Candidate Profile
Pam Roach

Republican , Washington

Biography

Name
Pam Roach
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 31
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  78%, 85%
American Conservative Union WA (ACU-WA), 2015:  78%, 85%
Washington Conservative Union, 2012:  78%, 85%

85%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice WA, 2016:  F
Conservation Voters WA, 2015-16:  20%, 24%

32%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

3
Human Life PAC, National Rifle Association, Service Employees International Union 1199 NW

Reported by Candidate

1
Association WA Business Human Life of WA CITIZENS ALLIANCE OF PROPERTY RIGHTS WASHINGTON COUNCIL OF POLICE & SHERIFFS CONGRESSMAN DAVE REICHERT NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Cathy Dahlquist, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
8
Associated Builders and Contractors, Curtis King, Gun Owners Action League of Washington, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Rifle Association, Randi Becker and 2 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
18
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, International Association of Firefighters, International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers and 12 more

Summary

63%

LIBERAL

37%

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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

15. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

No Answer

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?

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • HISTORY BYU, UTAH, BA, 1970
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • La Escuela de Esperanza, Founder
  • Rotary International of Sumner, Member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Guardian Member
  • Sons of Italy, Member
  • Task Force on Families in Crisis, Founder
  • Reading Tree, Director
Offices
  • STATE SENATE, Held 24
 

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