Candidate Profile
Rick Miller

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Rick Miller
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 26
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2015:  100%
Texas Values Action, 2015:  84%
Empower Texans, 2015:  67%
Eagle Forum TX, 2015:  60%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2015:  48%

76%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2013:  0%

36%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

3
Cathie Adams, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texas Home School Coalition

Reported by Candidate

1
Texas Right to Life Texas Association of Businesses Texas Home School Coalition Cathie Adams Texas Eagle Forum Empower Texans/Texans for Fiscal Responsibility (others not listed

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
9
Associated Builders and Contractors, Conservative Republicans of Texas, National Federation of Independent Business, National Rifle Association, National Right to Life Committee, Republican Women's Organizations and 3 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
International Union of Police Associations

Summary

8%

LIBERAL

92%

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. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

10. 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

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

13. 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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

16. 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 Disagree

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, Voters (People), Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Bible-believing Christian, Conservative and Republican Pro-life (conception to natural death) Traditional Marriage ( 1 Man and 1 Woman) Biblical Worldview Truth in all issues and actions Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Personal responsibility and a model/example that represents the highest character Conservative values of less government, lower taxes, free markets, pro-business, local control, fiscal responsibility with balanced budgets, less regulation, no unfunded mandates Fiscally conservative, transparent budget, factored on population growth and inflation, with “zero-based” budgeting for all funded government agencies and operating entities State sovereignty with a strong focus on legal immigration, border security and the elimination of sanctuary cities. (Enforced legal and illegal immigration policies)


Background

Education
  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, BS, 1968
  • National Defense University, Washington, DC, MS, 1995
Work & Military
  • United States Navy, Captain, 30
  • Mercuri Urval, Senior Consultant, 1
  • Innovative Leadership Partners, Owner/President, 2
  • TrevanionGroup, LLC, Owner/President, 10
Affiliations
  • Sugar Land Rotary, Board Member
  • SW 59 Sunrise Rotary, Board Member
  • Sugar Creek Baptist Church, Chairman, Finance Committee
Offices
  • Chairman, Fort Bend County Republican Party, Held 4
  • Texas House District 26, Held 4
 

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