Candidate Profile
Chart Westcott

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Chart Westcott
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 108
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Others

1
Texas Association of Business and Commerce

Reported by Candidate

1
Texas Association of Business Texas Association of Realtors Texas Apartment Association County Commissioner Mike Cantrell Former County Commissioner Maurine Dickey Former State Representative Kenn George

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
23
Allen West Guardian Fund, Christi Craddick, Dan Branch, David Dewhurst, Elizabeth Ames Jones, Fred D. Thompson PAC and 17 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
Conservative Values Coalition PAC, DFW Conservative Voters, John T. Gill, National Right to Life Committee, Texas Alliance for Life, Young Conservatives of Texas

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

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.

Neutral

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.

No Answer

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, Constitution, Voters.

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a committed Christian and active in my church. I have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and I work to apply my faith in my daily life. I have been on mission trips with Christian charity organizations, and I am a small group leader in my church.


Background

Education
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, BA, 2007
  • Dedman School of Law Southern Methodist University, Dallas, JD, 2011
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • JFKDAY of Service, Founder and Chairman
  • Highland Park United Methodist Church, Small Group Leader
  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dallas, Board Member
  • Conservative Values Coalition PAC, Former Chairman
  • Dallas County Republican Party, Finance Committee Member
  • Young Americans for Romney, Dallas Chairman
  • Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, Economic Policy Committee Member
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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