Candidate Profile
Andy Whallon

Republican , California


Andy Whallon
U.S. Rep., Dist. 47

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California Republican Assembly


Alliance for Liberty

Reported by Candidate

L.A. County Republican Party Central Committee, Orange County Republican Party Central Committee, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson, Orange County Board of Education Robert Hammond, Los Alamitos School Board President Jeff Barke

Selected Contributions


Ed Royce, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations







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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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


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.

Strongly Agree

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.


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


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


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.

Strongly Disagree

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 Agree

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 Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.


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


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

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.


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


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?

As is currently provided for under the law.

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


Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear."

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 never held elective office, so I have no track record to refer to.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.

Additional comment from candidate:

Obamacare should be replaced, not repealed. There are so many people now dependent on Obamacare policies that we need to provide some kind of transition. Although I do not favor providing federal funds to abortion service providers, I think the number of adoptions would be increased if it was required that every abortion provider that accepts federal monies should be required to provide in-clinic access to an adoption counselor.


  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.S., 1983
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Rotary Club of Signal Hill, Member
  • Unite OC Toastmasters Club, Vice-President of Education
  • Los Angeles County Republican Central Committee, Ex Officio Member
  • Orange County Republican Central Committee, Ex Officio Member
  • Long Beach Area Republican Party, Executive Board Member
  • Congress, District 47, Held 2014

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