Candidate Profile
Dan Meuser

Republican , Pennsylvania


Dan Meuser
U.S. Rep., Dist. 9

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon



Rick Santorum

Reported by Candidate

6 of the 8 County GOP Chairs, Firearms Owners Against Crime, 5 of 6 State Senators from across the 9th District, Veterans for Trump, Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, 9 State Representatives

Selected Contributions


America's Foundation PAC, Bill Shuster, Build PA PAC, Charlie Dent, Chris Christie, College Republican National Committee and 32 more
Fred Keller, Kurt Masser


Arlen Specter, Big Tent PAC, Charles Rangel, Henry Cuellar







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.


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


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


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

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Strongly Agree

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

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

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.


Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

Strongly Agree

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

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 Democratic Primary, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I believe abortion should be illegal, except to prevent the death of the mother, or in the case of rape/incest.

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

We must continue to strengthen our military and intelligence. We must improve our vetting system for entering our country.

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

Absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a practicing Catholic. I believe Jesus Christ is our savior. It is essential we live moral lives under God.

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.

I would encourage you to visit my website, I am pro-life, support the 2nd Amendment and the Constitution.

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

I believe that through competition, state block grants, health care savings accounts, allowing health care association groups we can increase coverage that is adequate and affordable.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

We should be very competitive with taxes and regulatory environment that favors business, not hinders. Currently, it is too cumbersome. Government's role should be as minimal as possible and its role is to support and enable a pro-growth economic environment.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

We should make the Tax Cut and Jobs Act permanent. We should make efforts to reform our tax system flatter, fairer and simpler.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

We must create an environment that encourages businesses to grow and employ hardworking Pennsylvanians, the better off we will be. We need to reduce taxes and regulations. We are already seeing how President Trump's agenda of cutting taxes and reducing regulations is lowering unemployment rates.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

In the short term we cannot make changes to people who have been guaranteed these benefits currently. However, we need to look at reforms to ensure the stability of the system moving forward.

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

I believe my experience in the private sector helping to build a business over the last twenty-five years. I understand the unique challenges our business owners face on the tax and regulatory side. Additionally, I served as the Secretary of Revenue and raising my family and being part of the region for the last thirty years. I have been an active supporter of countless Republican candidates, including President Donald Trump.

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

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

I will fight very hard for you in Congress and I encourage you to view my background and plans at


  • Cornell University, Ithaca
  • Maritime College, New York
Work & Military
  • Pride Mobility, President, 25
  • St. Theresa's Church, Member and Contributor
  • Misericordia University, Board Member and Contributor
  • Back Mountain Rec, Supporter and Contributor
  • Wyoming Valley Children's Association, Former Capital Campaign Chair
  • United Way, Contributor
  • Wilkes Barre YMCA, Board Trustee Member
  • Northeast Cancer Society, Board of Ambassadors
  • Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue, Held 2011-2015
  • United States Congress, Sought 2008

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