Candidate Profile
Kevin Cramer

Republican , North Dakota

Biography

Name
Kevin Cramer
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Representative (At Large)
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  88%
FRC Action, 2015:  83%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 77%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  75%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  68%, 66%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  67%, 56%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  53%
Club for Growth, 2015:  47%, 47%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  56%, 47%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  30%

71%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  24%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  21%, 22%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  13%, 13%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

12%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

5
Eagle Forum PAC, FreedomWorks PAC, Club For Growth, National Federation Of Independent Business, Freedom Works

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
National Republican Congressional Committee, Rick Berg, Rick Santorum, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
74
Acton PAC, American Conservative Union, Andrew Harris, Associated Builders and Contractors, Austin Scott, Bill Shuster and 68 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
American Maritime Officers, Badlands PAC, Brave PAC, Building Effective Responsible Government PAC, Democrat, Republican, and Independent Voter Education, United Transportation Union

Summary

8%

LIBERAL

92%

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 Agree

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?

to save a mother's life

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.

God, Constitution, Voters (consent),

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

"power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely"

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

Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and Pre-Seminary Studies from Concordia College Master's Degree in Management from University of Mary Served 8 years on cabinet of Governor Ed Schafer as Tourism Director and Director of Economic Development & Finance Elected & re-elected ND Public Service Commissioner Chairman of Roughrider Honor Flight. Over 1000 ND WWII Veterans have been on an Honor Flight to visit the monument in D.C. Executive Trustee at the University of Mary & adjunct instructor in MBA program. Former President of Church Council and founding board member of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC), a conservative alternative to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). I have served on many charitable & ministry boards & committees raising several million dollars.

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

Roughrider Honor Flight Chairman University of Mary Executive Trustee ND Family Alliance board member Charity Lutheran Church Chairman Business Leaders Fellowship Founding Chairman Harold Schafer Leadership Foundation Founding Director ND Teen Challenge Recovery Center & Ministry Chairman of Board Christian Leadership Center at University of Mary, Founding Chairman

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

Wife and Family FreedomWorks Club For Growth National Right to Life US Chamber of Commerce National Federation of Independent Businesses Life & Marriage PAC


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