Candidate Profile
Bobby Vickery

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Bobby Vickery
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 8
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Adams, Cathie, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Voices Empower, Young Conservatives of Texas

Reported by Candidate

1
David Barton Wallbuilders Felipe Reyna Judge (retired) Cathie Adams Eagle Forum Texas State Rifle Assoc. - A rated

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
Barry 'Kip' Averitt, Brian Birdwell, Glenn Hegar, Jim Pitts, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Matt Schaefer and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Accountability First, Empower Texans, Young Conservatives of Texas

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

NRA "AQ" Rating; Signed Texans for Fiscal Responsibility Taxpayer Pledge

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

Strongly Agree

3. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

4. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

5. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Strongly Agree

6. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

7. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

8. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Strongly Agree

9. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

10. There should be a strict constitutional spending limit for state and local governments that would tie the rate of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

12. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Strongly Agree

13. Where minor children are involved, divorce laws should be reformed to include mutual consent of both parents and an increased waiting period, unless there is fault or abuse.

Strongly Agree

14. The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings.

Strongly Disagree

15. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

Strongly Agree

16. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Strongly Agree

17. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

God, Constitution, Voters, Supreme Court, Congress

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe the only way into heaven is through Jesus Christ. I am guided by his word; I pray that he grants me the knowledge and wisdom to be a public servant. I believe that life starts at conception. Our only rights come from God and not the government.


Background

Education
  • Stephen F. Austin, Nacogdoches, 82
Work & Military
  • ETTL Engineers, Project Manager, 4
  • Republic Services, General Manager, 15
  • Texas Env. Training & Compliance, Owner, 4
Affiliations
  • Frost United Methodist Church, Trustee Chairman
  • Frost Community Center, Board of Directors
Offices
  • Frost School Board Trustee, Held 3 years
  • State Rep. Dist. 8, Sought 2008
  • State Rep. Dist 8, Sought 2012
 

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