Candidate Profile
Laurie Rushing

Republican , Arkansas

Biography

Name
Laurie Rushing
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 26
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
National Federation Of Independent Businesses - the SAFE Trust

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
12
Arkansas for Leadership PAC, Bill Posey, Bruce Westerman, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Gary Miller, Judy Biggert and 6 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Ken Bragg, State Republican Party Organizations

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Robert Menendez

Summary

7%

LIBERAL

93%

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.

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.

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

No Answer

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.

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.

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. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

No Answer

17. 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.

Agree

18. 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.

No Answer

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

No Answer


Background

Education
  • Arkansas Institute of Real Estate, Hot Springs, License, 2004
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • National Association of REALTORS, 2012- 2014 Federal Political Coordinator
  • Arkansas REALTORS Association, 2013-2015 Board of Directors
  • Arkansas REALTORS Association, 2012 District Vice President
  • National Association of REALTORS, Leadership Academy Graduate
  • Garland County Republican Committee, 3rd Vice Chair
  • Crossgate Church, Marriage Life Group Leader
  • Leadership Hot Springs Class 20, Member
  • Samaritains Purse, Volunteer
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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