U.S. Congress District 27
Based on the questions you said you had for the candidates, we recapped the candidates’ stances on the following issues: guns, immigration, climate change and the environment, and criminal justice and systemic racism. But many of the candidates are novice candidates without stated positions on these issues, so we’ve left some of those blank.
The winners of the Republican and Democratic primaries for this seat will face off in the November general election.
Michael Ohevzion is a veteran and businessman who works at a family enterprise, BLU Products, Inc., which makes mobile phones for Latin markets. He was born in Sao Paulo.
NRA grade: C
According to questionnaire from the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, he opposes restricting access to firearms by requiring universal background checks and bans of high capacity magazines and bump stocks. “I support finding a solution to gun violence and want to have the conversation, but I am not convinced that these three options listed in this question are the correct solutions,” he said.
He did not respond to this question from the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops: “Do you support or oppose achieving reforms that offer a path to citizenship for the undocumented who live in the U.S. and do not have a criminal record, expand family reunification and worker visas, secure our borders, and establish humane enforcement practices?” “There is too much lumped into one question for a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer,” he said. “We definitely need to secure our borders.”
Position, via the candidate’s website: Supports eliminating the national debt, lowering taxes and deregulation.
Via FCCB survey: Supports establishing a national Climate Solutions Commission to develop policies that are economically viable, protect the environment and mitigate the effects of climate change. “As a resident of South Florida I support all efforts to scientifically understand the causes of climate change and identify what we can do to mitigate any dangers in the long and short term,” he said.
Criminal justice issues
Position, via the candidate’s website: “We need to be tough on crime. We need to prevent any adversary from being able to attack us. And we must never rest in our pursuit to eradicate terrorism.”