Candidate Profile
David Bradley

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
David Bradley
Party
Republican
Race
State Bd. of Educ., Dist. 7
Incumbent
Yes
Links

Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Texas Home School Coalition, Young Conservatives of Texas

Reported by Candidate

1
Texas Right to Life Texas Home School Coalition Cathie Adams Texas Eagle Forum David Barton Wallbuilders Jeff Fisher former AFA-Texas Exec. Dir. George Strake Jr. former RPT Chair;Secty of State

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
5
Carlos "Charlie" Garza, Jerry Patterson, Ken Mercer, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
Barbara Cargill, Gail Lowe, Heritage Alliance, National Right to Life Committee, State Republican Party Organizations, Texas Alliance for Life

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Yvonne Davis
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Texas Freedom Network

Summary

22%

LIBERAL

78%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

1. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure children are properly educated.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

4. Biology textbooks which do not teach both the scientific strengths and weaknesses of the theory of evolution should be rejected.

Strongly Agree

5. It is the government’s responsibility to properly distribute income and wealth.

Strongly Disagree

6. The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

8. 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

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

12. Students should not be taught about intelligent design.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

15. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

We should not be administering the death penalty to babies who committed no crime. There are plenty of childless couples waiting to adopt.

16. 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, Voters, Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

17. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

As a Christian, I look to God for forgiveness, leadership, and purpose. It is He who enables me to stand for His principles in my home and in the public square. Ephesians 6:10-18


Background

Education
  • Texas A&M/Corps of Cadets, College Station, TX
  • University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • DeBakey H.S. for Health Prof., Houston, TX, 1976
Work & Military
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout, 1973
Affiliations
  • First Baptist Church, Buna, TX
  • Citizens on Patrol, Beaumont, TX, Founding President
  • Three Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, Board Member
Offices
  • TX State Board of Education, Held 1997-present
 

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