Candidate Profile
Carla Nelson

Republican , Minnesota

Biography

Name
Carla Nelson
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Catholic Vote, Maggie's List, Susan B. Anthony List, Winning for Women

Reported by Candidate

6
Susan B. Anthony List, Catholic Vote, Family PAC, Winning for Women, VIEW PAC, Right Now Women PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Karin Housley

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Seafarers International Union

Summary

50%

LIBERAL

50%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Key votes as state senator from Vote Smart

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.

(Did not answer)

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.

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 Agree

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."

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

(Did not answer)

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

(Did not answer)

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?

(Did not answer)

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?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, M.Ed
  • Drake University, Des Moines, B.S.
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • MN State Senate, Held 2011 - Present
  • MN State House, Held 2003 - 04
 

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