Candidate Profile
Carla Spalding

Republican , Florida


Carla Spalding
U.S. Rep., Dist. 23

Panel Rating*

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Reported by Candidate

Latinos for Trump, New Journey Super PAC, Blacks for Trump, Bikers for Trump

Selected Contributions


Marco Rubio (2015)
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2018)







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?

Life of mother, rape and incest


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?

Stop raiding the social security fund.

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

I would start with eliminate the Congressional hush fund, end money for abortion providers and cut foreign aid.

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

If someone serves in the military and we should consider people who are public servants. I will work with Congress to make higher education more affordable.

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?

Our government should not interfere in our right to worship.


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?

. Objectives for a better health care system must include: families having a choice on coverage, being able to buy health insurance across state lines, lowering pharmaceutical costs, requiring that people with pre-existing conditions be able to obtain coverage, mandating transparency in provider pricing so consumers can make educated decisions, and giving states flexibility with their Medicaid funds.

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?

I don't think we should put our troops over in the Middle East unless absolutely necessary. We need to secure our borders and support Israel.


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?

Any one who will respect our country, willing to assimilate to our culture, hard working, and will contribute to our society.


Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

No Answer   


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.

Christian I attended Catholic School. I believe God is the creator of all.


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.

You can find this information on my website.

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’m not a politician or a lawyer or a lobbyist. I am a proud naturalized American. I am a veteran, college professor, a single working parent, and nurse who served on the frontlines of covid 19.

Criminal Justice

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


2nd Amendment

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

I support the Second Amendment.

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.


Reparations should be given to people on the basis of race.


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?

Veterans administration Small Business Health Care

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

Leftists are advocating for turmoil. As the next Congresswoman, I will be able to provide the leadership to unite people rather than divide.


  • Phoenix University, Phoenix, Masters, 2013
  • Palm Beach State, Palm Beach, Associate Degree, 2000
Work & Military
  • US Navy, SK E 4, 1986-1991
  • Salvation Army, former Secretary
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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