Candidate Profile
Doug Collins

Republican , Georgia

Biography

Name
Doug Collins
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 9
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2013-14:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  96%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 87%
Club for Growth, 2015:  82%, 87%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  84%, 86%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  87%, 86%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  82%, 82%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  80%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  59%

90%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  18%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  9%, 11%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

9%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

21
Fmr. Gov. Zell Miller, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, State Sen. Frank Ginn, State Rep. Stephen Allison, State Rep. Amos Amerson, State Rep. Tommy Benton and 15 more

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
28
Barbara Comstock, Barry Loudermilk, Brian Babin, Bruce Poliquin, Buddy Carter, Carlos Curbelo and 22 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
68
13th Colony Leadership Committee, 21st Century Majority Fund, 60 Plus Association, Acton PAC, Allen West Guardian Fund, American Conservative Union and 62 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
American Association for Justice, American Federation of Musicians, American Maritime Officers, International Association of Firefighters, Sheet Metal Workers International 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.

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

7. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Agree

9. U.S. disarmament entailed in President Obama’s defense budget cuts will endanger our national security.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

North Georgia College Graduate: Political Science & Criminal Justice John Marshall Law: Juris Doctorate New Orleans Baptist Theoloigical Seminary- Masters Georgia Legislative Leadership Institute Graduate Air Force Reserves- Chaplin-Rank-Major Pastor- Chicopee Baptist Church (11 years) Citizen Legislator- 27th District (since 2006)

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

(Did not answer)

17. Please list, up to six (6) in number, the endorsements (groups or individuals) you would most like to promote.

Georgia Right to Life


Background

Education
  • North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Bachelors, 1988
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Ministry, Masters, 1996
  • John Marshall University, Gainseville, JD, 2007
Work & Military
  • Air Force Reserve, Chaplain, 14
  • Collins & Csider LLC, Partner
  • Chicopee Baptist Church, Pastor
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • State Representative, Held 6
  • U.S. Representative, Held 4
  • State Representative, Sought 2007
 

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