Candidate Profile
Jill Wolfskill

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Jill Wolfskill
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 13
Incumbent
No
Links
   

Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

6
Lone Star Liberty, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texans for Toll-Free Highways, Texas Eagle Forum, Texas Right to Life, Texas Values Action

Reported by Candidate

1
Texas Right to Life

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Republican Women's Organizations, Texas Tea Party Patriots PAC

Summary

0%

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

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 support using a party caucus to nominate my party's candidate for Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, and I pledge to vote for my party's nominee.

Yes

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?

If the life of the mother is at risk.

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

Mankind is self-seeking, and will naturally seek power and self-gain. Therefore, a balance of power in the three branches of government, brilliantly instituted by our Founding Fathers, helps to reign in the corrupt nature of mankind.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a sinner, separated from God. Christ came to this earth in human form, perfectly sinless, and died on the cross for the penalty of our sin. When I acknowledged I was a sinner and needed a Savior who could wash away my sins and remove the penalty for my sin, I was received by Christ as His child with the promise of eternal life. The Bible is God's inspired Word and is the road map for life.

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 stand for the principles in God's Word, believing every life is sacred from conception to natural death, because we are made in the image of God. Our Constitution envisioned a government of the people, by the people and for the people. I support the Republican Party Platform and believe in limited government, fiscal responsibility and transparency.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

I am a free market person who believes that competition leads to more choices and more opportunities. If government will get out of the way by not picking winners and losers, free markets work well. Reducing taxes on small businesses will allow businesses to grow which in turn stimulates the economy and provides jobs, therefore bringing down the unemployment rate.

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

I believe insurance companies should be able to move across state lines. More insurance choice brings competition to the market place and drives costs down. People should be able to join vocational pools which help in reducing the cost for insurance since high risk members' costs are offset by healthy members. Also, we should have a high-risk pool for those who have limited options but need healthcare. Self-Insured Group Plans are another great option.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Reducing regulations, balancing the budget and reducing the dramatic growth in government will all help to make the economy stronger.

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

BBA from University of Houston. Married 40 years, mother of 5, grandmother of 5, businesswoman for 35 years, home educator, grassroots activist, Lifelong Republican.

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

jill.wolfskill@gmail.com

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

If you want a candidate that has moral clarity, respects the dignity of every human being, and believes that our Government has lost its way and needs a principled conservative in office, I am that person.


Background

Education
  • University of Houston, Houston, BBA, 1982
Work & Military
  • James Industries, Inc., VP, 35
Affiliations
  • Austin County Emergency Communication District, Board Member
  • New Beginnings Crisis Pregnancy Center, Counselor
  • Austin County GOP, Precinct Chair
  • Austin County GOP, Election Judge
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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