Candidate Profile
Lucas Roebuck

Republican, Arkansas

Biography

Name
Lucas Roebuck
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 87
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Conservative Arkansas PAC

Reported by Candidate

0
Conservative Arkansas

Questionnaire

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 are the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

Neutral

3. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

4. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

5. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Strongly Agree

6. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

10. There should be a strict constitutional spending limit for state and local governments that would tie the rate of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Agree

11. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

13. Where minor children are involved, divorce laws should be reformed to include mutual consent of both parents and an increased waiting period, unless there is fault or abuse.

Strongly Agree

14. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

Strongly Disagree

15. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

Strongly Agree

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

Power corrupts a sinful mankind. The consolidation of power under one office leads to abuse and ultimately tyranny. By creating competing branches of government, and limiting the power of those branches, the Constitution creates safeguards against corruption.

17. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Strongly Disagree

18. 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, Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a sinner, saved by the grace of my LORD, Jesus Christ. I believe that a sincere relationship with God cannot be separated from any aspect of one's life. Thus I try (!) to live my life by God's will at all times, best defined by Micah 6:8 (He has show you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God) and Matthew 22:28 (Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind).

Background

Education

  • John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR, BS, Journalism, 1997
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, MA, Journalism (Poli Sci emphasis), 2006

Work & Military

  • John Brown University, Director of University Communication, 5
  • Northwest Nazarene University, Assistant Professor of Journalism, 2
  • KNWA-NBC, Assignment Editor, 1
  • NWA Media Newspaper Group, Managing Editor, Opinion Page Editor, 5

Affiliations

  • New Beginnings Crisis Pregnancy Center, Contributor
  • NRA, Member
  • Benton County Republican Committee, Member, Volunteer
  • Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce, Member; Committee Chair (web); Strategic Planning
  • Allen Elementary PTO, Volunteer Coordinator
  • Siloam Springs Friends of the Library, New Library Tactical Committee Member
  • Sager Creek Community Church, Children's Church Teacher, etc.
  • Huck's Army (Grassroots Support for Huckabee 08), Public Information Officer

Offices

  • State Representative, Sought 2002

Details

2014 NRA Grade: AQ Arkansas Family Council survey - http://arkansasvotersguide.com/?page_id=13&officeid=12&district=87

 

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