Candidate Profile
James Wilson

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
James Wilson
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 7
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
Hon. Jon Lindsey Hon. Roy Morales Hon. Bill Siebert Hon. Joe Driver

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Republican Women's Organizations

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
American Federation of Teachers, Association of Texas Professional Educators, Texans for Insurance Reform, Texas Parent PAC

Summary

80%

LIBERAL

20%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

NRA "AQ" Rating

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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, the Voters, the US Constitution.

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian. I am Southern Baptist.


Background

Education
  • University of Texas, Austin, BA, 1995
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • US Senator Phil Gramm, Regional Director
  • Rep. Bill Siebert (R), Chief of Staff
  • Rep. Joe Driver (R), Legislative Assistant
  • NW Forest Republican Women, Member
  • Wimbledon Country HOA, President
  • Klein ISD, Parent Volunteer
  • Texas Tea Party Republican Women, Member
  • Memorial West Republican Women, Member
Offices
  • State Representative, Sought 2012
 

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