Candidate Profile
Michael Baumgartner

Republican, Washington

Biography

Panel Rating

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union WA (ACU-WA), 2015:  89%, 90%
Washington Conservative Union, 2012:  91%, 86%

88%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

NARAL Pro-Choice WA, 2016:  D
Conservation Voters WA, 2015-16:  10%, 20%

44%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

31
Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna, Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed, Senate Republican Leader Mike Hewitt, Senate Republican Floor Leader Mark Schoesler, Sen. Joe Zarelli, Sen. Curtis King and 25 more

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
7
Jeff Holy, Kevin Parker, Kim Wyman, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Matt Shea, Sean Duffy, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
19
Associated Builders and Contractors, Bill Bryant, Carl Davis, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, CMR, Gun Owners Action League of Washington and 13 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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17. Please list, up to six (6) in number, the endorsements (groups or individuals) you would most like to promote.

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