Candidate Profile
Patty Vredevelt

Republican , Texas


Patty Vredevelt
State Rep., Dist. 47

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Selected Contributions


Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations







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.


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.

No Answer

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.


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.

Strongly Agree

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?

Abortion is murder, and should never be allowed. I strongly support life from conception until natural death.

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

Because most of the Founders were men of faith, I believe they knew the nature of man, and realized that men would often put their personal desires for power, fame and greed about the needs of the country.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I consider myself to be a mature Christian, and strive to live my life in a manner that is honoring to God. I attend Church at least twice weekly. I participate in Prolife rallies and other activities and financially support prolife groups.

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.

My personal Facebook page @ Patty Vredeveit I have attended hearings at the Capital and have registered my opinion I have utilized Texas Values literature to educate and encourage others to become active in supporting their values.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?


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

Health Care insurance across state lines

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Free Markets

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

I am a Registered Nurse and very aware of health care issues and concerns. I have been a political activist for over 25 years. I have sat in hearings on bills that pertain to my conservative values, I have worked elections, I provide my endorsements to friends, and encourage them to vote. I have done training in my church in Sunday school classes teaching the people how to utilize resources (Texas Values) to make their voices heard. I have been a voter registrar I have been a campaign manager for a candidate who was running for Texas State House of Representatives

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: 512 551-2354

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

I will NEVER compromise my values


  • Pasadena City College, Pasadena, Ca., yes, 1977
Work & Military
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  • Austin Baptist Church, coordinator bible fellowship group
  • Bannockburn Baptist Church
  • CTRA
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