Candidate Profile
Chris Gildon

Republican, Washington

Biography

Name
Chris Gildon
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 25 - Pos. 2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Human Life of Washington PAC

Others

1
Associated General Contractors of Washington

Reported by Candidate

1
Kim Wyman, Bruce Dammeier, Hans Zeiger, Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters, Master Builders Association, REALTORS

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Joyce McDonald, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Right to Life Committee, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
Andrew Barkis, Associated Builders and Contractors, Joyce McDonald, Mainstream Republicans of Washington, National Right to Life Committee, State Republican Party Organizations

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.

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Neutral

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Disagree

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.

Disagree

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?

To save the lie of the Mother.

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

The Founders realized the corrupting effects of political power. As such, they took great efforts to ensure a system of checks and balances to ensure no single branch of government gained too much power.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am Christian.

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 not held office and have no public voting record.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Create conditions that allows the free market to flourish.

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

Increase competition among providers and insurers to bring cost down. Remove government as much as possible to ensure the care is adequate and accessible.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Government simply creates conditions via tax policy and regulation that allows private business to create jobs, give raises to employees, and boost the overall economy.

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

I have 23 years of successful and proven leadership experience. During that time I managed multimillion-dollar budgets, successfully led thousands of soldiers and civilians as well as numerous organizations and programs. I've already earned my degrees and gained the leadership experience necessary to be a powerful voice for the 25th District and I absolutely appreciate your vote!

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

Chris@ChrisGildon.com 360-259-9771

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

I have the Compassion to Care and the Courage to Act. Compassion- I led a sexual assault response program in Pierce County to ensure victims received all needed care and treatment. Courage- During the last of my 5 deployments, I led the Afghan Peace and Reintegration Program where I conducted liaison work with local civilian officials and facilitated negotiations with insurgents to resolve root-cause issues and bring peace to individual communities. We absolutely need Compassionate, Courageous, and Capable leaders in Olympia.

Background

Education

  • National Defense University, Washington DC, MA, 2012
  • Webster University, St Louis, MPA, 2004
  • University of Texas, Odessa, BA, 1996

Work & Military

  • US Army, MAJOR, 23

Affiliations

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Offices

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