Candidate Profile
Wayne Faircloth

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Wayne Faircloth
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 23
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2015:  100%
Texas Values Action, 2015:  76%
Empower Texans, 2015:  70%
Eagle Forum TX, 2015:  60%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2015:  54%

76%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
Conservative Republicans of Texas Texans First

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
11
Associated Republicans of Texas, Dan Patrick, Jim Landtroop, Joe Driver, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Right to Life Committee and 5 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
24
Accountability First, Allen Fletcher, Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated Republicans of Texas, Conservative Republicans of Texas, Dennis Bonnen and 18 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Association of Texas Professional Educators, Craig Eiland, Kirk T. England
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Association of Texas Professional Educators, International Association of Firefighters

Summary

13%

LIBERAL

87%

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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,Constitution,Voters,Congress,Supreme Court,Industry,Academia,Media, Professional Sports

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a blood bought child of the King. Jesus Christ is my Lord and savior. God is soverign and rules in the affairs of men. He is the righteous judge and will call every man to account for his words, thoughts and deeds. We are to serve God and our fellow man with humility and integrity. It is incumbent upon us to live lives which are honorable and characterized by service and sacrifice.


Background

Education
  • Tarkington High School, Cleveland, Tx, HS, 1971
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Tx, BA, 1975
Work & Military
  • Teacher/Coach, CCISD, 3
  • Merck, Inc, Senior Sales Rep, 7
  • State Farm Insurance, Select Agent, 30
Affiliations
  • Mainland Life Assn, President
  • Galveston Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Texas City-LaMarque Chamber, Member
  • Galveston-TC Pilots Assn, Commissioner
  • West Chambers County Chamber, Member
Offices
  • City Council, Held 3
  • County Water Board, Held 8
  • State Representative HD23, Sought 2011-2013
 

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