Candidate Profile
Daniel Ducote

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Panel Rating

Moderate

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Term Limits for US Congress

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?

Only if the mother's life is in danger. Other than that, abortions should be seen as murder. I will fight the baby-murdering abortion lobby with every last breath I take as senator. People who commit abortions should be prosecuted exactly as any other murderer would be. The death penalty should be considered for people who provide late-term or post-birth abortions.


Economy

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

Neutral

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

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Create job placement programs. Stop making everyone go to college just to spend four years behind a desk to earn a useless degree and find themselves thousands of dollars in debt. (Hint: Reduce funding for higher education, with the exceptions of a few useful degree programs like medical school, law school, etc.)

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

The government should cut taxes and cut spending. My tax plan would abolish all income and sales taxes and implement a single progressive property tax based on the value of land and other natural resources being consumed.


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.

No Answer

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.

Neutral

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

I'd implement health benefit plans that allow consumers to pick and choose the services they want to receive insurance for. I'd also use the negotiating power of the government to bring down drug prices and allow us to import cheaper drugs from other states and countries. Basically, ending all the red tape and bureaucracy and just focusing on making sure everyone's health is taken care of.


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.

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.

Strongly Agree


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

We want to ensure that every action our government could perform could also be undone by the people. There are certain basic rights that God has given us and no one can ever take away.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I'm a strong Christian and believe we need to defend the unborn.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

2016 Primary, 2016 General Election, 2018 Primary, 2018 General Election

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'm a political outsider so I haven't been able to push any legislation yet, but our campaign has advocated for these issues on social media consistently since our launch in May. You can find evidence on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

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

I've experienced firsthand through high school and college all the examples of our tax dollars being wasted on foolishness that doesn't help kids learn. I know exactly what we need to change in order to fix our education system and save money so we can give people a tax cut and grow the economy.

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

danielducoteforsenate11@gmail.com, 9852373714

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

I'm truly an outsider. I'm just a regular guy running for office because I'm concerned about my state and I see ways to fix our problems. I'm not taking any money from rich corporations or big donors and I'm not meeting with any lobbyists. I'm going to get money out of politics and bring the power back to the people. I know folks are tired of hearing candidates say that, and I am myself, that's why I decided to run. I genuinely want to fix this state and help people improve their lives in any way I can.


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.

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.

No Answer

Background

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Film and English, 2019

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • St. Anselm Church, Member/Summer Counselor

Offices

  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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