Candidate Profile
Paul Wagemann

Republican , Washington

Biography

Name
Paul Wagemann
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist.28 - Pos. 2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Human Life PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
Washington Retail Association Washington Food Industry Association Gun Owners Action League of Washington Paul Pastor - Pierce County Sheriff Jim McCune - Pierce County Council Denise McCluskey - Mayor of University Place

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
J.T Wilcox, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations, Steve O'Ban
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
National Rifle Association, State Republican Party Organizations

Summary

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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 .

No Answer

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).

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

Mankind has the ability to be exceedingly good or evil all in the same body. Therefore the founders of our nation crafted a constitutional republic with the separation of powers.

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

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

Yes and only if the life of the mother is at stake and with the consent of the immediate family and the mother's doctor.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe God blessed this country with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. He created us all equal and free. We must govern in a way that protects individual liberties and respect the rights and freedoms of others.


Background

Education
  • Uof W, Seattle, Aero &Astro, 1974
Work & Military
  • USMC, Major, 1968-1991
  • Stolz Computers Inc, Owner, 1991-1997
  • Skyway Super Value, Manager, 2001-2003
  • Weststar Pacific Mortgage, Mortgage Loan Originator, 2013-Present
Affiliations
  • YMCA - Lakewood, Board Member
  • Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), Group Leader
  • Prison Fellowship, Prison Visitor
  • Bethany Baptist Church, Member
  • Greater Tacoma Christian Laymens Outreach, Trustee
  • Pierce County Charter Review, Commissioner
Offices
  • Clover Park School Board, Held 2009-Present
  • Precinct Committee Officer, Held 2004 - Present
  • Lakewood City Council, Sought 2005 & 2007
  • State Representative, Sought 2010, 2012, 2014
 

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