State Rep., Dist 83
11-06-18 General Election
 

Toby Overdorf (R)

 

Matt Theobald (D)

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Toby Overdorf (R)
Matt Theobald (D)

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  Endorsements
2 Conserv.    0 Liberal    2 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • Congressman Tom Rooney
  • Associated Builders of Florida
  • Martin County Commissioner Doug Smith
  • PSL Vice Mayor Shannon Martin
  • City of Stuart Becky Bruhner
  • Karen Vaughn
0 Conserv.    1 Liberal    0 Other

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  • (None)
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  Stands on Issues

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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.

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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.

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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.

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Neutral
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

I support sanctuary cities.

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

I support the death penalty.

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Overdorf:   Strongly Disagree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Strongly Agree
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Overdorf:   2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Overdorf:   In the instance of rape or if the mother's life is at stake due to the pregnancy.
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   The nature of greed, jealousy, and the danger innate power caused our founders to devise a system of checks and balances.
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Overdorf:   I believe that Jesus Christ is my Lord and savior. I believe and live by my church's mission statement which states, "WE ARE CALLED TO IMPACT OUR WORLD WITH THE LOVE AND MESSAGE OF JESUS CHRIST. EVERYONE, EVERYDAY, EVERYWHERE."
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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?

Overdorf:   Conservative
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   www.tobyforhouse.com
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Overdorf:   Increase skills training at the High School level and create the world's best trained and best educated workforce.
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   Healthcare coverage would be much more affordable if there was a system of tort reform where doctors and healthcare institutions would not have to hold exorbitant insurance policies. Additionally, drug research costs must go down in order to provide affordable drugs to patients.
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Overdorf:   Government should provide the infrastructure backbone (i.e. roads, rail, airport) and then allow the free economy to work by limiting regulations and keeping taxes low.
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   I am a small business owner, employer, and well educated professional. I have never held a political office but I have worked within the regulatory field for my entire professional career. My two masters degrees, my biblical training, leadership training, and my life experience have allowed me to become a well balanced, thoughtful, conservative candidate. After being appointed by two governors for positions within the State of Florida, I have been recognized by my peers as a regional leader with an understanding of statewide issues. These factors allow me to be the best and most qualified candidate for the job.
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:   tobyoverdorf@gmail.com 772-260-9689
Theobald:   (Did not answer)

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

Overdorf:  
Theobald:  
  Background
Toby Overdorf (R)
Matt Theobald (D)

Education

  • Union College, Schenectady, NY, BS- Bio, 1991
  • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, MS - Bio, 1999
  • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, MBA, 2007

Education

  • (None listed.)

Vocational & Military Experience

  • None

Vocational & Military Experience

  • (None listed.)

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

  • Christ Fellowship Church, Ministry Team
  • Kaleo School of Biblical Leadership, Graduate
  • Martin County Republican Exec. Comm, Chairman (current)
  • Republican Party of Florida, Executive Committee Member
  • Palm City Chamber of Commerce, Incoming President
  • Leadership Florida, Member, former BOD
  • Kairos Prison Ministry, Member/Volunteer/Leader

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

  • (None listed.)

Political Offices Held

  • none

Political Offices Held

  • (None listed.)

Other Political Offices Sought

  • none

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)