Candidate Profile
August Deuser

Republican , Illinois

Biography

Name
August Deuser
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Illinois Federation for Right to Life

Reported by Candidate

6
Will County Republican Party, Cook County Republican Party, Ed Ronkowski, Margo McDemed, Kevin Suggs, Sean Morrison

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Margo McDermed

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Illinois Family Institute Voter Guide: https://2mx1h817tiaq43gsho1fchch-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/IFI-VG-General_2016_16-pages_web-2.pdf

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.

Strongly Agree

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 Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

Strongly Disagree

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 Agree

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

No Answer

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly 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.

No Answer

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

Strongly Disagree

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, Academia,Voters, SC, Industry, Media, Sports, Congress

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

RAPE AND INCEST

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

Absolute power corrupts absolutely

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Seperation of Church & State

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'm a conservative man.

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

adeuser1@gmail.com

Additional comment from candidate:

I decided to run for office because I am sick and tired of the same fools in office at the state and federal level spending money we don't have. It's time we change the culture of politics in our state and country. We can do that by reducing our budget.


Background

Education
  • Lewis University, Romeoville, M.A., 1998
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, B.A., 1990
Work & Military
  • Police Officer, 3
Affiliations
  • Vets
  • Wounded WARRIOR
  • Amvets
  • Diabetes
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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