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Mark Callahan

Republican , Oregon


Mark Callahan
U.S. Senator

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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.


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.

Strongly Disagree

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.


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.

Strongly Disagree

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, Supreme Court, Voters, Congress

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

None. Abortion is murder. There are always other options to abortion.

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

Checks and balances, to prevent tyranny by government of one branch over another.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian, I believe in God, and I have accepted our Lord Jesus into my heart as my Lord and Savior. I have been baptized, and I feel that God is guiding me on m y journey to fight for the freedom of our country, and restore it to the constitutional republic that it was founded to be.

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 haven't been elected to office before, so I do not have a track record in terms of a voting record yet.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you., 541-953-1900

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  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/MIS, 2000
  • The Computer Institute, Rockville, OR, Microsoft Certified Professional, 2001
Work & Military
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  • Multnomah County Republican Party, Party Precinct Committee Person 2014 – Present
  • Marion County Republican Party, Precinct Committee Person 2013 – 2014
  • National Rifle Association, Member, 2012 – Present
  • Rotary Intl', Eugene Delta Chapter, Fmr Member, Bulletin Editor & Paul Harris Fellow
  • Lane County Republican Party, Precinct Committee Person, 2011 – 2012
  • Eugene Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Eugene-Springfield Class Graduate
  • Greenwood Dist., Oregon Trail Council, Eugene, OR, • Eagle Scout Board of Review Chair, 2008 - 2010
  • Register Guard Newspaper, Awards & Newspaper Carrier of the Year, 1994
  • State of Oregon Legislature, State Representative, Sought 2010 & 2012
  • 4J School Board, Eugene, OR, Sought 2011

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