Candidate Profile
Ken Skowronski

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Panel Rating*

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

National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2018:  100%
Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
Wisconsin Family Action, 2017-18:  96%
American Conservative Union WI (ACU-WI), 2019:  100%, 92% (cum.)
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  93%, 90% (cum.)

96%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  14%, 33% (cum.)
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2017-2018:  0%, 3% (cum.)
Sierra Club Wisconsin, 2017-18:  0%

12%

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

2
*Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund, *Wisconsin Right to Life

Others

1
Wisconsin Young Republicans

Reported by Candidate

4
Wisconsin Right to Life, Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Young Republicans, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
9
Dale Kooyenga (2014), Jeff Stone (2009), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2016), Mark Honadel (2008), Paul Ryan (2016), Prosperity PAC (2017) and 3 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2016), Prosperity Action (2016), Wisconsin Builders Association (2013)

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
International Union of Operating Engineers (2013)

Summary

8%

LIBERAL

92%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Questionnaire*

*The questionaire was received after the deadline and was not considered in the Panel Evaluations and is for additional educational purposes only.
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   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

oppose abortion


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   

The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Strongly Agree   

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree   

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Get the economy back in pre-covid condition.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Let the free market process work by allowing businesses to operate with minimal government restrictions.


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   


Healthcare

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

Disagree   

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

Healthcare costs should be transparent and made available to the person before making a decision.


National Security

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

Strongly Agree   


Immigration

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree   


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

George Washington's comment that “Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society” is still true today.

Strongly Agree   

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Strongly Disagree   

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Strongly Disagree   

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree   

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

Separation of powers are to provide a balance in government

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a practicing Catholic all my life and believe in my Catholic faith.


Qualifications

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2012 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2018 Republican Primary, 2018 General Election

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.

I stand by my legislative voting record.

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

Having been a local small business owner and volunteer in the community for many years, I understand the needs of the residents which allows me to bring their voice to the legislature.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

info@VoteForSkowronski.com 414-425-2034

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

(Did not answer)


Judicial Philosophy

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Strongly Disagree   


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Agree   

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

Agree   


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree   


Background

Education
  • Boys Tech High School, Milwaukee, 1958
Work & Military
  • NARI, Certified Remodeler, 1984
  • MATC, Journeyman Carpenter, 1961
  • USAF, Air National Guard, A1C, 1956-1962
Affiliations
  • St Martin of Tours Parish, Member
  • Polish Heritage Alliance, Life Member, Immediate Past President
  • Franklin Noon Lions Club, Member, Past President
  • Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree, Past Deputy Grand Knight
  • Xaverian Missionaries, Board Member
  • Franklin Historical Society, Life Member
  • Republican Party of Milwaukee County, Member
  • American Legion Post #192, Member
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2013-current
  • City of Franklin Alderman, Held 2005-2014
 

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