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Ron 'Ron' R. Ceasar

Ron Ceasar's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

Full Name: Ron 'Ron' R. Ceasar
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Joyce; 2 Children
Birth Date: 05/11/1953
Birth Place: Lafayette, LA
Home City: Opelousas, LA
Religion: Catholic
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Ron Ceasar refused to tell citizens where he stands on any of the issues addressed in the 2012 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart, national media, and prominent political leaders.

What is the Political Courage Test?

Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2012, are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

Unknown Position Unknown Answer Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart: 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Selected YES for: "k) Do you support establishing twenty-two weeks of fetal development as the earliest point of viability?"
  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart: 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Checked SUPPORT for: "c) Abortions should be legal when pregnancy resulted from incest or rape; d) Abortions should be legal when the life of the woman is endangered; f) Abortions should be limited by waiting periods and parental notification requirements; g) Prohibit the late-term abortion procedure known as "partial-birth" abortion; i) Abortion clinics should be subject to the same regulations as outpatient surgical centers, requiring licensing and periodic inspections by the state."
  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart: 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Selected UNDECIDED for: "l) Should Louisiana government funding be provided to clinics and medical facilities that provide abortion services?"
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Afghanistan: Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Economy: Do you support providing tax incentives to businesses for the purpose of job creation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart: 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Checked SUPPORT for: "a) Provide low interest loans and tax credits for starting, expanding, or relocating businesses."
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Education: Do you support requiring states to implement education reforms in order to be eligible for competitive federal grants? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Energy: Do you support reducing restrictions on offshore energy production? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart: 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Checked SUPPORT for: "a) Require the use of cleaner burning fuels in order to prevent pollution; c) Require a cost/benefit analysis to determine the economic impact of proposed environmental regulations before they are implemented; f) Request added flexibility from the federal government in enforcing and funding federal environmental regulations."
Yes Inferred Answer Guns: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart: 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Checked SUPPORT for: "a) Ban the sale or transfer of all forms of semi-automatic weapons; c) Maintain state restrictions on the purchase and possession of firearms."
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Health Care: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Immigration: Do you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Marriage: Do you support same-sex marriage? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Ron R. Ceasar. Project Vote Smart 1999 Louisiana State Legislative Political Courage Test. Selected NO for: "k) Do you believe that the Louisiana government should recognize same-sex marriages?"
Unknown Position Unknown Answer National Security: Do you support targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Social Security: Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

Key

Candidate Answer

Official Position: Candidate had the Political Courage to address this issue directly.

Inferred Answer

Inferred Position: Candidate refused to address this issue directly, but Project Vote Smart inferred this issue position based on the candidate's public statements, voting record, and evaluations from special interest groups.

Unknown Answer

Unknown Position: Candidate refused to address this issue.

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Other or Expanded Principles & Legislative Priorities are entered exactly as the candidate has submitted it. Project Vote Smart does not edit for misspelled words, punctuation or grammar.

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