Candidate Profile
Colton Moore

Republican , Georgia

Biography

Name
Colton Moore
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 53
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union GA (ACU-GA), 2019:  86%, 86% (cum.)
Faith and Freedom Coalition GA, 2019:  75%

80%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
State Republican Party Organizations (2018)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
Jon G. Burns (2019), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2018), Tom Graves (2018), Trey Kelley (2018)

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (2018)

Summary

17%

LIBERAL

83%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

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?

When the abortion is natural.


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?

Corporate subsidies through economic development.


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.

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?

The church should have influence in the government, but the government should have no influence in the church.


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?

Stop the vertical integration of healthcare. Insurance providers shouldn’t be Doctors & Pharmacies. Let’s get back to free enterprise.


National Security

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

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.

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.

Agree   

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

The church should have influence in the government, but the government should have no influence in the church.


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.

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.

Born again believer. Lots of work to be done.


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.

Too 7 of 236: Conservative Georgia legislators by the American Conservative Union

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

Bachelor Degree in International Affairs and Political Science from the University of Georgia Internationally Ranked Heavy Equipment Auctioneer. Have traded and conducted auctions across the globe.

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?

Visit https//www.coltonmoore.com for more information.


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 Disagree   


2nd Amendment

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

Yes   

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

We have enough restrictions.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

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?

Stop film tax credits in Georgia Eliminate discipline reporting in public schools Constitutional Carry

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

Racism is always a threat. No one should tolerate it.


Background

Education
  • University of Georgia, Athens, BA, 2016
  • Dade County High School, TRENTON, Diploma, 2012
Work & Military
  • Self Employed, Heavy Equipment Auctioneer, 2016-2020
Affiliations
  • Georgia Freedom Caucus, Member
Offices
  • Georgia House of Representatives HD1, Held 2019-2020
 

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