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.
Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
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.
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.
It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
Only when the mother’s life is in danger
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
I applaud the Trump Administration’s success in dealing with ISIS
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Our Founding Fathers were brilliant people. Understanding the importance of liberty, they were able to establish a foundation suitable for generations to come. We are reaping the benefits they’ve sown.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
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.
I support the second amendment, religious liberty, strong immigration laws, and believe the national debt is a serious threat to our national security. I have been pro-life my whole life. I am not a career politician, but you can go back to my college newspaper and see me on the front page hosting a candelight vigil for the unborn
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Get government out of the healthcare business
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
The government should do everything in its power to promote free trade. Job killing Obama-era regulations should be dismantled.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
I applaud the Trump Administration for passing the GOP Tax Bill
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Promote the free market. Bring jobs to American soil. Increase exports. Eliminate dual taxation on domestic job creators and energy producers, particularly here in New Mexico.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
Put it in a lockbox
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I am an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, earned an MBA from Rice University and a Doctorate from the Harvard Business School. I chaired the board of a pro-life crisis pregnancy center, graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School I was named the nation’s “leading scholar in tribal finance” by The Financial Times. I have been cited by Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today on matters of tribal finance and economic development, subjects that I have taught as a professor at the University of Michigan, the University of Houston, and now at New Mexico State University where I am currently on a leave of absence. Most recently, I served in the Department of the Interior under President Trump as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Policy and Economic Development – Indian Affairs. In that position, I managed the Office of In
E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:
DrGavin@GavinClarkson.com 575-91GAVIN 575-914-2846
Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am disgusted by what’s transpired inside the bowels of the bureaucracy in Washington, D.C., I knew the only way to stop the swamp and protect New Mexico was to run for Congress where I can use my vast real-life experiences outside of politics to enact conservative changes legislatively. I am a member of the Federalist Society, the Southwest Coalition for Life, and a lifetime member of both the National Rifle Association and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. I have one son, am a member of the Baptist church, and am also a former national Country Western Dance champion.