Candidate Profile
Tom Graves

Republican , Georgia

Biography

Name
Tom Graves
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 14
Incumbent
Yes
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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%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  92%, 97%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 94%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  92%
Club for Growth, 2015:  89%, 92%
FRC Action, 2015:  92%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  87%, 90%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  82%, 86%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  75%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  67%

92%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  12%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  4%, 4%
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%

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

7
U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, Club for Growth PAC, Concerned Women PAC, Eagle Forum PAC, Family Research Council Action PAC, Can Do Conservatives, National Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
34
Club for Growth, David Rouzer, Francisco "Quico" Canseco, Frank Guinta, Georgia PAC, House Conservatives Fund and 28 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
65
13th Colony Leadership Committee, 21st Century Majority Fund, Acton PAC, American Conservative Union, Associated Builders and Contractors, Badger Fund and 59 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
Airline Pilots Association, American Maritime Officers, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Sheet Metal Workers International Association

Summary

4%

LIBERAL

96%

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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