Candidate Profile
Steve Pakradooni Jr.

Republican , New Jersey


Steve Pakradooni Jr.
Senate Dist. 4

Panel Rating*

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Selected Contributions


Donald Trump (2019), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2021), National Republican Congressional Committee (2020), Republican National Committee (2019), State Republican Party Organizations (2020), Tom MacArthur (2018)







*The questionnaire was received after the deadline and was not considered in the Panel Evaluations and is for additional educational purposes only.
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?

Very rare circumstances of rape, incest or severe threat to mothers life.


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   

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.


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

Unnecessary Social programs .

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.


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.


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

Government never gets in the way of our right to worship as we please.


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


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

Less Government involvement in Healthcare insurance. Open markets nationwide to promote competition and increase numbers of providers. Allow for catastrophic plans to make health insurance more affordable for younger and healthier people. ONLY American Citizens and legal residents have access to any Government subsidized health insurance.

National Security

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

Strongly Agree   


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?

Anyone who wants to do so LEGALLY by following ALL of our Country’s immigration policies and laws.


Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality that 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 beliefs and values


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?


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

Many public statements , videos and social media posts validate my conservative views.

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

Small business owner for over 30 years. I’ve studied the New Jersey Constitution and educated myself on the duties of a New Jersey State Senator. My ability to understands facts , my common sense and the complete understanding that emotions should not dictate policies.

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


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

I fully understand if elected to the New Jersey State Senate it’s my job to represent the residents of my district and put their needs first not a political agenda.

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.

Strongly Agree   

2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?


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

None for law abiding citizens.

Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.


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?

Limit the size and power of Government especially the Governor’s use of Executive Orders. Expand Right to life legislation in New Jersey. Sponsor common sense Election Laws to secure free and fair Elections in New Jersey.

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

No because we are not a racist country.


  • Lincoln Technical Institute, Philadelphia, Associate Degree Automotive Technician, 1985
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Washington Twp Republican Club, President January 2020 to current
  • The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, Contributor
  • Bishop Eustace Preparatory School, Football Program/Volunteer/Game Announcer
  • Malvern Retreat House, Sons of Italy Group Retreat Volunteer/ Contributor
  • State Assembly New Jersey LD4, Sought 2019

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