Candidate Profile
Michel Moffatt

Republican , West Virginia


Michel Moffatt
State Rep., Dist. 22

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Conservative Organizations

Citizens Defense League WV (WVCDL), 2013:  A+




Reported by Candidate

WV Business Industry Council West Virginians for Life (other endorsements will be shared as they come in


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.

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Man's greed and the temptation of power lead to the Founder's separation of powers to have checks.

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 Disagree

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.

I believe it would be God, Constitution, Supreme Court, Congress, Voters.

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a life long Catholic.


  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, BS IE, 1994
Work & Military
  • Danaher Tool Group. Garland, TX, Value Stream Manager, 3
  • Danaher Tool Group, Springfield, MA, Plant Closing & Plant Startup, Production Supervis, 2
  • Southco, Inc., Honeoye Falls, NY, Lean Champion/Production Supervisor, 3
  • U.S. Aluminum Inc., Haskell, NJ, Plant Superintendent, 3
  • Ascension Church, President, Parish & Family Life Group,
  • Ascension Church, Parish Council member
  • Lincoln County Fair Board, Treasurer
  • Putnam County Republican Club, Vice President & past President
  • Putnam County Rotary, Member
  • Putnam County Chapter of WV For Life, Member
  • National Rifle Association, Life Member
  • Putnam County Relay for Life, Logistics Chair
  • WV House of Delegates, Sought 2012

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