Candidate Profile
Jeffrey C. Blunt

Libertarian , Texas

Biography

Name
Jeffrey C. Blunt
Party
Libertarian
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist.20
Incumbent
No
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Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Neutral

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Strongly Disagree

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

No Answer

The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Neutral

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

No Answer

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Strongly Agree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree

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 enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Strongly Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

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 Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Neutral

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Disagree

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Agree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Agree

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.

Constitution

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

no answer

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

no answer

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

no answer

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

No Answer

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

I am neither "conservative" nor "liberal." I am libertarian, which roughly means fiscally conservative and socially tolerant.

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

no answer

Additional comment from candidate:

no answer


Background

Education
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, BS Chemical Engineering, 1985
  • Boston University, Boston, MA, MS Business Administration, 1989
Work & Military
  • Various, Engineer, 1994-Present
  • US Army, Captain, Active Duty, 1985-1994
Affiliations
  • Libertarian Party, Candidate, Delegate, and Past County Vice Chair
Offices
  • US House, District 23, TX, Sought 2012
  • Texas State Rep, District 125, Sought 2010
 

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