Candidate Profile
Scott Sturgill

Republican , Florida

Biography

Name
Scott Sturgill
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 7
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Florida Right to Life PAC, FRC Action PAC

Liberals

1
Central Florida Police Benevolent Association

Reported by Candidate

5
FRC Action, Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Speaker John Boehner, Gun Owners of America, Florida Right to Life

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Club for Growth, Mike Hill, Paul Ryan, Rick Scott, Ron Desantis and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
Associated Builders and Contractors, Club for Growth, First In Freedom PAC, Sandy Adams, USA First

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

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: Do you consider yourself to be pro-life? Answer: I consider myself to be a strong pro-life candidate. Question: What specific federal legislative steps, if any, would you support on the issue of life? Answer: I would support legislation that will help to advance the issue of protecting the unborn.

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

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: Do you support legislation, such as the federal First Amendment Defense Act, which would prohibit the government from discriminating against individuals or organizations because they believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman? Answer: Yes, I support this type of legislation. Question: Do you support the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the federal Equality Act or other legislation that creates special privileged classes based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity? Answer: No, I do not support this type of legislation.

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)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: What is your position on the definition of marriage? Answer: I believe that marriage should be defined as between a man and a woman. Question: Do you believe that the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which imposed same-sex marriage on all 50 states, was rightly decided? Answer: I do not believe that this was rightfully decided. I believe that this decision should be left to the states.

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

(Did not answer)

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question:What specific Federal legislative steps, if any, would you support to protect religious liberty? Answer: I believe in the First Amendment and will 100% support and protect religious liberty. Question: How do you feel religious liberty should be protected in the U.S. Military? Answer: Members of the U.S. Military should be free to practice their own personal religious beliefs. Question: Should chaplains in the U.S. Military be able to openly share their views on the Bible, human life, sexuality and other topics with other members of the military? Answer: Yes

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: Do you feel that it is appropriate to use taxpayer funds to subsidize or pay for elective abortions or for health coverage that includes elective abortion? Answer: I do not believe that using taxpayer funds (sic) should be used to either subsidize or pay for abortions. Question: Do you believe organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortion should receive federal government funding? Answer: I strongly believe that organizations such as Planned Parenthood should not receive federal funding.

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

(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)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: Do you support laws that require access to public bathrooms, showers, or locker rooms be based on an individual’s gender identity as opposed to his or her biological sex? Answer: No - I believe it should be based on biological sex. Question: Do you believe access to school showers, bathrooms, and locker rooms should be based on a student’s gender identity as opposed to his or her biological sex? Answer: No - I believe it should be based on biological sex.

I support sanctuary cities.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

I support the death penalty.

(Did not answer)

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: In what, if any, situations do you believe abortion should be legal? Answer: I do not believe that abortion should be legal in any situations.

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

(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)

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

(Did not answer)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: Do you support the full repeal of Obamacare? Answer: Yes, I support the full repeal of Obamacare. Question: If so, what health care policies do you support as a replacement? Answer: I support religious based health care plans that provide the benefits that align with my beliefs.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

(Did not answer)

What changes should be made to the tax code?

(Did not answer)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: What is your position on the Child Tax Credit? Answer: I support the child tax credit. Question: Do you support the repeal of the Estate Tax (“Death Tax”)? Answer: Yes, I believe that the estate tax should be repealed.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

(Did not answer)

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

(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)

iVoterGuide Note:  Mr. Sturgill responded to FRC Action PAC Candidate Questionnaire as follows: Question: Are there any further thoughts or comments you wish to provide? Answer: I am the only candidate in this race who has a strong pro-life stance. I allow my life and my choices to be led by my faith and I am not ashamed to stand up for my beliefs.


Background

Education
  • Flagler College, St. Augustine
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • Seminole County Soil and Water Conservation Distri, Held 2012-2014
  • FL State House, Sought 2014
 

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