Candidate Profile
Dean Kaufert R

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Dean Kaufert R
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 55
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2013:  100%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2013-14:  100%
Right to Life WI, 2013-14:  100%

100%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2013-2014:  42%
Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI (PPAWI), 2012:  25%
NARAL Pro-Choice WI, 2012:  F

22%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

9
Wisconsin Right to Life, Wisconsin Troopers' Association, Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association, Wisconsin County Police Association, Clean Wisconsin, National Association of Social Workers and 3 more

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Rifle Association
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Tyler Vorpagel

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
International Association of Firefighters, International Union of Operating Engineers, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Summary

63%

LIBERAL

37%

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. 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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Agree

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

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?

rape and incest

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

checks and balances, human nature, to not concentrate too much power in one

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.

Wisconsin Right to Life, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, National Federation of Independent Business, NRA, Wisconsin Dental Association,

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

Neenah High School Graduate 1975 Fox Valley Technical College (Emergency Medical Technician) NREMT Mountain Ambulance Paid on call volunteer Neenah-Menasha Noon Optimists Former Neenah City Council 1985-1990

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

Winnebago County Republican Party Neenah-Menasha Optimist Club Neenah-Menasha Elks Member Martin Luther Church


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