Candidate Profile
Joseph David Hooe

Republican , Maryland


Joseph David Hooe
U.S. Senator

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon


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

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

(Did not 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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

No Answer

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

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 is the highest authority, The U.S. Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I am prolife.

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

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian- Roman Catholic

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

Very Conservative

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

I am a four time Republican nominee from Maryland legislative district 12. I am a champion defender of the 2nd Amendment and have an A rating (2014) from the NRA. In addition, I am an NRA member, I'm prolife and a defender of freedom.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you. 410.365.8117

Additional comment from candidate:

Joseph David Hooe is a life long Marylander, Husband and father, business owner, past volunteer firefighter, Johns Hopkins graduate, and has served numerous community organizations. For more information about Joseph Hooe please visit 1:


  • The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,, Bachelor of Science in Business and Management
Work & Military
  • The Tire Network, Inc., President and Founder, 1998-Present
  • The Maryland State Police, Certified and Licensed State Inspector, 1999-Present
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Team Leader, 1990-1998
  • Hooe's Inc., General Service
  • Catholic Church, Member, Contributor
  • Cal Ripkin, Sr. Foundation, Contributor
  • Howard Lodge #101, Member, Contributor
  • Rotary Club, Contributor
  • Center for Applied Technology - South, Contributor
  • NRA, Member
  • Lansdowne Volunteer Fire Department, Past Member, Fire Fighter I, Contributor
  • Finnish Foreign Affairs Committee, Political Liaison
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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