State Rep., Dist 73
11-06-18 General Election
 

Liv Coleman (D)

 

Tommy Gregory (R)

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Liv Coleman (D)
Tommy Gregory (R)

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  Endorsements
0 Conserv.    3 Liberal    0 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • (None)
5 Conserv.    0 Liberal    1 Other

Endorsements Reported to iVoterGuide by Candidate

  • Personhood FL ProLife PAC
  • Florida Right to Life
  • Christian Family Coalition
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Florida Professional Firefighters
  • National Rifle Association
  Info from Other Sources
  Stands on Issues

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   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.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   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.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   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.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   No Answer

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Disagree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Disagree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Disagree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Disagree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Disagree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Disagree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Disagree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   2010 General Election, 2012 General Election, 2016 General Election

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   I am not opposed to a very narrow exception for 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?

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Man is flawed and sinful. Separation of powers ensures that we don't have a monarchy type system.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   I am Catholic and strongly believe that our Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

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?

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Very Conservative

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   See my website and endorsements.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Lower taxes and reduce regulations, so that entrepreneurs and companies can create new jobs.

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Remove government interference in the healthcare market and allow competition to drive down costs.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   Lower taxes, reduce regulations, and increase spending on infrastructure.

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   I’m a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, Florida native, and proud American. I received a J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy, where I graduated with Military Distinction. I’ve worked with and for General Officers, CEOs, fighter pilots, police officers, and astronauts in high-profile, high-pressure situations for 24 years. I've was assigned to 6 different states and 4 different countries during my career and deployed multiple times in support of Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM, where I advised aircrews during real-time strikes of terrorist targets. I'm now a commercial litigation attorney and small business owner. I'm also a Board Member of Habitat for Humanity and the Sarasota Republican Club, and the President of the School Board of Saint Martha Catholic School. I'm also a member of the Military Officers Association and Sarasota and Manatee Chambers of Commerce.

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

Coleman:   (Did not answer)
Gregory:   tommy@electtommygregory.com

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

Coleman:  
Gregory:  
  Background
Liv Coleman (D)
Tommy Gregory (R)

Education

  • (None listed.)

Education

  • University of Texas, Austin, JD, 2000
  • United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, BS, 1994

Vocational & Military Experience

  • (None listed.)

Vocational & Military Experience

  • US Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel, 20

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)

  • Knights of Columbus, Member
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer, Board Member
  • Sarasota Republican Club, Board Member
  • Strength for the Journey, Volunteer
  • Saint Martha Catholic School Board, Member, President

Political Offices Held

  • (None listed.)

Political Offices Held

  • (None listed.)

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)

Other Political Offices Sought

  • (None listed.)