Lehland R. Burton

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Sheriff
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
(618) 444-1235
Age:
39
Occupation:
Security Guard
Religion:
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Statement:
All people need protected from corruption in law enforcement. Minorities need protected especially.

Survey

Response Legend

  • SSupports
  • OOpposes
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Denying federal funding to “sanctuary cities” that do not comply with federal immigration laws S* I do believe ALL people belong in America if they are working to feed there family.
2. Allowing all parents to use tax credits, vouchers, or education savings accounts to enable children to attend any public, charter, private, homeschool, or online academy S
3. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals S
4. Using taxpayer funds to support any organization that provides, promotes, or provides referrals for abortion O* Murder is murder.....
5. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother S
6. Providing tax breaks to certain industries over others O* No favoritism.
7. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination ordinances O
8. Protecting a parent's right to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues to help them reach their desired outcome S
9. Setting minimum wages above the state minimum wage S
10. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their conscience S