Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
I am in favor of necessary infrastructure on our border that maximizes the ability to control entering and exiting the United States.
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.
Governments should define marriage as a relationship between one man and one woman.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Parents should have the right to opt their children out of classes as they see fit.
The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
Government should compel businesses and schools to allow access in all cases based on “gender identity.”
I support sanctuary cities.
I support the death penalty.
Commercial surrogacy should be legal.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
Individual rights come from government.
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
When the life of the mother may be at risk or in cases of rape, but not as a means of birth control.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
I believe in freedom and personal liberty.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I consider my self a Christian and values rooted in Judeo-Christian teachings. My priorities are God, family and community.
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?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
Please check my voting record at: http://leg.wa.gov/House/Representatives/Documents/MemberRollCalls/2017/Jenkin.pdf
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
The best way to bring down unemployment is to reduce burdens on job creators, limit regulations and lower taxes so that they have the resources to hire people.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Right now our system has little to no competition. People don't know what they are getting for the money they spend on healthcare. If we are to promote affordable and accessible healthcare, we need more competition and less government mandates, while addressing pre-existing conditions.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
The role of government should be to create a market that is fair and allows for free competition, while investing in infrastructure to facilitates the flow of goods and services.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I am running for my second term as a state Representative. I serve on several committees that align with my professional expertise. I have extensive experience in business, including owning and operating a winery and as a financial adviser. I have a degree in business management. I have also been appointed to represent my caucus on several committees including tourism, international trade and the Census.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I working hard for my constituents to be fiscally responsible leader that considers tax implications, regulatory burden, and protects private property rights.