Dave Giles

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
U.S. House of Representatives
Political Affiliation:
AAS(ET), BSEE, MBA, 2 MA(Theology), Jet Pilot
I am a conservative Republican running for Congress in Arizona’s Ninth District. I know that the people of Arizona will be better served if their representatives in Congress follow our Constitution when making any decisions.


Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Denying federal funding to “sanctuary cities” that do not comply with federal immigration laws. S* Federal law trumps state law and state law trumps city law
2. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. S* Life begins at conception - many copntracteptives are available so the re shoudl not be a need for abortions
3. Making permanent the tax relief provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. S* We are taxed to much and too much is wasted. we need accountable and responsibel law makers (unmakers too)
4. Interpreting the U.S. Constitution in light of current times, rather than adhering to the framers’ original intent or text. O* We need to adher to the framers’ original intent
5. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O* We only have one of two dna, male or female. The governement should not address this issue.
6. Requiring a health care practitioner to provide medical care to a baby born alive who survives an attempted abortion. S* Murder is not aceptable
7. Enacting federal tax credits for donations to state-based scholarship programs to provide educational options such as private or homeschools. S
8. Amending the U.S. Constitution to require Congress to balance the federal budget every year. S* Congress on its own is not inherently responsible and accounttable.
9. Providing any direct or indirect federal funding to Planned Parenthood and other entities that provide abortions. O* Abortion is killing a life and is unacceptable- however contraceptive may be permitted
10. Extending the 1982 deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. O* If you cannot get it ratified in nealry 40 years then stop.
11. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals. O* Over reach of the Governemnt
12. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs. S* anyone can refuse service for any reason - same as government.