Candidate Profile
Robert "Bob" Marshall

Republican , Virginia

Biography

Name
Robert "Bob" Marshall
Party
Republican
Race
House of Delegates, Dist. 13
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Family Foundation VA, 2015:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  80%, 85%

85%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters VA (VALCV), 2015:  50%, 60%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations VA (AFL-CIO VA), 2012:  33%
NARAL Pro-Choice VA, 2014-15:  0%, 0%
Planned Parenthood Advocates of VA, 2012:  0%

23%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

4
Family Research Council, National Rifle Association, Virginia Citizens Defense League PAC, Virginia Society for Human Life PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Dominion Leadership Trust, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
19
Brent Bozell, Commonwealth Sportsmen's Alliance, Dominion Leadership Trust, Eagle Forum, Family Research Council, Growth Opportunity and Prosperity PAC and 13 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
League Of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

No Answer

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?

Law should protect the lives of the baby and mother equally. Doctors should heal not kill patients.

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

Power has a tendency to corrupt, absolute power has a tendency to corrupt absolutely. So limits are needed.

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 (consent of the governed), Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

15. Please list the six (6) most important endorsements you have received from groups or individuals.

Voters in my district, VA Society for Human Life, NRA, FRC Action, Natl. Federation of Independent Business, VA Citizens Defense League, Gun Owners of America.

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

B. A. History/Philosophy, Belmont Abbey College; M. A Humanities CA State University; Elected VA House of Delegates, 1991 to present; chaired Conflict of Interest Study for General Assembly, Chaired, Stem Cell Study for General Assembly (recommended no public funds for embryonic stem cell research), teacher, construction worker, construction site photographer, mailman, plumber, public policy researcher, Congressional aide, Executive Director Arlington Catholic Diocese Family Life Office.

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

All Saints Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Little League Baseball, Cub Scouts, Prince William County Road Realignment Committee, pro-life pregnancy aid centers.


Background

Education
  • Montgomery Jr. College, Tacoma Park MD, AA
  • Belmont Abey College, Belmont, NC, BA, 1968
  • California State, Dominguez Hills, CA, MA, 1990
Work & Military
  • Virginia House of Delegates, Delegate, 1992 to present
  • Congressional aide, Legislative Assistant, 6 years
  • Catholic elementary-secondary schools, English and history teacher, 1 1/2 years
  • construction jobs, photographer, employee
Affiliations
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Belmont Abbey College, debate team
  • Crisis Pregnancy Centers, donor
Offices
  • House of Delegates, Held 1992-present
  • House of Representatives, Sought 2014
  • US Senate, Sought 2008, 2012
 

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