Political Views and Goals

Homeland and Cyber Security

Shannon Bray has devoted most of his adult life to helping improve homeland security through technology. Shannon is currently pursuing a Ph.D. with the Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST). Shannon wants to keep all of our borders secure and plans to help fill in the gaps that will improve the work performed by DHS, Customs, and Border Patrol. Shannon believes that nation-state threats should be handled swiftly to ensure the safety of our country.


Shannon does not support a wall built from coast to coast for several reasons. We should strive to find 21st-century solutions instead of 16th-century solutions that can be circumvented.


Our country has been built on the backs of immigrants and I believe we should welcome those who choose to enter our country legally. Shannon does not believe that illegal immigrates should be afforded better benefits than those who are here legally. Shannon does not support open borders.

Veteran Affairs

As a veteran of the US Navy, Shannon Bray has seen countless veterans who struggle to make ends meet, who end up homeless, lack health and mental care. Shannon wants to see new programs introduced that will help with the increasing rate of service member and veteran suicides. Our veterans risked their lives for our country and should be given the appropriate help when needed. The Veteran Administration (VA) continues to struggle to help those in need. Veterans also need affordable ways to transition from active duty to civilian life.

Smart Technology

The United States has been adopting smart technology for a number of years. Our power grid components all use technology. While our US border currently implements some level of technology, additional research is needed to help make our country safe from attacks from Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs).

Heath and Child Care

The cost of health care has become ridiculous. Families with employer-provided health care are less vulnerable than those who own small businesses or for those who cannot afford it. I feel the health care for all plan sounds promising but has to have a financial plan on how it will work so the country understands the impact. 

Character, Integrity, and Respect

Shannon believes that our elected officials should operate at a higher standard. While we should expect differences of opinion, compromises can be made when you treat people with respect and you conduct yourself to the highest standard. Our leaders should never lie to us and we need to hold them accountable when they do. They work for us!


If elected, Shannon Bray will work for you and, in doing so, always represent the office with character, integrity, and respect.

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  • Vladimir Toman
    commented 2019-04-10 20:51:28 -0400
    All your views on the “issues” are in admiration. Let it be known that YOU, sir, are REPRESENTING over 700,000 Citizens. To this date, most ALL of them have been “left out” and “voiceless” of what has been happening. The previous power seat was strictly for “self”, not for the Citizens. This has become COMMON PRACTICE on the Hill. Considering, I have determined that the PROCESS is the CRUCIAL “issue”. It is the CITIZENS Country and they need to be a part of it, which, places responsibility on the Citizen. This has been absent in over 100 years of democrat and republican rule, they methodically destroyed the fabric of our nation. Mr. Tim Harris made a big mistake by quoting a “Hill criminal” on his Go Fund Me page. The quote was admiral but NEVER practiced effectively and efficiently. You having the digital technology surely understand that tasking 700,000 constituents is a piece of cake; it being up to the constituent to take part or not, regardless, they need a leader. I’m registered as an INDEPENDENT and shall pull the LIBERTARIAN ballot and mark the Shannon W. Bray box. I hope that I got it right. Kind regards, Al Toman