Candidate Profile
John Spiros

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
John Spiros
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 86
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  89%, 94%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2016:  83%

94%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  11%, 31%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  13%, 6%

18%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

4
Wisconsin Right to Life, Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund, Wisconsin Family Action, National Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Jerry Petrowski, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Patrick Testin, Scott Walker
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
Associated Builders and Contractors, Bob Kulp, Jerry Petrowski, Robin Vos, State Republican Party Organizations

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
International Union of Operating Engineers, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry

Summary

19%

LIBERAL

81%

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.

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.

Neutral

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.

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?

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?

Giving absolute power to one branch of government can lead to tyranny or dictatorship. They recognized human imperfection and that a tendency to abuse power is ever present in the human heart.

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, Voters, Constitution, Congress and Supreme Court

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

Pro Life Wisconsin Right to Life Wisconsin

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

AAS-Law Enforcement MTCC Regional Police Academy-Arlington, TX United States Air Force City of Marshfield, Alderman District 8, elected 2005 to current Chairman of Finance and Budget Committee-Marshfield, WI Central Wisconsin State Fair Board of Directors Trucking Industry Defense Association Board of Directors

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

Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church Children's Miracle Network United Way MDA Disabled Veterans Association Trucking Industry Defense Association American Trucking Association Marshfield Rotary City of Marshfield MACCI


Background

Education
  • MTCC, Omaha, AAS, 1985
Work & Military
  • USAF, E-5, 79-85
Affiliations
  • Marshfield Elks, Member
  • Marshfield Rotary, Member
  • Childrens Miracle Network, Contributor
  • Disabled Veterans Assoc., Contributor
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2013-2015
  • City Alderman, Held 2005-2013
  • State Representative, Sought 2011-2013
 

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