Candidate Profile
Dana Dugas

Republican , Louisiana


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Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

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 - once there is a heart beat it is a life and to abort only if the Mothers life is in Danger


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


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?

Become Business and industry friendly. Business and industry hires people. But we also nee to provide business and industry with an educated and trained work force.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

first thing ITEP need to be handled by the State and Not local government. Louisiana has the reputation today that it is closed for business. We need to let the world to know we are OPEN for New business and the expansion of existing businesses. And that we have an Educated and trained work force-- Work Ready.

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


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


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

Get Government out of the Healthcare system. Once we do that you will see the cost of healthcare come down.

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.


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


Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.



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.


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

The Constitution and Cajuns were founder on and around our religious FREEDOMS

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am Catholic and Member of the Men's Rosary Group, We mostly pray the rosary at Funerals and as a group before and after the Rosary we pray for special intensions and every time we pray for the Babies life's that were killed in the name of Abortion and we pray for the end of abortion


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.

Economics we need strong free enterprise with regulations Social Matters - We need to help our People, But most of all we need to help people to get themselves off of Government programs not be dependent on them Foreign Policy - we need to help countries the like the USA and stop helping Countries that Hate the USA Immigration - We are all here from immigrates unless you are an American Indian, their is a legal way to become an American Citizen. I have a friend his wife was Canadian and just this past Friday she became a Proud American Citizen ----- Illegal means illegal

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

Common sense. I Own Dana Dugas Affordable Homes for the past 19 years and in 2002 was name the fastest growing Builder in the nation. I own Dugas rental Properties and Hwy 90 Building Specialties. I have owned a Daycare Center and Pizza Restaurant. I have been to the Horse business as a Breeder and racing. I served on the Parish Planning and Zoning for 10 years. Governor Blanco appointed me to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. I am Present on the Iberia Parish School Board, I understand a Balance budget and the first 4 years we were in the black but we saved that money for a rainy day so when the economy feel in 2014 we had a cushion help us along the way and we have made some cuts this last year and now we are starting to see that light at the end of that end of that in the red hall.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you: and cell is always on 337-201-1232

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

I believe in strong Family values and the only way to live like Grandma and Grandpa is with the same values. They want to destroy this country and they are doing with out firing a gun. The only people you hear is they ones make the noise because the good people don't want to stand up. I want to stand up and fight for the quiet Majority. I LOVE WHER I LIVE, I LOVE MY PARISH, I LOVE DISTRICT 48, I LOVE THIS STATE, I LOVE THE USA, I LOVE PEOPLE AND MOST OF ALL I LOVE GOD IN GOD WE TRUST GOD BLESS AMERICA I want to Represent District 48, NOT for Dana Dugas FOR THE GOOD PEOPLE OF DISRICT 48

Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.


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


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.



  • Teche Area Vo-tech, New Iberia, 1980
Work & Military
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  • St Martin Kiwanis, Past President
  • St Marinville Chamber of Commerce, Past President
  • Teche Area Builders, 4 time Past President
  • Knight of Columbus, Member
  • St Martimville Main St, Past President
  • Pepper Fesival Committee, Past Chairman
  • Iberia Chamber of Commerece, Member
  • New Iberai Mens Rosary Group, Member
  • Iberia Parish School Board, Held 8

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