Candidate Profile
Ron Nirenberg

Non-Partisan , Texas

Biography

Name
Ron Nirenberg
Party
Non-Partisan
Race
San Antonio Mayor
Incumbent
No
Links
           

Panel Rating

Very Liberal Information icon

Endorsements

Liberals

1
Stonewall Democrats San Antonio

Reported by Candidate

1
various

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Republican Women's Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Lyle Larson

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Michael Soto
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Sierra Club

Summary

50%

LIBERAL

50%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Voted for LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance
VOTE 411 Voter Guide
Joshua Initiative San Antonio 2017 Mayor and City Council Voter Guide
2008-2016 voting record for all San Antonio mayor and council candidates - compiled by Bexar County Republican Party.

Questionnaire

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

Do you support the proposed $850 million bond in its entirety?

Yes

The $850 million bond is broken into 6 propositions. Which one is most important to you? 1. Streets, bridges & Sidewalks - $446,263,000 2. Drainage & Flood - $138,988,000 3. Parks & Recreation - $187,313,000 4. Library & Cultural - $24,025,000 5. Public Safety Facilities – $34,411,000 6. Neighborhoods – $20 million

They're all important.

Which of the above six propositions would you vote against? (list all that apply)

None.

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

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.

Disagree

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

No Answer

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

Disagree

Individuals should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on their "gender identity."

Agree

It is inappropriate for a local government to recognize the terms “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” and issue rules relating to an individual's beliefs about gender and sexuality.

Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Agree

There should be strict enforcement of federal and state laws prohibiting the distribution of obscene pornography, including over the Internet.

No Answer

I support tolling existing highways that have been previously un-tolled.

Disagree

Government should not discriminate against individuals, organizations, or business owners who affirm marriage as between one man and one woman.

Disagree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

No Answer

Considering these issues (social, economic, education, transportation, water or sewer), which is the most critical to our city?

Transportation

Please list up to six issues or projects that you feel need the most attention, in priority order.

Transportation Economic development Ethics and accountability Public safety

I own one or more firearms.

No Answer

I support the use of Collective Bargaining.

Agree

I believe the current City Manager should be replaced.

No

Did you contribute 10% or more of your gross income to charity last year?

No Answer

If you own a business, please describe.

two consulting businesses

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

to ensure peaceful transition of authority; to ensure that all people are treated equally and no person is above or below the law; to ensure the perpetuity of a democratic union by supporting fair elections of representatives who are charged with upholding its laws and constitution.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

It provides the foundation for my values of compassion and equality and underscores a fundamental and collective approach for all human relationships, which is "The Golden Rule."

Phone number for voters to reach you:

210-988-2369

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

ron@voteron.com

Additional comment from candidate:

Questions answered as "No Answer" need more information in order to answer appropriately.


Background

Education
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, MA, 2001
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, BA, 1999
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • various
Offices
  • City Council District 8, Held 2013 - current
 

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