Candidate Profile
Don Carmardelle Jr.

Republican, Louisiana

Biography

Name
Don Carmardelle Jr.
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist 84
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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.

Strongly 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?

Get the government out of the free market.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

Practice good conservative government policies, ease the burden to tax payers, get out of private sector as much as possible, cut wasteful spending and spending in all areas, provide for the common defense.


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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Tort reform and allow individuals to buy health insurance across state lines


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.

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


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.

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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Men love darkness rather than light. Heart of a man is wicked.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Bible believing Christian saved by the grace of God through Jesus death and resurrection!


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.

I am a Conservative Republican. I have been registered Republican from the first time I filled out my voter registration card.

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

I have a BA in Political Science from Belhaven University. Also, I have served for the past 6 years on the Republican Parish Executive Committee.

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

Carmardelledon@gmail.com. 504-344-1397.

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

Please pray God's will be done in this election and in elections throughout the State. We need good common sense conservatives who are not afraid to stand up for what they believe. "All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing." We need good government! Tort reform, tax reform, and cutting government waste is necessary for our State.


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Strongly Agree

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.

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.

Disagree

Background

Education

  • BELHAVEN UNIVERSITY, JACKSON, MS., BA in political science, 2010
  • Fisher High, Lafitte, 2006

Work & Military

  • NO S&WB, PUMP OPERATOR, 4

Affiliations

  • JP RPEC, COMMITTEE MEMBER DISTRICT 1
  • NEW LIFE CHURCH, MEMBER
  • WHITE DOVE FELLOWSHIP, MEMBER

Offices

  • JP RPEC, Held 6
 

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