Candidate Profile
Campbell (Cam) Cavasso

Republican , Hawaii

Biography

Name
Campbell (Cam) Cavasso
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

93%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

1
Smart Business Hawaii

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
John Sidney McCain, Rick Santorum, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
7
Campaign for Working Families, Family Research Council, Home School Legal Defense Association, National Rifle Association, Next Century Fund, State Republican Party Organizations, Truth Accountability and Courage PAC

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

2014 NRA Grade: Aq - https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/hawaii/

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.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly 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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

The inherent natural evil or sin nature in mankind and the natural desire to control power over others

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

Balance the Budget. We must control our spending and pass to our future generations the foundations of a strong and prosperous community and government with out debt. maintain a strong military with the ability to fully defend America at home and from foreign enemies. we are in a dangerous world and peace can only be maintained through strength. Stop at every possible way the usurpation of power by the Federal Government from the individual and the States including in education, health care, the IRS and EPA.

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

Abortion should be allowed only to save the life of the mother

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.

God. Constitution. Voters. Congress. Supreme Court.

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a born again Christian who loves and serves the Lord with all his heart. I strive to understand His Word and principles and honor and obey. I love my God and others. I am committed to serve and influence our families, church, community and Government for Good.


Background

Education
  • U of Colorado, Boulder, BA, 1973
Work & Military
  • Mass Mutual Financial Grp, Financial advisor, 1986 to current
  • Erosion Control contractor/farmer, owner, 1978 to 2013
  • US Army officer, Captain, 1973 to 1978
Affiliations
  • financial and contractor associations, member and leader
  • Church Christian, member, leader, board member
  • Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Smart Business Hawaii, Member
  • NAIFA-National Association of Ins & Fin Advs, Member
Offices
  • Hawaii State Representative, Held 1984-1990
  • Lt Gov Hawaii, Sought 2002
  • US Senate, Sought 2004 2010
 

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