Candidate Profile
John Calvin Fleming

Republican , Louisiana

Biography

Name
John Calvin Fleming
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
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%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  96%, 97%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  96%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  96%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 95%
Club for Growth, 2015:  93%, 91%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  93%, 91%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  86%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  90%, 85%

95%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  12%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  8%, 6%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 3%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

24
National Right to Life Committee, National Federation Of Independent Business Safe Trust, State Rep. Jeff Thompson, Bobby Edmiston, Sheriff Ronny Richardson, Commissioner Mike Strain and 18 more

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
Club for Growth, David Lee Camp, Kevin McCarthy, Louisiana Values PAC, National Federation of Independent Business, National Republican Congressional Committee and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
59
13th Colony Leadership Committee, American Principles, American Success PAC, Associated Builders and Contractors, Bob Gibbs, Champions of American Freedom PAC and 53 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 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.

Strongly 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?

Parents

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

When the life of the mother is in danger.

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.

God, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court

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

Sinfulness of man

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

M.D. University of Mississippi B.A. University of Mississippi Veteran of U.S. Navy Member: First Baptist Church of Minden (Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and Sunday school department director) Webster Parish Coroner Elected to Congress in 2008. Re-elected in 2010.

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

NRA: Lifetime member American Legion

17. Please list the six (6) most important endorsements you have received from groups or individuals.

100% pro-life voting record with National Right to Life, NFIB Guardian of Small Business, The Club for Growth Defender of Economic Freedom, Freedom Works Freedom Fighter Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise Award winner, National Rifle Association A grade on gun owner rights

Background

Education

  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, BS, 73
  • University of Mississippi, Jackson, MD, 76

Work & Military

  • U.S. Navy, Lieutenant Commander, 1976-1982

Affiliations

  • Freedom Caucus, Founding Member
  • GOP Doctors Caucus, Vice-Chairman

Offices

  • U.S. Congress, Held 2009-Present
  • Webster Parish Coroner, Held 1996-2000
 

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