Candidate Profile
Eric Garza

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Eric Garza
Party
Republican
Race
State Bd. of Educ., Dist. 2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon

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

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)

The federal government should mandate standards and requirements for local schools.

Strongly Disagree

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

(Did not answer)

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

Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

(Did not answer)

The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings or court houses.

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."

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

(Did not answer)

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian, follower of Jesus Christ.

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?

Conservative

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

(Did not answer)

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

My career and experience. I'm a current school board member for a regional school district in the Rio Grande Valley and have been for over three years. I've been involved in community organizations, like Leadership Brownsville and the Valley International Community Development Corporation, that have helped bring awareness to educational resources and have provided scholarships to youth respectively. My passion is education. I am a firm believer that a strong education is a driver for personal and professional success.

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, MPA, 2014
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, BA, 2009
Work & Military
  • Cross Church, Operations Director, 2017-present
  • Gamester Homes & Construction, General Manager, 2016-present
Affiliations
  • Jubilee Academics Rio Grande Valley School Distric, School Board Member
  • Leadership Brownsville, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2012-2015
  • Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, Board Member 2012-2014
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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