State Rep., Dist 28
11-06-18 General Election
 

Lee Mangold (D)

 

David Smith (R)

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Lee Mangold (D)
David Smith (R)

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  Endorsements
0 Conserv.    8 Liberal    0 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • (None)
4 Conserv.    0 Liberal    2 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • Seminole County Sheriff, Dennis Lemma
  • Representative Jason Brodeur, HD-28
  • Professional Firefighters, Local 3476
  • Senator David Simmons, SD-9
  • Associated Builders & Contractors
  • Florida Fraternal Order of Police
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  Stands on Issues

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   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.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   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.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   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.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Disagree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Disagree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Disagree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Disagree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Disagree

The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Disagree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Strongly Agree

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   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?

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Only when it is a medical necessity to save the life of the Mother.

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Our founding fathers rightly put in "checks and balances" to prevent government tyranny over the rights of its citizens.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   I'm a Christian that believes the Bible is the written word of God. I'm an active member of CrossLife Church in Oviedo, FL.

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?

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Conservative

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Information about my life and the events that shaped my beliefs can be found on my website: www.ElectSmith28.com Watch videos about my life of service and my core beliefs on Facebook. Follow me at DavidSmithRepublican

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Ensure Florida remains a low tax state. Promote a pro-business climate in order to expand existing businesses and recruit companies to relocate to Florida. Additionally, K-12, State Colleges and Universities should ensure graduates are ready to meet the demands of the labor market.

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Promote "Direct Primary Care" in order to create a highly competitive market place for basic healthcare coverage that all Florida families can afford.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Keep taxes low and limit regulations to that which is needed to protect the citizens of Florida. Free enterprise will take care of the rest.

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business Management. Successfully managed billions of tax payer dollars during my 30 year U.S. Marine Corps career. Held a TOP SECRET security clearance. Combat Veteran.

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

Mangold:   (Did not answer)
Smith:   David@ElectSmith28.com (407) 542-4361

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

Mangold:  
Smith:  
  Background
Lee Mangold (D)
David Smith (R)

Education

  • (None listed.)

Education

  • Texas A&M, College Station, Bach, 1982
  • Florida Tech, Melbourne, Mast, 2000

Vocational & Military Experience

  • (None listed.)

Vocational & Military Experience

  • U.S. Marine Corps, Colonel, 30

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)

  • CrossLife Church, Member
  • Rotary Club of Winter Springs, Member
  • Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • VFW, Member
  • Leadership Orlando, Alumni Member
  • Leadership Seminole, Alumni Member
  • Marine Corps Foundation, Member
  • Seminole County Republicans, Committeeman

Political Offices Held

  • (None listed.)

Political Offices Held

  • None

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)

Other Political Offices Sought

  • CD-7, 2014