Candidate Profile
Vincent Gagliardo Jr.

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Vincent Gagliardo Jr.
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 127
Incumbent
No
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LIBERAL

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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   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Agree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Rape and Incest only

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Economy

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

Disagree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Agree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Term Limits would substantially decrease the budget as well as eliminating the amount of elected officials in office . There are way to many senate and house seats that could be eliminated

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


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   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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.

Disagree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Agree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Yes   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

It keeps government Neutral over Religion and lets its citizens choose there own beliefs

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Healthcare

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

Neutral   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

First the Hospitals must be kept at reasonable rates that will help bring cost down and in-turn bring healthcare coverage costs down Insurance companies and Pharmaceuticals should be required to have caps on costs as well . If you can buy insurance and get Prescriptions cheaper elsewhere then there's a problem

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


National Security

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

Agree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


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   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Anyone that can obey the rules of this great country and make this country their new country and adopt to our ways and language and be a providing individual to themselves and their family

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Values

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

Neutral   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Neutral   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Yes i do believe in the almighty GOD above simple as that

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


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   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Government needs to stop trying to control small family owned businesses and encourage growth with out all this red tape and requirements ,as far as foreign polices what is fair for our country is also the same back at the same country as trade is concerned . Immigration is not a problem as long as you follow a proper process to become a citizen .

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

As a former Reading City Councilman and a current Kenhorst Councilman as well as a businessman within the 127th District I am the only candidate with the background and a positive background with many positive achievements to the community i have served.

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

NO

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

I am the only qualified candidate running for this seat . I can make a difference in this Community and State . I will work hard for you. I will work hard to Eliminate Property Taxes and get Term Limits on the Ballot for you to decide . I have proven great leadership qualities and integrity . I intend to accomplish the goals i have set and will not serve more terms if I feel I am not getting the job done . Remember public Officials work for you not themselves its time all Officials stat acting like it.

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Judicial Philosophy

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

Disagree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Criminal Justice

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

Strongly Agree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Government should not have the right to place restrictions on law abiding citizens

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Neutral   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Term Limits on the Ballot Property Tax Elimination Seniors and Disabled Veterans total tax elimination

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.

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

Racism was almost gone till Obama became President . Yes it is a problem ,there should be no discrimination whatsoever in this country we are a nation of many diverse ethnic people and it should not matter where your are from or what your beliefs or who you want to be with . we are all human beings and as long as we are not causing harm to another there is nothing wrong with who we are . all people are different in there own way every person on this earth is different from the other no one is better than the other they are just different and thats OK

iVoterGuide Note:  Survey responses were submitted by the candidate after the survey deadline was reached and were not considered during panel evaluations.


Background

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Offices
  • Reading City Councilman, Held 99-02
  • Kenhorst Councilman, Held 20-?
  • State Legislature, Sought 2018
  • State Legislature, Sought 2020
 

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