Candidate Profile
Mick Rich

Republican , New Mexico

Biography

Name
Mick Rich
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Abortion Free New Mexico, National Right To Life

Reported by Candidate

3
National Right to Life Committee, National Federation of Independent Businesses, Association of Builders and Contractors

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Associated Builders and Contractors

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.

Disagree

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.

Agree

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

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

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.

Agree

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

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.

Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

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

Agree

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

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 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

When the life of the mother is endangered by giving birth.

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

Military support to peaceful Mideast regimes; financial aid to educate children with Democratic ideals.

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

The will for power.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Catholic Christian

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?

Conservative

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

MickRichforSenate.com

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

Bring back a private medical insurance system that is free to compete nationally.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

In most circumstances, none.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

Despite the tremendous improvements made by the GOP Tax Cuts & Jobs Act passed in Dec. 2017, our tax code is still too complex and allows too much cheating.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Reduce government regulations on employers.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Gradually increase the age at which retirement benefits begin for people still under age 50.

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

I have created hundreds of jobs and helped to build communities throughout New Mexico, woking shoulder to shoulder with other hard-working taxpayers.

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

info@mickrichforsenate.com

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

No


Background

Education
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, B.S., 1977
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • New Mexico Labor and Industrial Commission, Commissioner
  • Albuquerque Economic Development, Board Member
  • Albuquerque Vocational High School, Board Member
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Board Member
  • Catholic Charities, Board Member
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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