Candidate Profile
William "Billy" Tabb

Republican , Mississippi


William "Billy" Tabb
State House, Dist. 35

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Selected Contributions


State Republican Party Organizations (2019), Trent Kelly (2017)







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.

Strongly Agree

Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

Strongly Disagree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Cut back entitlement programs.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?


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.



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

Strongly Disagree

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

free market system

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.


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?

A "checks and balances" system. To prevent a tyranny or dictatorship. The founders knew how to keep a balance or power

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian. I believe that Jesus Christ died for me on the Cross and rose again to save me from my sins. I value my religious freedom and my ability to raise may family in the Christian faith.


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.

voting records, both on national and state level

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

I have worked in both the private sector and public sector, as an emt/firefighter for 5 years and as a farm owner/operator for 17 years. So I'm familiar with both sides of employment "employer/employee" and all sorts of state and government regulations.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: 662-552-5383

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

I was the state and national young farmer achievement award winner in 2015-2016 by American Farm Bureau Federation. I am also a Mississippi certified smoke diver.

Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.


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


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree


  • Eupora High School, Eupora, high school diploma, 1999
Work & Military
  • starkville fire dept, firefighter, 5
  • ems, emt, 4
  • Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, Executive Committee
  • Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, Board of Directors
  • Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, Finance Committee
  • Mississippi Peanut Promotion Board, Vice Chair
  • MFBF Young Farmers & Rancers, State Chair
  • Webster County Farm Bureau, Board of Directors
  • Walthall Baptist Church, Deacon
  • Walthall Baptist Church, Sunday School Teacher
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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