Candidate Profile
Brian Baldridge

Republican, Ohio

Biography

Name
Brian Baldridge
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 90
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Joe Uecker, John Kasich, Terry Johnson

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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.

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.

Disagree

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

Disagree

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.

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.

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.

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 Disagree

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."

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree

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

Agree

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 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?

Mother's life is in imminent danger.

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

To keep government in check and not to interfere and intrude into personal lives.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian, I support family morals and values.

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.

As a Commissioner, I have taken many votes advancing economic development in my county. The minutes are available in the Commissioners Journal.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

To grow the private sector.This grows the economy and jobs.

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

As a Commissioner, I know first hand the challenges the area faces with affordable and accessible healthcare and have been an advocate for the Adams County Regional Medical Center. Making sure your area has access to preventative care is key to keeping costs down for many years to come. As State Representative, I would work to bring everyone to the table and work on this issue.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

The government should assist in working to grow infrastructure and have less regulations to allow private sector to grow. To make sure government is a partner with private business in helping grow Southern Ohio, not a hindrance.

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

I am involved with family agricultural seed business. I am a 2 term trustee and 4 term elected County Commissioner.

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

Baldridge4Rep@gmail.com

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

I am currently serving as Adams County Commissioner. I also serve on the Ohio County Commissioners’ Association’s board of directors. Prior to serving as an Adams County Commissioner, I served 2 terms as Wayne Township Trustee and was elected by my peers to serve on the Ohio Township Association board of directors. My local government service began as a member of the Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic. I ultimately served as fire chief. I am still an active member at this time. I was raised on a 7th generation farm in Cherry Fork, Ohio. Along with farming I was very active in 4H and FFA at the county, state and national levels. My wife of 26 years, Lori and I reside in the community of Cherry Fork, Ohio where we continue farming the same family farm. We have two grown children, son Casey and daughter Alyson. We are members of the Bethlehem Church of Christ.

Background

Education

  • Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, Paramedicine

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • County Commissioner's Association, Board of Directors
  • Ohio Township Association, Board of Directors
  • Wayne Townshop Volunteer Fire Department, Member
  • Winchester Volunteer Life Squad, Member

Offices

  • Adams county Commissioner, Held 11
  • Wayne Township Trustee, Held 5
 

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