Candidate Profile
Jordan Ridley

Republican , Georgia

Biography

Name
Jordan Ridley
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 20
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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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?

Endangers the life of the mother, rape, and incest.


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   

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

Georgia already has a balanced budget.


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.

(Did not answer)

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?

They are two separate organizations and one does not control the other.


Healthcare

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

Strongly Disagree   

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

Work on lowering cost while also working on economic packages to ensure well paying jobs.


National Security

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

Strongly Agree   


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   

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   

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

Anyone; as long as they are financially independent, and do not need government assistance, and are willing to adopt to the American way of life!


Education

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree   


Values

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

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.

Southern Christian who believes faith is an important aspect of your everyday life


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?

Conservative   

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

I worked on two campaigns of Conservative Republicans.

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

I am a life long Georgia resident with a Bachelors Degree in Public Policy from Georgia State University. I Worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers while in college giving me first hand knowledge of the system and areas for improvements. Lastly having a passion for making Georgia a great place to work, live, and play!

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?

Life long Georgia resident, strong republican, and always available to those in my district.


Judicial Philosophy

I support the use of Sharia law as a basis for legislation and judicial decisions in the United States.

Strongly Disagree   


Criminal Justice

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

Strongly Agree   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

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

None, I strongly believe it is your constitutional right!


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Neutral   

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?

Education Constitutional Carry Economic Growth

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

Not at this time, but if it increases than possibly. At this time the incidents per population are so small that I do not believe it poses a real threat.


Background

Education
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, Bachelors in Public Policy
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Benny Carter For County Commissioner, Volunteer
  • Dwigh Pullen for Mayor, Volunteer
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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