Candidate Profile
Geoffrey O. Yoste

Republican , Mississippi

Biography

Name
Geoffrey O. Yoste
Party
Republican
Race
Transportation Commission - Northern District
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
7
Alan Nunnelee (2013), John Kasich (2016), Roger Wicker (2018), Scott Walker (2012), State Republican Party Organizations (2018), Steven Palazzo (2017), Trent Kelly (2017)

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

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 Agree

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Rape and Incest.


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?

By enhancing the free market thus creating more private sector jobs. The larger the base of folks working the better our economy and State and Country will be.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

limiting regulation on small,medium and large business.


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.

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Free market!


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.

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?

Freedom from an oppressive government.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian!


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?

Conservative

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

Less Government is the best government. I have always stated that publicly, whether in speech or written context.

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

I am graduate of the U.S. Army Engineering School, so I have actually built road. I have handled transportation policy issues as a Special Assistant to the former Majority Leader, Trent Lott and as a Policy Advisor to Governor Kirk Fordice. I know North Mississippi and I am prepared to work closely with the elected and appointed leadership at all levels to improve our infrastructure.

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

voteyoste@gmail.com 662-202-7278

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

I am running to help fix a problem, that is our decaying road and bridges and infrastructure. A good infrastructure leads to more and better paying jobs which will provide us a better quality of life.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

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.

Strongly Disagree


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree


Background

Education
  • Miss. St., Starkvile, 1984
  • Univ. of Mississippi, Oxford, BBA, 1988
Work & Military
  • MS Army National Guard, Major, 20
Affiliations
  • Rotary Club, VP and President
  • Chamber of Commerce, Committee Chair/Board Member
  • National Guard Assoc. of MS, Life Member/Former Elected Secretary
  • National Guard Assoc. of the US, Life Member
  • Lafayette County GOP Executive Committee, Chairman/Board Member
  • Ocford Charger Athleitc Booster Club, President
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity, Chapter Advisor
  • TN Tom BigBee Waterway Development Authority Board, Governor's Representative
Offices
  • US Congress, Sought 2000
 

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