Candidate Profile
Mark Holbrook

Republican , Maine

Biography

Name
Mark Holbrook
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
National Rifle Association

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

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 Disagree

iVoterGuide Note:  After the voter guide was published, candidate contacted iVoterGuide and stated that he intended to answer "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.

Agree

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 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

To save the mother’s life.

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

Continue our fight on terror.

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

The framers of the Constitution were Christians and they understood - man has evil in his heart and tyrants will from time to time rise-up and attempt to take control. That’s why the framers added the Bill of Rights. They believed in a limited government operating by the consent of the governed.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian and the Holy Bible is my navigational aid through 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.

Please see my website where I have proclaimed my stand on these issues: www.holbrook4me.org.

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

NO ANSWER

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

By keeping our military readiness at optimum level and through infrastructure projects.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

The tax code needs to be simplified!

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Through free market economics – get the government out of the way.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Increase the age from 65 to 67 and require immigrants to have paid into the system for 20 years before eligibility.

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

I am a former police officer, hostage negotiator instructor, lobsterman, commercial diver, social worker and I have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. My critical thinking skills and common sense make me uniquely qualified to serve in Washington!

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

info@holbrook4me.org 207-751-4036

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

I live in the home I built on land that has been in our family for 3 generations.


Background

Education
  • FILEDING GRADUATE UNIVERSITY, SANTA BARBARA, Ph.D, 2009
  • AUM, MONTGOMERY, MS, 1996
  • USM, PORTLAND, BA, 1994
Work & Military
  • PRIVATE PRACTICE, COUNSELOR, 17
  • eLEARNING, TRAINNER, 17
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT, POLICE OFFICER, 12
  • 100 Ton U.S.C.G. Lic, Master, 30
Affiliations
  • MAINE ST BAPTIST CHURCH, MEMBER
  • NRA, Patriot Life Member
  • BRUNSWICK REP TOWN CMMTTE, CHAIRMAN
  • MAINE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACDMY, ADJUNT INSTRUCTOR
  • SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE u, ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR
  • SMCC, ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR
  • NRA, INSTRUCTOR
  • Gun Owners of Maine, Member
Offices
  • MAINE HOUSE 50, Sought 2014
 

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