Candidate Profile
Robert Casias

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Robert Casias
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 118
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
John Garza, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
Associated Republicans of Texas, Conservative Republicans of Texas, Hispanic Republicans of Texas, Republican Women's Organizations, Texans for Lawsuit Reform

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

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.

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.

Strongly 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 Disagree

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

Strongly 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.

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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 Agree

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Strongly 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?

certain unalienable Rights endowed by their Creator.

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/consent of the governed, Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Never

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in God and redemption through Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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 retired from the US military on 1 OCT. 2009. I became involved in the Texas Republican Party. I am the ONLY Conservative in this race for TX HD 118. View my campaign push card. Read the Bible,the US Constitution and study military history which has informed my values.

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

racasiastx118@gmail.com, www.robertcasias.org, P.O. Box 580 Somerset, Texas 78069-580, 210-667-5768

Additional comment from candidate:

I am an Independent Constitutional Conservative. I am the only Marine combat veteran, only veteran, member of NRA and Texas State Rifle Assoc. Life member VFW, American Legion, 141 Infantry Assoc., Member:3rd Marine Division Assoc. Texas South Western Cattle Raisers Assoc., International Brangus Breeders Assoc. Delegate to Republican National Convention, representing 23rd District of Texas, Delegate to Republican State Convention. Will be a candidate for both in 2016.


Background

Education
  • Regents College, New Youk, BS, 1992
  • Somerset High School, Somerset,TX., Diploma, 1968
Work & Military
  • Army National Guard, COL., 30
  • US Marine Corps, LCPL, 6
Affiliations
  • Somerset Education Foundation, President Emertious
  • Somerset Masonic Lodge #1205, Senior Deacon
  • St. Mary's Fall Festivel, Chairman
  • Republican Party, Informed Voter
Offices
  • TX HD 118, Sought 2012
 

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