Candidate Profile
Greg Abbott

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Greg Abbott
Party
Republican
Race
Governor
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

13
Cathie Adams, American Gun Rights, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, Conservative Strike Force, Freedom Defenders, Huck PAC and 7 more

Others

3
Texans for Lawsuit Reform, Texas Association of Business and Commerce, Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
15
College Republican National Committee, Eagle Forum, Henry McMaster, Jim Landtroop, Joan Huffman, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 9 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
100
Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated Republicans of Texas, Barry 'Kip' Averitt, Bass Family PACs, Brandon Creighton, Brian Babin and 94 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
International Union of Police Associations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
International Association of Firefighters, International Union of Police Associations, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry

Summary

4%

LIBERAL

96%

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

No 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)


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