State Rep., Dist 87
11-06-18 General Election
 

Samson Kpadenou (Grn)

 

David Silvers (D)

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Samson Kpadenou (Grn)
David Silvers (D)

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0 Conserv.    0 Liberal    0 Other

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  • Green Party of Florida
1 Conserv.    4 Liberal    4 Other

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  Stands on Issues

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (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.

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (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.

Kpadenou:   Disagree
Silvers:   (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.

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Kpadenou:   Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Neutral
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Disagree
Silvers:   (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.

Kpadenou:   Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Kpadenou:   Strongly Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Neutral
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

I support sanctuary cities.

Kpadenou:   Strongly Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

I support the death penalty.

Kpadenou:   Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Kpadenou:   Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Agree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Strongly Disagree
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

Kpadenou:   2012 General Election, 2016 General Election
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Kpadenou:   On demand until fetal viability.
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   The tendency towards oppression and power-seeking.
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Kpadenou:   Agnostic atheist. My values are broadly based on humanism.
Silvers:   (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?

Kpadenou:   Very Liberal
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Samson2018.com/platform
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Kpadenou:   Green New Deal - state and federal programs that train and employ citizens to update our crumbling industrial infrastructure with new green infrastructure.
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Universal, single payer healthcare.
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Kpadenou:   Protecting people and the economy at large from the excesses of crony capitalism.
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Community activist from the working class who understands how policy is made and has experienced how it impacts normal people.
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

Kpadenou:   Samson@Samson2018.com, 561-247-5164
Silvers:   (Did not answer)

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

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  Background
Samson Kpadenou (Grn)
David Silvers (D)

Education

  • Rochester Adams High School, Rochester Hills, Mi, Diploma, 1991

Education

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Vocational & Military Experience

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Vocational & Military Experience

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

  • Green Party of Florida, Co-Chair
  • Green Party of Palm Beach County, Co-Chair, delegate
  • Palm Beach County Democratic Socialists of America, Provisional treasurer
  • Black Lives Matter, Palm Beach County, Founder
  • League of Women Voters, Member

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

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Political Offices Held

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Other Political Offices Sought

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