Crane, Eli

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
U.S. House of Representatives
Political Affiliation:
Founder of Bottle Breacher, Shark-Tank Award Winning Company
University of Arizona
Biographical Info:

Eli Crane is a combat veteran, small-business owner, husband, father and native Arizonan. The week after 9/11, Eli left the University of Arizona and joined the Navy. He went on five war time deployments, three of them to Iraq with SEAL Team 3 and served our country for 13 years. Today, Eli and his wife Jen own a small business in Tucson. Together they started Bottle Breacher, a successful company featured on Shark Tank, where they landed a deal with Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary. Bottle Breacher makes their products in the USA, while employing and giving back to veterans nationwide. But Eli’s most important mission to date has been raising his two daughters, Makenzie and Kennedy. He is proud to be raising his family in Arizona and is ready to fight for their future. Eli is endorsed by the National Border Patrol Union, Congressman Mike Garcia, Mark Levin, Law Enforcement Today, and former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik.


As someone who has put his life on the line to protect and defend this country and our Constitution, Eli understands that the greatest threat to our freedoms is no longer external – it’s right here at home. Eli is an America First candidate who is pro-life, pro-second amendment, and has the courage to take a stand against cancel culture and the radical left. Eli knows that if we are going to save our country for future generations then we must send different men and women to Washington.


Response Legend

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Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Securing the border by blocking crossings from undocumented migrants. S* Eli is endorsed by the National Border Patrol Council.
2. Prohibiting abortion except when it is necessary to prevent the death of the mother. S* Eli is a man of deep-faith and strongly, unapologetically pro-life. Eli's statement on Roe v. Wade:
3. Appointing federal judges who will interpret the U.S. Constitution in light of current times, rather than according to the framers’ original intent or text. O* Eli believes that judges and Supreme Court Justices should uphold the Constitution as written and according to the framers original intent.
4. Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” and “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law. O
5. Enacting a federal tax credit program allowing taxpayers to direct a portion of their tax dollars to provide educational options such as private or homeschools. S
6. Amending the U.S. Constitution to require Congress to balance the federal budget every year. S* Eli strongly supports this. As the Founder of the Shark-Tank company Bottle Breacher, Eli couldn't spend money that he didn't have. He will fight to restore fiscal sanity in Congress. Eli has also taken the Term Limits Pledge.
7. Providing any direct or indirect federal funding to Planned Parenthood and other entities that provide abortions. O* No federal money or tax dollars of any kind should be used to fund Planned Parenthood or any organizations funding abortion. American taxpayers should never have to give their money for abortion.
8. Expanding background checks to include guns purchased from private individuals. O
9. Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs. S* Private businesses should not be forced by the government to act against their religious or moral beliefs.
10. Passing either the Freedom to Vote Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to federalize election laws. O* Eli does not believe in federalizing our elections. Eli believes elections should be handled at the state level.
11. Eliminating the filibuster rule requiring 60 votes in the U.S. Senate to move most legislation. O* Eli would never support eliminating the filibuster.
12. Regulating social media platforms as providers of information comparable to broadcast news. O* Eli does not support the regulation of free speech. Eli is against the rampant censorship of conservatives online and on social media platforms. Often, stories labeled as "disinformation" or "conspiracy theories" such as the Hunter Biden saga or the Wuhan lab leak turn out to be true while those who speak the truth are censored.