Candidate Profile
Bret Roberts

Republican , Arizona

Biography

Panel Rating*

Very 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

Center for Arizona Policy (CAP), 2019-20:  100%
American Conservative Union AZ (ACU-AZ), 2019:  92%, 92% (cum.)

96%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Sierra Club Grand Canyon Chapter, 2019:  F

0%

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

5
Arizona Free Enterprise Club, Arizona Republican Assembly, Arizona Right to Life Action, Center for Arizona Policy Action (CAP Action), National Rifle Association (NRA) PVF

Others

4
Arizona Farm Bureau, *Arizona Police Association, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Arizona, Republican Liberty Caucus of Arizona

Reported by Candidate

3
Americans for Prosperity, Arizona Police Assn., AZ Republican Congressional Delegation

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Arizona Free Enterprise Club (2020), State Republican Party Organizations (2020)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

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   

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

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?

Only in circumstances where the life of the mother is in jeopardy.


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   

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

The State of Arizona has a balanced budget.


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   

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 means that government does not interfere with church's and religious organizations.


Healthcare

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

Strongly Disagree   

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

I would eliminate unnecessary mandates that drive the cost of health insurance to levels that many Americans cannot afford.


National Security

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

Strongly Agree   


Immigration

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 Agree   

State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

Strongly Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Those who go through the legal process.


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


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.

Christian values


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?

Very Conservative   

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

Highest ranked category with the American Conservative Union as well as the Arizona Republican Liberty Caucus. Endorsed by Americans for Prosperity.

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

I was elected by my constituents in 2018 and I am seeking re-election in 2020 to the same office.

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?

I'm a common sense conservative who will always protect the freedom and liberties of all of my constituents.


Judicial Philosophy

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Strongly Disagree   


Criminal Justice

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

Agree   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

I support the right of all law abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

Tax reform to stimulate economic growth. Elimination of Sanctuary Cities Common sense Criminal Justice Reform

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

I oppose racism in all of its forms and support all government officials treating Americans equally in their encounters with them.


Background

Education
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Work & Military
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Affiliations
  • GOP, State Delegate
  • GOP, State Committeeman
  • GOP, Precinct Committeeman
  • Pinal County Republican Committee, Sgt. At Arms
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 2
  • Constable, Held 4
 

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