Candidate Profile
Michael A. Fagg

Republican , Kansas

Biography

Name
Michael A. Fagg
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 14
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating*

Liberal Information icon *

*Additional information appears below for educational purposes; however, only data received prior to the candidate deadline was considered during Panel Evaluation.

Endorsements*

*These endorsements were received after the deadline and were not considered in the Panel Evaluations and are for additional educational purposes only.

Conservatives

2
*Family Policy Alliance of Kansas, *National Rifle Association (NRA) PVF

Others

1
*Kansas Chamber PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
Kansas Chamber of Commerce

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.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Under no circumstances


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.

Agree   

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

Need to review all government spending before answering this question.


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.

Agree   

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

Neutral   

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

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?

The answer is in the 1st amendment to the U.S.Constitution


Healthcare

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

Neutral   

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

Working on understanding all the issues to this problem. No answer to this question at this point.


National Security

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

Agree   


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.

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.

Agree   

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

Our government has immigration laws and we should follow them.


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.

Neutral   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Catholic


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.

My voting record while an El Dorado City Commissioner

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

*47 years of being a community banker. *Mayor and city commissioner experience. *B.A. Wichita State University; A.A. Butler County college; Graduate school of banking university of Wisconsin; Kansas Municipalities Leadership Academy

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

No

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

I will take the time and effort to represent the Senate 14th District to the best of my ability.


Judicial Philosophy

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Neutral   


Criminal Justice

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

Agree   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

No Answer   

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

Need to review current laws in this area to answer this question.

iVoterGuide Note:  Candidate received an AQ rating from the NRA Political Victory Fund KS in 2020. https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/kansas/


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Neutral   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Disagree   

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

This would be my first year in office. Will be looking at a lot of issues before our state.

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

It is moving in that direction and needs to be addressed.


Background

Education
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Graduate, 3
  • Wichita State University, Wichita, B.A., 4
  • Butler County College, El Dorado, A.A., 2
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, President
  • El Dorado United Way, President
  • Chapter of American Red Cross, Chairman
  • El Dorado Lions Club, President
  • Son's of the American Legion, Treasurer
Offices
  • Mayor, Held 2
  • City Commission, Held 4
 

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