Candidate Profile
Tracy Pennycuick

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Marcy Toepel, Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation PAC

Others

1
Bob Mensch

Reported by Candidate

3
State Rep Marcy Toepel, Sen. Bob Mench, PA Pro-Life Federation

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?

only in the case of rape or incest, or threat to the mother's life


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?

(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.

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?

(Did not answer)


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?

(Did not answer)


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?

Immigrants who go thru the legal steps necessary are the only individuals who should be allowed to immigrate to the US. A merit based point system should be implemented so that those who immigrate here have the skills or education necessary to contribute to our society rather than those that will drain public resources such as food stamps, housing assistance, medicaid.


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.

Strongly 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.

(Did not answer)


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)

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

(Did not answer)

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?

(Did not answer)


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.

Agree   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

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

(Did not answer)


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Neutral   

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?

HB 76--the abolishment of real estate tax as a funding source for public schools Balanced budget bill requiring the government to limit debt to 10% of its annual budget

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Post University, Waterbury, CT, MPA, 2015
  • Command & General Staff College, Ft Leavenworth KC, 2008
  • University of Missouri, Columbia MO, BSBA, 1987
Work & Military
  • US Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 26
Affiliations
  • Friends of Montco VTC & BHC, board member
  • Puppies Behind Bars, Volunteer
  • Vets for Vets, board member
  • From War to Home: Through a Veterans Lens, Advisory board member
  • ACS-Hillingdon, Volunteer Track & Field Coach
  • ACS-Hillingdon, Volunteer Cross Country Coach
  • St John's Church, Volunteer Track & Field Coach
  • Montco Veterans Treatment Court, Mentor Coordinator
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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