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Donald "Crawdaddy" Crawford

Republican , Louisiana


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Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

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

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Strongly Disagree

The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Strongly Agree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Strongly Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Strongly Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Strongly Agree

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

God, Constitution

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only to prevent the death of the mother.

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

The fallen nature of mankind. Mankind is capable of good, but subject to temptation, therefore checks and balances are necessary.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I'm a Christian and believe in God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and believe that the Bible is the Word of God. I believe that God created the universe and sent His Son Jesus to ransom us from our sins and gift us with eternal life. My values can be summed up as - Love God, love your neighbor as yourself.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?


Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

My only public record is that I registered as a Republican when I turned 18.

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

Additional comment from candidate:

If you like Ted Cruz's limited Federal government ideas sprinkled with Donald Trump's ideas on making sure international trade is fair to us, the American workers, then you'll love my platform. Please see my website - - for policy solutions so that together, we can make America a better place for all citizens.


  • Tulane University - Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, MBA, 2003
  • Word of Faith College, New Orleans, B.A. - Theology, 1993
  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, B.S. - Finance, 1988
Work & Military
  • Health Management Solutions, LLC, Sr. Consultant, 18
  • Entergy Services, Inc., Financial Analyst, 3
  • Creative Presentations, Inc., Operations Manager, 3
  • Northshore Vineyard Church, Member
  • Faith Church, Member / Youth Leader
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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