Candidate Profile
Bryan Hughes

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Bryan Hughes
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 5
Incumbent
Yes
Links

Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2015:  100%
Texas Values Action, 2015:  96%
Empower Texans, 2015:  91%
Eagle Forum TX, 2015:  88%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2015:  86%

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2013:  0%

25%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Cathie Adams, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texas Home School Coalition, Texas Right to Life

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
25
Charles Lee Perry, Daniel Webster, David Simpson, Don Willett, Greg Abbott, Jim Landtroop and 19 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
41
Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated Republicans of Texas, Bass Family PACs, Campaign for Republican Leadership, Cathie Adams, Chris Paddie and 35 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
American Association for Justice, American Federation of Teachers, Association of Texas Professional Educators, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, International Association of Firefighters, United Transportation Union

Summary

10%

LIBERAL

90%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Signed Texans for Fiscal Responsibility Taxpayer Pledge

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Background

Education
  • University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, BBA - Economics, 1992
  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Law Degree, 1995
Work & Military
  • Bryan Hughes Law Firm
  • US District Judge William Steger, Clerk, 1995-1997
Affiliations
  • Golden Bible Chapel, Elder
  • Texas Right to Life, Pro-Life Whip of Texas House
  • NRA, Life-Member
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2002-Present
 

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