Candidate Profile
Daniel Reale

Libertarian, Connecticut

Biography

Name
Daniel Reale
Party
Libertarian
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal

Questionnaire

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.

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.

Agree

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.

Neutral

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.

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.

Neutral

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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.

Agree

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

Strongly 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.

God, Voters, Constitution

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

In the event of danger to the life of the mother.

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

Nothing. I credit John Locke's inspiration (which happened to be on point) with this.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian, but agnostic.

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'm doing everything in Article 1 §8, and nothing outside of it or not expressly authorized by the Constitution.

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

(Did not answer)

Additional comment from candidate:

(Did not answer)

Background

Education

  • HH Ellis Tech, Killingly, CT, 1999
  • Plainfield HS, Plainfield, CT, 2000

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Chair, Libertarian Party of Connecticut, 2009-2012
  • Vice Chair, Libertarian Party of Connecticut, 2013
  • Secretary, Libertarian Party of Connecticut, 2016

Offices

  • Justice of the Peace, Held 2008-2016
  • Congress, Sought 2008-2016
 

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