Candidate Profile
Molly Spearman

Republican , South Carolina

Biography

Name
Molly Spearman
Party
Republican
Race
Supt. of Education
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Liberal

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Nikki Haley
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Robert L. Brown
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Local, County, and District Democratic Organizations

Summary

60%

LIBERAL

40%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure children are properly educated.

No Answer

2. Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

No Answer

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

No Answer

4. Biology textbooks which do not teach both the scientific strengths and weaknesses of the theory of evolution should be rejected.

No Answer

5. It is the government’s responsibility to properly distribute income and wealth.

No Answer

6. The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

No Answer

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

No Answer

8. 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.

No Answer

9. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

No Answer

12. Students should not be taught about intelligent design.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Lander College, B.A. Music Education
  • George Washington University, M.Ed Masters of Education Supervision
  • University of South Carolina, Ed.S Education Specialist Degree
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Palmetto Girls State
  • American Legion
Offices
  • Member South Carolina House of Representatives, Held 1993-1997
 

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