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  • Education

    Congresswoman Ellmers believes that improving education for our children is an important priority. As a mother and an involved parent, she knows that our schools work best with local control and parental involvement while holding teachers accountable...

  • Energy



  • Healthcare

    Congresswoman Ellmers understands that, even in Washington, it doesn’t take a doctor to figure out that our health care system is broken and that it fails to meet the needs of many Americans. As a former nurse who practiced for more than 21 years, sh...

  • Homeland Security & Immigration

    One of Congresswoman Renee Ellmers' highest priorities in the United States Congress is defending America against threats to our national security and ensuring that our first responders have the training and equipment they need to protect our familie...

  • Jobs & Economy

    For Congresswoman Ellmers, the first step in fixing our economy is to do no harm. Any budget proposal needs to rein in spending now so that we stop borrowing 42 cents of every dollar we spend. This is ruinous for our future and history has shown it ...

  • Life

    Congresswoman Ellmers believes that life begins at conception and that every life deserves a chance. She believes that abortion is the unjustified taking of a human life. She feels the entire abortion debate hinges on the single question of when life...

  • Marriage

    Congresswoman Ellmers has voted for two amendments that would protect traditional marriage and has signed on to three other bills that seek to defend marriage and the Defense of Marriage Act. These bills are listed below: Marriage Bills Co-sponsored ...

  • National Security



  • Regulation



  • Second Amendment

    Congresswoman Ellmers believes that all Americans have the Constitutional right to bear arms. The Second Amendment clearly reads: “the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” Our founders certainly believed, as we do, that ...

  • Taxes



  • Veterans

    Congresswoman Ellmers is the proud representative of over 70,000 men and women who served our country and reside in the second congressional district of North Carolina. Making sure these men and women receive the honor and care they deserve is among...

  • Agriculture

    Congresswoman Ellmers understands how important our farm communities are to North Carolina, our nation, and the world. As a freshman member, she served her first term in office with a seat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee and the General Farm...