Candidate Profile
Phil Fortunato

Republican , Washington

Biography

Name
Phil Fortunato
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist.31 - Pos. 2
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Human Life PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, J.T Wilcox, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Gun Owners Action League of Washington, Republican Women's Organizations

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 .

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).

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.

Strongly 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.

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.

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?

Human Nature

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, Supreme Court,Congress

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

Most people say except Rape and Incest. I believe you cannot sentence a baby to death because of the sins of the father

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe we have a spiritual obligation to protect those less fortunate, elderly and disabled. I believe God entrusted us with the gift of this world and we have an obligation to be good stewards of his gifts.


Background

Education
  • Rutgurs U Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ, 76
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Knights of Columbus, Legislative Liaison
Offices
  • 47th District State Rep, Held 99-00
  • State Rep, Sought 02,14
  • KC Council, Sought 04
 

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