Candidate Profile
Steve Chabot

Republican, Ohio

Biography

Name
Steve Chabot
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  92%, 97%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 94%
Club for Growth, 2015:  84%, 91%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  89%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  87%, 88%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  81%, 82%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  78%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  73%

91%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  12%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  4%, 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

Conservatives

2
Ohio Right to Life, Ohioans for Concealed Carry

Reported by Candidate

0
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
17
Bob Latta, Boehner for Speaker, David Joyce, House Conservatives Fund, John Boehner, Jonathan Dever and 11 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
217
13th Colony Leadership Committee, 2006 Joint Candidate Committee, 21st Century Freedom PAC, 21st Century Majority Fund, Adrian Smith, Alamo PAC and 211 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
5
American Maritime Officers, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, International Association of Firefighters, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, National Association of Letter Carriers

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 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

Education

  • NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Hts., KY, JD, 1978
  • College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, BA, 1975

Work & Military

  • U.S. House of Representatives, Member of Congress, 2011-Present
  • Attorney, 2009-2010
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Member of Congress, 1995-2009
  • Attorney, 1978-1994

Affiliations

  • Boy Scouts of America, Board member
  • University of Cincinnati, Adjunct Professor
  • St. Joseph School, Teacher
  • Pro-Life Movement, Active volunteer & participant for 40+ years

Offices

  • Hamilton County Commissioner, Held 1991-1995
  • Cincinnati City Councilman, Held 1985-1990
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Sought 1988

Details

2014 NRA grade: A (https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/Ohio/)

 

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