Candidate Profile
Jeff Bell

Republican , New Jersey

Biography

Name
Jeff Bell
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

6
American Conservative Union PAC, American Legacy PAC, Campaign for Working Families, Conservative HQ, Family Research Council Action PAC, Steve Forbes

Others

1
Gov. Chris Christie

Reported by Candidate

1
William Kristol Gary Bauer Steve Lonegan Michael Patrick Carroll

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
ActRight
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
19
ActRight, Alamo PAC, American Conservative Union, American Principles Fund, Campaign for Working Families, Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama and 13 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

NRA: Aq Grade (2014) at https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/new-jersey

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

Strongly Disagree

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

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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 Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

The founders understood that people, especially those who end up in political power, are naturally vulnerable to selfishness and weakness.

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

1) Giving back control of our money from the Federal Reserve to the people by restoring the gold standard 2) Applying the 14th Amendment's protection of life to the unborn 3) Ending the federal government's involvement in education, starting with Common Core

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

No

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.

God, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a devoted Catholic and attend Mass daily.


Background

Education
  • Columbia, New York, BA, 1965
Work & Military
  • U.S. Army, Infantry, 3
Affiliations
  • American Conservative Union, Board Member
  • American Enterprise Institute, Fellow
  • Campaign Finance Institute, Board Member
Offices
  • U.S. Senate, Sought 1982
  • U.S. Senate, Sought 1978
 

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