Candidate Profile
Glenn Hegar

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Glenn Hegar
Party
Republican
Race
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2013:  132%
Eagle Forum TX, 2013:  91%
Empower Texans, 2013:  73%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2013:  71%, 61%

89%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2013:  0%

43%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

9
Cathie Adams, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, National Rifle Association, Senator Ted Cruz, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texas Alliance for Life PAC and 3 more

Others

1
Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund

Reported by Candidate

1
Texans for Fiscal Responsibility Young Conserv- atives of Texas Texas Home School Coalition Texas Alliance for Life Texas Right to Life Susan Combs David Barton Rick Green 50% of SREC members Jonathan Saenz (Pres of TX Values) Texans for Life Coalition the Heidi Group

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
13
Craig Estes, Greg Abbott, Jeffrey E. Wentworth, Joan Huffman, Kenneth "Kim" Brimer, Kevin Brady and 7 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
35
All Children Matter PAC, Associated Builders and Contractors, Barry 'Kip' Averitt, Bass Family PACs, Charles Schwertner, Craig Estes and 29 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
International Union of Police Associations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
8
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, American Wind Energy Association, Association of Texas Professional Educators, Filemon Vela, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts, International Association of Firefighters and 2 more

Summary

16%

LIBERAL

84%

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, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

First and foremost, my values and belief system comes from my Christian faith. As a person of faith, I cannot separate my values from my job.


Background

Education
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Bachelor's, 1993
  • St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Law, 1997
  • St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Master's, 1997
Work & Military
  • N/A
Affiliations
  • St. Peter's United Methodist Church, member & contributor
  • Krause Center, contributor
  • Texas A&M University, contributor
Offices
  • State Representative, HD 28, Held 2003-2007
  • State Senator, SD 18, Held 2007-Present
  • N/A
 

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