Candidate Profile
William "Bill" Ostrander

Democrat , California

Biography

Name
William "Bill" Ostrander
Party
Democrat
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 24
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

6
James Forbes, Election Reformers Coalition, Joan D. Mandle, Ex Dir, Democracy Matters, Tom Newmark, The Carbon Underground, Vance Martin, President, WILD Foundation, Christian Robsahm, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Hedrick Smith, New York Times (ret)

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
ActBlue, Local, County, and District Democratic Organizations, State Democratic Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
ActBlue

Summary

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CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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 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.

Neutral

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

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 Disagree

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

Agree

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

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Neutral

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

Strongly Agree

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 Disagree

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

Agree

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 Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Agree

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.

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Any woman, preferably in consultation with her physician/health care professional and spiritual advisor, should always have access to a safe and legal abortion.

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

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

Additional comment from candidate:

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Background

Education
  • UCLA Extension, Los Angeles
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Citizens Congress, Director (current)
  • Big Brothers, Volunteer (current)
  • Screen Actor's Guild, Member (current)
  • Sierra Club, Volunteer
  • People for the American Way, Volunteer
  • Cheetah Conservation Fund, Volunteer (Namibia)
  • Farm Link, Participant
  • Coalition to Stop Food Irradiation, Spokesperson
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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