Candidate Profile
Donovan Fremin

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Endorsements

Others

2
National Federation of Independent Business Louisiana PAC, WestPAC/Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Reported by Candidate

2
NFIB

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations (2019)

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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?

No answer


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.

No Answer

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

Reduce regulations and taxes that hurt our businesses.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Reduce taxes and regulation


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.

Neutral

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?

N/A


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.

Strongly 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.

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 allow American citizens the freedoms that they did not have in other countries.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian who prays to God every day. I allow God to guide me in all of my decisions. I believe that it is not my position to judge any human being, but to only pray for their souls. We already have too much hate and anger in this world, I do my best to promote peace and love in everything I do.


Qualifications

I voted in these elections:

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 believe that Government should have limited control over our lives. All Americans should have the freedom to practice and promote any spiritual beliefs they have. I believe in protecting our constitutional rights of freedom of speech and to bear arms.

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

I have been involved in two state trade associations over the last 23 years. I played a large role in government relations for those associations. During those years I have built relationships with state leaders and have assisted them in the policy making process. I have also served as president of a national trade association which has given me extensive experience in the art of communicating and negotiating with others.

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

df@donovanfremin.com 985-492-1555

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

I have been married to my wife, Amanda, for 20 years and we have two beautiful children (7 year old twins). My mother, Rita Fremin, has been a huge influence on my spirituality. She is a devout Christian and I am proud that she has raised me to be a faithful servant of God.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

No Answer

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

Strongly Agree


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

No Answer


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.

No Answer

Background

Education

  • Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, none
  • Thibodaux High School, Thibodaux, Diploma, 1988

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Colonel Athletic Association, Past President and board member
  • Amusement and Music Operators Association, Past President and board member
  • Louisiana Amusement and Music Operators Associatio, Past President and board member
  • Louisiana Video Gaming Association, Past board member

Offices

  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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