Candidate Profile
Tom Larson

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Tom Larson
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 67
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Right to Life WI, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2015:  90%, 97%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2016:  83%

94%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  11%, 30%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  13%, 9%
NARAL Pro-Choice WI, 2012:  F

13%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

11
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association, Dairy Business Association, Wisconsin Family Action PAC, Wisconsin Right to Life, Tavern League of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Realtors Association and 5 more

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
10
Adam Jarchow, Kathy Bernier, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Federation of Independent Business, Robin Vos, Scott Fitzgerald and 4 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
10
Associated Builders and Contractors, Don Pridemore, Gary Tauchen, Glenn Grothman, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, National Federation of Independent Business and 4 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry

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.

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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly 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?

No. Only God can create life. He does not do it by accident. Only God should end life.

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

Desire for power and control

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.

Constitution, Congress, Supreme court, and Voters

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

Wisconsin Family Action, NFIB, NRA, Wisconsin manufacturers, Pro-Life Wisconsin and ABC of Wisconsin

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

High School Grad, Various vocational classes, Master Electrician, Wisconsin State Designer, Member of-NRA, and the Colfax Kewanis club. Currently State Representative for the 67th Dist.

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

Republican Party of Chippewa and Dunn Counties.


Background

Education
  • Colfax High School, Colfax, Diploma, 1966
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Kiwanis, Member
  • ABC, Political Advisory Committee
Offices
  • Representative, Held 4
 

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