Candidate Profile
Peter P. (Pete) Flores

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Peter P. (Pete) Flores
Party
Republican
Race
State Senate, Dist. 19
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

8
Adam McManus, Dan Patrick, Greg Abbott, Pastors PAC - San Antonio), San Antonio Family Association, Senator Ted Cruz and 2 more

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Hispanic Republicans of Texas, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations

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

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.

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

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

Strongly Agree

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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

The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Agree

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

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

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?

none

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

A cautious nature.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Catholic. Belief in God , family and Country. value integrity, honesty, service and adherence to the laws of God and the Constitution.

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.

Our Republic was based on the Judeo Christian tenets of faith , family ,self reliance and Country. these are the basic building blocks of what makes our Nation great. Our Constitution is a document that was written to provide a foundation of guiding principles that has stood the test of time . it was not written for the moment . but for generations. We the people are the masters of Government , the Government is not to rule but to serve.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

By providing for an environment that is business friendly , especially small business , limiting regulation and reducing barriers to a free market is the best way to bring down unemployment.

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

I would in support of a free market system that does not restrict the policy buyer to a restricted number of choices to choose from or one that restricts the buyer from shopping for an insurance company that restricts them geographically. the free market will increase competition and will translate to better choices and better plans from the Companies.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

by limiting regulations to what is absolutely necessary to provide for quality of life and government should provide good public infrastructure to facilitate commerce .

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

BS Texas A&M University. Governors Executive Development Program , LBJ School of Govt. UT Austin National Conservation Leadership Institute Fellow Colonel Game Warden , State Director of Law Enforcement TPWD

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

peteflores2016@gmail.com

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

married 36 years 2 daughters , 2 grandsons middle class Texas Peace Officer 33 years Public service as a Texas Game Warden 27 years


Background

Education
  • Texas A&M University, College station, BS, 1983
Work & Military
  • Texas Game Warden, Colonel, 27
Affiliations
  • State employee charitable campaign policy commitee, Governor Perry Appointee / board member
  • National conservation law enforcement chiefs, Foundation board member
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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