Candidate Profile
Paul Francis Jones

Libertarian , Virginia

Biography

Name
Paul Francis Jones
Party
Libertarian
Race
U.S. House, Dist. 5
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

Endorsements

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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. 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.

Agree

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

Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Agree

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.

Disagree

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

Neutral

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

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.

Disagree

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

Disagree

14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

They wanted to protect the citizens from the government.

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

National debt: This is the greatest threat we face. Property rights: I am against eminent domain except in cases of public safety. Gun rights: I would not want to live in a country where only the government had guns.

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

Yes, to save the life of the mother or child. In cases of rape or incest.

18. 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.

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in the rights of man.


Background

Education
  • John Marshall Univ, Atlanta, LL.B., 1971
  • American International Academy, 1967
  • Univ of VA, Charlottesville, 1968
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Offender Aid and Restoration, volunteer
  • Babe Ruth Baseball, Manager/coach
  • Albemarle/Charlottesville Historical Society, Board of Directors
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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