Candidate Profile
Amanda Chase

Republican, Virginia

Biography

Name
Amanda Chase
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 11
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Family Foundation VA, 2018-19:  100%
Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), 2019:  100%
Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation (VTPPF), 2018:  100%, 95% (cum.)
Middle Resolution, 2018:  90%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2016:  89%, 89% (cum.)
American Conservative Union Foundation of Virginia (ACU), 2018:  87%, 89% (cum.)
National Federation of Independent Business - VA (NFIB-VA), 2017:  83%

92%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, 2018:  78%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations VA (AFL-CIO VA), 2017:  73%
League of Conservation Voters VA (VALCV), 2018:  58%, 52% (cum.)
Virginia Education Association (VEA), 2018:  33%
NARAL Pro-Choice VA, 2019:  0%, 0% (cum.)

47%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

1
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
7
Bryce Reeves (2017), Carrie Emerson Coyner (2018), David Alan "Dave" Brat (2018), Glen Sturtevant (2016), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2017), Roxann Robinson (2016), State Republican Party Organizations (2017)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
23
Charles W. (Bill) Carrico (2015), Commonwealth Sportsmen's Alliance (2019), Corey Stewart (2015), Frank Ruff Jr. (2015), Good Fund (2015), GOPAC (2015) and 17 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
League Of Conservation Voters (2017)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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?

Hopefully never.


Economy

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

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Agree

Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

Strongly Disagree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

By lifting burdensome restrictions on businesses.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

By lifting burdensome restrictions on businesses.


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 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 be sure everyone has health insurance.

Disagree

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

I don't. People should have the option to pick the plan that is best for them.


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.

Agree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree


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.

Agree

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

No Answer

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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?

The desire to be free.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Evangelical Christian.


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.

VCDL score- 100% Family Foundation score- 100% Virginia Tea Party- Highest score in the State Senate

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

I have worked in Virginia politics for a several years and proudly represent the 11th State Senate District.

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

philip@amandachaseforsenate.com 804-380-0009

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

Please vote on November 5th.


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


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree

Background

Education

  • Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Business, 1992

Work & Military

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Management
  • Signet Bankcard (now Capital One), Credit Manager
  • Virginia Student Assistance Authorities, Management

Affiliations

  • Cloverhill Assembly of God, volunteer
  • Bethany Place Baptist Church, volunteer
  • Chesterfield County Republican Committee, member
  • Cloverhill Christian Academy, former board member

Offices

  • State Senator, Held 2016-present

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