Candidate Profile
Terry Rice

Republican, Arkansas

Biography

Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2013:  89%
Arkansas Project (TAP), 2013:  61%

82%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

0
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
30
Bruce Holland, Bruce Westerman, Bryan King, Cecile Bledsoe, Charlene Fite, Charlie Collins and 24 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
15
Bruce Westerman, Bryan King, Charlotte Douglas, Douglas House, Duncan Baird, Gary Stubblefield and 9 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

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.

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?

No answer

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.

No Answer

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.

No answer

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian

Background

Education

  • Waldron High School, Waldron, diploma, 1972

Work & Military

  • Rice Furniture & Appliance, President / Co-Owner, 40
  • Ark Homefurnishings Assoc, President 1/ Board member7, 8
  • Associated Volume BuyerSE, Board member, 2

Affiliations

  • Bates Baptist Church, deacon

Offices

  • State Representative, Held 6

Details

2014 NRA Grade: A Arkansas Family Council survey - http://arkansasvotersguide.com/?page_id=13&officeid=11&district=9

 

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