsin Associated Builders, Wisconsin Family Action PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
10
Alberta Darling, Associated Builders and Contractors, John Spiros, Kevin David Petersen, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Mary Czaja and 4 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

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.

Disagree

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.

Agree

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

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 Disagree

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

The 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?

Our founding fathers understood the need to keep government limited because they saw first hand what government unchecked could do to hinder personal liberty and freedom. America's founders truly embodied the notion "that government is best which governs least," (Henry David Thoreau 1849).

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.

NRA: "AQ" Rating

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 Marinette High School 2006, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point B.S. 2011. Member of the Portage County Republican Party. Former Political Director of the WI Federation of College Republicans. Former Chairman of UWSP College Republicans. Former Senator for the Student Government Association at UWSP. Former volunteer high school football coach for Crivitz High School 2007.

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

Portage County Republican Party, UWSP College Republicans, WI Federation of College Republicans.


Background

Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, B.S. Political Science, 2011
  • Marinette High School, Marinette, HS Diploma, 2006
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Republican Party of Portage County, Chairman
  • Elk's Lodge 641, Member
  • Ignite Leadership Network of Portage County, Member
Offices
  • State Assembly 71st District, Sought 2012
 

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