Candidate Profile
Kenneth Williams

Democrat, Illinois

Biography

Name
Kenneth Williams
Party
Democrat
Race
State Rep., Dist. 29
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal

Questionnaire

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Neutral

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

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Neutral

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

No Answer

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

Neutral

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

No Answer

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.

Neutral

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Neutral

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

No Answer

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.

Neutral

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

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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

Neutral

Business owners should be required by law to bake cakes, provide flower arrangements, etc., for same-sex weddings, even when these activities would infringe on their sincerely-held religious beliefs.

Disagree

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

Neutral

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

No Answer

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

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

Neutral

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

Neutral

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

Morals/Ethics

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,Voters,Constitution, Supreme Court, Congress,

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

That answer I would leave to the individual or individuals that may be faced with that decision.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in GOD and I ask first for wisdom and guidance on issues. Then I would apply the laws we put into policy if they are reflective of our communities and Nation.

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 believe in discussion from all parties and common ground.

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

kenny4staterep@gmail.com 708-906-4494

Additional comment from candidate:

Thank you.

Background

Education

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Work & Military

  • Debbies School of Beauty, Class Valedictorian, 87-88
  • Dudley Cosmetology, Teacher Training, 88-89

Affiliations

  • Thornton Township H.S. Dist 205, President 2 terms
  • Lions International S. H., Member (past)
  • Valley Kingdom Ministries, Trustee
  • ISBA Director at Large South Cook, Member
  • Dolton Chamber of Commerce, President
  • South Holland Youth Softball, Head Coach
  • Dolton Bears Youth Football, Ass. Coach
  • Alsip Youth Softball, Head Coach

Offices

  • School Board Member, Held 2009
  • School Board Member, Held 2013
  • State Rep, Sought 2010
  • State Rep, Sought 2014

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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