Candidate Profile
Michael P. Mullin

Democrat, Virginia

Biography

Panel Rating

Liberal

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Virgina Chamber of Commerce, 2018:  69%
Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), 2019:  60%
National Federation of Independent Business - VA (NFIB-VA), 2017:  40%
Family Foundation VA, 2018-19:  24%
American Conservative Union Foundation of Virginia (ACU), 2018:  22%, 22% (cum.)
Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation (VTPPF), 2018:  25%, 17% (cum.)
Middle Resolution, 2018:  10%

35%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations VA (AFL-CIO VA), 2017:  100%
NARAL Pro-Choice VA, 2019:  100%, 100% (cum.)
Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, 2018:  100%
Virginia Education Association (VEA), 2018:  100%
League of Conservation Voters VA (VALCV), 2018:  88%, 95% (cum.)

99%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Liberals

6
Clean Virginia, End Citizens United, People for the American Way, Virginia League of Conservation Voters PAC, Virginia Sierra Club Chapter PAC, Williamsburg JCC Indivisible

Others

1
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC

Reported by Candidate

1
End Citizens United, Moms Demand Action, People for the American Way, Virginia Education Association, Clean Virginia, Virginia League of Conservation Voters

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Commonwealth Sportsmen's Alliance (2017)

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
6
ActBlue (2018), John Miller (2015), Local, County, and District Democratic Organizations (2018), National Education Association (national, state & local affiliates) (2017), Shelly A. Simonds (2019), State Democratic Party Organizations (2019)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
39
Alfonso H. Lopez (2016), American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (2018), Betsy Carr (2017), Common Good VA (2017), Commonwealth Victory Fund (2016), David W. (Dave) Marsden (2017) and 33 more

Summary

93%

LIBERAL

7%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Right to Life

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

Disagree

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

Disagree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)


Economy

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

Neutral

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

Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Disagree

Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

Disagree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

(Did not answer)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

(Did not answer)


Religious Liberty

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Disagree


Healthcare

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

Agree

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

(Did not answer)


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.

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Disagree

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

Disagree

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

Neutral


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Neutral


Values

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

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

(Did not answer)

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?

(Did not answer)

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)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Agree


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Agree

Background

Education

  • Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Unergraduate, 2004
  • The Catholic University, Washington D.C., Law Degree, 2007

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Offices

  • House of Delegates, Held 2016-2019

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