Candidate Profile
Jimmy Lee Tillman II

Republican, Illinois

Biography

Name
Jimmy Lee Tillman II
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Moderate

Questionnaire

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Agree

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Disagree

The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Agree

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Neutral

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Disagree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Neutral

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

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.

Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Agree

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Agree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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, SUPREME COURT, CONGRESS, VOTERS

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

LIFE OF THE MOTHER IS AT RISK.

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

BECAUSE ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I AM AN OLD TESTAMENT CHRISTIAN.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Moderate

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

I HAVE NEVER HELD PUBLIC OFFICE.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.

jimmylee2dc2016@gmail.com www.jimmylee2dc.com

Additional comment from candidate:

(Did not answer)

Background

Education

  • Central State University, Wilberforce, B.A., 1995

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Transformation Church, Member
  • Martin Luther King Republicans, Founder

Offices

  • 1st Congressional District, Sought 2014
  • Water Reclamation District Commissioner, Sought 2010

Details

Illinois Family Institute Voter Guide: http://illinoisfamily.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/20144444/IFI-VG-Primary_2016_web.pdf

 

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