Candidate Profile
John Spiros

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
John Spiros
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 86
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  89%, 94%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2016:  83%

94%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  11%, 31%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  13%, 6%

18%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Wisconsin Right to Life

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Jerry Petrowski, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Patrick Testin, Scott Walker
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
Associated Builders and Contractors, Bob Kulp, Jerry Petrowski, Robin Vos, State Republican Party Organizations

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
International Union of Operating Engineers, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry

Summary

19%

LIBERAL

81%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

2014 NRA grade: A (https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/wisconsin)

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

Strongly Agree

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

Disagree

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.

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.

Agree

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

Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

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.

Agree

12. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

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.

Agree

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

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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

All men are created equal, endowed by the creator, with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

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, the constitution, the people (voters), congress, Supreme Court

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

If mothers life is in danger

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am Catholic, and devoted to my family.


Background

Education
  • MTCC, Omaha, AAS, 1985
Work & Military
  • USAF, E-5, 79-85
Affiliations
  • Marshfield Elks, Member
  • Marshfield Rotary, Member
  • Childrens Miracle Network, Contributor
  • Disabled Veterans Assoc., Contributor
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2013-2015
  • City Alderman, Held 2005-2013
  • State Representative, Sought 2011-2013
 

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