Candidate Profile
Jeff Landry

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Panel Rating

Very Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Center for Security Policy, 2011-12:  100%
FRC Action, 2013:  100%
National Right to Life, 2012:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2012:  96%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  96%
Eagle Forum, 2012:  76%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2012:  20%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2012:  5%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2011:  0% (cum.)
Human Rights Campaign, 2012:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2012:  0%

5%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
St. Tammany Parish Republicans

Others

3
GNOR PAC, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Louisiana Loggers Association and PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
11
Barry Loudermilk (2014), Jeff Duncan (2016), Marlin Stutzman (2016), Midnight Sun PAC (2014), National Rifle Association (2018), National Right to Life Committee (2014) and 5 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
14
Cajun PAC (2014), Clay Schexnayder (2018), Faith Family Freedom Fund (2013), Family Research Council (2017), FreedomWorks (2014), Gun Owners of America (2018) and 8 more

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?

In regards to healthcare all doctors swear a hypocrite oath that life should be protected and preserved whenever reasonably possible.


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

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Eliminating government red tape which is a barrier to job growth.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

The government should minimize the amount of regulation necessary to balance the playing field.


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.

No Answer

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

By increasing competition and reducing regulatory barriers which is the goal of SB 173, a bill I helped author and push through the Louisiana Legislator.


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.

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.

Agree

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

Strongly 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.

Neutral

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

Natural Law.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in one true God, Holy Spirit, and Jesus Christ.


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.

The link to my American Conservative Union Voting rating from my time served in congress is provided below. http://acuratings.conservative.org/acu-federal-legislative-ratings/?year1=2012&chamber=12&state1=31&sortable=1

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

I am currently the Attorney General of Louisiana and hold a law degree from Loyola. In my past I not only worked as an attorney but I also served as a sheriffs deputy and police officer. Additionally, I was a law maker as a member of congress.

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

acleneay@landryforlouisiana.com 337-500-1771

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

IN REGARD TO QUESTION 4 - Marriage is a religious institution and the government should not impugn religious liberty. IN REGARD TO QUESTION 6 - The Constitution is a limited document that is designed to protect citizens against government intrusion. Common sense dictates that the government help foster an environment that allows all citizens access to affordable healthcare and protects pre-existing conditions.


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.

Neutral

Background

Education

  • University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, B.S., 1989
  • Loyola University, New Orleans, J.D, 2004

Work & Military

  • U.S. National Gaurd, Sargent, 1987-1998

Affiliations

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Offices

  • U.S. Representative, Held 2010 - 2012
  • Louisiana Attorney General, Held 2015 -

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