Candidate Profile
Alek Skarlatos

Republican , Oregon

Biography

Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Combat Veterans For Congress, Oregon Right to Life

Others

4
Dallas Heard, Dan Crenshaw, Jo Rae Perkins, Tim Knopp

Reported by Candidate

6
United States Senator Ted Cruz, United States Congressman Dan Crenshaw, Oregon Right to Life PAC, Combat Veterans for Congress PAC, Oregon Small Business Association PAC, Former Blue Angles Commander Captain Greg Woolridg

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
WinRed (2019)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
WinRed (2019)

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

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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.

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?

Rape, incest, and the life of the Mother.


Economy

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

Strongly 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?

Set up protections for the Social Security General Fund so that it can not be raided for any other purpose. In 1955 there were almost 9 workers paying into Social Security per beneficiary by 2013 that number had had decreased to 2.8 workers per beneficiary. We need to get America back to work to safeguard Social Security.

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

(Did not answer)

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.

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?

(Did not answer)


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?

Free market


National Security

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

Agree   

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

Continue to do surgical strikes/raids against terror cell leadership


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.

Agree   

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

Agree   

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

(Did not answer)


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly 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.

Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Grew up Presbyterian and am now a member of the Lutheran Church. I believe in personal freedoms and limited government


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.

Socially libertarian and fiscally conservative.

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

(Did not answer)

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.

Agree   


2nd Amendment

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

(Did not answer)


Other Important Issues

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

Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

No Answer   

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?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Attended, 2012
  • Roseburg High School, Roseburg, Graduated, 2011
Work & Military
  • Aleksander Skarlatos Inc., Public/Motivational Speaker, 2015-Present
  • Self Employed, Real Estate Investor, 2018-Present
  • Warner Bros., Actor, 2017-2018
  • United States Army National Guard, Specialist/Sniper, 2012-2017
Affiliations
  • Lutheran Church, Member/Volunteer
  • Douglas County Republican Party, Precinct Committee Person
  • Red Cross, Volunteer/Speaker
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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