Candidate Profile
Sheri Jesiel

Republican , Illinois

Biography

Name
Sheri Jesiel
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 61
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Liberal Organizations

Citizen Action IL, 2015:  20%, 20%

20%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
State Representative JoAnn Osmond Beach Park Mayor John Hucker NFIB Activator PAC (Il Farm Bureau) more coming in

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
David McSweeney, Nick Sauer

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
American Association of School Administrators

Summary

34%

LIBERAL

66%

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. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry into the country.

Strongly Agree

3. More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

No Answer

6. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

No Answer

7. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

No Answer

8. Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

No Answer

9. 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.

No Answer

10. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

No Answer

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

No Answer

12. Patients should be permitted and licensed to smoke marijuana for medical purposes without police interference, and authorized persons should be permitted to possess marijuana and operate a motor vehicle after consumption.

No Answer

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

No Answer

14. 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.

No Answer

15. School districts should be required to teach sex education in grades 6-12 using only "comprehensive sex ed" resources, which may include undefined “age-appropriate” information on sexuality, including contraception, homosexuality, bisexuality, and Gender Identity Disorder.

No Answer

16. Efforts to expand gambling with new casinos and additional slot machines do not pose a threat to families and businesses.

No Answer

17. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

No Answer

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

No Answer

19. Therapy for children who have unwanted same-sex attraction should be banned.

No Answer

20. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

(Did not answer)

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, BS, 1997
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Christ Community Church, many various incl small group leader for HS girls
  • Camp Zion, retreat staff, Program Director for Jr Hi camps
  • Benton Township Republicans, Township Chairman
  • Zion-Benton Leadership Academy, participant
Offices
  • Benton Township Chairman, Held 2
  • Precinct Committeeman, Held 4
 

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