Candidate Profile
Emily Marie Sanchez

Green , Texas


Emily Marie Sanchez
U.S. Senator

Panel Rating

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Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.


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

Strongly Agree

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.


4. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

No Answer

5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.


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


7. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Strongly Disagree

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.


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


10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.


11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.


12. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.


13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.


14. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

Immigration reform. I'm a Hispanic who would not have the opportunities I do now if it hadn't been for someone in my family making the move to the United States. Gun Control. There are too many innocent people dying in mass shootings. Abortion. I believe a woman should have 100% control of her body.

15. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

Abortion should be a choice for a woman in any circumstance.

16. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

Constitution Voters Supreme Court Congress

17. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

My spiritual beliefs are simple, cause no harm, help others, have empathy, and respect other people's beliefs and ideas.


  • Laredo Community College, Laredo Tx, Associates, 2000
Work & Military
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  • Webb County Green Party, Co-chair
  • Occupy Laredo, Founding member
  • Rio Grande International Study Center, Volunteer
  • Laredo Border Slam Poetry Team, member
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