Candidate Profile
Mark Donka

Republican , Vermont


Mark Donka
U.S. Rep., At Large

Panel Rating

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Selected Contributions


National Right to Life Committee







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. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.


3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.


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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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


8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

(Did not answer)

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 Agree

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?

(Did not answer)

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

1)Getting the National debt of 17 trillion under control and maximize economic growth 2)Repeal Obama care and introduce a workable solution that relies on free market 3)Protect our Constitutional rights that are under attack

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

Only in cases of rape or is the protection of the mothers life.

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.

Voters,God, constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


  • Boonton High School, Boonton NJ, 75
Work & Military
  • VT Police Academy, 1981
  • NH Police Academy, 1985
  • FBI National Academy, 1999
  • VT Police association, President 2005
  • VT Law Enforcement Hockey Club, Treasurer
  • Hartford Youth Hockey, Coach
  • Lightning Scocer, Asst. Coach
  • Hartford Select Board, Held 2009-2011
  • US Congress VT, Sought 2012

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