Candidate Profile
Andrew Brenner

Republican , Ohio

Biography

Name
Andrew Brenner
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 67
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Moderate Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  92%

96%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

2
Ohio Republican Party, Delaware County Republican Party

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
William Batchelder
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
11
American Federation For Children, Associated Builders and Contractors, Buckeye Firearms, National Federation of Independent Business, Ohio Coal Association, Ohio Gun Collectors Association and 5 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Administrators Business Officials and Citizens PAC, Ohio Association for Justice

Summary

15%

LIBERAL

85%

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

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.

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.

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 Disagree

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.

No Answer

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Disagree

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Strongly 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.

No Answer

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?

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)

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.

As a State Representative I have a solid track record which people can rely on and follow. I have sponsored and cosponsored many bills reflected in the answers I gave above.

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

rep.brenner@brenner4ohio.com

Additional comment from candidate:

I did not answer some of the above questions because I believe that the questions were flawed. I would be happy to answer them in the way I believe would be a better reflection of my beliefs to anyone who would like to contact me.


Background

Education
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, BS/BA, 1993
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Sunbury-Galena Rotary Club, Past President/Club member
  • Delaware County Friends of the Trail, Past President
  • American Red Cross of Delaware County, Past Board Member
  • Delaware County Republican Party, Central Committee Member
  • Eastern Delaware County Republican Club, Past Board Member/Founder
  • St. Joan of Ark Men's Club, Club Member/Volunteer
  • St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Past Vestry Member
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2011-Current
  • County Recorder, Held 2005-2010
 

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