Candidate Profile
Jane MacPherson

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Jane MacPherson
Party
Republican
Race
State Senate, Dist. 50
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
LifePacPA

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Rated Pro-Life by Life PAC - http://www.lifepac.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Primary-2014-new1.pdf

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.

Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

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.

Agree

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

The Founders wanted to limit greed, control and dominance because unchecked power corrupts.

17. 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

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, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian by faith. Student of the Bible.


Background

Education
  • Howland High School, Warren, yes, 1978
  • Youngstown State U, Youngstown, no, 1992
Work & Military
  • North East Ohio Machinery, CAD certified, 1989
Affiliations
  • St Joseph Church Life Teen Staff, staff member
  • IHM Youth Leader, Mercer County Pro Life Bus organizer
  • Girl Scouts, School Leader Corrodinator
  • Girls slow pitch softball, headcoach
  • St Joseph church serenity singers, choir member
  • Erie Diocese Cursillo, Instructor
  • St Joesph Parish Council, council member
  • Precinct committee member, 2 term elected
Offices
  • Mercer County Recorder of deeds, Sought 2011
 

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