Candidate Profile
Patrick Elder

Green , Maryland

Biography

Name
Patrick Elder
Party
Green
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 5
Incumbent
No
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Endorsements

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I am running as a Green - so no endorsements!

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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 Disagree

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 Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Disagree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Strongly Agree

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 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

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Disagree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 General Election, 2012 General Election, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Dying fetus?

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

Pray. Bomb them with food and medicine. Work with the UN and other multilateral regimes.

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

Seven deadly sins?

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)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

(Did not answer)

What changes should be made to the tax code?

(Did not answer)

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:

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Univ. of MD, College Park, MD, MA, Gov't, 1986
  • St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD, BA Pol. Sci., 1977
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy, Director
  • CareNet, Member
  • The Mission, Volunteer
  • United Way, Tresurer
  • Boys & Girls Club, Secretary
  • Huntingtown United Methodist, Sunday School Director
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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