Candidate Profile
Krishna Bansal

Republican , Illinois

Biography

Name
Krishna Bansal
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 84
Incumbent
No
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Endorsements

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Congressman Randy Hultgren Congressman Peter Roskam State Rep Mike Fortner State Rep Darlene Senger Naperville Councilman Steve Chirico Naperville Park Dist. Pres. Mike Reilly

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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

To save the life of the mother. I would support a bill with rape and incest exceptions as a step towards reducing abortions more than the current system allows for.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I was raised by parents that instilled strong moral values. My wife and I have been married for 20 years and have been blessed with two daughters. We teach our children the values of respect, honesty, hard work, and kindness to others. I deeply value religious freedom and the right to worship without government interference.


Background

Education
  • Jiwaji University, Gwalior India, MBA, 1994
  • Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India, Diploma in International Finance, 1995
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Indian Prairie Education Foundation, Board Member
  • White Eagle HOA, Board Member
  • Naperville Indian-American Outreach, Board Chairnan
  • Aurora Indian-American Outreach, Board Chairman
  • Naperville Chamber of Commerce, Premium Executive Member
  • VJMNA, Board Member- Helps Homeless Children
  • Naperville Township GOP, Active Volunteer
Offices
  • District 204 School Board, Sought 2013
 

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