Candidate Profile
Wilford Carter Sr.

Democrat, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Wilford Carter Sr.
Party
Democrat
Race
State Rep., Dist 34
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Liberal

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.

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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Economy

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

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

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Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

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What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

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What role should government play in boosting the economy?

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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.

Disagree

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

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Healthcare

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

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

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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.

Agree

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

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

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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.

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Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

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Values

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

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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?

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

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

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

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

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Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

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

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2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

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Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

(Did not answer)

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

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Background

Education

  • Washington High School, Lake Charles
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Accounting, 1971
  • Southern University Law School, Baton Rouge, Juris Doctorate, 1975

Work & Military

  • US Army Security, E5, 1966-1969

Affiliations

  • LA Bar Association, Member
  • La Judicial Commision, Member

Offices

  • City Councilman
  • Mayor, Sought 2018
  • State Representative, Sought 2017
 

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