Candidate Profile
Jim Inhofe

Republican , Oklahoma

Biography

Name
Jim Inhofe
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative Information icon

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Center for Security Policy, 2011-12:  100%
Christian Coalition of America (CCA), 2014:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2013:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  92%, 97%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 96%
Club for Growth, 2015:  78%, 91%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  88%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  83%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  50%, 81%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  67%, 77%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  74%

91%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  27%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  14%, 12%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2015:  0%, 5%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 1%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

13%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

3
Freedom Defenders, Freedom Works, National Rifle Association

Reported by Candidate

1
Freedomworks National Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
8
James Lankford, John Boozman, Marco Rubio, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Pat Roberts, State Republican Party Organizations and 2 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
62
21st Century Majority Fund, Alamo PAC, American Conservative Union, Arkansas for Leadership PAC, Associated Builders and Contractors, Battle Born PAC and 56 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
7
Airline Pilots Association, American Federation of Government Employees, American Maritime Officers, Big Tent PAC, Filemon Vela, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Professional Aviation Safety Specialists

Summary

10%

LIBERAL

90%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

2014 NRA grade: A+ (https://www.nrapvf.org/grades/Oklahoma/) Numbers USA survey: https://www.numbersusa.com/content/elections/races/central/oklahoma/2014-oklahoma-us-senate.html-0

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.

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 Agree

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?

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

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

Rape, Incest, Life of 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.

(Did not answer)

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)


Background

Education
  • University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Work & Military
  • US Army, 2
Affiliations
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Offices
  • (Candidate did not provide)
 

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