Candidate Profile
Robert Shapiro

Other , New Jersey

Biography

Name
Robert Shapiro
Party
Other
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

Endorsements

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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.

Agree

2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Agree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Agree

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Neutral

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

Strongly Agree

12. 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 Agree

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

Agree

14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

Agree

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

The Founders knew that meb is power hungry so they they divided the government into three branches and instituted checks and balances on those branches of government.

16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

(1) Protecting Social Security and Medicare -- government must look after the health and well-being of senior citizens. (2) Reform the Affordable Health Care Act because it is not affordable for all Americans. (3) Protecting Personal Privacy:We currently have laws in place to protect our medical and financial privacy. In an electronic age where much of our personal information is stored in numerous databases, we need new laws to prevent the networking of these databases to prevent public disclosure of privately stored personal information.

17. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

To protect the life of the mother.

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.

Voters, Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Belief in God -- hold traditional Jewish spiritual beliefs and values.


Background

Education
  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA, J.D., 1989
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Ph.D., 1984
Work & Military
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Affiliations
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Offices
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