Candidate Profile
Cindy Hyde-Smith

Republican , Mississippi

Biography

Name
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator (Special Election)
Incumbent
Yes
Links
           

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2017-18:  100%, 100% (cum.)
Conservative Review (CR), 2018:  50% (cum.)
FreedomWorks, 2018:  45%, 45% (cum.)

65%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Donald Trump, FRC Action PAC, National Rifle Association, National Right To Life

Reported by Candidate

5
President Donald Trump, Governor Phil Bryant, National Rifle Assocation (NRA), Mississippi Manufacturers Association, National Association of Realtors

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
State Republican Party Organizations, Thad Cochran
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
27
21st Century Majority Fund, Alamo PAC, Arkansas for Leadership PAC, Big Sky Opportunity PAC, Bluegrass Committee, Citizens for Prosperity in America and 21 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Summary

4%

LIBERAL

96%

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 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."

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.

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:

No Answer

iVoterGuide Note:  Public record of voting history,2006-2018  Source

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

No 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?

Very Conservative

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

No Answer

What changes should be made to the tax code?

No Answer

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

No Answer

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

info@cindyhydesmith.com

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

No Answer


Background

Education
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, BA
  • Copiah–Lincoln Community College, Wesson, Assoc.
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • MS Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Held 2012-2018
  • MS Senate Member from 39th District, Held 2000-2012
 

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