Candidate Profile
John Mica

Republican , Florida

Biography

Name
John Mica
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 7
Incumbent
Yes
Links
   

Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2013-14:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  80%, 93%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  89%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 86%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  73%, 78%
Club for Growth, 2015:  58%, 75%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  66%, 68%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  60%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  58%

85%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  24%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  17%, 9%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2015:  0%, 6%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 4%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

10%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Americans for Legal Immigration, Huck PAC, National Rifle Association, U.S. Immigration Reform PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
14
Bob Beauprez, Boehner for Speaker, Dave Reichert, David Santiago, Jeffrey Atwater, Joe Negron and 8 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
50
American Principles, Arkansas for Leadership PAC, Associated Builders and Contractors, Bob Gibbs, Carlos Curbelo, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and 44 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
14
Airline Pilots Association, American Maritime Officers, Association of Professional Flight Attendants, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, Dennis Deconcini, International Association of Masters, Mates, and Pilots and 8 more

Summary

18%

LIBERAL

82%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

NRA A Rating (http://www.nrapvf.org/grades-endorsements/2014/florida.aspx)

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 Agree

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

Neutral

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

Disagree

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

Our Founders experienced first hand the abuse of power by a king and parliament. They sought both a separation of powers and a check on the powers granted.

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

Balanced Budget - Country's Economic and National Security is threatened Strong National Defense - primary federal responsibility Border Security - we are losing control

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

Incest, rape or 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.

God, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court, Industry, Academia, Professional Sports, Media

19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Faith in God and Christ and live by the Golden Rule.


Background

Education
  • Miami Dade Community College, Miami, AA, 1965
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, BA, 1967
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Chambers of Commerce, Member
  • Kiwanis, Member
  • Jaycees, Member
  • Tiger Bay Club, Member
  • Florida Blue Key, Member
  • US Coast Guard Board of Visitors, Former Member
  • Beth Johnson Mental Health Board, Former Member
  • Kennedy Center Board of Trustees, Former Member
Offices
  • Florida House of Representatives, Held 1976-1980
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Held 1993-Present
 

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