Candidate Profile
Steve May

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Steve May
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 32
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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?

None--abortion is abortion


Economy

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

Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Agree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Job availability; incentives to find work

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Government should promote economic stability and 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.

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?

With so many forms of healthcare, I would need more information.


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.

Disagree


Values

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

Neutral

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.

Neutral

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

To correct some of mankind's defects of one wanting power over another.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe that one can be saved through the blood of Jesus Christ by asking forgiveness and being baptized.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

2012 Primary, 2012 General Election, 2014 Primary, 2014 General Election, 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 believe our government should take care of our veterans. This country is the land of opportunity, and anyone should be allowed to come in, as long as they do it legally.

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

I have 32 years experience as a public servant. I've learned how to deal with people and listen to their needs.

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

stevemaysenate32@gmail.com 318-502-0001

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

I love Louisiana. I'm married with four children and ten grandchildren. Anyone who has ever known me, knows I am open-minded and will listen to both sides of a story. I want to see Louisiana as a place where our children do not have to leave the state to go to work. I want to be part of a positive change for Louisiana.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

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.

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.

Disagree

Background

Education

  • North Delta Police Academy, Monroe, 1982
  • Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, 1978
  • Caldwell Parish High School, Columbia, Grad, 1977

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Columbia Heights Baptist Church
  • Columbia Masonic Lodge
  • Caldwell Parish Industrial Board
  • Haven Nursing Home, Volunteer
  • Council On Aging, Volunteer

Offices

  • Caldwell Parish Sheriff, Held 20
 

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