Candidate Profile
Irene Bowling

Democrat, Washington

Biography

Name
Irene Bowling
Party
Democrat
Race
State Senator, Dist. 35
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Liberal

Endorsements

Liberals

10
Equal Rights Washington, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington, National Women's Political Caucus of Washington, Olympia Indivisible, Our Revolution Thurston, WA, Sierra Club and 4 more

Reported by Candidate

0
AFL-CIO, AFSCME, Carpenters Union

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
Democratic Women's Groups, Jay Inslee, Karen Fraser, Local, County, and District Democratic Organizations, Nathan Schlicher, Patty Murray and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
41
Amalgamated Transit Union, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, American Federation of Teachers, Andy Billig, Democratic Women's Groups and 35 more

Summary

100%

LIBERAL

0%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

Disagree

I am in favor of necessary infrastructure on our border that maximizes the ability to control entering and exiting the United States.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Disagree

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

No Answer

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

Strongly Agree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Neutral

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree

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

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.

Neutral

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

Agree

I support sanctuary cities.

Agree

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Disagree

Commercial surrogacy should be legal.

No Answer

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.

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

Individual rights come from government.

Agree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

No answer

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

No answer

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

No 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?

Liberal

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

I think most would consider my social views as "liberal". As a small business owner, educator, and family member of Navy veterans and shipyard workers I would consider my economic views as more conservative. I believe in fiscal responsibility, hard work, and reward for exceptional effort. Thank you for giving me a chance to share my views with you,

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

no answer

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

no answer

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

no answer

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

no answer

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

no answer

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

no answer

Background

Education

  • u. of Washington, Seattle, Doctorate, 1989
  • U. of Maryland, ollege Park, MD, masters., 1981
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, bachelors, 1979

Work & Military

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