Candidate Profile
Jason Holifield

Republican , Florida

Biography

Name
Jason Holifield
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 5
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating*

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Endorsements*

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*Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida

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Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida

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.

Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

im pro life.


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   

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

As a county Commissioner I stayed on budget cuts, there is always waste in Government. I will spearhead cuts as we go though the State 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.

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?

I understand the concept...Now we need more God


Healthcare

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

Disagree   

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

I don't believe it is the Governments duty to provide health care for everyone


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.

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?

immigrants need to follow protocol set by the Federal Government


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.

Disagree   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and SAVIOR


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.

I Believe in smaller government and God and prayer are Very important

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

I was a County Commissioner for 8 years, its about Listening to the needs of the people and bring that to the forefront

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?

This is an opportunity to help people, SERVE the people. We are asking for Donations as we are up against Big money You need to know that my opponent is the Current Senators wife...your current State Senator is termed out in this District. I am for Term limits I support President Trump I am an NRA member When we Win we will give God the Glory.


Judicial Philosophy

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

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?

we have enough restrictions on guns


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Neutral   

In priority order, what three areas of legislation do you propose to author or sponsor if elected?

prayer back in school help Teachers with Insurance costs repeal the red flag law for gun rights

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

it could be thats a lucrative question my Bible tells me .."to Love my neighbor as myself" we all need to practice that, all races.


Background

Education
  • Dixie County High school, Cross city, diploma, 1993
  • North Florida Community College, Madison, law enforcement, 1999
Work & Military
  • correctiional officer, co, 6
Affiliations
  • Cross city church of God, member
  • VA hospital, Volunteer
Offices
  • Dixie County Commissioner, Held 8
 

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