Jackson, Andrew

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State House
District:
14
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
(480) 776-4877
Occupation:
Retired
Education:
Andrew Jackson earned three accredited degrees from Northwest University (B.A.), Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div), and Gordan-Conwell Theological Seminary (Doctorate). He studied for one-year at the Jerusalem University College in Jerusalem, Israel. Now that he is semi-retired, he leads annual biblical tours in Israel and Turkey.?
Religion:
Christian Evangelical Protestant
Biographical Info:

Andrew Jackson has been married to his wife Barbara for 42 years, with three adult children and seven grandchildren. He has lived in Gilbert for nearly 30 years, and is an active Precinct and State Committeeman for Republican Legislative District 14 (Gilbert).??Jackson served 22 years as a senior pastoral-leader in two large churches, including Word of Grace Church in Mesa, AZ. He was also an adjunct professor at Gilbert and Mesa Community Colleges.

Statement:

Arizona is at a major crossroads and needs mature constitutional leadership. That is why I answered the call and agreed to run, and why I believe I can use my extensive life and leadership experiences to make a significant and positive difference in the Arizona House of Representatives.

Survey

Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Interpreting the 2nd Amendment as protecting an individual’s right to keep and bear arms. S
2. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
3. Amending the Arizona State Constitution to grant a fundamental right to every individual to an abortion. O
4. Securing the border by preventing all illegal crossings. S
5. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that performs, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion. O
6. Allowing all parents to use tax credits and taxpayer funded empowerment scholarship accounts to enable their children to attend any private school, homeschool, or online academy of their choice. S
7. Legalizing physician-assisted suicide. O
8. Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues. −* I do not understand this question. Of course parents are free to seek counseling if they wish. What do you mean by "Allowing parents?" How is this related to the State government?
9. Permitting individuals and businesses to not provide services or promote ideas that violate their moral or religious beliefs. S
10. Keeping the flat income tax rate in Arizona’s state tax code. −* Not sure. I need to research more.
11. Requiring any government entity, including schools, to inform parents about their child’s physical, emotional, or mental health. S
12. Enhancing penalties for the sale and possession of fentanyl. S