Candidate Profile
Ron Hood

Non-Partisan , Ohio

Biography

Name
Ron Hood
Party
Non-Partisan
Race
State Board of Educ., District 9
Incumbent
No
Links
   

Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Federation of Independent Business OH (NFIB-OH), 2017-18:  100%
American Conservative Union OH (ACU-OH), 2019:  93%, 82% (cum.)
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  86%, 78% (cum.)

87%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Innovation Ohio, 2019-2020:  22%
Equality Ohio, 2018:  F

11%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

3
Ohio Right to Life, Ohio Value Voters, Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
Bill Dean (2018), Candice Keller (2020), Family First PAC (2007), John Adams (OH) (2009), John Boehner (2014), National Federation of Independent Business (2014) and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
13
Bill Dean (2011), Citizens for Community Values/1st Freedomw OH (2014), Family First PAC (2008), Gun Owners of America (2008), National Association for Gun Rights (2018), National Federation of Independent Business (2018) and 7 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Co-sponsored and signed Discharge Petition for floor vote of HB286 Pastor Protection Act: https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA131-HB-286 https://www.ohiochannel.org/video/press-conference-legislative-ohio-pastor-protection-act

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.

Strongly Agree   

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.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Never


Economy

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

Strongly Disagree   


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   

The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings or court houses.

Strongly Disagree   

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

Yes   

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

It was a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptist Church admonishing that there needs to be a wall of separation to protect the church from the state and NOT vice-versa. It is not in any of our founding documents.


National Security

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

Strongly Agree   


Education

The federal government should mandate standards and requirements (such as Common Core) for local schools.

Strongly Disagree   

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   

I support school choice, including voucher programs, tax credits, charter schools, private schools, and home schools.

Strongly Agree   


Values

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

Strongly Agree   

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

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe that the bible is the infallible word of God. I believe that our government should reflect Judeo-Christian ethics. In order to maintain our rights and freedoms, we must Govern according to Biblical principles.


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?

Very Conservative   

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

I have a voting record that spans almost 16 years as a state Representative. Pro-Life, Pro-Second Amendment, Pro-Taxpayer and Pro-Family leaders in my state can vouch for my record as well.

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

I have been a State Representative for 16 years, non-consecutive terms. 1995-2000 2005-2006 2013-2020

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

No

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

It is time to end the practice in Ohio of "Teaching to the Test". Teachers need the freedom to teach according to their own methods in the classroom with accountability from parents and local school boards. The curriculum should not be driven by International Standardized tests without accountability from local teachers and school boards.


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   


Background

Education
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, BSBA, 1991
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • National Rifle Association, Life member
  • Ohio Farm Bureau, member
  • local Chamber of Commerce, member
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 1995-2000
  • State Representative, Held 2005-2006
  • State Senate, Sought 2006
  • Congress, Sought 2008,2010

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