Candidate Profile
Dan Flynn

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Dan Flynn
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 2
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2017:  100%
Texas Values Action, 2017:  93%
Heritage Alliance TX (HA), 2012:  90%
Eagle Forum TX, 2017:  84%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2017:  54%
Empower Texans, 2017:  49%

81%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Sierra Club - Lone Star Chapter, 2017:  10%
Equality Texas, 2017:  0%
NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2013:  0%

3%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
National Rifle Association

Reported by Candidate

4
Alliance for Life, TX Teachers Association, National Rifle Association, TX State Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
36
Aaron Schock, Cathie Adams, Cindy Burkett, David Bridges, Deb Fischer, Donald Trump and 30 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
33
Allen Fletcher, Associated Builders and Contractors, Brian Birdwell, Cathie Adams, Cindy Burkett, Dan Patrick and 27 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
7
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, American Federation of Teachers, Association of Texas Professional Educators, Communication Workers of America, International Association of Firefighters, International Union of Police Associations, Oscar Longoria

Summary

10%

LIBERAL

90%

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?

Desire for freedom and liberty

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Strong belief in God and his presence in our everyday lives

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.

14 year voting record

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Lower taxes and lower regulation so that business can plan and function for the future and have more resources to hire

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

Through the protection and use of free enterprise. Let the market provide solutions versus the government

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

It should seek to lower taxes and lower/eliminate regulation holding business back.

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

multiple terms in the legislature creating good conservative policy and strong legislation protecting life, the second amendment and other principles of freedom

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

danfromvan@aol.com 214-701-5585

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

Strong moral and personal character. Not afraid of protecting our religious and God given rights


Background

Education
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Work & Military
  • Texas Natonal Guard
  • Texas State Guard, Brigadier General, 12
Affiliations
  • Church of the Nazarene, Board member
Offices
  • County Judge, Held 1
 

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