Candidate Profile
Juan Fernandez-Barquin

Republican , Florida


Juan Fernandez-Barquin
State Rep., Dist 119

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Anitere Flores, Carlos Trujillo, Frank Artiles







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.


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.


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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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


People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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


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."

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.


Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.


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.


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


I voted in these primaries and general elections:

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?


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

Our founding fathers knew that one man having all the power can change a leader to a tyrant.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Attended and graduated from a Jesuit junior high and high school. Catholic values were instilled in me at an early age. Consider myself very spiritual.

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.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Offer more jobs, improve educational opportunities.

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

Create a trading platform for consumers and insurance companies to meet and bid on plans.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Keep regulations to a minimum to ensure small businesses can survive and compete.

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

I am an attorney. I have studied, argued, and written the law for over 9 years, I believe as a legislator I can do a good job writing the law.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: 305-798-0550.

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

I promise to work hard and do the best I can for the residents of my District.


  • Belen Jesuit, Miami, H.S., 2001
  • Florida International University, Miami, BA, 2005
  • American University Washington College of Law, Washington DC, JD, 2008
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Leadership Miami Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Graduate
  • Hearing and Speech Center of Florida, Board of Directors, Chairperson
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