Candidate Profile
Dinesh Mali

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Dinesh Mali
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 105
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

52%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

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.

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.

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.

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.

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Agree

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

Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Agree

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.

Agree

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

Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Disagree

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

Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Agree

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

Agree

I support sanctuary cities.

Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Neutral

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Agree

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

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

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

If women life is in danger and only choice left.

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

Not sure under stand the question

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am Hindu and like to live my as hindu person following Gita.All religions are equal in their teaching.

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?

Conservative

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

If elected my record will speak itself.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Build manufacturing base. Focus on what we can do with our resources.

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

Obama care or similar program

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Focus on our own resources of material and labor force. Promote education of work force to available job opprtunities.

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

Professional Engineer, running engineering company since 1980. Volunteers for city , community and board member of Irving ISD This is a land of opportunity where dreams come true. To change you must be part of the change. District 105 has diversified communities and minority community deserve minority representation. I like to make history be winning and become first Asian Indian. I can easily communicate with diverse cultures.

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

dineshmali@aol.com, 469-585-2888

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

I value education most to break poverty cycle. I believe parent must be involved to shape children future, guide them through challenges of the life.


Background

Education
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, BSME, 1969
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO, MSME, 1975
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • DFW Hindu temple society, member, Volunteer
  • India Association Of North Texas, Volunteeer
  • Swaminarayan Temple, Volunteer
Offices
  • Irving ISD, Held 3
 

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