Candidate Profile
Rhonda Butler

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Rhonda Butler
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist 38
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Louisiana Committee for a Conservative Majority

Others

3
Louisiana Home Builders Association LHBA, Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA), WestPAC/Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Reported by Candidate

3
Lccm, LOGA, LHBA, LMoga

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?

None


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.

Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

. . Build a better economic basis to put people to work instead of killing business in the state ,, We need our mom-and-pop stores as well as our big industry.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Start with education. Incorporate these trades from Community colleges. State colleagues. Give these children a chance to get a degree before they get out of high school. Bring the industrial jobs here that fit our state. Also louisiana lawsuit climate is ridiculous here. Government needs to cap their ability to have legacy suits and auto lawsuits. Also they need to meet with industry leaders throughout our state To see what are needs are so we can come together..


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.

Disagree

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

I would seek out our Physician boards. Build a team that has the knowledge that I do not. So that we can come to the table with ideas . Solutions and results. We need to start there.


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.

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.

Strongly 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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

To balance powers between the three branches

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in GodI believe he created life and we should protect that. To live with morals and integrity. Add value where you can. Be a good servant leader


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

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?

Conservative

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

I am a registered republican Conservative business owner Married to a navy vet. Christian Facebook says it all

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

businesses owner for 30 years Community servant for 20 something years sitting on Parish boards And working with the business leaders in our community..

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

rhonda@butlerforla.com

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

I’ve been in business for over 30 years in the state I have been working with our business leaders are city leaders and community service for the last 20 years .. I was raised to have integrity to be honest to add value and pride to the people around me .. I have work to better the community I live in.and others. I was taught be a servant leader first. I understand these communities do not build their self people be all these communities and we come together. We are stronger. I am strong and economic council and seeking the resources we need to develop our towns. One city at a time will build a stronger state


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.

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.

Agree

Background

Education

  • Bayou Chicot high school, Bayou Chicot, 12,, 1981
  • Bolton school of cosmetology, Alexandria, 1983
  • John maxwell leadership, Florida, Certificate, 2017

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Board of tourism, Board member
  • Percy inc, Board member
  • Evangiline parish foundation, Vice chair
  • Overtire committee crooked creek, Board member
  • Advisory Panel Cabot Corp, Panel member
  • Our saviors church OPELOUSAS, Member
  • First baptist church VILLE platte, Past long time member
  • PTA got special needs children, Member

Offices

  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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