Candidate Profile
Tim Scott

Republican , South Carolina

Biography

Name
Tim Scott
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
Yes
Links
   

Panel Rating

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
Christian Coalition of America (CCA), 2014:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2013:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  96%, 97%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 97%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  96%
Center for Security Policy, 2011-12:  95%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  92%
Club for Growth, 2015:  89%, 91%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  50%, 90%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  88%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  79%, 84%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  11%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  10%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  9%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2015:  0%, 4%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  8%, 3%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

9%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

4
Huck PAC, CHANGE!!! for the Better PAC, National Rifle Association, Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
38
Adam Kinzinger, Alan Nunnelee, Andrew Harris, Austin Scott, Bob Gibbs, Brian Bilbray and 32 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
115
21st Century Majority Fund, Alamo PAC, American Conservative Union, American Principles, American Solutions PAC, Arkansas for Leadership PAC and 109 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
Airline Pilots Association, International Association of Masters, Mates, and Pilots, League Of Conservation Voters, Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, Seafarers International Union, United Transportation Union

Summary

4%

LIBERAL

96%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and is the key to national prosperity.

(Did not answer)

2. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

(Did not answer)

3. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

(Did not answer)

4. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

(Did not answer)

5. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

(Did not answer)

6. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

(Did not answer)

7. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

(Did not answer)

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

(Did not answer)

9. U.S. disarmament entailed in President Obama’s defense budget cuts will endanger our national security.

(Did not answer)

10. Pure democracy is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

(Did not answer)

11. Who has the primary responsibility to be sure children are properly educated?

(Did not answer)

12. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

(Did not answer)

13. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

(Did not answer)

14. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

(Did not answer)

15. Please list your educational, military and vocational history, and any church and civic leadership positions held, and political positions held or sought.

(Did not answer)

16. What charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations have you been affiliated with as a member, contributor, or volunteer?

(Did not answer)

17. Please list the six (6) most important endorsements (groups or individuals) of your current candidacy.

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • Charleston Southern University, Charleston, Political Science, 1988
Work & Military
  • Allstate Insurance, Agency Owner, 10
  • Pathway Real Estate, Partner
Affiliations
  • Roper St Francis Hospital Foundation, Board
  • College of Charleston Business School, Board
  • Charleston Southern University, Board of Visitors
Offices
  • US House of Representatives, Held 2
  • SC State House, Held 2
 

Get Reminders

From important news to voting dates and reminders, iVoterGuide equips you to make an impact and a real difference in every election.
Join Now