Candidate Profile
David Balat

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
David Balat
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist.2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

91%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
Please visit davidbalat.com/endorsements

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

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

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.

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.

(Did not answer)

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

No Answer

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree

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

(Did not answer)

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

As a Christian, I believe that life begins at conception and that men are made in God's image. Given this bible-based belief, I do not believe there are any exceptions that make the practice of abortion allowable.

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

(Did not answer)

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

The separation of powers exists to protect the equality of men that exists under God and based on the natural rights endowed to us by our Creator. The separation of powers is in place to make certain that some do not acquire more power and shift the balances of powers away from the people.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(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?

Very Conservative

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

(Did not answer)

What changes should be made to the tax code?

(Did not answer)

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

(Did not answer)

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

info@davidbalat.com

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, MBA/MHA, 1998
  • University of Houston, Houston, BS, 1995
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Southwest Presbyterian Church, Deacon/Adult Sunday School Teacher
  • Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Member and Community Outreach
  • Mission To The World, Short Term Missionary
  • Texas Tea Party Republican Women, Member
  • Texas Asian Republican Club, Member
  • The Urban Alternative, Contributor
  • Samaritans Purse, Contributor
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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