Candidate Profile
Jeffrey C. Smith

Republican , Mississippi

Biography

Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC), 2019:  B, A (cum.)
Empower Mississippi, 2016:  A
Americans for Prosperity MS, 2016:  89%
American Conservative Union MS (ACU-MS), 2018:  58%, 77% (cum.)

92%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union MS (ACLU), 2018:  50%

50%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

4
Governor of State of Mississippi, Mississippi Home Builders, Mississippi Association of Realtors, Mississippi Development Authority

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Timothy E. Scott (2014)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

key votes from Vote Smart

Questionnaire

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 Disagree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Save the life of the Mother.


Economy

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?

allow business more freedom to use their capital and to eliminate more and more regulations, and have a fairer tax system

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Let the free enterprise system work and stay out of the way!!!


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


Healthcare

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

Disagree

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

allow insurance companaies to cross state lines. allow more choices, and not penalize any one for not having insurance. Have few requirement coverage items in policies.


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


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree


Values

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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

believe in God and people natural freedoms

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Baptist and belive God has a plan of salvation for all. I also believe Jesus Christ is my Savior and can be for all that freely accept him.


Qualifications

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 am the member of the Miss House of Representatives and have voted for an sponsored, Abortion rights, Sariah Law, gun right and the ability to carry guns and use the second amendment of the U.S. Constitution as a guide. I believe individuals have the right to bear arms and believe the second amendment speaks to individuals carrying army not Militia.

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

college and law degree. Chairman of the Ways & Means committee. understand the system of taxes and revenues in the State of Mississippi. Chairman of the ranking member of the Strongest Committee in the Mississippi House.

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

simsandsims@yahoo.com.....662-328-2711

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

Now is the times to keep and elect conservative and honest office holders.......I think office holders would also be better people if there were more Veterans in Office


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

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.

Disagree


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree


Background

Education
  • Miss State University, Starkville, BA, 75
  • Mississippi School of Law, oxford, JD, 79
Work & Military
  • U. S. Army, Corporal, 1972-1974
Affiliations
  • First Baptist Church of Columbs, Deacon
  • Gideon, Gideon worker
Offices
  • County Prosecutor, Held 8.5
  • State Legislator, Held 28
 

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