Candidate Profile
Jeremy Shaffer

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Jeremy Shaffer
Party
Republican
Race
State Senate, Dist. 38
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Firearms Owners Against Crime

Reported by Candidate

4
LifePAC, PA Pro Life Federation, Pine Township Republican Committee, Ross Township / West View Republican Committee

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Keith Rothfus, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

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.

(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.

(Did not answer)

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.

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.

(Did not answer)

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.

(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.

Strongly Disagree

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.

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.

(Did not answer)

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?

(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
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, B.A., 1999
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, MBA, 2016
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, MA, Ph.D., 2006
Work & Military
  • InspecTech, President / Co-Founder
  • Vice President
Affiliations
  • Deacon and Elder
  • Northland Library Foundation, Board Member
  • Pittsburgh Assoc. for Bridge Construction & Design, Board Member
  • Walk/Bike Ross Township, Founder
  • Friends of the Riverfront, Member
  • W. PA Association of Township Commissioners, Board Member
  • Ross Township Republican Committee, Committee Member
Offices
  • Ross Township Commissioner, Held 4
 

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