Candidate Profile
Mike Pompeo

Republican , Kansas


Mike Pompeo
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4

Panel Rating



Conservative Organizations

FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 98%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  100%, 97%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  93%
Club for Growth, 2015:  92%, 93%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  87%, 91%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  84%, 85%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  78%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  73%



Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  6%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  5%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  0%, 3%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%





Family Research Council Action, Kansans for Life PAC, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Second Revolution, National Rifle Association, National Right to Life


Kansas Farm Bureau PAC

Reported by Candidate

Club for Growth, Kansans for Life, National Rifle Association, National Right to Life Committee, FRC PAC

Selected Contributions


CavPAC, Club for Growth, Eric Cantor, Frank Guinta, Kansans for Life, Lynn Jenkins and 7 more
American Conservative Union, American Principles, Associated Builders and Contractors, Black Hills Corporation, Citizens Against Government Waste, Club for Growth and 53 more


Airline Pilots Association, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Professional Aviation Safety Specialists







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

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.

Strongly 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.

Strongly 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 Agree

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.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly 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, Voters, Constitution, Congress, Supreme Court

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Abortion should be prohibited except in cases where the life of the mother is threatened by the pregnancy.

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

Mankind’s fundamental tendency toward corruption and evil when possessing concentrated and unlimited political power.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a conservative evangelical Christian. I am pro-life (having been endorsed by Kansans for Life), pro-2nd Amendment (having been endorsed by the NRA), and pro-free market (having been endorsed by the Club for Growth). My faith in Jesus Christ drives my decision-making in both my personal life and my life as a Congressman.

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.

A+ rating from ACT for America, 100% rating from Americans for Prosperity, 96% rating from American Conservative Union, 94% rating from Citizens Against Government Waste, 93% rating from Center for Security Policy, 100% rating from Family Research Council.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.; 316-633-4700

Additional comment from candidate:



  • US Military Academy at West Point, West Point, NY, BS, 1986
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, JD, 1994
Work & Military
  • United States Army, Captain, 1986-1990
  • Thayer Aerospace, President, 1997-2006
  • Sentry International, President, 2006-2010
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • US Congressman, Held 2011-present

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