Candidate Profile
Neil Combee

Republican , Florida

Biography

Name
Neil Combee
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 15
Incumbent
No
Links
       

Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Florida Family Action (FFA), 2015-16:  A+
Americans for Prosperity FL (AFP FL), 2016:  96%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  90%, 88% (cum.)

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
7
Colleen Burton, John Wood (FL), Kelli Stargell, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations, Rick Scott, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
10
Conservative Principles for Florida, Dennis ross, Florida Committee for Conservative Leadership, Florida Conservative Leadership Fund, Florida Roundtable, Jason Brodeur and 4 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Life of the mother, cases of rape or incest.

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Eliminate the radical warring factions that give rise to the jihadists.

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

Mankind’s desire to control others by telling folks how they shall live.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Born again Christian. Follower of the teachings 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?

Very Conservative

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

Sponsored and successfully passed House Bill 903/S.B. 386 also known as “American Law for American Courts”. Voted to prohibit Sanctuary Cities as a member of the Florida Legislature.

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

Eliminate anti-competition rules and regs which will lower costs and improve access for underserved Americans. Permit health insurance purchase across state lines.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Limit interference in markets and continue to eliminate unnecessary, burdensome, job-killing rules and regulations.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

The Trump Tax plan approved by Congress in December 2017 has energized our economy. There are some glitches, specifically, the grain glitch, that need attention.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Robust growing economy like the one President Trump has enabled.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

By eliminating ineffective or superfluous programs/spending and using those savings to uphold the commitment.

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

Life experience. Successful decision-making service at the local and state level, plus Federal experience via an appointment by President Donald Trump.

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

Neil@neilcombee.com 863-944-7740

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

After serving as a member of the Polk BoCC and the Florida House, I was honored to accept an appointment from President Donald Trump to serve as his State Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency for Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands. While I intially served as Chairman for Senator Ted Cruz’s Presidential campaign for Florida, I joined President Trump’s campaign May 3rd, 2016 and worked every day for the following 6 months promoting his candidacy. I plan to be be his strongest ally in Congress.


Background

Education
  • Lakeland High School, Lakeland, Diploma, 1977
  • Polk State College, 1978
  • Florida State University, 1979
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • American Cancer Society, Paint your heart out (Lakeland)
  • American Heart Association, Polk County Chair-Rick Scott for Governor Campaign
  • Fla. Chair, Ted Cruz for President, Porch Light Campaign, FL Baptist Childrens Home
Offices
  • Polk County Commissioner, Held 16
  • Florida State Representative, Held 5
 

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