Candidate Profile
Bill Cassidy

Republican , Louisiana

Biography

Name
Bill Cassidy
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 6
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2013:  100%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  96%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  89%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  75%, 84%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  83%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 80%
Club for Growth, 2015:  79%, 74%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  25%, 71%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  58%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  52%, 57%

84%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  15%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  14%, 14%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  9%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2015:  0%, 7%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 5%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

14%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

2
National Rifle Association, National Right to Life Committee

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
19
ActRight, Allen West, Andrew Harris, Charles Boustany Jr. M.D., Club for Growth, Dennis ross and 13 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
149
21st Century Majority Fund, ActRight, Adam Kinzinger, Alamo PAC, Allen West Guardian Fund, American Principles and 143 more

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
4
Badlands PAC, Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, Seafarers International Union, United Transportation Union

Summary

3%

LIBERAL

97%

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

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Background

Education
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, BS
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, MD
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • Louisiana State Senate, Held 3
  • U.S. Representative, Held 5
 

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