Candidate Profile
Jonathan Stickland

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Jonathan Stickland
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 92
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Empower Texans, 2015:  100%
Right to Life TX, 2015:  100%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2015:  100%
Eagle Forum TX, 2015:  97%
Texas Values Action, 2015:  92%

98%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

8
Cathie Adams, Kelly Shackelford, Jonathan Saenz, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texas Home School Coalition, Texas Right to Life and 2 more

Reported by Candidate

6
Texas Right to Life, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Young Conservatives of Texas, National Rifle Association, Texas Home School Coalition, NE Tarrant Tea Party PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
18
Charles Lee Perry, David Simpson, Empower Texans, Kelly Hancock, Ken Cuccinelli, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 12 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
33
Accountability First, Associated Builders and Contractors, Bass Family PACs, Cathie Adams, Craig Goldman, Dan Patrick and 27 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
International Association of Firefighters

Summary

2%

LIBERAL

98%

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.

Strongly 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.

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.

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.

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?

Flesh. The founders knew that if one person had to much power they would abuse it.

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, Voters, Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court,

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

None

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Southern Baptist. I am a sinner saved by grace. Jesus Christ lived a sin free life yet chose to pay the price of my sins on the cross. He was killed and rose again after three days.

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 been rated the #1 most conservative member of the Texas House the last two legislative sessions by numerous organizations.

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

Jonathan Stickland 817-437-9184 votestickland@gmail.com

Additional comment from candidate:

I did what I said I would do.


Background

Education
  • Birdville High School, North Richland Hills, GED, 2001
  • Tarrant County College, North Richland Hills, No, 2003
  • Parkland College, Champaign, No, 2004
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • First Baptist Church of Hurst, 6th Grade Sunday School Teacher
  • North Pointe Baptist Church, Youth group volunteer
  • 6 Stones Ministries, Volunteer
  • Metroplex Republican Women, Member
  • NE Tarrant Tea Party, Member
  • Republican Party of Texas, Volunteer
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 1
 

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