Candidate Profile
Steve Martin

Republican , Virginia

Biography

Name
Steve Martin
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 11
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Citizens Defense League VA (VCDL), 2015:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  85%, 95%
Family Foundation VA, 2015:  95%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Virginia Education Association (VEA), 2015:  57%
League of Conservation Voters VA (VALCV), 2014:  44%, 34%
NARAL Pro-Choice VA, 2014-15:  0%, 0%

30%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Eva Scott, Michael Farris, National Federation Of Independent Businesses - the SAFE Trust, Virginia Citizens Defense League PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
Delegate Kirk Cox Majority Leader Senator Frank Ruff Governor George Allen Michael Fariss 26 local elected officials inside my district Delegate James Masie

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
12
Associated Builders and Contractors, Commonwealth Sportsmen's Alliance, Eric Cantor, Good Fund, Jerry Falwell Jr., John Whitlock and 6 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
National Education Association

Summary

7%

LIBERAL

93%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

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

Strongly Disagree

2. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

4. There are times when American judges should alter U.S. case law in order to comply with foreign case law.

Strongly Disagree

5. 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

6. Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

7. Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

8. The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

11. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

13. Capital punishment should not be allowed for any reason.

Strongly Disagree

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

The natural desire for power.

15. Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only if it is in defense of the actual life of the mother, made as a life and death decision.

16. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian. One who has excepted Christ as my Savior and Lord. Meaning, He is lord of my life.

17. E-mail address for voters to reach you (for publication)

Steve@senatorstevemartin.com


Background

Education
  • American College, CLU
Work & Military
  • Insurance Broker and Consultant, Principle/agent/broker, 1984-present
  • DuPont Fibers, Operations, 1978-1984
  • Electrical companies, Electrician helper and the manager, 1973-1978
Affiliations
  • Chesterfield Alternatives Inc, mental health, President
  • Comfort Zone Camp, Big Buddy
  • Awana, Commander
  • Many, many more
Offices
  • Senate of Virginia, Held 1994-present
  • Virginia House of Delegates, Held 188-1994
  • Congress, Sought 2000
  • Lt Governor, Sought 2013
 

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