Candidate Profile
Ken Strange

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Ken Strange
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 45
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

91%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

6
Will Conley former Hays County Commissioner, Lon Shell Hays County Commissioner, Gary Cutler Hays County Sherriff, James Sultemeier Blanco County Commissioner, Mark Jones Hays County Commissioner, Ray Whisenant Hays County commissioner

Questionnaire

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

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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Strongly Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Strongly Disagree

The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Strongly Agree

I support using a party caucus to nominate my party's candidate for Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, and I pledge to vote for my party's nominee.

Yes

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I'm pro life from conception to death.

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

The Founding Fathers knew that putting too much trust in any one individual or branch of government would create corruption. The Constitution was drafted to delineate duties and powers to three branches of government in order to create and checks and balance system to pervent one person or branch of government from amassing absolute power.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Bible-believing Christian. I know that salvation is through Jesus Christ. I value clean moral living. I am a devoted husband and father.

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Very Conservative

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

I have voted in republican primariy elections. I have endorsed conservitive republicans. I am activly involved in Cypress Church. Honorably discharged US Air Force Veteran.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Cut taxes and cut regulations to unleash the power of the free market.

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

Repeal and replace Obama Care with a conservitave approach that safeguards personal freedom and dramatically reduce the cost of healthcare by eliminating over regulation.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Cut taxes and cut regulations to unleash the power of the free market.

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

I have been a public servant most of my life. I am US Air Force veteran. I have been the Director of Wimberley EMS since 2004 and a paramedic since 1998. I have served on the Wimberley ISD school board since 2008 and was school board president for four years.

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

info@kenstrange.com

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

I have the endorsement of all the Republican commissioners in Hays County as well as the Sheriff and and many others due to my many years of service to the community. I will continue to work hard for the citizens of District 45.


Background

Education
  • Sumter High School, Sumter SC, Graduate, 1978
Work & Military
  • US Air Force, Sgt, 4
  • Paramedic, Director, 20
Affiliations
  • Wimberley ISD, Board Member
  • Wimberley EMS, Director
  • Young Life, Volunteer
Offices
  • School Board Member, Held 10
 

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