Candidate Profile
Kenneth Jenks

Republican , California

Biography

Name
Kenneth Jenks
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 25
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative
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Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

5
Phil Monroe USN Capital Retired, Col. A. Avratin USMC Col. WWII Retired, Jeffrey Smith USAF Master Sgt Retired, Captain Santa Clarita Fire Dept 126, Johhnie Morgan President CA State Republican Assem

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

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

Strongly Agree   

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

Strongly Agree   

I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Choice when determined by a medical doctor for severe complications. Choice for incest and rape deter the ined by the mother and medical professional.


Economy

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

Disagree   

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Disallow any redistribution of SS funds. I have a background in finance. This knkedge would be leveraged to put dashnkarsa and triggers in place to closely monitor and adjust contribution, demographics and population growth.

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

Reduce government size. Stop support to foreign countries' internal affairs.

Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

(Did not answer)


Religious Liberty

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   

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree   

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

Yes   

What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

Just as the founding fathers intended.


Healthcare

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

Disagree   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

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

Private Insurace, Group Insurance, Collective Group Policies. Immediate and extended family policies. Cousins, aunts uncles, grandparents, siings,children, grandchildren policy where an extended family fund purchases the policy. Extended Family Plans no age discrimination.


National Security

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

Strongly Agree   

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Outlaw any resemblance or form of Islamic law or Theocracy. Secure our Borders. No chain migration. Deport any noncitizen found to support terrorism of any kind.death penalty for convicted terrorists.


Immigration

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Strongly Agree   

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

Strongly Agree   

Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Strongly Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Merit Based and end Chain. End birth right citizenship where the parents are noncitizens. Deny rentry to the U.S. for thise viating inmigration maws. Limit student visa stay post graduation to three months.


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Agree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a conservative Christian. I was born in a Christian Family and attend services. My ancestors were the most distinguished members of Roger Williams first Baptist Church in America in the early 1700s. Providence Rhode Island. 8th great grandfather Judge William Jenks, brother Reverend Ebenezer Jenks. Jenks Famimy in America planted the second church in Pawtucker Rhode Island. I am a descendant of America's Founders, American Industry Founders and Pioneers, Revolutionary War Soldiers, Union Civil War Soldiers, Abolitionsts, WWI, WWII, Korean War. See website founders and latrikts page.


Qualifications

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)

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

Never

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

(Did not answer)


Criminal Justice

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

Strongly Agree   


2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

I support concealed carry. Accountability! Rule of law.


Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Disagree   

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

Intellectual Property. Copy Right and Patent Law. National Security related to our telecommunications infrastures.

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

Racism anywhere is a threat to demostic and global security.


Background

Education
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX, Executive MBA
  • California State University Northridge, Northridge CA, MS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY, BS ENGINEERING
Work & Military
  • United States Marine Corps, Sergeant E5, 1980-1984
Affiliations
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Member
  • America Legion, Member
  • American Founders and Patriots, Contributor
  • New England Genealogical Society, Contributor
  • Sons of Revolutionary Soldiers, Member
  • Sons of the Soldiers of the Civil War, Member
Offices
  • None
  • None
 

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