Candidate Profile
Dave Thomas

Other , Minnesota

Biography

Name
Dave Thomas
Party
Other
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Liberal

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
Independence Party Pizza Party

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.

Agree

2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Agree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Disagree

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

Neutral

5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Neutral

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

Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Disagree

9. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Disagree

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Agree

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

Disagree

12. 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

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

Strongly Agree

14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

your butt

16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

1. Affordable higher education. 2. Expanded national parks system 3. Ranked choice voting votedavethomas.com

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

yes, none of your business.

18. 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.

voters all others

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Universalist 1. All life is life 2. All life is sacred


Background

Education
  • Concordia University, Saint Paul, BA, 2014
  • Saint Paul College, Saint Paul, AA, 2010
Work & Military
  • US Army/MN National Guard, spc, 10
Affiliations
  • Falcon Heights Parks Commission, Commissioner
  • MN National Guard Teen Camp, Counselor/Assistant Director
Offices
  • MN State Representative, Sought 2012
 

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