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Doug Shepherd

Republican , California


Doug Shepherd
U.S. Rep., Dist. 41

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Congressman Paul Cook - CA 8, CA Senator Jeff Stone - 28th Sen, Assemblyman Macr Steinorth - 40th Assm, Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries - Distr, Riverside City Councilman John Burnard - Ward 7, Riverside City Councilman Mike Soubirous - Ward 3

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).


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

Strongly Agree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.


The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

No Answer

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Strongly Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Disagree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.


The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Strongly Agree

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only in defense of the mothers life and only after all extreme measures are taken.

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

Power corrupts the natural man and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian. I accept Jesus Christ as my personal savior. I embrace and attempt to live Christian values of faith and family.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?


Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

I have been a registered Republican since the first time I was eligible to vote in 1978. I have lived and supported conservative ideals throughout my life. I have worked for conservative candidates at the grass roots level, calling , walking and supporting them with time and money. I have worked to preserve conservative issues such as California Prop 8 and prop 22 insupport of traditional marriage by devoting time and money.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you., 951-376-5014

Additional comment from candidate:



  • Los Angeles Harbor College, Harbor City, AA, 81
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints, Member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Adut Leader
  • California Repubilcan Party, State Delegate
  • California Association of Realtors, Member Board of directors
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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