Candidate Profile
Charles Groeteke

Republican , Missouri

Biography

Name
Charles Groeteke
Party
Republican
Race
State Representative, Dist. 112
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Conservative Party Missouri, Missouri Right to Life

Others

1
The Clean Up Crew PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
Missouri Right to Life

Selected Contributions

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Summary

100%

LIBERAL

0%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

NRA GRADE: AQ

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.

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

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.

Neutral

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. 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?

The Laws of Nature and Natures God.

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, Congress, Supreme Court

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

Only to save the life of the mother.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian and believe in Christian values.


Background

Education
  • Southwest High School, St. Louis, 1973
  • Jefferson College, Jefferson County, 2009
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Jefferson County Pachyderm Club, Charter Member
  • National Rifle Association, Life Member
Offices
  • County Councilman, Held 2011-2012
  • Rock Township Ambulance Board of Directors, Held 2012-Present
 

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