Candidate Profile
Chris Kapenga

Republican , Wisconsin

Biography

Name
Chris Kapenga
Party
Republican
Race
Repr. to the Assembly, Dist. 99
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), 2013:  89%
National Federation of Independent Business WI (NFIB-WI), 2013-14:  78%

91%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

League of Conservation Voters WI, 2015-16:  0%, 20%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations WI (AFL-CIO WI), 2015-16:  0%, 3%
NARAL Pro-Choice WI, 2012:  F

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

3
Wisconsin Right to Life, National Rifle Association, Wisconsin Family Action PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
5
Leah Vukmir, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations, Romney Victory Inc., Scott Walker
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
American Legislative Exchange Council, David Long, Pro-Life Wisconsin, Republican Women's Organizations, Rob Hutton, State Republican Party Organizations

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

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.

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. Each person is protected equally under our constitution. A person is created at conception.

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

Selfishness. Each person is born into this world as a sinner (total depravity of man) and the natural tendency is to desire power and do what is best for yourself, even at the expense of others. The constitutional separation of powers is essential to an effective government. We are currently seeing the negative impacts of imbalance in our nation

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 (which protects voters)

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

Romney/Ryan, Right to Life, Wall Builders, Salvation Army

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

BSA in Accountancy with CPA license; business owner; Board of Directors - West Suburban Christian School; Co-director of financial counseling ministry at Elmbrook Church;

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

Right to Life, Salvation Army, Republican Party, Elmbrook Church, Westbrook Church, Brookfield Christian Reformed Church, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation


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