Full Name: 
Leon Benjamin


Nick Names:
 

 

Office Sought: United States House of Representatives, 4th Congressional District

 

Party Affiliation:
Republican

 Campaign Website:
https://benjamin4congress.com/

Campaign POC: 
Not provided.

Phone Number: (804) 833-0314

Campaign Email: info@benjamin4congress.com

Structured Interview Request Sent: 
3 Dec 2021, 20 Dec 2021, 29 Dec 2021, 16 Jan 2022, 25 Jan 2022, 27 Jan 2022, 31 Jan 2022, 1 Feb 2022, 11 Feb 2022, 17 Feb 2022, 2 Mar 2022, 4 Mar 2022

Structured Interview Response and Date:
Refused.

Vetting Panel Selected: Pending

Structured Interview Completed: Pending

Biography: A native of Richmond, Virginia, I am a graduate of Huguenot High School, veteran of the US Navy (1986-1994), and Senior Pastor of New Life Harvest Church. I am also the founder of the Coalition of Leaders United (CLU), dedicated to advancing conservative values and restoring moral clarity in America. This incredible journey as father, pastor, mentor and leader has taken me all the way to the White House and to cities across the country. I have proudly worked to implement economic recovery and community development projects that have simultaneously improved lives while strengthening the Commonwealth. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

As the U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Virginia, I will work to bring power back to the people! I promise to LISTEN to YOU and FIGHT for YOU with a commitment to protect and restore your God-given and Constitutional rights! (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

 

What are your priorities? 

PARENTAL CHOICE: PARENTS KNOW WHAT’S BEST FOR THEIR CHILDREN, NOT THE GOVERNMENT!

ELECTION INTEGRITY: WE MUST HAVE FREE, FAIR, AND TRANSPARENT ELECTIONS!

RESTORING OUR GOD-GIVEN AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: STOP TYRANNICAL OVERREACH! (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)


Endorsements:
BlakPac
Chesterfield Fraternal Order of Police
Government is Not God, PAC (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

 

Education: No information provided.

Relevant Employment History: No information provided.

Military Experience / Branch / Years of Service / Rank / Type of Discharge: Gulf War veteran. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

Past Offices Held and Tenure: None

Community Service: 

Leon Benjamin is the Senior Pastor and Bishop of New Life Harvest Church in Richmond, VA. Bishop Benjamin, a former Democrat and Gulf War veteran, is an emerging evangelical leader on the national front as a media spokesperson and conservative political activist. He has worked on the presidential President Trump’s Faith-Based Initiative. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

As a community activist, Bishop Benjamin has worked with public officials, civic and community leaders to make a difference in the areas of education, business development, and economic reform. He is a Senior Fellow for the National Minority Technology Council where he services National Faith-based Liaison and Advisor to the Council. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

Bishop Benjamin is the president and founder of Coalition of Leaders United (CLU) dedicated to advancing conservative values and restoration of moral clarity in America. As a change agent for healing and reconciliation in our nation, the core of Dr. Benjamin’s message is ““It’s time to unify, America!” (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

Bishop Benjamin has been a strong advocate in engaging with African-American churches to support a social conservative vision to restore economic prosperity and educational opportunity. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

He is also the founder of United2Pray, a national movement to intercede weekly on a conference call with evangelical pastors and the faith community to pray for the president and future of our nation. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

Leadership Experience: No information provided.

Personal Strengths: No information provided.

What is the most important thing Virginians need to know about you? No information provided.

How would your friends and family describe you? No information provided.
 

What are your thoughts on the Constitution as the Law of the Land? Professes conservative values on website. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

    

What are your thoughts on religious liberty? Professes conservative values on website. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

    

What are your thoughts on the preservation of our history? No mention on website or other available information. 

   

What are your thought on government transparency?  No mention on website or other available information except regarding elections.

   

What are your thoughts on national defense? No mention on website or other available information. 

   

What are your thoughts on the free enterprise system? No mention on website or other available information. 

   

What are your thoughts on the protection of the unborn? Professes conservative values on website. (Source: https://benjamin4congress.com/)

   

What are your thoughts on the role the family plays in America? No mention on website or other available information. 

   

What are your thoughts on equal rights, equal justice and equal opportunity, as opposed to equal outcomes? No mention on website or other available information. 

   

What are your thoughts on the 2nd Amendment? No mention on website or other available information. 

   

Additional sources of information on this candidate:

Virginia Constitutional Conservatives Candidate Survey 2022 – CANDIDATE REFUSED TO ANSWER
(https://virginiaconservatives.net/candidate-survey-2022#results_anchor)

   

Additional sources of information on this candidate: 

Virginia Constitutional Conservatives Candidate Survey 2022 – CANDIDATE REFUSED TO ANSWER
(https://virginiaconservatives.net/candidate-survey-2022#results_anchor)

   

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