Candidate Profile
Rupert Parchment

Republican , Colorado


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Dave Schultheis, Patrick Neville, Scott Renfroe, Stephen Humphrey, Vicki Marble


John Cooke, Kevin Lundberg

Reported by Candidate

Senator Vicki Marble, Senator John Cooke, Windsor Mayor Christy Melendez, Minority Speaker Patrick Neville, House Representative Steve Humphrey, Former Senator Scott Renfroe

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Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (2020)







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

Right to Life

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

Strongly Agree   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree   

I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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


It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

Strongly Disagree   

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

10% cuts across the board to start. Reduce redundant positions. Re-evaluate contracts for waste. Renegotiate spending on goods/services for waste.

Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree   

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


Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree   

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.


What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

The country was founded on Judeo-Christian principles.


It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

Private Health Care Industry is the best to advertise their own products. I believe in healthy competition to lower costs.

National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

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.

Strongly Agree   

State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

Strongly Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Anyone who follows the laws to become a citizen should be free to immigrate into the U.S.


Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian born & raised.


When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Very Conservative   

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

I'm an American who believes in our Constitution.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.


Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

I’m a 2nd Amendment, Pro-Life, Pro-Liberty, School Choice, Constitutional Conservative Christian American. In many of these questions, I first ask "What is the role of Government?" Some of the questions on this survey violate the Role of Government so please ask me if you have any questions.

Judicial Philosophy

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Strongly Disagree   

Criminal Justice

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Strongly Disagree   

2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?


What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

NONE. The right "shall not be infringed".

Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Agree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

Repeal Red Flag Gun Confiscation Laws Repeal Oil & Gas killing HB181 FairTax

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

Unfortunately, racism still exists in our Country. The role of government is to protect citizens & commerce from any form of hate. America was not founded on hate. America was founded on liberty.


  • The Kent School, Kent, HS, 1988
  • Tufts University, Medford, BS, 1993
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Free Our Girls, Founding Board Member
  • GA CD13, Sought 2010

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