Candidate Profile
Jodey Arrington

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Jodey Arrington
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 28
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Texas Alliance for Life PAC

Reported by Candidate

0
Texas Medical Association Texas Public Employees Association Texas Alliance for Life Community Leaders GOP Activists

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
10
David Dewhurst, Don Willett, Greg Abbott, Jim Landtroop, Joe Straus, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 4 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
27
Alamo PAC, Associated Builders and Contractors, BILL PAC (TX), Brighter Futures PAC, Common Sense Common Solutions PAC, Eye of the Tiger PAC and 21 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
American Wind Energy Association

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

Disagree

17. 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

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I’m active in my local Church where I teach Sunday School. I also serve on a local Board focused on Christian ministry. My faith in Christ drives my biblical worldview and over the years I have led bible studies, taught Sunday School, and have been a guest speaker for different faith based organizations and churches.

Background

Education

  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, BA in Political Science, 1994
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Masters of Public Administration, 1997
  • McDonough School of Business, Washington, D.C., Certificate of International Business Management, 2004

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Protestant, evangelical church organizations, Elder, Sunday School teacher, and speaker
  • College and youth ministry organizations, Speaker and leader
  • Spirit Ranch Board of Directors, Christian leadership program

Offices

  • Texas State Senate, Sought 2014

Details

NRA Grade (2014): A- (https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/texas/)

 

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