Candidate Profile
Steve Reinhard

Republican, Ohio

Biography

Name
Steve Reinhard
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 87
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
John Kasich, National Federation of Independent Business
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
Jeffrey McClain, National Federation of Independent Business, Ohio Coal Association, Timken Company, Virginia “Ginni” Ragan

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

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.

Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Neutral

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

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

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

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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.

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Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

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

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

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Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

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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.

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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

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

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

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Additional comment from candidate:

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Background

Education

  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, BS, 1991
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, BS, 1991

Work & Military

  • Crestview High School, Teacher/ Coach, 1991-2003
  • Reinhard Farms, Partner operator, Present
  • Scott - Reinhard Seed, partner operator, present

Affiliations

  • Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Pres., Fin.Sec., Decan
  • Crawford County Economic Development Partnership, Board Member
  • Ohio Soybean Council, Vice Chair, Treasurer
  • United Soybean Board, Liason
  • World Initiative for soy in Human Health, Board member
  • North Central soybean Research Committee, Board Member
  • Bucyrus Township Fire Department, Volunteer
  • Crawford County Farm Bureau, member volunteer

Offices

  • State Representative, Held 2001-2008
  • County Commissioner, Held Present
  • State Representative, Sought 1999
  • State Senate, Sought 2008
 

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