Candidate Profile
Steve Lonegan

Republican, New Jersey


Steve Lonegan
U.S. Rep., Dist. 3

Panel Rating




Conservative Campaign Committee, Freedom Defenders, Gun Owners of America Political Victory Fund, New Jersey Tea Party Caucus/Team NJ, Right Wing News, Tea Party Express, West New Jersey Tea Party


Ron Paul

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Tea Party Express Former Congressman Ron Paul The NJ Tea Party Caucus Conservative Campaign Committee

Selected Contributions


Scott Garrett
American Commitment Action Fund, American Future Fund, Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama, Citizens for Prosperity in America, Citizens United, Club for Growth and 23 more







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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly 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 Disagree

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 Disagree

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?

A distrust of government in central power placed into the hands of men

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

1-Repeal of Patient Affordable Care Act. This is an intrusion into our personal liberities 2-Repeal Common Core, the federal government should have no role in our childrens education. 3-Reduce the crushing regulations effecting our economy and businesses

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

Only the life of the mother

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.

God Constistion Voters Congress Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in our savor Jesus Christ



  • William Paterson University, Wayne, BA, 1980
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, MBA, 1981

Work & Military

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  • Federation of Independent Busines, National Vice President
  • Bogota Chamber of Commerce, Founder
  • School at St Joseph Church, President Marketing Committee
  • Bogota Student Loan Association, Chairman
  • Knights of Columbus, Member
  • Elks Club, Member


  • Mayor, Held 1996-2007
  • Governor of New Jersey, Sought 2007
  • US Senate from New Jersey, Sought 2013

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