Candidate Profile
James Hinton

No Party Preference , California

Biography

Name
James Hinton
Party
No Party Preference
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 5
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Liberal

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
National Rifle Association

Reported by Candidate

0
(None listed.)

Questionnaire

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.

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.

Neutral

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

Neutral

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

No Answer

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

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed 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.

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Perhaps observing the failure of other models.

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

Re-legalizing Cannabis. Ending the War on Drugs is the right thing to do. It would be great for the economy as well. Simplify our tax code. It has gotten way too big. It went from 400 pages to 70,000+. Life is too short to deal with that many codes. Pursue renewable energy. The sun puts out energy every day. Its free, clean, and abundant. Lets develop it and use it in lieu of fossil fuels when applicable.

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

yes.

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.

Voters.

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I do not subscribe to any churches.

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