Candidate Profile
Mark Pocan

Democrat , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Mark Pocan
Party
Democrat
Race
Representative in Congress, Dist. 2
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  26%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2012:  22%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  20%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  13%, 19%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  0%, 16%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  14%, 15%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  11%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  8%, 10%
Club for Growth, 2015:  2%, 10%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  0%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  0%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2013-14:  0%
FRC Action, 2015:  0%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  0%
Right to Life WI, 2012:  0%

12%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  100%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  100%, 100%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  100%, 100%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  100%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  100%
League of Conservation Voters WI, 2012:  100%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  100%
Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI (PPAWI), 2012:  100%
NARAL Pro-Choice WI, 2012:  A
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  94%

99%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

38
Service Employees International Union, Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council 7, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 159, International Association of Fire Fighters and 30 more

Selected Contributions

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
23
ActBlue, Andrew Romanoff, Daniel Maffei, David Cicilline, Debra Kolste, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and 17 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
69
ActBlue, Airline Pilots Association, Amalgamated Transit Union, American Association for Justice, American Federation of Government Employees, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations and 63 more

Summary

100%

LIBERAL

0%

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.

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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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