Candidate Profile
Steve King

Republican , Iowa

Biography

Name
Steve King
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Very Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

FRC Action, 2016:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  84%, 94%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  92%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 89%
Club for Growth, 2015:  87%, 89%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  87%
FreedomWorks, 2015:  81%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  79%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  77%

89%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2014:  9%, 7%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  6%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 0%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2013-14:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

7%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

6
Americans for Legal Immigration, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, Eagle Forum PAC, Family Research Council Action PAC, Gun Owners of America, TEA Party Forward

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
16
Bobby Schilling, Club for Growth, Conservative Principles PAC, House Conservatives Fund, Joe Walsh, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations and 10 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
105
13th Colony Leadership Committee, 21st Century Freedom PAC, 60 Plus Association, ActRight, American Conservative Union, American Freedom PAC and 99 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
American Wind Energy Association, National Rural Letter Carriers Association

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

Strongly Agree

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.

Strongly Agree

Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.

Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Disagree

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

Strongly Agree

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

Strongly Disagree

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Only to protect the life of the mother.

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

The fallen nature of man to seek power and subjugate other men when power is concentrated led to America's Founders carefully defining, separating and limiting the power of government.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

(Did not answer)

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Very Conservative

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

(Did not answer)

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.

steve@steveking.com 712-664-5097

Additional comment from candidate:

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Background

Education

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