Candidate Profile
Rick Perales

Republican, Ohio

Biography

Name
Rick Perales
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 73
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Moderate

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2016:  89%, 85% (cum.)

85%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
6
Jarrod Martin, John Adams (OH), John Boehner, Mike DeWine, Robert D. Hackett, Wes Retherford
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
12
Associated Builders and Contractors, Buckeye Patriot PAC, Jeff Rezabek, John Adams (OH), Michael Henne, National Federation of Independent Business and 6 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Ohio Education Association

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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.

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

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.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

I support sanctuary cities.

(Did not answer)

I support the death penalty.

(Did not answer)

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)

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?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

Background

Education

  • Troy State, Troy, AL, MS, 1992
  • Auburn University, Auburn, AL, BS, 1982

Work & Military

  • USAF, Major, 1982-1997

Affiliations

  • Greene County Habitat for Humanity, Board Member
  • TCN Drug Rehabilitation, Board Member
  • St Joseph Children's Center, Board Member
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Big Brother
  • Dayton Schools Assessment Committee, Member
  • Greene County United Way Campaign, Cabinet Member
  • WSU Ext Advisory Bd, Mech & Mat Engineer Dep, Board Member
  • Miami Valley Military Affairs Association, Member

Offices

  • Ohio State Representative, Held 2014-Current
  • Greene County Commissioner, Held 2005-2013
 

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