Candidate Profile
Vaughn Sizemore

Republican , West Virginia


Vaughn Sizemore
State Rep., Dist. 36

Panel Rating

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Conservative Organizations

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





West Virginia Citizens Defense League

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WV Citizen's Defense League


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.


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.


7. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

(Did not answer)

8. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

(Did not answer)

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

11. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

(Did not answer)

12. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

14. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

(Did not answer)

15. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


  • WVU College of Law, Morgantown, JD, 1998
  • Marshall University, Huntington, BA, 1991
Work & Military
  • Bailey & Wyant, Attorney-Member, 14
  • Mercer County Circuit Court, Judicial Clerk, 2
  • Barboursville School-Highland Hospital, adolescent counselor, 7
  • Northern Tier Health Services, Social worker, 2
  • Vasculitis Foundation, Area Contact
  • National Kidney Foundation, contributor, fund raising
  • Susan G. Komen, contributor, fund raising
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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