Candidate Profile
Jason Batts

Republican , Kentucky


Jason Batts
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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

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.

Strongly Agree

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Strongly Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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.

God should be first and foremost in all our decision making. The Constitution and ability to participate as Voters are a testament to the authority we the people possess. We must use this guidance and authority to stand up to career politicians.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

If the mother's life is at risk.

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

The same characteristics that cause people to spend a lifetime in politics, instead of stepping up as public servants. Our Constitution was meant to be a limit on the federal government; however, politicians in both parties and the Supreme Court have bent it to advance their own political beliefs. We have to place limits on politicians and seek leaders answering a calling, not looking for a career.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a devout Christian. I believe in God, that he has a plan for all of our lives and that he sent his Son, Jesus, to die for our sins.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Very Conservative

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

As a political outsider, like the average person, I have not been part of the group of career politicians who are responsible for our growing national debt, our declining moral foundation, and policies that have left behind our veterans. I am a prosecutor, a small-business owner, and a Soldier in the United States Army Reserve, where I spent over 3.5 years as an Army Prosecutor before recently being appointed Chief of Military Justice. It is time we sent one of us to Washington for a change. Use of Jason Batts' military information and photographs does not imply endorsement by the Department of Defense or the Department of the Army.

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

Email: info@jasonbatts Phone: 270-254-6924

Additional comment from candidate:



  • Morehead State University, Morehead, B.A., 2005
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, J.D., 2010
Work & Military
  • United States Army Reserve, Captain, 4
  • National Rifle Association, Life Member
  • County Attorney, Held 1

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