Briody, Patrick “Pat”

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
U.S. House of Representatives
District:
8
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
(602) 499-9647
Age:
62
Occupation:
Independent Contractor/Self Employed
Education:
Illinois State University Major: Marketing Minor: Economics
Family:
three grown children & beautiful wife married 31 years today.
Religion:
Catholic
Statement:

Running for: Change! Not a career politician. Want to know about who I am and what I stand for: Go to: ballotpedia.org/Patrick_Briody click to read survey answers.

Survey

Response Legend

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

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Securing the border by preventing all illegal crossings. S
2. Amending the Arizona State Constitution to grant a fundamental right to every individual to an abortion. O* Back to the states and Arizona citizens will decide. "Adapt to Adopt."
3. Appointing federal judges who will interpret the U.S. Constitution according to the framers’ original intent or text, rather than by evolving standards. S
4. Adding "sexual orientation," "gender identity," and "gender expression" to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
5. 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
6. Amending the U.S. Constitution to require Congress to balance the federal budget every year. S* Arizona does it. Federal govt should be required to as well.
7. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that performs, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion. O
8. Interpreting the 2nd Amendment as protecting an individual’s right to keep and bear arms. S
9. Allowing individuals and businesses to not provide services or promote ideas that violate their moral or religious beliefs. S
10. Federalizing election law by removing state authority over elections. O
11. Eliminating the filibuster rule requiring 60 votes in the U.S. Senate to move most legislation. O
12. Regulating or banning social media platforms that are owned or controlled by certain foreign governments. −* Including American co.'s eliminate Section 230.