Candidate Profile
Wayne Christian

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Wayne Christian
Party
Republican
Race
Railroad Commissioner
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Texas Patriots PAC

Reported by Candidate

6
Young Conservatives of Texas, Texas Right to Life, David Barton, President - Wallbuilders, Richard Ford, President - Heritage Allliance, Rick Scarborough, Founder - Vision America, Michelle Smith, State Director - CWA

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
13
Carlos "Charlie" Garza, GOPAC, John Frullo, Linda Harper-Brown, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Louie Gohmert and 7 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
26
Associated Builders and Contractors, Bryan Hughes, Cathie Adams, Club for Growth, Conservative Coalition of Harris County, Dan Flynn and 20 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Association of Credit and Collection Professionals

Summary

3%

LIBERAL

97%

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.

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.

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?

Man is sinful in nature and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Our founders realized this and knew we must separate powers as a check on that 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 that Jesus Christ is the son of God and came down to Earth to save us from our sins and give us eternal life. I place my faith in him and the Word as a guide for how I live my life.

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.

In the Texas legislature I consistently was ranked by conservative watchdog groups as one of, if not the most conservative member of the Texas Legislature.

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

wayne@Christianfortexas.com

Additional comment from candidate:

N/A


Background

Education
  • Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, BBA in General Business, 1973
Work & Military
  • Wayne Christian Financial, Owner, 1987 – Present
  • Farmers State Bank, Vice President, 1977 - 1987
  • Century 21 real,estate offices Center & Carthage, Owner
  • Mercy River Boys (Gospel Group), Lead Singer/ Manager, 1970-1985
Affiliations
  • Texas Conservative Coalition, Former President
  • Texas Legislative Tea Party Caucus, Founding Board Member
  • First Baptist Church - Center, Member
  • GOPAC, Former Member
  • American Legislative Exchange Council, Former Member
  • Saddle Up Texas, Former Board Member
  • Christian Coalition - Shelby & Sabine Counties, Founder
  • Texas Baptist Men’s Laity Board, Member
Offices
  • State Representative, HD 9, Held 1997-2011
  • U.S. Congress, Sought 2004
 

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