Candidate Profile
Mark Reed

Republican , California

Biography

Name
Mark Reed
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 30
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

3
California for Life, Former UN Ambassador John Bolton, Michael Reagan

Reported by Candidate

4
Michael Reagan, John Bolton, Republican Party, Over 200 endorsements see website.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Agree

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.

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.

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

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?

In the cases of rape, incest or to save the mothers life only after consultation with their family, clergy and doctors.

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

Identify the root causes and address them. Take the battle to them. Create a far more secure way of vetting those who come from countries that are hostile towards the United States.

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

The desire to acknowledge our god given rights and to be free from a tyrannical government.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in the Judeo Christian values and a strong respect for the beliefs and traditions of all others.

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?

Somewhat Conservative

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

I have been recruited by several left leaning organizations to get something done because I know how to bring people to the center to get the job done for the benifit of the majority.

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

Creating a true free market place for healthcare insurance. At the same time addressing the root causes of out of control prices of medications and spiking insurance premiums based on frivolous lawsuits.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

By making sure we have a fair and balance opportunity to participate in the free market place which includes fair and balanced trade worldwide. Making sure that any regulation passed does not have a negative and unfair ripple effect in the economy.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

We should continue to simplify and lower personal taxes and continue to monitor our global competition tax rate to gaurentee fair competition.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Building our economy and strengthening our middle class. The continued support of small businesses throughout the United States.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

We need to raise the retirement age. When social security was created we as a nation did not anticipate people living to many years past 70. Our average lifespan is now in the upper 80’s. We have improved our standard of living and our healthcare overall.

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

I was in business management until I was twenty six years old. At that age I bought my first company and have had sever since then. I have sat on the board of directors of two large organizations and have chaired several national committees. I was the national representative for American Indians for 15 years dealing with government to government issues and media representation. I was the first board freshman to to appointed to the finanance committee by the president of the Screen Actors Guild. I have testified on four occasions in front of the Federal Communications Committee. I married my high school sweetheart and have ben married now for forty years with three adult children and nine grandchildren. All of this showing commitment and dedication on both the professional and personal level.

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

mrcongress@verizon.net Cell 818-378-4370. Office 818-353-8777

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

We need more pragmatic representatives that exercise common sense and are willing to get the job done for the best interest of the citizens of the United States.


Background

Education
  • Pierce Jr College, Woodland Hills, AA, 1978
Work & Military
  • Ponderosa, Owner, 23
  • Pete's Plumbing, Owner, 10
  • Save-Mor-Pools, Owner, 4
  • General Telephone, Business Rep., 5
Affiliations
  • KCET Public T.V., CAB board memeber
  • American Indians in Film and T.V., National Representative
  • Screen Actors Guild, Finance Committee Member
  • Screen Actors Guild, Governance Committee Member
  • Los Angeles Veterans Committee, Founder
  • Save Sepelveda Veterans Hospital, Leader
Offices
  • National Representative for American Indians, Held 15
  • Congress 30th District, Sought 3
  • Congress 27th District, Sought 2
 

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