Candidate Profile
Robert Deuell

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Robert Deuell
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 2
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Eagle Forum TX, 2013:  70%
Heritage Alliance TX (HA), 2012:  67%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2013:  55%, 56%
Empower Texans, 2013:  53%
Right to Life TX, 2013:  53%

60%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2013:  0%

43%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

1
Texas Association of Business and Commerce

Reported by Candidate

1
Texas Alliance for Life National Rifle Association Texas State Rifle Association Texas Association of Business (BAC-PAC) Texas Farm Bureau Life PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
37
Angie Chen Button, Associated Republicans of Texas, Barbara Nash, Bennett Ratliff, Brian Birdwell, Bryan Hughes and 31 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
32
Associated Builders and Contractors, Barry 'Kip' Averitt, Cathie Adams, Charles Schwertner, Craig Estes, David Dewhurst and 26 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
International Association of Firefighters, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
American Federation of Teachers, Association of Texas Professional Educators, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts, International Association of Firefighters, International Union of Police Associations, Texas Parent PAC

Summary

11%

LIBERAL

89%

CONSERVATIVE

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.

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.

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.

Agree

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

Agree

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

Neutral

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.

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

16. 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.

Neutral

17. 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.

The U.S. Constitution, then Texas Constitution are our authorities, granted and amendable by the governed.

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in Christ Jesus as my Lord and Savior. He has saved me from my sins and gives me the power to see and do his will. I believe he has placed me in public life to do his will in areas of public policy, especially in the protection of life at all stages.


Background

Education
  • University of North Texas, Denton
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, BS
  • Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, MD
Work & Military
  • Greenville Community Health Center, Medical Director
  • MHMR of Hunt County, Board Member
Affiliations
  • Republican Party
  • Aldersgate Church, Deacon
Offices
  • GISD School Board, Held 3
  • Texas State Senator, Held 11
 

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