Candidate Profile
Lawrence Struempf

Libertarian , Wyoming

Biography

Name
Lawrence Struempf
Party
Libertarian
Race
U.S. Rep. (At Large)
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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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).

Neutral

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

Disagree

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.

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.

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.

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

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.

Disagree

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

Neutral

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

Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

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.

Agree

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

Disagree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Neutral

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.

Voters God Constitution Supreme Court Congress Academia Industry

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

When it is harmful 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?

They understood that we needed checks and balances to ensure that each branch could check and balance the other branches.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe the the supreme architect of the Universe.

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.

NA

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

lstruempf@gmail.com 307-760-4052

Additional comment from candidate:

We need a representative with a degree in business, not another lawyer or someone with without a higher level education. We need someone who knows Wyoming and who has had a wide variety of occupational and leadership experiences. We need someone who is active in the community and the state help people and businesses succeed. In Wyoming, we need someone who understands economics, technology, education, agriculture, and Business management.


Background

Education
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, BS, 1998
  • University of Regis, Denver, CO, Masters, 2005
  • University of Wyomig, Laramie, WY, Doctorate
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Rotary, Past President
  • Kiwanis, Past Lt. Gov.
  • Masons, WM
  • Chamber of Commerce, Past chair of many projects.
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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