Candidate Profile
Robert J. Allen

Republican, Ohio

Biography

Name
Robert J. Allen
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 32
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Moderate

Questionnaire

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.

Disagree

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 Disagree

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.

Agree

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

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.

Agree

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.

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.

Agree

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

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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.

Strongly Disagree

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Neutral

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

Neutral

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.

(Did not answer)

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

Disagree

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

Agree

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

The war they had just fought for independence against a tyrannical king. It is the inherent nature of all men to seek to control their surroundings and organized government is more prone to this than any other avenue known to mankind.

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, Voters

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

To protect the life of the mother and in cases of incest or rape.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Roman Catholic

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 adhere to the Constitution as should all people, elected or not, in the United States. I have no given track record of voting for you to review as I have yet to hold office.

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

rallengcgop@yahoo.com 440-226-6054

Additional comment from candidate:

(Did not answer)

Background

Education

  • Kent State, Burton, BA, 2016
  • Owens Community College, Toledo, AA, 1997
  • St. John's Jesuit, Toledo, Grad, 1985

Work & Military

  • United States Army, PFC, 85-89

Affiliations

  • Geauga County Central Committee, Committeeman

Offices

  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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