Candidate Profile
Brooks Landgraf

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Brooks Landgraf
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 81
Incumbent
Yes
Links
   

Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2015:  100%
Texas Values Action, 2015:  92%
Eagle Forum TX, 2015:  78%
Empower Texans, 2015:  77%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2015:  74%

86%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Equality Texas, 2015:  F

40%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

6
National Rifle Association, Texas State Rifle Association, Texas Alliance for Life, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texans for Lawsuit Reform, Texas Life PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Christi Craddick, Mike Conaway, Republican Women's Organizations, Tryon Lewis
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
Accountability First, Empower Texans, Texans for Lawsuit Reform, Texas Alliance for Life, Tryon Lewis

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
International Association of Firefighters

Summary

10%

LIBERAL

90%

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.

Neutral

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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Disagree

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 Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly 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.

Disagree

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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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?

Selfishness and a desire for more power.

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, Congress, Supreme Court.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

None.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in God and that God sent his Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins. My values are shaped by my Christian faith.

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 have a proven record of being very conservative because of my work in the legislature to defend life, protect the Second Amendment, lower taxes, secure the border and reduce per-capita government spending in Texas.

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

Info@BrooksLandgraf.com (432) 272-6919

Additional comment from candidate:

I was born and raised in Odessa, Texas. I have a proven conservative record as your state representative. I'd be honored to have your vote in the Republican primary on March 1st!


Background

Education
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, JD, 2008
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, BS, 2003
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Republican Party
  • Education Foundation of Odessa
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Catholic Charities
  • Food 2 Kids
  • West Texas Food Bank
  • Texas State Rifle Association
  • Safari Club International
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2015-Present
 

Get Reminders

From important news to voting dates and reminders, iVoterGuide equips you to make an impact and a real difference in every election.
Join Now