Candidate Profile
John Adams

Republican , Ohio


John Adams
U.S. Rep., Dist. 3

Panel Rating



Conservative Organizations





Ohio Right to Life, Ohioans for Concealed Carry

Reported by Candidate

(None listed.)

Other Information

2014 NRA grade: AQ (


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. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

12. 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 Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

14. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

The tyranny of the British Crown.

15. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

Obamacare should be repealed. Our borders must be closed. Taxes should be reduced to stimulate our free-market system.

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

Only if the life of the mother is at stake.

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, Congress,Supreme Court

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian.


  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Bachelor's, 1972
  • Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth, Ohio, Diploma, 1963
Work & Military
  • U.S. Air Force, Airman First Class, 1963-1967
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Ports., OH City Council, Held 1973-1976
  • Ports.,Oh City School Board, Held 1996-1999
  • U.S Congress, Sought 2010
  • U.S Congress, Sought 2012

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