Candidate Profile
Dewith Carrier

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Dewith Carrier
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist 32
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Louisiana Committee for a Conservative Majority

Others

5
Associated Builders and Contractors Pelican Chapter (ABC Pelican), Louisiana Home Builders Association LHBA, Louisiana Hospital Association PAC (HOSPPAC), Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA), WestPAC/Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Reported by Candidate

5
LABI, ABC, LCCM, Right to Life, LOGA

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
John Fleming (2010)

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 the health of the mother.


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?

Cutting taxes and creating jobs

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Providing tax cuts, decreasing regulations and environmental demands


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.

Strongly Disagree

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

I would leave this issue to the private sector.


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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly Disagree

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

The overall protection of the citizens.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian conservative.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

2012 General Election, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election, 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.

n/a

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

I have a college degree and am a small business owner. As a small business owner, I have created jobs for many years. I have served on many community and civic boards and worked with government all of my adult life.

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

dewithcarrier@yahoo.com 3372074759

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

I am a Christian conservative who believes in and support pro-life and the second ammendment. I believe that there is far too much wasteful spending by the government and priorities need to be set for spending purposes, especially on infrastructure and healthcare. I will fight to lower taxes for families, while investing time and energy in investing in the increase of employment and job security. School, even at the college level, need funding to secure success for our children so that they can be successful in life.


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.

Strongly Agree

Background

Education

  • Oberlin High School, Oberlin, highschool, 1968
  • McNeese State University, Lake Chartles, Agronomy, 1972

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Oberlin Baptist Church, member
  • Town of Oberlin/councilman/mayor pro-tempora, 1993-2005
  • Oakdale Rotary Club, current member
  • Oakdale Chamber of Commerce, current member
  • Kinder Chamber of Commerce, current member
  • Crowley Chamber of Commerce, current member
  • Oberlin Housing Authority, current president
  • Allen Parish Crime Stoppers, current member

Offices

  • Councilman/mayor pro-tempora Town of Oberlin, Held 1993-2005
 

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