Chris Benton

P.O. Box 1243 Thomaston, GA 30286
106 West Main Street Thomaston Georgia 30286 US
  • Universal, Cost Effective Healthcare
  • Raising the Minimum Wage
  • HOPE Expansion & Reform
  • Renewable Energy Initiatives
  • Automatic Voter Registration

 “To the residents of House District 131, my name is Chris Benton and I am a progressive that would be honored to have your vote. As your representative, I will listen to what matters to you! Do what I can to help all our neighbors. Will NOT beholden to any party agenda, but will think critically to find solutions. I will be bold for you in Georgia’s House of Representatives, working to improve the quality of life in Upson, Lamar, and Pike counties”


District (Number)
Political Party Affiliation
Filing Status
New Candidate
Date of Primary
May 22, 2018
Date of General Election
November 6, 2018
Income from investments should be taxed the same as all other income.
Strongly Agree
I support a Universal Basic Income.
The banking industry bailout was an exercise in corporate welfare.
Strongly Agree
Citizens should have access to the same level of healthcare as Members of Congress.
Strongly Agree
As citizens of the US we have the right to access clean water.
Strongly Agree
It is necessary for our government to regulate industry.
Strongly Agree
Corporations should favor profits over the communities in which they operate.
Strongly Disagree
Corporations should decide the value of labor without minimum wage restrictions.
Strongly Disagree
Citizens should trust Party Leaders to choose the candidates we will vote on and eliminate the primaries.
Strongly Disagree
The electoral college is necessary to keep things fair in the general Presidential election.
Strongly Disagree
Voter ID laws serve well to help control rampant voter fraud.
Strongly Disagree
We should legalize the recreational use of Marijuana.
Only people who break the law need worry about mass surveillance.
Strongly Disagree
Privatized prison systems are the most effective tool to rehabilitate prisoners.
Strongly Disagree
Immigrants should only be allowed into the country if they share our values and beliefs.
Strongly Disagree
Abortion should be made illegal.
Strongly Disagree
The United States of America should not have to follow International Law from the UN.
Strongly Agree
The US military and its allies are responsible for increased terrorism activity.
Strongly Agree
Negotiations are a better path to peace than war fighting efforts.
Strongly Agree
Privatized Education such as Charter Schools or Private Universities should receive no Taxpayer Funding.
Strongly Agree
Humanity has a responsibility to reduce pollution and leave Earth to the next generation in a better state than we received it.
Strongly Agree
We need stricter emissions standards to continue to cut down on pollution.
Strongly Agree
If a substance is unhealthy to breathe, then machinery shouldn't be allowed to release it into the atmosphere.
Strongly Agree
Religion has no place in government.
Strongly Agree
Transgender individuals deserve the right to use the restroom of the gender with which they identify.
Strongly Agree
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