Candidate Profile
Tom Tiffany

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Tom Tiffany
Party
Republican
Race
State Senator, Dist. 12
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2016:  100%
Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  88%, 94%

98%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  11%, 15%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  7%, 11%

13%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

2
Wisconsin Right To Life, National Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
5
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Patrick Snyder, Robin Vos, Scott Fitzgerald, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
14
Associated Builders and Contractors, Bob Gannon, Gary Tauchen, John Klenke, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Mary Lazich and 8 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
American Wind Energy Association

Summary

5%

LIBERAL

95%

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.

Agree

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

Agree

3. Because evolution is widely accepted, students should not be taught about intelligent design.

Disagree

4. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Agree

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

Disagree

6. States should require voters to show photo identification and prove citizenship in order to register to vote or to cast a vote.

Agree

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

Agree

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

Agree

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Parents or the children's legal guardians

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

No

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

Our impulse towards tyranny when public policy is wrapped in the notion of benevolence.

14. 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, Congress, Supreme Court

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

Club for Growth WI Right to Life National Rifle Association National Federation of Independent Business

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

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics UW-River Falls Supervisor - Town of Little Rice Member of the Tomahawk, Minocqua and Rhinelander Chambers of Commerce 35th District State Representative since 2011 Candidate, 12th State Senate - 2004 and 2008

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

Reading volunteer at my children's grade school, Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk Grade School. Our business, Wisconsin River Cruises, gives extensively to charitable causes.


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