Candidate Profile
Steve Daines

Republican , Montana

Biography

Name
Steve Daines
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2013:  100%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  91%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 89%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  85%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  75%, 79%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  76%, 78%
Club for Growth, 2015:  83%, 78%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  75%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  79%, 69%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  67%

84%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  69%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  21%, 21%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  18%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2015:  0%, 1%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 0%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

17%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Campaign for Working Families, Gun Owners of America Political Victory Fund, Heartland Values PAC, Tea Party Express

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
13
Club for Growth, Conservative Joint Victory Fund 2010, Dennis Rehberg, John Hoeven, Luke Messer, Marco Rubio and 7 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
107
21st Century Majority Fund, Alamo PAC, American Conservative Union, American Principles, Ann Wagner, Arkansas for Leadership PAC and 101 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
Airline Pilots Association, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Laborers International Union of North America, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, United Transportation Union

Summary

5%

LIBERAL

95%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

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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 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.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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17. 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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18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Background

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