Candidate Profile
Charles Henry Bradford

Democrat , Louisiana


Charles Henry Bradford
State Rep., Dist 16

Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal Information icon


Reported by Candidate

Morehouse Parish Singing Union, Bastrop Community Housing, Bastrop Community Development


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.


Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

No Answer

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only in a life or death situation.


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


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.


What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

The best way to bring down unemployment is to bring new industry to our state by creating new jobs. More Job training for our citizens and increase funding into our Louisiana workforce agencies.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Fair trade on import and export.

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.


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.


Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.



It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.


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

I am in support of expansion of medicate and healthcare for everyone.

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.


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


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


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.

No Answer


Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.



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


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


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


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

Strongly Agree

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.


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

To have order in the united state.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in the almighty God. I believe that ever person should have religious rights, education rights, due process rights, human rights, civil rights, and the right to bear arms, and liberty and justice for all. I believe you should treat people the way you want them to treat you.o


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?


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

I am flexible on my view. I can work between party line and can make a fair decision on what is important for our state.

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

Educated in the public school system. I have college training in Business Administration with special skills in Business Management and Paralegal. I have a Bachelor of Biblical Studies. I am an elected member of the Morehouse Parish Executive Democrat committee. Love and care for people I have a servant heart. I am ordain pastor and a consecrated Bishop and also a leader in the community.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: 318-280-9801 or 318-261-9885

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

I already have a business economic plan for District 16 that will create over 600 new jobs that will be good for district 16 and the state of Louisiana.

Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.


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


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.


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



  • Ministerial Trining Institute, Inglewood California, Bachelor of Biblical Studies, 2016
  • Kalamazoo Public School, Michigan
  • Kalamazoo Community College, Michigan
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • North Morehouse Singing Union, President
  • Son of the American Legion Post 501, Member
  • Board of Bishop COGP, 29th Consecrated Bishop
  • Morehouse Parish Exective Democartic Committee, Held 2012--present
  • Mayor, Sought 2018

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