Candidate Profile
Bill Tarbell

Republican , Nevada


Bill Tarbell
U.S. Senator

Panel Rating



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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly 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.


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

Strongly Disagree

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


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

Strongly 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.


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


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


Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

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.


People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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


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


Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.


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


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, Congress, Supreme Court

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only when life of the mother is clearly in danger.

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

Human weakness

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Those beliefs embodied in traditional Christianity.

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


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

See my campaign website at

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you. (775)722-3845

Additional comment from candidate:

Your survey is quite extensive. I am concerned about privacy issues.



  • Fuller TMinheological Seminary, Pasadena, DMin, 2005
  • Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, MDiv, 1975
  • Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy MA, MA, 1973

Work & Military

  • America Matter radio, Host of Just the Facts radio show, 2014-present
  • Presbyterian Church (USA), Pastor, Administration, Budget (Million$) Planning, 1970-2009
  • Presbyterian Church (USA), Moderator, Camp Director, Counselor, 1970-2009
  • Mutual of Omaha, Life & health insurance sales, 1968-1969


  • Boy Scouts of America, Chaplain, Scout Master, Counselor, Volunteer,
  • Lions International, President, Fund raiser, volunteer, state speaker
  • Republican Party, Washoe Co. central committee member
  • Republican Party campaign 2012, Voter registration, literature distribution
  • Knights of Columbus, Church & community service, volunteer
  • Community Service Organizations, Food banks, Baseball coach,
  • South Carolina school districts (4), Substitute teacher
  • Idaho school districts, Substitute teacher


  • Nevada Governor, Sought 2014

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