U.S. Rep., Dist. 17
11-06-18 General Election
 

April Freeman (Deceased) (D)

 

Greg Steube (R)

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April Freeman (Deceased) (D)
Greg Steube (R)

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0 Conserv.    1 Liberal    0 Other

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8 Conserv.    0 Liberal    0 Other

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  • FRC Action PAC
  • See website
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April Freeman passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 23, 2018. She will remain on the ballot and a replacement candidate will be identified by district Democratic chairs. The Division of Elections will send notices to district 17 voters stating that a vote for Ms. Freeman will be counted for the new designated candidate.
  Stands on Issues

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   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.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

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.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   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.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Disagree

The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Only to save the life of the mother.

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Have a strong National Defense and military, impose very strict sanctions against terrorist states and terrorist harboring states. End chain migration and end the visa lottery system.

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Distrust in power and greed and preventing a tyrannical government or one separate power to overrule the others and take control.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Jesus Christ is my lord and savior. I attend Sarasota Baptist Church and pray everyday that my actions and words would honor Christ and be an example of servant leadership.

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?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Very Conservative

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   I have 8 years of voting record to prove my conservative credentials, please check www.myfloridahouse.gov and www.flsenate.gov for the bills I have filed and my conservative voting record.

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Free market principles.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Lower taxes, push regulation of business to the states and promote free market policies.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Flat tax.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Lower taxes on business and cut burdensome regulations that are a burden to businesses trying to succeed.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   Privatize.

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   I hold an undergraduate and law degree from University of Florida, served 4.5 years on active duty in the military as a Captain, served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 25th Infantry Division as the Chief of Detainee Operations for MND-N. Florida State Representative from 2010-2016 Florida State Senator from 2016-2018

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

Freeman (Deceased):   (Did not answer)
Steube:   greg@electgregsteube.com, 941-306-2798

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

Freeman (Deceased):  
Steube:  
  Background
April Freeman (Deceased) (D)
Greg Steube (R)

Education

  • (None listed.)

Education

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, BS, 2000
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Minor in AG law, 2000
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, JD, 2003

Vocational & Military Experience

  • (None listed.)

Vocational & Military Experience

  • US Army, Captain, 4.5

Affiliations (Charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations affiliated with as a leader, member, contributor, or volunteer)

  • (None listed.)

Affiliations (Charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations affiliated with as a leader, member, contributor, or volunteer)

  • Sarasota Baptist Church
  • See campaign and house websites

Political Offices Held

  • (None listed.)

Political Offices Held

  • Florida House, District 73, 6
  • Florida Senate, District 23, 2

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)