Candidate Profile
Martin Mendez

Republican , Colorado

Biography

Name
Martin Mendez
Party
Republican
Race
State Senate, Dist. 21
Incumbent
No
Links

Panel Rating

Moderate Information icon

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
5
Clarice Navarro-Ratzlaff (2017), Greg Lopez (2019), Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2019), State Republican Party Organizations (2013), Tim Neville (2017)
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Colorado Liberty Fund (2020)

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.

Neutral   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments.

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.

Neutral   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

I need more information


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.

Agree   

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

Colorado is required to have a balanced budget, by law. We can talk about Government waste of tax-payer dollars. Reform DORA, Education dollars are way out-of-control and mostly funds the teachers unions rather than the youth. Reform teachers unions.


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.

Neutral   

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.

Neutral   

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Disagree   

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 the head of state is not the head of the church.


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?

the private sector, across state-lines. Drastic limitations on medical liability.


National Security

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

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.

Neutral   

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?

Anybody who follows the U.S. Immigration laws as written should be allowed to immigrate. There needs to be better enforcement of green cards. Reduce the number of green cards.


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.

Neutral   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe because of the sacrifice of Jesus, I will not die in my sins.


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?

Moderate   

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

https://electmendez.com please donate to my campaign - Thank You

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

Living a long, American life qualifies me exponentially.

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 am a happy person despite a sin-cursed world. I like to talk. I like to listen to people and make friends. I like to laugh, make jokes and listen to my i-tunes collection. I love to take my dogs for walks at Red Rocks Amphitheater - https://www.redrocksonline.com/ I like to live.


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?

People are responsible for their own training and expertise. If people are murderous, they will find a way regardless of "gun restrictions".


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Disagree   

The Electoral College should be abolished.

Disagree   

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

In Colorado, Protect the Gallagher Amendment, protect TABOR, allocate funds to County Sheriff's for Mental Health assessment and correction. Please refer to YouTube -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbY8qDCdxZY "Bedlam Documentary" -IF YOU DARE!

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

Racism is not a threat, perhaps in the media it is , get a job, start a business, stay out of trouble. Respect people and their property.


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