Candidate Profile
Jack Digby

No Party Preference , California

Biography

Name
Jack Digby
Party
No Party Preference
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 20
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Moderate Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

67%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Agree

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

Neutral

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.

Disagree

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 Agree

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.

Disagree

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.

Neutral

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

Agree

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.

Agree

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 Agree

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 Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Agree

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

Neutral

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, voters, constitution, Supreme Court, academia, industry, media, professional sports.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

In case of rape or incest. When the life of the mother is at stake. When the child is very unhealthy and unlikely to live a productive life.

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

our sense of justice

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am very spiritual but not very religious. I read the Scriptures and go to church often. I appreciate what religion can teach us.

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

Moderate

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

I stood up against the public policy decisions which caused us to go to war in Iraq however I fully supported the troops once we got there.

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

None

Additional comment from candidate:

Please look me up on Facebook Jack Digby for Congress


Background

Education
  • Ironworkers apprenticeship program, San Francisco, Journeyman, 2001
  • Harvard Law school trade union program, Cambridge, None, 2004
Work & Military
  • United States Navy, Seamen Apprentce, 2
  • Union ironworker, Journeyman ironworker, 18
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • President of the president for the Live Oak school, Held 1
 

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