Candidate Profile
Maria Espinoza

Republican , Texas


Maria Espinoza
U.S. Rep., Dist.7

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Americans for Legal Immigration

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Former Congressman Tom Tancredo, Kent Terry

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Republican Women's Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations







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.


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.


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 Disagree

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.


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 (endows man with certain inalienable rights.) Voters (gov't derive powers from consent of governed) The Constitution (guarantees those rights), Congress (legislates), Supreme Court (resolves disputes) Equal with the Exec Branch.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

To save the life of the mother; in cases of rape or incest.

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

Man's inherent flaws (greed, power, pride, envy).

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe our faith and direction is through God and his son Jesus Christ. Looking back at the pathway leading to this day, I see God's guiding hands. When he calls, he provides. He is relentless, as we all must be. He knows us more than we know ourselves. Anything is possible in God's name and through His way. We are tools by which we spread his everlasting word. Blessed are the believers for all is possible through Him and Jesus Christ. What a wonderful life it is to be in his light.

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.

What was once "normal" is now "conservative." Traditional marriage, patriotism, respect for veterans, respect for life (the unborn and the already born), respect for the elderly, and a being a constitutionalist have all come under attack by deliberate anti-America and anti-American groups and/or individuals. Political correctness has infiltrated and warped society. We have a president who apologizes for American exceptionalism! The truth is that America is exceptional, no other country can compare. I have traveled the United States, nearly to every state; and have traveled to other countries (France, Italy, Honduras, Mexico, and Canada) no other country compares to America. I will work to make "conservative" back to being "normal."

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you., Melissa 832-499-6469 or Karen 713-283-8044

Additional comment from candidate:

I encourage all readers to remain involved, recruit others, and to stand alongside fellow-Patriots in the battle for America! We must elect solid constitutional conservatives who have a proven track record like mine. There is no room for mistakes. Establishment republicans have proven, once again, that they will not do what the American public has asked of them. Send them a message with your vote! Thank you for the opportunity to complete this survey, and the good work of all groups involved. God bless you.


  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, 1982
  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, 1991
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • The Remembrance Project, National Director & Co-founder
  • Joint Assoc. to Stop Spina Bifida, Development Director
  • Shriners Hospital for Children, Fund Raiser
  • Cancer Survivors, Fund Raiser
  • Texas Federation of Republican Women, Member
  • Daughters of Liberty Republican Women, Vice-President Legislation
  • Village Republican Women, Member
  • Junior League of Houston, Member
  • NA
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