Candidate Profile
Ashton Kirsch

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Ashton Kirsch
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 81
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Wisconsin Right to Life

Liberals

1
Log Cabin Republicans

Reported by Candidate

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(None listed.)

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. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

5. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons 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. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

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. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

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 within 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
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Juris Doctor, 2014
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, BA, 2011
  • Baraboo High School, Madison, 2007
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Federalist Society, President
  • Dane County Young Republicans, Vice President
  • Justice Prosser for Supreme Court, Spokesperson/field director
  • Chad Lee for Congress, Media director
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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