Candidate Profile
Dwight Kay

Republican , Illinois

Biography

Name
Dwight Kay
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 112
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2013:  100%
URF Action IL, 2012:  90%, 90%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Citizen Action IL, 2015:  10%, 18%

18%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
National Federation of Independent Businesses Illinois Chamber of Commerce Illinois Education Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
7
Brad Halbrook, Charles Meier, David McSweeney, Family-Pac, John Shimkus, Mike Bost, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Charles Meier, Jeanne Ives

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. 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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

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.

Neutral

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.

Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

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?

No exceptions.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian and I attend a local Presbyterian Church.


Background

Education
  • Taylor University, Upland, IN, Bachelor, 1970
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Gideons International
  • Central Presbyterian Church in St. Louis
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 4
 

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