Candidate Profile
David "TK" Hayes

No Party Affiliation , Florida


David "TK" Hayes
No Party Affiliation
State Rep., Dist 38

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Women's March Florida, Mom's Demand Action, Pro-Truth Pledge


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 Disagree

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.


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.


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.


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.

Strongly Disagree

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.


Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.


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

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."


I support sanctuary cities.


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.


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:

2010 General Election, 2012 General Election, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

It is a personal woman's choice between her, her family and her doctor.

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

all in the name of freedoms I expect. Of course with freedom comes responsibility. It s nearly impossible to legislate responsibility and so easy to offer freedoms. The separation of powers appears to work relatively well, but we are currently seeing a lot of bending of the intended rules.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am an atheist. I have no spiritual beliefs. My values come from normal human empathy and caring for others.

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 Liberal

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

I believe in freedoms as much as anyone, but that freedom does not guarantee success at any level. Opportunity varies and while the USA is the greatest country for freedoms and the expression of them, it is failing miserably on many fronts. Education, healthcare primarily. If you want to see a successful country and a strong middle class, then the basic needs to food, healthcare, and education are paramount to the success of the nation. The USA fils miserably in these areas.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Unemployment is down. The government does not have a lot of control over it nor should the government be making claims about how they 'fixed it'.

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

Medicare for all is the simplest method to do it. we already have the system in place. Private healthcare is an abysmal failure for most Americans and we are spending double what the rest of the world spends for less coverage. If private healthcare worked, the rest of the world would be doing it. Adjust the tax base, allow a private system to exist along side of the Medicare system for those that want to spend the money and fund healthcare for everyone.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Good economic policy, strong infrastructure and a tax base that actually pays for the things we spend. i.e. fiscal responsibility

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

I am a smart guy. Ran a business and turned it into an international success story for 23 years. brought tens of millions every year ot the local economy. Experience in identifying the root causes of problems and being able to stay honest above all. Do not make promises that you cannot keep. I also have no party affiliation so i am not bound to the doctrine of a particular party line. I am interested in working for the people and the rights and freedoms that we enjoy.

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

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

I am the choice for honest government. Florida House and Senate is filled with graft and corruption where politicians pass legislation to make themselves rich. We need education and better healthcare in Florida. The environment is a disaster thanks to a decade fo failed policy. I want to fix that. It costs money. Let's start with a honest discussion about what is really going on and I will be that person. You might not like the reality, but I will be up front about it... not a smile and then do whatever I feel like doing. I support the anti-corruption act and the pro truth pledge, which will radically change the way money affects political decisions and get us back to representation on a real level.


  • Marine Institute, St John's Canada, Diploma, 1981
  • PHSC, Dade City FL, AA, 2012
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Planned Parenthood, contributor
  • National Org of Women, contributor/member
  • ACLU, Contributor
  • Center for Reproductive Rights, contributor
  •, Member
  • Fl Sheriffs Assoc, Member
  • Z-Hils Chamber, Member
  • Dade City Chamber, Member
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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