Candidate Profile
Richmond Davis

Republican , Maryland


Richmond Davis
U.S. Rep., Dist. 7

Panel Rating

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Other Information


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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly 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.


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.


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.

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.


People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."


I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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


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?

rape, incest, mortal danger to life of mother

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

Be on guard, support the Muslim foes of Islamists, support its enemies every where. Such is in our national interest but appreciate this is a long-term commitment. Recognize that eradication is a goal, an objective not likely to be achievable.

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

The thirst for power and control.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in God and the eternal rights of man tempered by a Burkeian perspective.

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. It's mine. the blogs and policy positions.

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

Free enterprise

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

very little, other than pursuing policies which encourage competition

What changes should be made to the tax code?

Flat tax

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

reduce job-killings regulations.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

reduce benefits for future--not current--beneficiaries. Do not increase payroll taxes to pay for anticipated shortfalls.

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

See above.

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

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

Read my blogs, visit my campaign web site, contributions are appreciated.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, JD, 1977
  • University of Maryland, College Park MD, BA, 1968
Work & Military
  • U.S. Army, 1st Lieutenant, 1968-1971
  • private attorney, elder law, crim def, 1977-present
  • Federalist Society, member
  • Howard Co., Md., Republican club, member
  • chairman, Prince George'sRepublican Party, Held 4 years

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