Candidate Profile
Linda Iezzi

Democrat , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Linda Iezzi
Party
Democrat
Race
State Rep., Dist. 57
Incumbent
No
Links
   

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

Endorsements

Liberals

1
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

Reported by Candidate

4
AFL-CIO, Teamsters Local 30, West. Co. Labor Council, United Mine Workers of America

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Democratic Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
7
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Democratic Women's Groups, Frank Dermody, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Laborers International Union of North America, Local, County, and District Democratic Organizations, State Democratic Party Organizations

Summary

100%

LIBERAL

0%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

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.

Disagree

Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry into the country.

Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Neutral

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

Disagree

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

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.

Disagree

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

Neutral

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 Disagree

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.

Neutral

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.

Neutral

Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Agree

Physician-assisted suicide should be legal.

Neutral

The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

Disagree

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

Neutral

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

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

We started with our constitution that does not mean some things have changed over time

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, Industry, Supreme court, Congress, Academia, Media

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I believe that is not my decision to make for someone else

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Catholic

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

Somewhat Conservative

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

I have an open mind but have a somewhat conservative side from my parents and grandparents

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

Facebook.....Linda Iezzi for State Representative

Additional comment from candidate:

I believe I will make the best decisions for the people of our State and Represent the 57th district


Background

Education
  • Indiana Univ. of PA, Indiana, VOCED, 2010
  • Univ. of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, 1985
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • IU #7, Employment Specialist/Foundation
  • Saint Brunos Catholic Church, Council
  • West. Co. Arts and Heritage, Board member
  • So. Greensburg Football, Treas./ Vice President
  • WOW Democratic Women, Member
  • Smart Growth West. Co., Start up Commitee
  • TCC West. County, County tax committee
  • 5 Star Trail, Volunteer
Offices
  • Councilwoman-Police Chair, Held 8
  • County Commissioner, Sought 2X
 

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