Candidate Profile
Matt Bevin

Republican , Kentucky

Biography

Name
Matt Bevin
Party
Republican
Race
Governor
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Others

9
Angela Minter, Freedoms Heritage Forum State/Federal PAC, James Comer, Mandy Connell, Matt Levin, Senator Mitch McConnell and 3 more

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
13
Alice Forgy Kerr, Garland Andy Barr, James A. Tipton, Kevin Raye, Kim King, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 7 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
20
Addia Wuchner, David Givens, Diane St. Onge, FreedomWorks, Gun Owners of America, Jimmy Higdon and 14 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

Capital punishment should not be allowed for any reason.

Strongly Disagree

Our state should allow charter schools.

Strongly Agree

Our state should allow the growth and production of industrial hemp, which is very similar to marijuana.

Agree

Our state should allow casino gambling.

Strongly Disagree

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

The fact that man, left to his own nature has a strong tendency to consolidate and abuse power.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only in cases where the life of the mother is at risk.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a sinner saved by grace, a follower of Jesus Christ and a supporter of Judeo-Christian values.

Phone number for voters to reach you (for publication)

(502) 822-6806

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

matt@mattbevin.com


Background

Education
  • Washington & Lee University, Lexington, BA, East Asian Studies, 1989
Work & Military
  • US Army, Captain, 1989 - 1993
  • SEI, Putnam Investments, National Asset Management, Various - Vice President, DIR of MKTG, Principal, 1993 - 2003
  • Integrity Asset Management, Founder, CEO and Principal, 2003 - 2011
  • Integrity Holdings, LLC, CEO and Principal, 2011 - Present
Affiliations
  • A Woman's Choice Resource Center & Necole's Place, Board Member, (Pro-Life Crisis Pregnancy Center)
  • American Red Cross, Board Chair
  • Brittiney's Wish, President and Board Chair
  • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Foundation, Board Member
  • Gould Academy, Trustee
  • Salvation Army, Volunteer
  • YWAM - Homes of Hope, Volunteer
  • Ramabai Mukti Mission, Financial Supporter and Volunteer
Offices
  • None
  • US Senate, Sought 2014
 

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