Candidate Profile
Mack "Bodi" White Jr.

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Mack "Bodi" White Jr.
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 6
Incumbent
Yes
Links

Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life LA (LARTL), 2019:  100%
Louisiana Family Forum (LFF), 2019:  100%, 93% (cum.)
American Conservative Union LA, 2018:  50%, 53% (cum.)

82%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

5
EastPAC/Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Louisiana Home Builders Association LHBA, Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA), Louisiana State Medical Society (LAMPAC), National Federation of Independent Business Louisiana PAC

Reported by Candidate

5
LABI, Baton Rouge Area Chamber, LOGA, NFIB, LCA

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
7
Club for Growth (2008), Franklin Foil (2019), Louisiana Family Forum (2017), Neil Riser (2017), Republican Women's Organizations (2016), Republican Young Professionals (2017), State Republican Party Organizations (2019)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
7
Acadiana Strong PAC (2016), Barrow Peacock (2016), Bayou Leadership PAC (2016), Franklin Foil (2016), J. Rogers Pope (2016), State Republican Party Organizations (2016), Steve Carter (2016)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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?

When the mother's life is in danger an abortion should be considered.


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.

Agree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

By providing better job specific training and continuing to make Louisiana a more business friendly state will help with unemployment.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Economy is improved when less regulation is placed on business and industry. Also improved education and investing in infrastructure is necessary for economic growth.


Religious Liberty

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.

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?

Developing healthcare policy that is compassionate is important.


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 the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Strongly Disagree

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree

State and federal funds should be denied to any public or private entity, including but not limited to sanctuary cities, that are not in compliance with immigration laws.

Agree


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

The LGBTQ+ political agenda poses a threat to First Amendment freedoms of speech, expression and religious exercise.

Agree

I support expanding protections in employment and accommodations based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Disagree

If children are given instruction in sex education in public schools, it should not express a preference for abstinence but should be comprehensive, offering discussions on various types of sexual orientations and behaviors plus all types of contraceptives.

Disagree

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

The selfish nature of mankind causes a need for checks and balances in government.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Bible believing Christian. I am accountable to God and my family. I strive to be the best steward of my gifts from God to better my community and state.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

2012 Primary, 2012 General Election, 2014 Primary, 2014 General Election, 2016 Primary, 2016 General Election, 2018 Primary

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 served 8 years in the Louisiana House of Representatives and have 8 years in the Louisiana Senate in which time my voting record reflects my conservative beliefs.

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

My degree and time at Southeastern University help prepare me but mostly my time in the legislature as a House and Senate member have given me insight and passion for Senate District 6.

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

info@mackbodiwhite.com 225-272-1324

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

I have been married to Robin White for 38 years with 3 married children and 4 grandchildren. This motivates me daily to improve Louisiana for all of our citizens.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

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

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

Gambling should be limited to existing forms and should not be de-regulated or expanded.

Agree

Background

Education

  • Southeastern University, Hammond, LA, Criminal Justice, 1978
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, Post graduate studies
  • Graduate of Central High School, Central, LA, 1974

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Blackwater United Methodist Church, member
  • CAYL, president
  • SLU Alumni Assoc, member
  • Central Chamber, member
  • JCBA, member
  • Ponchatoula Chamber, member
  • Hammond Chamber, member

Offices

  • State Senator District 6, Held 8
  • House Member District 64, Held 8

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