Candidate Profile
Anthony Pugliese

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Anthony Pugliese
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 92
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

6
York County Commissioner Chris Rilley, Fairview Township Supervisor Korey Leslie, Fairview Toenship Supervisor Mario Pirritano, Newberry Township Supervisor Maxine Kauffman, Warrington Township Supervisor David Calderone, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
9
Donald White, Eli Evankovich, Garth Everett, John Eichelberger Jr., Nick Miccarelli III, Pat Browne and 3 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

Summary

9%

LIBERAL

91%

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.

Agree

More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.

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.

Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

No Answer

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.

Agree

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.

No Answer

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

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.

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?

Fear of loosing one's social status and greed are probably the most prominent. I think the founders also understood without the separation of powers clearly defined they knew we may be at risk of falling back into an oligarchy or worse.

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, Supreme Court, Congress, academia, industry, media, professional sports

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Rape and life of the Mother

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in Jesus Christ, son of God.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Conservative

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

Legislation I worked on at the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Groups I associate with and other information noted on my website www.VotePugliese.com

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

PuglieseForRep@gmail.com, 7178296444

Additional comment from candidate:

If you want a representative with strong ethics and moral values I ask for your vote. If you want a representative that will be able to start working on Day 1, I ask for your Vote. If you want a representative with a proven grasp of the issues facing our communities and state I ask for your vote. If you want a representative with a proven record of not only successfully working on legislation that promoted our values, but helped create an environment for job creation and business growth, I ask for your vote. It's great that people say they want jobs to grow our communities and economy, but if you don't understand why companies are leaving, then you can fix it. Having been the Legislative Director at Pennsylvania's Department of Commerce, I not only know why our community is loosing jobs, but how to fix it. Having worked for the Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Attorney Generals Office, I understand the importance of keeping our communities safe.


Background

Education
  • WSSD, H.S diploma, 2005
  • West Chester University, West Chester, PA, Bachelors degree in Political Science, 2009
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Dillsburg VFW
  • York County Rotary
  • York Republican Club
  • Northern York Republican Club
  • York County Action
  • St. Theresa Parish
  • Red Land Little League board
Offices
  • Gov. Transition for depts Banking, DCED,, Held 2009-2010
  • Dir. of Legislative Affairs,office of the Gov/DCED, Held 2010-2012
  • State Representative 92HD, Sought 2012
 

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