Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
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.
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.
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.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.
The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."
I support sanctuary cities.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
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.
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?
(Did not answer)
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian. I value my integrity, care about others, want to do what is right, and when I depart from this earth to see Jesus, I want to know that I have made the world a better place for my presence in it.
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?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
I have always voted Republican and have attended Bible based churches for over thirty years.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Unemployment is brought down by having a robust economy and by having social programs that do not create an unnecessary dependency
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Market forces should be used to drive down the cost of medical care.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Government needs to maintain a strong currency, a tax policy which raises sufficient money to fund necessary government services while minimizing any negative impact on the economy, a consistent regulatory environment which is no more than what is needed, and a trade policy which insures fairness to American businesses. Beyond that, the government should let market forces drive the economy.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Extensive community service including, Past Chairman of Chamber of Commerce, Past President of Fredericksburg ISD, Co-founder and Past Chairman of Systems Go, Chairman of Finance Committee of Hill Country Memorial Hospital, and board positions on Hill Country University Center, San Antonio Manufacturers Association, and Crime Stoppers. Additionally, I am a Rotarian who has been honored as Rotarian of the Year, and a graduate of leadership programs in Gillespie County and the Texas Association of School Boards. I have run two successful businesses in the corporate environment and developed my own high-tech manufacturing business employing 44 people, built on the idea of creating a culture of excellence while taking care of employees and customers. My education includes a BS in Economics from Lehigh University and MBA from University of Michigan
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I care about my community. My servant leadership in many organizations over decades shows my commitment, and being your representative in Texas House District 73 will allow me to do good for a larger community.