Candidate Profile
Rodney Davis

Republican, Illinois

Biography

Name
Rodney Davis
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 13
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2013-14:  92%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  89%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  75%
FRC Action, 2015:  75%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 69%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  50%, 53%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  50%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  60%, 47%
Club for Growth, 2015:  37%, 44%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  43%, 43%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  31%

67%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  41%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  39%, 38%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  32%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  25%, 25%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

29%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

1
Jim Edgar

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
15
Carlos Curbelo, David Joyce, Dennis ross, Eric Cantor, Erik Paulsen, Jaime Herrera Beutler and 9 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
154
60 Plus Association, Aaron Schock, Acton PAC, Adam Kinzinger, American Conservative Union, American Future Fund and 148 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
26
Airline Pilots Association, American Federation of Government Employees, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, American Maritime Officers, American Wind Energy Association, Badlands PAC and 20 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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 are the key to national prosperity.

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

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

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

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

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

(Did not answer)

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

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11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

(Did not answer)

12. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

(Did not answer)

13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

(Did not answer)

14. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

16. 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)

17. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)

Background

Education

  • Millikin University, Decatur, BA, 1992

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • Christian County Seniors Center, Board of Directors
  • St. Mary's Church, Athletic Director
  • St. Mary's Church, Finance Committee
  • Young Mens' Christian Association (YMCA), Co-Chair, Fundraising Drive
  • Christian County United Way, Chair, Fundraising Drive
  • Taylorville Optimist Club, Member
  • Taylorville Junior Football, Coach
  • Taylorville Sertoma Evening Club, Member

Offices

  • Rep. for Illinois' 13th Congressional District, Held 2013 - current

Details

Illinois Family Institute 2014 Primary Voter Guide: http://illinoisfamily.org/110files/uploads/2014/01/IFI-VG-Primary_2014_16-pages.pdf Illinois Citizens for Life 2014 Primary Candidate Ratings: http://icl-life.com/Prim14.pdf Scorecard rating from Heritage Action for America - 42% - http://www.heritageactionscorecard.com//state/state/il retrieved 2/28/14

 

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