Candidate Profile
Stuart Bishop

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Stuart Bishop
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist 43
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life LA (LARTL), 2019:  100%
Louisiana Family Forum (LFF), 2019:  78%, 79% (cum.)
American Conservative Union LA, 2018:  86%, 70% (cum.)

83%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Louisiana Committee for a Conservative Majority

Others

6
Louisiana Home Builders Association LHBA, Louisiana Hospital Association PAC (HOSPPAC), Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA), Louisiana State Medical Society (LAMPAC), National Federation of Independent Business Louisiana PAC, WestPAC/Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Reported by Candidate

6
NFIB, WESTPAC, LOGPAC, Right to Life, LAHBA, HOSPAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
Charles Boustany Jr. M.D. (2015), Kirk Talbot (2019), Leadership for LA (2018), National Right to Life Committee (2018), Neil Riser (2018), Republican National Committee (2013) and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Cameron Henry (2017), Jeff Landry (2016), Neil Riser (2016)

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?

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.

Strongly Agree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

End coastal lawsuits, legacy lawsuits and strengthen the oil and gas industry.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Cutting bureaucrat red tape.


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.

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?

In order to promote we must rule out all corruption in the 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.

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.

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.

Neutral

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?

Life, liberty and freedom.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a strong Catholic.


Qualifications

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?

Very Conservative

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

My voting record over the last eight years.

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

Please refer to my voting record over the last eight years.

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

(337)315-1661

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

I fully believe in the potential of our great state.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Neutral

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

Strongly Disagree


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

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, BS, 1998

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • CAAL, Chairman
  • DLU-Downtown Lafayette, Board Member
  • Lafayette Education Foundation, Board Member
  • National Redi Mix Concrete Association, Board Member
  • National Energy Council, Board Member
  • Ducks Unlimited, Lifetime Member
  • Coastal Conservation Association, Lifetime Member
  • Catholic Services, Volunteer, Donor

Offices

  • State Representative, Held 8

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