Candidate Profile
Mick Mulvaney

Republican , South Carolina

Biography

Name
Mick Mulvaney
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 5
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  95%, 98%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 97%
Club for Growth, 2015:  94%, 96%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  93%, 94%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  93%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  92%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  92%, 91%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  86%
FRC Action, 2015:  83%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  18%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  10%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  8%, 7%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
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

5
Huck PAC, National Federation Of Independent Business, Restore Americas Legacy, National Rifle Association, Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
39
American Solutions PAC, Bob Gibbs, Bobby Schilling, Bruce Poliquin, Buckeye Liberty PAC, Chris Gibson and 33 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
98
Acton PAC, American Conservative Union, American Solutions PAC, American Success PAC, Americans for Tax Reform, Americans United for Life and 92 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Jim Clyburn, National Education Association, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Summary

3%

LIBERAL

97%

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Parents

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

Life begins at conception,

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.

My oath is to the US Constitution. I take that oath by seriously.

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

This question, and the answer to it, is simply too long to type here....

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

Georgetown University UNC-Chapel Hill Law School Harvard Business School US House of Represetnatives (2011-present) SC Senate (2009-2010) SC House (2007-2009) Founding Member: Our Lady of Grace Catholic Mission Indian Land Rotary Youth Baseball Coach Youth Basketball Coach

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

See #15

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

I have "A" ratings and/or score above 90% on legislative scorecards from the following groups: Heritage Action, National Right to Life, Freedom Works, NRA, Club for Growth, and Citizens Against Government Waste, among others.


Background

Education
  • Georgetown University, Washington , DC, BSFS, 1989
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, JD, 1992
  • Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA, OPM, 2006
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Indian Land Rotary, Founding Member
  • Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • USC-Lancaster, Board of Visitors
  • United Way, Campaign Chairman
  • York County Regional Chamber, Member
  • St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Parishioner
  • Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Founding Member
Offices
  • SC House, Held 2007-2009
  • SC Senate, Held 2009-2011
 

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