Candidate Profile
Robert Bigley

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Robert Bigley
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 96
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

2
Lancaster City Republican Committee, Association of Builders and Contractors

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

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.

Neutral

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

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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.

Agree

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.

Neutral

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Neutral

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.

Neutral

Free-market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Neutral

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.

Agree

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.

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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

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.

Neutral

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.

Agree

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

Total Depravity.

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?

To preserve the life of the mother.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe that we should love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, and mind, and that we should love our neighbor as ourselves.

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.

N/A

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

r.bigley@yahoo.com

Additional comment from candidate:

Question 12 is worded poorly. Our founders did not establish a pure democracy. They established a representative democracy. In the Federalist Papers, Madison intimated that a pure democracy would never work with a nation as large as ours.


Background

Education
  • University of Washington, Seattle, D.Mus, 2009
  • Eastman School of Music, Rochester, M.Mus, 1993
  • University of Miami, Miami, B.Mus., 1991
Work & Military
  • The Trust Performing Arts Center, Executive Director, 2013-present
  • Lancaster Bible College, Professor of Music, 2007-present
  • Shoreline Community College, Professor of Music, 1997-2006
  • Ransom Everglades School, Teacher, 1993-1997
Affiliations
  • Wheatland Presbyterian Church, PA, Member
  • Crossway Church, PA, Member
  • Crossroads Bible Church, WA, Worship Leader
  • Bergen Presbyterian Church, NY, Choir Director
  • Campus Crusade for Christ, Faculty Adviser SCC
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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