Candidate Profile
Becky E. Hites

Republican , Georgia

Biography

Name
Becky E. Hites
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 13
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative
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Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Donald Trump (2016), Republican National Committee (2019), State Republican Party Organizations (2020)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Micah Gravley (2020)

Summary

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LIBERAL

100%

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 Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I feel that abortion is murder. I do feel under certain circumstances, such as Rape and the life of the mother should be considered.


Economy

It is the government’s responsibility to ensure everyone has a livable income.

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?

Keep greedy politicians' hands out of it.

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

Redundant federal programs. I would reduce spending for illegal safety nets when they cross the boarder. Ending federal funding for those cities that refuse to follow immigration enforcement.

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

None


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?

The Government Will never force citizens to practice any one religion.


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?

Bring Drug manufactures back home, Expand across the State line purchase of health care. Get the Federal Government out of the health care industry other than Medicare that should be better managed and expanded for seniors.


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?

Better vetting of people wanting to enter the U.S on a permanent basis. Better enforcement of Visa violations. Increased support for ICE.


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?

People should not be allowed to become citizens unless they will assimilate into the American culture, Have something to offer our nation and can take care of themselves.


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 am a child of God. I believe in the Bible and that this nation was founded on the bedrock of God’s law.


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.

http://www.hitesforcongress.com

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 care deeply about our country and the rights afforded our citizens. Seeing what was going on in my district and the country, I felt I had a duty to run for Congress, so I could do my part to protect our liberties and our way of life that I felt was being attacked.


Criminal Justice

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

Agree   


2nd Amendment

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

I can't support any restriction on legal gun ownership. For those people not legally authorized to have guns, there should be better enforced.


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.

Disagree   

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?

Legislation that blocks public funds and programs being used for anyone other than Natural born citizens and naturalized citizens. Legislation that requires a Balanced budget. Legislation that protected the unborn from late stage abortions.

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

Racism is wrong and there are current laws to protect all of our citizens. The problem is the inconsistent enforcement of those laws. That said, I do not see Racism as a threat to our security.


Background

Education
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta Georgia, MBA Finance, 1992
  • State University of West Georgia, Carroliton Georgia, BBA Econimics, 1986
Work & Military
  • Steel-Insights LLC, Owner, 7
  • Miller Mathis, Managing Director, 1
  • World Steel Dynamics, Managing Partner, 6
  • Salomon Smith Barney, Research Associate, 1
Affiliations
  • South African and Brazilian Mission, Deaf Minister
  • Daughter of the Revolution, Member
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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