Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
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.
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.
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.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.
The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."
I support sanctuary cities.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.
Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
If there is an assault where the victim becomes pregnant, abortion should be allowed at the victim's discretion.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
To provide a checked and balanced democratic infrastructure that allows an individual or entity freedom to operate within a governing body but also protection from crime and harmful factors.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a proud Father, Businessman, and Christian. I take responsibility for the injustices that go on around me and have vowed to resolve the root of these issues.
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?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
Top Priority Issues (www.craigcarterfortexas.com) Put a stop to illegal immigration. No amnesty. No exceptions. Provide our students & teachers with the tools they need to succeed. Grow our economy & spur new job creation. Implement serious property tax reforms that protect homeowners. Protect the lives of unborn children. Defend the 2nd Amendment rights of gun owning Texans. Crack down on our state’s growing drug & gang epidemic. Rated A by TSRA.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Provide better and more accessible on-the-job-training and resources for those who have limited skills or education. Also, job creation would be spurred on by supporting local businesses and tax bases with increased lending options and tax incentives.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Healthcare providers, just like other industry business owners, have the right and responsibility to the public to have competitive market pricing for healthcare regardless of government involvement. Incentives and certain criteria can be put together to ensure that everyone has access and a right to treatment.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
The government has a responsibility to make sound investments and steward tax money appropriately and frugally.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
We don’t have nearly enough blue collar leaders committed to doing the heavy lifting for middle class families. That’s why I am running — to bring a working man’s approach to our state government. That means rolling up my sleeves and focusing on improving schools, passing property tax reforms and growing our economy. It’s time we provide hope and a brighter future for everyday working families.
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
firstname.lastname@example.org ; 8178051157
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
We have a lot of career politicians in the Texas Senate, but not nearly enough blue collar leaders committed to doing the heavy lifting for middle class families. That’s why I am running -- to bring a working man’s approach to our state government. That means rolling up my sleeves and focusing on improving schools, passing property tax reforms and growing our economy. If you think it’s time we provide hope and a brighter future for everyday working families, I would be honored to have your vote.