Candidate Profile
Chris Mathys

Republican , New Mexico


Panel Rating

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Reported by Candidate

State Legislator, Ben Hall, Western Gun Show, Executive. Eli Calles, Las Cruces Broker Chris Schoonover


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?

Only when the life of the mother or child is in danger.


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?

Social security funds belong to our seniors and need to be placed in a restricted escrow account that cannot be used for other purposes. Americans worked hard for their retirement. We must stop the abuse caused by drug users that apply for permanent-disability at a young age and threaten our social security.

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

Stop giving illegal immigrants free welfare, stop paying for abortions, and stop paying for useless studies, and large company bailouts.

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


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.


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

Your preference of Faith should not be restricted but at the same time keep you from your Faith. Churches help people through tireless volunteerism where government cannot provide assistance.


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?

Obamacare has proven to be a disaster for Americans. It needs to be replaced. We need to allow competition in healthcare insurance by enabling insurance companies to market across state lines. Patients need the right to choose their own doctor. We mus lower the price of prescription drugs.

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?

They must not be allowed into the United States. Any foreign national suspected of terrorism must be deported immediately. We must support Israel and other christian democracies.


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?

Those who come to work hard, have our shared values and abide by our legal system. If you dont love America, dont come.


Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Agree   


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 Agree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Catholic and will never forget my love for God, Family and Country. We are a judeo-christian nation and our trust in God must never be questioned. God determines if we are a man or a woman and we must support traditional marriage between a man and a women.


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?


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

I am a Christian. I am Pro-Life and life begins at conception. I support protecting our 2nd Amendment. We must bring prayer back into our schools. We need less government and regulations. Everyone should pledge allegiance to our flag a the beginning of a school day or public meeting.

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


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

I will always put Americans.

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?

We don't need anymore restrictions.

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 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?

Building the border wall, border security, the deportation of criminal illegal aliens, the deportation of illegal aliens, stopping attacks on religious freedom including the Equal Rights Amendment, fighting again taxpayer dollars funding Planned Parenthood and protecting our right to keep and bear arms.

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



  • University of the Southwest, Hobbs, MBA, 2015
  • California State University, Fresno, BA, 2018
Work & Military
  • U. S. Army, PFC -Southern Command, 1985-2005
  • Panama
  • New Mexico Right to Life, Member
  • National Rifle Association, Member
  • Knights of Columbus, Member
  • San Albino Church, Usher
  • Valley Taxpayers Coalition, Inc., President
  • Fresno City Council, Held 1997-2001
  • New Mexico Public Regulation Commission District, Sought 2018

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