Candidate Profile
Glenn Youngkin

Republican , Virginia

Biography

Name
Glenn Youngkin
Party
Republican
Race
Governor
Incumbent
No
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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.

Endorsements*

*These endorsements were received after the deadline and were not considered in the Panel Evaluations and are for additional educational purposes only.

Conservatives

8
American Veterans Vote, Donald Trump, Greg Abbott, Middle Resolution PAC, *National Right To Life, Nikki Haley and 2 more

Others

1
Nathan H. Miller

Reported by Candidate

6
President Donald Trump, Middle Resolution, Senator Ted Cruz (TX), Virginia Police Benevolent Association, Governor Bill Lee (TN), Governor Greg Abbott (TX)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
40
Barbara Comstock (2018), Brian Mast (2018), Bryan Steil (2018), Cory Gardner (2020), Daniel S. Sullivan (2020), David Lee Camp (2010) and 34 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Candidate urged donations to SPLC  Source
2021 Restore Virginia Now Candidate Survey  Source

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.

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

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)


Economy

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

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

(Did not answer)

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

(Did not answer)

Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

(Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Early on in the campaign, a decision was made to not fill out any surveys, and instead focus on speaking directly with voters. Here is what Glenn has said about unemployment in an interview: https://youtu.be/xKCxP27MWAI?t=131

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Early on in the campaign, a decision was made to not fill out any surveys, and instead focus on speaking directly with voters. Here is what Glenn has said about the economy in an interview: https://youtu.be/W-hEd-xOGPw?t=217


Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or business owners because of their deeply held religious beliefs.

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

(Did not answer)


Healthcare

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

(Did not answer)

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

Early on in the campaign, a decision was made to not fill out any surveys, and instead focus on speaking directly with voters. Here is what Glenn has said about healthcare in an interview: https://youtu.be/gtAx82BMmDg?t=409


National Security

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

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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.

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I support sanctuary cities.

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Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

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Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

(Did not answer)

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Early on in the campaign, a decision was made to not fill out any surveys, and instead focus on speaking directly with voters. Here is what Glenn has said about his faith in an interview: https://youtu.be/Zd_vcd6T9gE?t=323


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?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

Early on in the campaign, a decision was made to not fill out any surveys, and instead focus on speaking directly with voters. Here is what Glenn has said about his experience in an interview: https://youtu.be/6SB-qXRQwUM?t=101

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

press@youngkinforgovernor.com

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

Early on in the campaign, a decision was made to not fill out any surveys, and instead focus on speaking directly with voters. Here is what Glenn has said about what voters should know about him in an interview: https://youtu.be/O6eA_Kn_7IA?t=541


Judicial Philosophy

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

(Did not answer)


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

(Did not answer)


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Rice University, BS & BA, 1990
  • Harvard Business School, MBA, 1994
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Virginia Ready Initiative, Co-Founder and Chairman
  • Museum of the Bible, Board Member
  • Meadowkirk Retreat Center, Board Member
  • Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus, Board Member
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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