Candidate Profile
Fred Ellison

Republican , Missouri


Fred Ellison
State Representative, Dist. 132

Panel Rating

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Conservative Organizations





Missouri Right to Life

Reported by Candidate

Missouri Right to Life 7th District Missouri Republican Assembly

Other Information



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.


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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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


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.


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.


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.


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.

Strongly 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?

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

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 Supreme Court Congress Voters

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

Pregnancy which threatens the life of the mother. Pregnancy which is the result of rape or incest.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian and believe in individual sovereignty and responsibility. I believe that a father and mother have the responsibility to work to provide for themselves and their children, as well, as be voluntarily benevolent to those in their community who cannot provide for themselves. I believe that each person has the obligation to stand for the truth.


  • Drury College, Springfield, BA, 1975
  • Glendale High School, Springfield, Graduated, 1971
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Grant Beach Neighborhood Assoc, Treasurer
  • Sunset Church of Christ, Member
  • Police/Fire Pension Taskforce, Member
  • Springfield City Council, Sought 2009, 2011

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