Candidate Profile
Brenton Hammond

Republican , Virginia

Biography

Name
Brenton Hammond
Party
Republican
Race
House of Delegates, Dist. 43
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative
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Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

2
Daniel Gade, Founder of New Mission PAC, Latino National Republican Coalition of Virginia

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations (2021), Republican Women's Organizations (2021)

Summary

0%

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.

Agree   

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

It is my hope that abortion never be an option however Rape, Incest, the Life of the mother should be exceptions.


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   

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Agree   

Socialism provides a robust foundation for a stable economy.

Strongly Disagree   

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

A business climate that is not tied down with unnecessary burdens. Providing our citizens with a good quality education. Good wages, benefits, and opportunities.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

The role played should be limited and in the best interest of the people.


Religious Liberty

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or business owners because of their deeply held religious beliefs.

Strongly Agree   

Governments should not penalize those who 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   


Healthcare

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

Neutral   

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

Good paying jobs with good benefits. Expanding telemedicine to provide quality care and help lower costs.


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.

Agree   

I support sanctuary cities.

Disagree   


Education

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Neutral   


Values

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Agree   

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Disagree   

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Disagree   

Free speech is under attack on public university and college campuses.

Agree   

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree   

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Jesus Christ is the Messiah and the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Jesus Christ died on the cross for my sins and rose from the dead. Salvation through Jesus Christ is available to all. Servant leadership and humility are characteristics that I live by and I learned through the teachings of Jesus Christ. I personally have tried to live a life that puts others first.


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?

Conservative   

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

(Did not answer)

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

My eight years of law enforcement service, my five years of service as a defense contractor, my thirteen years of volunteer service at my church, life experiences, and my willingness to learn and listen I believe make me qualified to seek public office.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

BrentonforDelegate.com

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

I am running to restore servant leadership back to the Virginia legislature.


Judicial Philosophy

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Strongly Disagree   


Criminal Justice

I support the death penalty.

Neutral   

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

Strongly Agree   


2nd Amendment

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Disagree   


Other Important Issues

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree   


Background

Education
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, Criminal Justice, 2007
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
  • Frederick Douglas Foundation
  • Northern Virginia Republican Business Forum
  • Fairfax County GOP
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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