Candidate Profile
Peter Vivaldi

Republican , Florida

Biography

Name
Peter Vivaldi
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 9
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Moderate

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
Commisioner Pete Clarke Anthony Suarez Esq. Roberto Candelario Pastor Orlando Javier Figuroa President APUK

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Floridians for Prosperity and Economic Liberty, Rene Plasencia

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Florida Catholic Conference of Bishops Candidate Questionnaire: http://www.flaccb.org/CQP/2014/responses/vivaldi_peter.html NRA GRADE: AQ - http://www.nrapvf.org/grades-endorsements/2014/florida.aspx

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 are the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Agree

6. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

12. 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 Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

No answer

16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

Taxation Job Creation Personal Liberty

17. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

Only in the case of rape or mother's life in danger.

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.

Born again christian and served as youth pastor for over a decade.


Background

Education
  • Southeastern College, Lakeland, Florida, 1981
  • International Seminary, Plymouth, Florida, BRE, 1984
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Hope Now International, Board Member
  • Mavericks Charter School, Board Member
  • Orange County Charter Commission, Board Member
  • CIF Church, Board Member
  • NaLEC, Board Member
  • Fans against child abuse, Chair
Offices
  • Congress, Sought 2014
 

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