Candidate Profile
Daryl Metcalfe

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Daryl Metcalfe
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 12
Incumbent
Yes
Links

Panel Rating*

Very Conservative Information icon *

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

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2016:  100%, 100% (cum.)
American Conservative Union Foundation PA, 2018:  100%, 100% (cum.)
National Federation of Independent Business PA (NFIB PA), 2018:  100%, 100% (cum.)

100%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union PA (ACLU PA), 2015-16:  25%
PennEnvironment, 2018:  0%, 10% (cum.)

18%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements*

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

Conservatives

1
*National Rifle Association (NRA) PVF

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Firearm Owners Against Crime (2011), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2016), State Republican Party Organizations (2019)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
14
Brian Ellis (PA) (2009), Commonwealth Leaders Fund (2019), Family PAC (2016), Firearm Owners Against Crime (2019), Great American Pennsylvania Fund (2018), Jerry Knowles (2016) and 8 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

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?

Abortion is murder and should never be allowed.


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   

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

The welfare state spending.


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   

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.

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?

Government has no authority to make laws restricting a citizens worship of God.


Healthcare

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

Strongly Disagree   

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

Through a free market system.


National Security

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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree   

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   

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

Only those who apply and try legally.


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.

Strongly 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 Christian. Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior.


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?

Very Conservative   

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

My public record is available through search engines.

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

21 years of serving the people as their State Representative.

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 work to protect taxpayers and our freedom. My platform is: limited, more efficient government, less taxation, local control of education and traditional family values.


Judicial Philosophy

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

Strongly Disagree   


Criminal Justice

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

Strongly Agree   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

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

I support and defend the 2nd Amendment to protect public safety.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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?

I am Chairman of the Environmental resources and Energy Committee. My work as Chairman focuses on protecting the health, wealth and safety of Pennsylvanians.

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

Racism is evil and should not be accepted in any culture.


Background

Education
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Work & Military
  • U.S. Army, Specialist 4, 4
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 21
 

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