Candidate Profile
Shamed Dogan

Republican , Missouri

Biography

Name
Shamed Dogan
Party
Republican
Race
State Representative, Dist. 98
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

87%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Missouri Right to Life

Reported by Candidate

1
State Auditor Tom Schweich Meramec GOP Committeeman Byron Keelin Wild Horse GOP Committeeman Ken Newhouse Former Parkway School Board member Bruce Majors
 

Other Information

NRA GRADE: B+

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

Disagree

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.

Neutral

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.

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

Disagree

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.

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Strongly Agree

16. 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.

Disagree

17. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

I think James Madison said it best in the Federalist No. 51: "If men were angels, no government would be necessary... In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself."

19. 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 Constitution Voters Supreme Court

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

Yes, to save the life of the mother.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a nondenominational Christian.


Background

Education
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT, BA, 2000
Work & Military
  • Washington University, Fundraiser, 5
  • Regional Business Council, Higher Education Coordinator, 2
  • Sen. Jim Talent, Legislative Assistant, 4
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee, Research Editor, 2
Affiliations
  • Epilepsy Foundation of MO & KS, Board of Directors
  • West St. Louis County Jaycees, Board member, volunteer
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis, Volunteer
  • Urban League Young Professionals, Volunteer, Member
  • St. Louis Young Republicans, Board member, volunteer
Offices
  • Alderman, City of Ballwin, Held 3
  • State Representative, Sought 2008
 

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