U.S. House of Representatives
District 22 Republican

Eddison Walters

  • Age: 51
  • City: Boca Raton
  • Family: Unmarried, no children
  • Education: Doctorate degree
  • Doctorate of business administration in global business, Keiser University Graduate School (2018)
  • Master of business administration, Salem International University (2012)
  • Bachelor of science in commerce and business administration, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa (1994)
    • Recent job: Commercial real estate lender, self-employed (2014-2018)

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    Briefly highlight your key campaign issues and positions.
    Reduce self-employment taxes for small businesses

    Provide small businesses with easier access to capital by streamlining loan SBA application processes

    Restore America's manufacturing base

    Renegotiation of fairer trade deals U.S.

    End Illegal Immigration

    Punish Mexico by placing tariffs on all Mexican products until Mexico end to illegal immigrants pouring in across the southern boarded

    Protect 2nd Amendment Rights

    Support religious freedom

    Support Our Military and Law Enforcement

    Rebuild our nation's crumbling infrastructure

    Balance our budget while paying down the national debt

    Close the skills gap by preparing high school graduates for jobs in the globalized economy

    Would you be willing to accept a path to citizenship for "Dreamers" in return for full funding of the border wall?
    Explain your position on Dreamers.
    It will only encourage more illegal immigration.
    Would you support raising the retirement age for Social Security to extend the program's life?
    Explain your position on Social Security.
    It is owed to people that paid into the system.
    Would you support lifting the federal ban on recreational marijuana?
    Explain your position on lifting the recreational marijuana ban.
    Leads to many other problems.
    Should Veterans Affairs medical care be privatized?
    Explain your position on VA privatization.
    Veterans will have better service at reduced cost to government
    Do you believe sea-level rise is a threat to Florida?
    Explain your position on sea-level rise affecting Florida.
    We can improve the infrastructure for better drainage systems, storm surge protection, and retention wall systems to protect coastal communities.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws ban assault weapons?
    Prohibit certain models of guns, as was done with the 1994 federal assault weapons ban and Gov. Mitt Romney's legislation in Massachusetts.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws ban bump stocks?
    Prohibit devices that allow weapons to fire artificially fast, similar to fully automatic fire. The Las Vegas gunman used these devices.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws OK broad concealed carry?
    Allow weapons to be carried in places including businesses, schools, parks, churches and bars.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws allow open carry?
    Allow guns to be openly carried.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws bar sales under age 21?
    No one 20 or younger could buy a handgun or rifle
    Should gun rights and gun control laws arm teachers?
    Allow schools to decide whether to allow trained and certified teachers and other staff members on campus to carry weapons
    Should gun rights and gun control laws allow local licensing?
    Allow communities to set their own rules for firearms and conduct background screenings, with approval from the police chief or sheriff
    Should gun rights and gun control laws require background checks?
    Private gun sales aren't required to go through background checks. Some governments require the same sort of checks that are now done by gun dealers. This is often called the gun show loophole.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws mandate training?
    Require an initial or periodic gun safety training that covers use and storage.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws require safe storage?
    Allow criminal charges to be filed if firearms are not kept locked up.
    Should gun rights and gun control laws take guns from mentally ill?
    Remove guns from people who show signs of mental illness, as Florida's new Marjory Stoneman Douglas school safety bill allowed.
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