Candidate Profile
Graham Hunt

Republican , Washington

Biography

Name
Graham Hunt
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist.2 - Pos. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  89%, 89%
American Conservative Union WA (ACU-WA), 2015:  89%, 89%

89%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Conservation Voters WA, 2015-16:  14%, 24%

24%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Human Life PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
Life Pac of Washington Washington Retail Association Master Builders Association of PC AHC Washington State Farm Bureau PAC NRA International Association of Fire Fighters

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
12
Andrew Barkis, Dan Griffey, Gun Owners Action League of Washington, J.T Wilcox, Jesse Young, Joyce McDonald and 6 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
United Transportation Union

Summary

8%

LIBERAL

92%

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. Parents should be free to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings system to enable children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy .

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

4. Except in cases where a judge has determined it would put a minor at risk, parental notification should be required before a minor can receive an abortion.

Strongly Agree

5. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry 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. Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

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.

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.

No Answer

14. Washington State should not be suing any businesses that prefer not to be part of a same-sex wedding.

Strongly Agree

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 Agree

17. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

I would first like to start by stating the Constitution is as much relevant today as it was back when it was drafted and when it was ratified by the States. The principles and concepts presented are timeless and applicable to any nation that values individual liberty. The careful and deliberate drafting of the Constitution reflected the intent to limit the ability of the federal government to exercise any more power than what the citizens agreed to give to it.

19. 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, Industry, Academia, Media

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

Medical necessity to prevent the death of the mother if so chosen by the mother.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a follower of Christ and while I am not a perfect man I strive to achieve His teachings. I am not interested in forcing my views onto others, rather I would prefer to inspire them through actions. My views are based on biblical principles.


Background

Education
  • AIU, Atlanta, BBA, 2007
  • AIU, Atlanta, AA, 2005
Work & Military
  • USAF, E5, 10
Affiliations
  • Abundant Life Community Church, Member
  • Lions Club, Member
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Member
  • American Legion, Member
Offices
  • Orting City Council, Held 2010-2014
 

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