All candidates for U.S. House North Carolina District 2 Republican primary complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

All three candidates running in the March 5, 2024, Republican primary for North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District — Eugene Douglass (R), Robert Morales (R), and Alan Swain (R) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

Here are the candidates’ responses to the question: What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office?


  • “Small Federal Government, less regulation and lower taxes. Bring responsibility back to the 50 states.
  • Get the Federal Government out of Local Education, disband the Department of Education and all it’s regulations, to return to state and local authorities.
  • Protect Innocent Human Life, from Conception until Natural Death. End Abortion for birth control purposes, and regulate it to spare as many lives as possible, end the castration and mutilation of children to fit a depraved eugenics ideology.”


  • “Strong Conservative Values: Robert’s campaign emphasizes a steadfast commitment to conservative principles such as fiscal responsibility, limited government, and individual liberty. …
  • Community Empowerment: Robert is dedicated to strengthening communities by identifying and utilizing federal funding opportunities effectively. His track record of fostering economic growth and individual liberty in Durham, NC and Raleigh, NC, reflects his passion for improving the lives of residents. …
  • Proven Leadership: With years of experience in public service and a reputation as a tenacious and effective conservative political figure, Robert Morales has a track record of responsible fiscal management and unwavering dedication to his principles.”


  • “Inflation-Economy-National Debt. … I commit to a balanced budget; zero-based budgeting; cut Federal spending; no more Continuing Resolutions (CR); stop Democrat tax hikes; make permanent the 2017 individual tax rates; halt federal taxing of social security entitlements; regain energy independence/dominance; and halt BIDENOMICs. Like Mr. Biden, I too support MAGAnomics.
  • US immigration allows 1.1M to legally emigrate annually. Allowing 8.5M undocumented to enter over the last 3 years is not acceptable. Failure to secure our national borders is a national security failure by Mr Biden. I will work to build a physical and technology wall; restore Remain in Mexico policy, end sanctuary city funding; halt catch and release and change to catch and deport; increase CBP agents; increase immigration judges … and work for immigration reform.
  • Public Safety is on the ballot. I fully suport funding law enforcement. … I support increasing mental health institutions to perform needed evaluations; and Comprehensive health systems needed to identify individuals of concern. Drugs and human trafficking are out of control due to lax border security which is impacting our national security.”

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