Candidate Profile
Benjamin Holcomb

Republican , Missouri

Biography

Name
Benjamin Holcomb
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 7
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

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.

Neutral

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.

Disagree

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 Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Disagree

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

(Did not 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.

Agree

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

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.

Neutral

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.

(Did not answer)

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."

Agree

I support sanctuary cities.

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Disagree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Agree

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

Agree

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

(Did not answer)

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Rape.

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?

(Did not answer)

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?

Somewhat 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?

I am a middle class individual just trying to make ends meet as a truck driver. I understand the struggles of living pay check to pay check

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

Beleho1991@gmail.com

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Mattoon High School, Mattoon Illinois, High school diploma, 2010
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • The Salvation Army, Youth leader
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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