Candidate Profile
Tim Scott

Republican , South Carolina

Biography

Name
Tim Scott
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator (unexpired term
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
Christian Coalition of America (CCA), 2014:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2013:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  96%, 97%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 97%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  96%
Center for Security Policy, 2011-12:  95%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  92%
Club for Growth, 2015:  89%, 91%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  50%, 90%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  88%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  79%, 84%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  11%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  10%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  9%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2015:  0%, 4%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  8%, 3%
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

Conservatives

1
Eagle Forum PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
Club for Growth

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
38
Adam Kinzinger, Alan Nunnelee, Andrew Harris, Austin Scott, Bob Gibbs, Brian Bilbray and 32 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
115
21st Century Majority Fund, Alamo PAC, American Conservative Union, American Principles, American Solutions PAC, Arkansas for Leadership PAC and 109 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
6
Airline Pilots Association, International Association of Masters, Mates, and Pilots, League Of Conservation Voters, Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, Seafarers International Union, United Transportation Union

Summary

4%

LIBERAL

96%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Numbers USA Scorecard Rating: A+ https://www.numbersusa.com/content/my/congress/7643/reportcard/CONGRESS/

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.

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

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

Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Agree

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Agree

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

Disagree

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

Disagree

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.

Agree

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

Disagree

14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

Disagree

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

Selfish Nature

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

Education Transportation Small Business

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

(Did not answer)

18. 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)

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Christian


Background

Education
  • Charleston Southern University, Charleston, Political Science, 1988
Work & Military
  • Allstate Insurance, Agency Owner, 10
  • Pathway Real Estate, Partner
Affiliations
  • Roper St Francis Hospital Foundation, Board
  • College of Charleston Business School, Board
  • Charleston Southern University, Board of Visitors
Offices
  • US House of Representatives, Held 2
  • SC State House, Held 2
 

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