Candidate Profile
Matt Manweller

Republican, Washington

Biography

Name
Matt Manweller
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 13 - Pos. 2
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  74%, 72% (cum.)
American Conservative Union WA (ACU-WA), 2016:  83%, 71% (cum.)

72%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice WA, 2018:  F
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO (WSLC), 2018:  14%, 19% (cum.)
Conservation Voters WA, 2017-18:  22%, 13% (cum.)

28%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Association of Washington Business, Washington State Farm Bureau PAC

Reported by Candidate

0
Association of Washington Businesses

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
9
Bill Bryant, Brandon Vick, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Lynda Wilson, Mainstream Republicans of Washington, Mary Dye and 3 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
8
Associated Builders and Contractors, Gun Owners Action - Florida, Gun Owners Action League of Washington, Jim Honeyford, Judith (Judy) Warnick, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 2 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Union of Operating Engineers, National Education Association, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Agree

I am in favor of necessary infrastructure on our border that maximizes the ability to control 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 a relationship between one man and one woman.

(Did not answer)

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

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.

Neutral

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Parents should have the right to opt their children out of classes as they see fit.

Agree

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.

Agree

Government should compel businesses and schools to allow access in all cases based on “gender identity.”

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Agree

Commercial surrogacy should be legal.

(Did not answer)

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

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

Individual rights come from government.

Strongly Disagree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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?

Conservative

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

(Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

(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 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:

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

Background

Education

  • Whitman College, Walls Walla, B.S, 1991
  • University of Montana, Missoula, M.A, 1999
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Ph.D, 2003

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • HopeSource, Board
  • Chamber of Commerce, Board
  • CWU Faculty Senate, President
  • Kittitas Republican Party, Chairman
  • Rotary, Member

Offices

  • State Representative, Held 6
 

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