Candidate Profile
Terry Harder

Republican , Washington


Terry Harder
State Rep., Dist. 29 - Pos. 1

Panel Rating




Human Life of Washington PAC

Reported by Candidate

Dick Muri 28th District Rep pos 1, Pierce County Republican Party

Selected Contributions


J.T Wilcox, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Richard "Dick" Muri
Gun Owners Action League of Washington, Jesse Young, Republican Women's Organizations, Richard "Dick" Muri, State Republican Party Organizations







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 necessary infrastructure on our border that maximizes the ability to control 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 a relationship between one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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

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.

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly 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.


Commercial surrogacy should be legal.


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.

Strongly Agree

Individual rights come from government.

Strongly Disagree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only where the Mothers life is at risk and it should be a revocable decision Incase at the last moment the mother chooses life for her child.

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

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in God the father Almighty Creator of heaven and earth and in Jesus Christ his only son our Lord who was conceived by the Holy Ghost born of the Virgin Mary suffered under Pontious Piolit was crucified died and was buried he desended into hell the third day he rose again from the dead he ascended into heaven there he sitteth at the right hand of God the father Almighty and from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead I believe in the Holy Ghost the holy Catholic Church the communion of saints the forgiveness of sins the resurrection of the body and life everlasting amen .

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?

Very Conservative

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

Cofounded the organization operation support our troops and delivered holiday packages 2/174,000 troops.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Help small businesses create jobs by reducing their tax burden and regulations. For construct speed up the permitting process.

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

Reduce the state mandates on coverage that do nothing such as gynecology coverage for men. Allow out-of-state companies to provide coverage and compete for business which would lower costs. Tort reform to prevent malpractice suits for Trivial reasons.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Reduce taxes and regulations make it easier to get permits for construction to reduce the time it takes to build houses is a good example. It only takes six months to build a house but when permitting is added to it it takes two years many times.

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

I have been a small business owner and a small business specialist. I have worked many jobs and lived in this district for over 20 years and I’ve lived in Pierce County for over 55 years.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: 253-279-8513

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

No answer


  • Bates Technical Institute, Tacoma, AA, 1982
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Operation Support Our Troops, Co-Founder
  • Washington State Army Advisory Board, South Sound Vice Chair
  • Pierce County Republican Party, 29th District Treasurer
  • Pierce County Republican Party, Deputy District Leader
  • PCO, Held 2008-2014
  • State Legislature, Sought 2008,2012
  • State Senate, Sought 2010,2014

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