Candidate Profile
Harvey Hilderbran

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Harvey Hilderbran
Party
Republican
Race
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life TX, 2013:  106%
Eagle Forum TX, 2013:  83%
Young Conservatives of TX (YCT), 2013:  72%, 82%
Empower Texans, 2013:  69%
Heritage Alliance TX (HA), 2012:  57%

79%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice TX, 2013:  0%

38%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Texas Conservative Review

Reported by Candidate

1
Conservative Republicans of Texas Texas Conservative Review Texas Restaurant Association Texas Firefighters Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
10
Dan Flynn, Hispanic Republicans of Texas, Larry Phillips, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Lone Star Leadership PAC, Republican National Hispanic Assembly and 4 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
17
Andrew Murr, Associated Builders and Contractors, Barry 'Kip' Averitt, Conservative Republicans of Texas, David Dewhurst, Exotic Wildlife Association PAC and 11 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Amber Mostyn, Delwin Jones
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
American Association for Justice, American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, International Association of Firefighters, Sierra Club

Summary

19%

LIBERAL

81%

CONSERVATIVE

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.

No Answer

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.

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.

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 Supreme Court Voters Congress Industry Tie for last: Academia, Media, Professional sports

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a proud Christian and a member of St. Peter's Episcopal church in Kerrville.


Background

Education
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, B.A., 1983
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Kerrville Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Kerrville, Active member
  • Hill Country District Livestock Show, Board Member (honorary)
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 24
  • n/a
 

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