Candidate Profile
Thomas Morrison

Republican , Illinois


Thomas Morrison
State Rep., Dist. 54

Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon


Conservative Organizations

American Conservative Union (ACU), 2013:  100%
URF Action IL, 2012:  90%, 88%



Liberal Organizations

Citizen Action IL, 2015:  20%, 25%




Reported by Candidate

National Federation for Independent Business Stand for Children

Selected Contributions


Family-Pac, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Marco Rubio, Scott Walker







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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

8. Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

9. There should be a strict constitutional spending limit for state and local governments that would tie the rate of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Strongly Agree

10. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

12. Patients should be permitted and licensed to smoke marijuana for medical purposes without police interference, and authorized persons should be permitted to possess marijuana and operate a motor vehicle after consumption.

Strongly Disagree

13. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Strongly Agree

14. Where minor children are involved, divorce laws should be reformed to include mutual consent of both parents and an increased waiting period, unless there is fault or abuse.

Strongly Agree

15. School districts should be required to teach sex education in grades 6-12 using only "comprehensive sex ed" resources, which may include undefined “age-appropriate” information on sexuality, including contraception, homosexuality, bisexuality, and Gender Identity Disorder.

Strongly Disagree

16. Efforts to expand gambling with new casinos and additional slot machines do not pose a threat to families and businesses.

Strongly Disagree

17. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

Strongly Agree

18. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

Strongly Agree

19. Therapy for children who have unwanted same-sex attraction should be banned.

Strongly Disagree

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

Abortion should be allowed in those very rare cases when the the life of the mother is at risk.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I trust in Jesus Christ as my personal Savior. I seek to live by Christ's command to love God with all my heart, mind, soul, and strength, and to love my neighbor as myself.


  • Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI, BA, 1997
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Local and state Republican parties, precinct captain
  • Illinois Family Institute, board member/contributor
  • Christian Liberty Academy, teacher
  • Capitol Commission (now Civil Servant Ministries), member/contributor
  • Village Church of Barrington, contributor
  • various Pro-life groups, leader, member, contributor, and volunteer
  • Alliance Defending Freedom, contributor
  • Pacific Garden Mission, contributor
  • State Representative, Held 4

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