Candidate Profile
Jesse Young

Republican , Washington

Biography

Name
Jesse Young
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist.26 - Pos. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  78%, 78%
American Conservative Union WA (ACU-WA), 2015:  78%, 78%

83%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Conservation Voters WA, 2015-16:  36%, 47%
NARAL Pro-Choice WA, 2016:  F

44%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Human Life PAC, National Rifle Association

Reported by Candidate

1
NFIB - 100% rating NRA - A rating Human Life of Washington Association of REALTORS - Kitsap & Pierce Counties Washington Arms Collectors Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
10
Dan Griffey, Drew MacEwen, Graham Hunt, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Matt Shea, Michelle Caldier and 4 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
11
Associated Builders and Contractors, Drew MacEwen, Gun Owners Action League of Washington, Hans Zeiger, Jan Angel, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 5 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

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 .

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.

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).

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.

Neutral

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.

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.

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 Disagree

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?

Mankind’s tendency for sin and abuse of power toward the infringement of individual liberty.

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, Voters (citizens/people), Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

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

Life of the mother. The government has no authority to choose or mandate one life over another.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christ Jesus is my Lord and Savior, and I willing and publicly acknowledge Him as the risen Son of God.


Background

Education
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, BBA-MIS, 1999
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Adoption Ministry (YWAM), Financial Supporter / Adoptive Parent
  • Family Church - Gig Harbor, Lay Pastor
  • Prison Ministry, Washington Correction Center for Women
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 3
 

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