Candidate Profile
Jacob Marceaux

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Jacob Marceaux
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist 35
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Somewhat 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?

Never under any circumstances.


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.

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Agree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

By eliminating public assistance to able-bodied Men.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

By facilitating trade and eliminating obstacles to economic advancement.


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.

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?

by reinvigorating the charity hospital and clinic system.


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.

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.

Strongly Agree

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

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.

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?

An attempt to protect the people from an overreaching Federal Government.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Conservative Roman Catholic. anti-modernist, heavily influenced by St Pius X.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

No Answer

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.

As a Military Officer I have been unable to publicly make statements validating by personal beliefs. However, my personal beliefs are well known to friends and close associates and are made public here.

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

My belief in God and my service to our country during the longest war in American history have given me the gift of perseverance. Critical thinking and valor are needed in public office. Too often our politicians are beholden to special interest groups or to individuals who donate the most money to them. This is not the form of government I think Christ or our founders envisioned.

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

337-223-2310

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

I am a Veteran and Cattle Rancher who's family has been in Louisiana since its inception. I am beholden to no one except God and the people of district 35.


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.

Disagree

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

Neutral

Background

Education

  • South Beauregard High School, Longville, Yes, 1996

Work & Military

  • United States Army, Attack Helicopter Pilot, 20

Affiliations

  • St Pius X Catholic Church, Parishioner

Offices

  • Commissioner, Gravity Drainage Ward 6, Beauregard, Held 1
  • Supervisor, Calcasieu Soil and Water Conservation, Held 1
 

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