Candidate Profile
Nick Rush

Republican, Virginia

Biography

Name
Nick Rush
Party
Republican
Race
House of Delegates, Dist. 7
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Federation of Independent Business - VA (NFIB-VA), 2017:  100%
Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), 2019:  100%
Middle Resolution, 2018:  97%
Virgina Chamber of Commerce, 2018:  93%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2016:  80%, 85% (cum.)
American Conservative Union Foundation of Virginia (ACU), 2018:  83%, 85% (cum.)
Family Foundation VA, 2018-19:  81%
Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation (VTPPF), 2018:  80%, 73% (cum.)

89%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, 2018:  67%
Virginia Education Association (VEA), 2016:  67%
Equality Virginia, 2013:  50%
League of Conservation Voters VA (VALCV), 2018:  38%, 43% (cum.)
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations VA (AFL-CIO VA), 2017:  35%
NARAL Pro-Choice VA, 2016-17:  10%

45%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

1
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
14
A. Benton Chafin (2014), Colonial Leadership Trust PAC (2019), Dominion Leadership Trust (2017), Emily M. Brewer (2017), Gregory D. Habeeb (2016), Ian Lovejoy (2019) and 8 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
21
A. Benton Chafin (2017), C. Todd Gilbert (2017), Charles D. Poindexter (2013), Christopher K. Peace (2013), Commonwealth Sportsmen's Alliance (2018), Dominion Leadership Trust (2012) and 15 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
National Education Association (national, state & local affiliates) (2012)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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Economy

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

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

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Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

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Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

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What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

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What role should government play in boosting the economy?

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Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or business owners because of their deeply held religious beliefs.

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Governments should not penalize those who define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

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

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Healthcare

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

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

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National Security

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.

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I support sanctuary cities.

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

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

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Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

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Values

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

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

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

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Free speech is under attack on public university and college campuses.

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

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

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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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?

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

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

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

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

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Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

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

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2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

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Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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Background

Education

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Work & Military

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