Candidate Profile
Larry V. Hawthorne

Republican , Ohio


Larry V. Hawthorne
State Rep., Dist. 98

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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.


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.


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.

No Answer

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.


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 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?

Rape, or incest, NEXT day termination or ASAP.

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

Common sense approach to a free society.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Don't have all answers, one has. Believe there was & has been creative action to our world. Will defend any citizens right to practice religion of their choice,..must not mean our society harm!

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.

Supported Donald Trump heavily with yard signs, hats.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Jobs,...very basic.

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

Tough problem,...get coverage that you pay for,...not subsidized by the real working middle class as did Obama care.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Governments role is only to create an environment where free enterprise can thrive,....low taxes, less regulation, etc,etc.

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

26 years as a honest hard working small businessman working & creating jobs throughout the USA in the fabrication industry.

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

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

I'm running for 98th Ohio House of Representatives not for simply a job, or to become a career politician, but to serve with citizens' best interests. I will not compromise or be bought by any lobbyist or special interest groups. Will never lie at any costs to constituents. "If you like Donald Trump,'re gonna love me!" ??


  • Kent State university, New Philidelphia, 2 assoc., 1978
Work & Military
  • Us Air Force, E3, 69 -71
  • 3 journeyman cards, Multiple tech training
  • Several sales training
  • NRA, CCWA, Buckeye firearms
  • Tuscarawas Co. Humane society, Former President
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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