Candidate Profile
Jude Anthony Tiscornia

Republican , New Jersey


Jude Anthony Tiscornia
U.S. Rep., Dist. 8

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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.


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

No Answer

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


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


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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.


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


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


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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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


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.


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


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


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

(Did not answer)

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

“a) Spending Our elected officials are notorious for over spending tax payer money and a whole host of government programs both foreign and domestic. Our nation's debt under President Obama has soared to an all time high. I am a fiscal conservative who is not afraid to stand up against this administration and reign in spending. “b) Obamacare In my opinion, the President's Health Care Reform Act does nothing to address the root problems with our health care system. Indeed, the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that the act is nothing more than yet another tax thrusted upon the backs of the People. “c) Student Loan Debt. I strongly feel that student loan debt could be the cause of the next economic downturn for our

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

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Practicing Roman Catholic


  • Thomas Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI, Juris Doctor, 2009
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A., 2005
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Dante Alighieri Society, member
  • Italian American Police Society of NJ, member
  • Mount Carmel Society of Jersey City, member
  • Holy Name Society, member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, member
  • Hudson County Bar Association, member
  • University Club of Hudson County, member
  • Assembly, Sought 2013

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