Candidate Profile
Jaimy Z. Blanco

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Jaimy Z. Blanco
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist.29
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative
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Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Republican Women's Organizations (2018)

Summary

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Questionnaire

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   

I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion.

Strongly Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

None, But I feel that we should allocate more resources to foster care or adoption.


Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure 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   

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

If elected, I would have wide ranging conversations with our seniors, young people and everyone in Congressional District 29 to make sure that we have reforms that work for everyone.

What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

As a member of Congress I would make sure that are budget balanced that our armed forces are adequately funded and that any frivolous funding of programs or research that does not immediately affect the life of any American citizen.

Under what circumstances should taxpayers help pay off existing student loans?

I believe that we need to defund colleges with federal student loans and I would introduce legislation to limit the amount that colleges can charge students in order to receive federal student loan guarantees.


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   

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree   

I promise to protect the freedom of Christians to share the Gospel and to practice Biblical principles.

Yes   

What does "separation of church and state" mean to you?

I believe that there should not be a separation of Church and State.


Healthcare

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

Strongly Disagree   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.

Strongly Disagree   

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

I would advocate for patients to have the right with their insurance provider to negotiate drug prices that the patient can afford or is in the best interest of care.


National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree   

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

It is my belief that the United States should be calling out radical islamic terrorism for what it is; terror of Americans or other people groups. We should act with swift justice to eliminate any threat to the United States at home or abroad.


Immigration

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   

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

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   

Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Strongly Agree   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Individuals that should be able to immigrate to the United States are those in which can pay a fine, pass a test and have a period of investigation to make sure that they are not an imminent danger to the United States or the people of the United States.


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

Strongly Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Through my Christian upbringing, I was taught that the lord teaches us to love and forgive and to become like our father in every aspect. Basically to love each other like our father taught us to love our neighbor as ourself.


Qualifications

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 have been a part of the Young Republicans, Bay Area Republican women, San Jacinto Republican Women, Christians United for Israel, Texas to the 2014, 2017 GOP Conventions. I would be honored to join if elected to the House Freedom Caucus.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

No

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

I am the daughter of a barber and my dad was a machinist; without the love of God and their love and support I wouldn't be where I am today. I have lived in Pasadena for 23 years and am an international speaker, multi-family investor and attend The Church Triumphant in Pasadena Texas. Everything in my career has been towards helping my community and furthering the kingdom of God.


Criminal Justice

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

Strongly Agree   


2nd Amendment

What restrictions on gun ownership are needed to protect public safety?

I believe that there should not be any more legislation regarding our use of firearms and instead law enforcement should enforce the current laws on the books to keep the public safe.


Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Agree   

Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Disagree   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

Born Alive Baby Protection Act, Economic Opportunities, Healthcare & Prison reform

Is racism a threat to domestic security in the United States? Why or why not?

No, I think we have a long way since Dr. Martin Luther King and while we have more progress to do; I believe that we all can work together to solve America's problems.


Background

Education
  • Purpose Institute, Bachelors in Ministerial Studies, 2010
  • U of H Clearlake
  • San Jacinto College
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Bay Area Republican Woman, Member
  • The Church Triumphant, Volunteer/member
  • Project joy and hope, Volunteer
  • The Bridge for Troubled Waters, volunteer
  • San Jacinto Republican Woman, Member
  • Republican Party of Texas Hispanic committee, Member
  • CUFI Christian United for Israel, Member
Offices
  • U.S Congress district 29th, Sought 2017
 

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