Candidate Profile
Chris Chaffee

Republican , Maryland


Chris Chaffee
U.S. Rep., Dist. 5

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Free State Patriot

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(None listed.)


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. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.


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

Strongly Agree

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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


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


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


10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

12. 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

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


14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.


15. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

To insure all people would be treated equally and that all people could have liberty and taxes

16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

Gun control this is our second amendment right.2nd amendment secures all of us freedom . Forth amendment to insure agencies like NSA does their job and stop spying on all Americans. Smaller government and less taxes on corporations to allow businesses to grow jobs.

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

Yes if a mothers life is in jeopardy.

18. 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, Congress, Academia, Voters, Industry, Media and Supreme court

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am born and raised Catholic and believe in family values.


  • University of Maryland, College Park, 1987
  • Prince Georges Community College, Largo, 1981
Work & Military
  • Electrical Union, Electrical, 3
  • Test Electronics, Electronics, 1
  • Motorola Electronics
  • St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Volunteer in Pass Christian Mississippi
  • at Our Mother of Mercy Parish
  • Calvert Soccer Association, Coach Soccer
  • Calvert County Parks and Recreation, Coach Soccer
  • St. John Vianney Catholic Churc, Coach Basketball
  • End Hunger in Calvert, Volunteer
  • St. John Vianney, Volunteer worker for elderly
  • 5th Congressional District, Sought 2010
  • 5th Congressional District, Sought 2014

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