Candidate Profile
Sid Miller

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Sid Miller
Party
Republican
Race
Agriculture Commissioner
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2012:  162%
Empower Texans, 2012:  A+
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2012:  84%
Heritage Alliance TX (HA), 2012:  67%
Eagle Forum TX, 2012:  40%

91%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2012:  0%

24%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

8
Adams, Cathie, American Gun Rights, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texas Home School Coalition, Texas Patriots PAC and 2 more

Reported by Candidate

1
Texans For Fiscal Responsibility Texas Eagle Forum Young Conservatives of Texas Texas Right to Life Conservative Republicans of Texas Ted Nugent

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
23
Allen Fletcher, Associated Republicans of Texas, Charles "Doc" Anderson, Dan Flynn, GOPAC, Jim Pitts and 17 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
40
Allen Fletcher, Associated Builders and Contractors, Cathie Adams, Charlie Geren, Conservative Coalition of Harris County, Conservative Republicans of Texas and 34 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
American Association for Justice, American Federation of Teachers, International Association of Firefighters, International Union of Police Associations

Summary

6%

LIBERAL

94%

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.

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.

Strongly 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.

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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Disagree

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.

God Voters Constitution Supreme Court Congress

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior. The Bible is the true word of God.


Background

Education
  • Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX, Vocational Agriculture, B.S. - Honors Graduate, 1978
  • Cisco Junior College, Cisco, TX, AA - Honors Graduate, 1976
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Texas Right to Life, Member
  • Choices Pregnancy Care Center, Board Member
  • Farm Bureau, Director
  • Dublin Farmers Cooperative, Board Member/ President
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Lifetime Member
  • Legislative Tea Party Caucus, Founding Board Member
  • Texas House Republican Caucus, Chairman
  • Cowboy Church of Erath County, Founding Member & Elder
Offices
  • State Representative, HD 59, Held 2000-2012
  • Stephenville ISD School Board Member, Held 1998-2000
 

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