Candidate Profile
Gregg Harper

Republican , Mississippi

Biography

Name
Gregg Harper
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 3
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

FRC Action, 2016:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  92%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 83%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  76%, 80%
Club for Growth, 2014:  57%, 67%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  67%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  66%
FreedomWorks, 2015:  60%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  48%

76%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2014:  9%, 11%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  13%, 5%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2014:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2013-14:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

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Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
5
Daniel Lungren, Haley's PAC, National Republican Congressional Committee, Phil Roe, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
24
Associated Builders and Contractors, Commerce, Hope, Innovation, and Progress PAC, Every Republican is Crucial, Eye of the Tiger PAC, Growth and Prosperity PAC, Haley's PAC and 18 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Voted for Obama's budget deal with Republicans in December 2015 http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll705.xml

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

No Answer

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

No Answer

People should be able to vote without photo identification.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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

No Answer

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.

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Additional comment from candidate:

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Background

Education
  • University of Mississippi, University, MS, JD, 1981
  • Mississippi College, Clinton, MS, BS in Chemistry, 1978
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Rankin County Republican Executive Committee, Chairman
  • Mississippi GOP, Executive Committee member
  • Crossgates Baptist Church, member, former Chairman of Deacons
  • Pearl Chamber of Commerce, member
  • Rankin County Chamber of Commerce, member
  • National Rifle Association, Life Member
Offices
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Held 7 years
 

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