Candidate Profile
Peggy Schumpert Hussey

Republican , Mississippi


Peggy Schumpert Hussey
State House, Dist. 19

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Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?



It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.


Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

Strongly Disagree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Boosting economic growth, reducing taxes when possible and education and training.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Cut taxes to increase disposable income and encourage entrepreneurship and spending. Increase exports and decrease imports. Public sector investment – e.g. improved infrastructure,improve education which includes vocational and specific job skills needed in the improving economy. Provide economic and political stability which enables the usual economic activity to take place. Uncertainty and political tension can discourage investment and economic growth.

Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or business owners because of their deeply held religious beliefs.

Strongly Agree

Governments should not penalize those who 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

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

Strongly Agree


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


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

We must also dismantle the bureaucratic laws, which restrict the supply of critical healthcare facilities, equipment, and even procedures, which would ultimately lower healthcare coverage and make it more affordable, therefore accessible.

National Security

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

I support sanctuary cities.

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 best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree


Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.



Biblical values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

Free speech is under attack on public university and college campuses.

Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.


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

Power is held by the people and their elected officials, not a monarch. Sovereignty is held by the people.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe that Jesus is my Lord and Savior and died on the cross that I might be forgiven of my sins and have eternal life. I have been born again (salvation) and have a deep personal relationship with Jesus Christ, which is a gift of grace and not of anything I have ever done or every will do. I believe that God should be placed first in my life, followed by my family and 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?

Very Conservative

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

I believe that my social media pages (Facebook and Instagram) validate my beliefs publicly.

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

I have degrees and experience in the medical and education fields. My husband and I manage a small family cattle farm with my brother and I was raised on a farm, which allows me to understand a bit about agriculture. All of these areas have required balancing small to million dollar budgets. But more than this, I have a deep rooted love in my community, state and country, based on Christian values which include common sense and God's Word for guidance.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: P.O. Box 44, Mooreville, MS 38857

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

I will always seek the advice of experts in all areas of life where decisions have to be made, and not be so concerned with lobbyist and special interests. All of the decisions will be bathed in prayer.

Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.


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

Strongly Agree

2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.



  • MSU, Starkville, MAT-S, 2005
  • MSU, Starkville, BSMT, 1983
  • Mooreville High School, Mooreville, HS, 1979
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Auburn Baptist Church, Member/Life Group Teacher/Choir
  • United Way, Contributor/Volunteer
  • 8 Days of Hope, Contributor/Volunteer
  • Salvation Army, Contributor/Volunteer
  • Special Olympics, Contributor
  • Good Samaritan Free Clinic, Contributor/Volunteer
  • Mississippi Science Teachers Association, Member
  • National Science Teachers Association, Member
  • House District 19, Sought 2015

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