Candidate Profile
John Fillmore

Republican , Arizona

Biography

Name
John Fillmore
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 16
Incumbent
Yes
Links
   

Panel Rating*

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%
National Federation of Independent Business AZ, 2012:  93%
American Conservative Union AZ (ACU-AZ), 2019:  89%, 89% (cum.)

94%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Sierra Club Grand Canyon Chapter, 2019:  D
Planned Parenthood Advocates of AZ, 2012:  0%

12%

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

4
Arizona Republican Assembly, *Center for Arizona Policy Action (CAP Action), National Rifle Association (NRA) PVF, Paul Gosar

Others

3
*Arizona Police Association, Arizona State Troopers Association, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Arizona

Reported by Candidate

6
CONGRESSMAN PAUL GOSAR /AZ REPUBLICAN ASS., NAT FED IND. BUS / AZ ROCK PROD., AZ POLICE ASSOCIATION, NAT. RIFLE ASS. / AZ COPS ASSOCIATON, GREATER PHOENICX CHAMBER, AZ TROOPERS ASS. / MORE...
 

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?

NONE


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?

ALL


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?

NO STATE SPONSORD RELIGON


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?

JOBS FOR THOSE WHOM CAN WORK, HEALTHCARE FOR THOSE THAT CANNOT


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 THAT CAN BRING VALUE AND SUPPORT THEMSELVES


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.

PERSONAL, I FOLLOW A CHRISTIAN LIFE BUT I DO NOT FLAUNT IT


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.

MY ENDORSEMENTS, RECEIVER OF THE CENTER AZ POLICY AWARD FOR FAMILY VALUES, MY NRA HISTORY ENDORSEMENTS IN PRIOR YEARS FROM GOLDWATER INST. AND OTHER RATINGS AWARDS AS RISING STAR FROM CONSERVATIVE GROUPS

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

OWNER OF SEVERAL SMALL BUSSINESSSES

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?

HEY, I AM A NICE GUY, FAIR, CONSERVATIVE, LLOGICAL, AND PATRIOTIC... HOW CAN YA NOT LOVE ME??


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.

No Answer   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

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

NONE


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?

SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION GETTING RID OF WASTE MANDATORY NO SOCIAL PROMOTIONS IN SCHOOLS

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

NO, BUT SOCIALISM AND LIBERAL IDIOLOGY IS A VERY REAL THREAT


Background

Education
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARD KNOCKS, MASTERS, 1988
Work & Military
  • U. S. ARMY, E-5 SGT, 1969-72
Affiliations
  • GILBERT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, BOARD MEMBER
  • COPPER BASIN CHAMBE, BOARD MEMBER
  • SUPERSTITION REPUBLICAN CLUB, PRESIDENT
  • AZ HEARTH PRO, ASSOC, BOARD MEMBER
  • GILBERT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, BOARD PRESIDENT
  • AJ COWBOY CHURCH, BOARD MEMBER
  • WEATHERSHACKS INC, PRESIDENT
  • FILLMORE SALES, PRESIDENT
Offices
  • STATE REP LD 20, Held 2011/12
  • STATE REP LD 16, Held 2018 PRES
 

Get Reminders

From important news to voting dates and reminders, iVoterGuide equips you to make an impact and a real difference in every election.
Join Now