Candidate Profile
Secede Kilgore

Republican , Texas


Secede Kilgore

Panel Rating

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Phillip "Flip" Benham

Reported by Candidate

Todd Bullis, Cal Zastrow, Bob Enyart, Matt Trewhella, Matthew Tringali


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 Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

No Answer

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

The state constitution should limit the growth of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

No Answer

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

No Answer

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

No Answer

I support sanctuary cities.

No Answer

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

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

No Answer

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

Strongly Agree

Mandatory minimum sentencing should be required and enforced for violent crimes.

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 Republican Primary, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Abolish Human Abortion

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


Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Jesus Christ is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Rev 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

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.

Google SECEDE Kilgore

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Abolish govmit schools, govmit hospitals, food stamps, govmit housin, minimum wage, social security, income tax and licensin.

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

Abolish govmit spendin on healthcare and hospitals. Abolish govmit licensin of healthcare workers. Encourage Christians to care for the needy instead of spendin money on "church" buildins and staff.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Tax cuts will boost the economy. Proposed spenin cuts: Eliminate govmit schools, hospitals, housin, food, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

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

I study the Bible.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: 972-360-8476

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

Christians need to: 1. Adopt the 13000 kids that need parents in Texas. 2. Take care of the poor. 3.


  • The Bible
Work & Military
  • USAF, Sergeant, 4
  • Abolish Human Abortion, Street Preacher
  • US Senate, Sought 2008
  • Governor, Sought 2006

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