Candidate Profile
Mike Lang

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Mike Lang
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 60
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Empower Texans, 2017:  100%
Right to Life TX, 2017:  100%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2017:  98%
Texas Values Action, 2017:  97%
Eagle Forum TX, 2017:  93%

97%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Equality Texas, 2017:  0%
Sierra Club - Lone Star Chapter, 2017:  0%

0%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

13
Cathie Adams, Grassroots America, Greg Abbott, Lone Star Liberty, National Rifle Association, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility and 7 more

Reported by Candidate

6
Texas Right to Life, Empower Texans, NRA/TSRA, Texas Values Action, Texas Home School Coalition, Governor Greg Abbott

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
5
Brian Birdwell, Jonathan Stickland, Republican Women's Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations, Steve Toth
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Empower Texans, National Right to Life Committee, Texas State Rifle Association

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

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, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

None

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

Sin

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe Jesus Christ is my personal savior. He died for my sins, was buried and rose from the dead. As a christian my values are for God's kingdom.

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.

Last session I was rated number 2 in the House for fiscal responsibility. I voted for and was co-author to ban sanctuary cities. I was also a co-author for the abolish abortion bill. I was a co-author on both constitutional carry bills.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Reduce regulations and cut taxes.

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

Reduce regulations and cut taxes.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Reduce regulations and cut taxes.

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

Thirty years in law enforcement and one term as a Texas legislator has given me experience to serve.

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

Votelang@gmail.com 817-894-2900

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

I am honored to serve the people of House District 60 and the State of Texas. I believe I have kept my campaign promises to uphold the values of our district and will continue to stand for our rights.


Background

Education
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, BS Criminal Justice, 1984
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Hood County Republican Party, Sergeant at Arms-Past
  • Hood County Republican Club, Vice-President-Past
  • Hood County Republican Women, Associate Member
  • Hood County TEA Party, Member
  • Texas Right to Life, Contributor
  • Brazos Pregnancy Center, Contributor
  • The Open Door Pregnancy and Family Resource Center, Contributor
  • NRA, Member
Offices
  • Hood County Constable Pct. 3, Held 2.5
  • State Representative HD 60, Held 1.1
 

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