Candidate Profile
Robert Strawder

Libertarian , Nevada


Robert Strawder
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1

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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.


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

No Answer   

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.


Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

If a woman says she wants a abortion then it should be allowed.


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?

Balance the federal budget, stop stealing the money out of the social security trust fund..

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

Military spending, corporate welfare, foreign aid

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

They shouldn't have to help pay off student loans, but we need to stop the program right now and allow them to be discharged in bankruptcy.

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.


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


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?

Religious freedom government can't promote one religion over the other one.


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

No Answer   

I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance.


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

Let anybody, any age buy into medicaid, we need competition to lower insurance cost.

National Security

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

Strongly Disagree   

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

Get out of the Middle East...


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.


Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be abolished.


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.


Employers should be required to use E-verify to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

No Answer   

Who should be allowed to immigrate to the U.S. and under what circumstances?

Anybody who follows the legal process. Expedite the process for doctors and healthcare providers.


Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree   


Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Disagree   

I support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes in non-discrimination laws.

No Answer   

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian at heart and believe that everyone should be treated equally


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?

No Answer   

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

Social liberal, fiscal conservative....

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 believe in change, I will reconstruct politics, build up our economy with S.T.E.M. programs and elevate our school district developing programs that galvanize our youth to learn, grow and be leaders for Nevada. I will change the narrative that has been going on for centuries. We need to change this two party system in order to change what is going on in Washington D.C. We need common folk in legislation that understands what is going on out here in these streets, working, living pay check to pay check, breaking that corporate stronghold. I understand the struggles of Las Vegas and will fight to elevate the mind state of every Nevadian. We can live amongst each other with out judgment because of color or creed. We the people is how the constitution reads, so let's start caring about people here in Las Vegas Nevada. No matter if their rich or poor.

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?

Limit on bullets in magazine clips....

Other Important Issues

I support BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanction) against Israel if they refuse to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.

No Answer   

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Agree   

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


The Electoral College should be abolished.

Strongly Agree   

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

Diversify our Economy, Education, Criminal Justice System

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

Yes, domestic terrorism


  • College Of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, AA Mental Behavioral Services, 2017
Work & Military
  • Vo-Tech High School, Computer Processing, 2
  • Silver Mesa Recreational Center, Martial Arts Instructor
  • Clark County School District, Mentor/Consultant
  • League of Wemon Voters, partner
  • Donna Street Community Center Inc., Director
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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