Candidate Profile
Scott Willis

Republican , Indiana

Biography

Name
Scott Willis
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 20
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Selected Contributions

Conservative

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1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Disagree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

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.

Disagree

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

Disagree

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.

Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Disagree

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

Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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 Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Our Founding Fathers believed that the accumulation of power by an individual or body of government was the greatest risk to freedom. As a result, they devised a form of government that limited power through a checks and balance system.

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, Supreme Court, Congress.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only in cases of threat to the mother's life or rape/incest.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

My spiritual beliefs are driven by my Christian faith. I was raised in a home of conservative values and my wife and I are raising our 3 children in a similar way.

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

Conservative

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

I have never held office.

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

scottwillisforstatesenate@gmail.com, 317-431-6961

Additional comment from candidate:

N/A


Background

Education
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Civil Engineering, 1992
Work & Military
  • United States Marine Corps, Colonel, 1992 to Present
Affiliations
  • Northview Christian Church, Member
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Life Member
  • American Legion, Member
  • Free & Accepted Masons Lodge 57, Member
  • Purdue University President's Council, Member
  • Purdue Alumni Association, Life Member
  • Hamilton County GOP, Contributor
  • All Pro Dad, Contributor
Offices
  • N/A
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