Candidate Profile
Buddy DeLoach

Republican , Georgia

Biography

Name
Buddy DeLoach
Party
Republican
Race
State Rep., Dist. 167
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Buddy Carter (2014), Jack Kingston (2014), Nathan Deal (200 )

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

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 Disagree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

To save life of Mother.


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?

Payments to foreign governments. Unnecessary travel and lodging for all government officials and employees.


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   

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?

It means that Government is prohibited from establishing a religion.


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?

I believe competition in the insurance industry is a good start. Technology has an important place in modern healthcare and should be supported by government. I would examine government regulations and remove all that are no longer necessary for public safety. Promote healthy life style


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?

Those that can contribute to this country. Those that want to learn our language, laws and culture. Those that can contribute tom our economy.


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.

I believe in GOD, Jesus Christ and The Holy Spirit. I try to live in a way that is pleasing to our LORD.


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.

GA house of Representatives voting record.

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

Degree in Political Science. Local government and legislative experience.

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 believe a member of a legislative body should take time to listen to those he represents and set priorities based on what he learns. The interest of the people must always come first. I will be guided by moral principles. I will act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with the LORD.


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.

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 that are not in existing law.


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly 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?

Education, elections and taxes.

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

Those that promote racial hate are a threat to domestic security. I believe we must remain steadfast in our march to eliminate racism.


Background

Education
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA, AB Political Science, 1965
  • hinesville, hinesville, hinesville, hine
  • hinesville, hinesville, hinesville, hine
Work & Military
  • martin insurance agency, President, 44
  • US Army, E 5, 2
  • Clayton County Schools, classroom teacher, 1
  • State of Georgia, Court Services Worker, 2
Affiliations
  • United Methodist Church, Coastal District, Currently Trustee/ Finance Committee
  • NRA, member
  • Republican Party
Offices
  • GA House of Representatives, Held 10
  • Mayor Hinesville GA, Held 4
 

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