Candidate Profile
George Wooley

Republican , Ohio


George Wooley
U.S. Rep., Dist. 8

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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.


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


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.


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.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly 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.


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, Voters, Supreme Court, Congress

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only when the life of the mother is physically threatened.

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

James Madison wrote that men are not angels. Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. He worried about the encroachment of one branch of government over another.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian whose values are informed by the Holy Bible and its interpretation in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

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 began my adult life as a 17 year old volunteer in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War to defend my country, the Constitution, and its ideals. I then worked for the federal government at the: VA, Federal Highway Administration, US Forest Service, and the US Postal Service. I worked for the state as a Tax Auditor and employment counselor. MY CONSERVATIVE POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Elected as Republican Precinct Chair - 12 years Republican County Executive Committee - 12 years Election Judge - 6 years Delegate to numerous county and state conventions County Platform Committee Media Advisor for state House and local campaigns Central State Volunteer Coordinator - Keyes for President 2000 Candidate for City Council - 1992 Volunteer for many Republican campaigns MY CONSERVATIVE SOCIAL/ACTIVIST EXPERIENCE: Parish councilman at church Counselor at Youth Juvenile Correction Center Pro-life activist I produced and sometimes hosted conservative radio and TV programs or 20 years.

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

Additional comment from candidate:

Priority One is to protect Americans from enemies without and within. Activist for homosexual marriage, Matt Borges, is the wrong leader to chair the Ohio GOP!


  • U. of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, BBA, 82
Work & Military
  • USAF, Sergeant, 72-76
  • St. Patrick Catholic Church, Parish Council
  • Republican Party, County executive committee
  • County Youth Detention Facility, Christian counselor
  • Save the Baby Humans Foundation, Activist
  • Precinct Chair, Held 12
  • City Council, Sought 1992

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