Candidate Profile
Greg Gianforte

Republican, Montana

Biography

Name
Greg Gianforte
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep. (At Large)
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2017-18:  100%
FRC Action, 2017:  100%
FreedomWorks, 2018:  81%, 81% (cum.)
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2017-18:  73%, 73% (cum.)
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  61%, 61% (cum.)
Conservative Review (CR), 2018:  56% (cum.)
Heritage Action, 2017-18:  46%, 46% (cum.)

74%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2017:  20%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2018:  11%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2017:  9%, 9% (cum.)

13%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Reported by Candidate

0
National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, Montana Chamber of Commerce, Montana Contractors Association, Montana Shooting Sports Association, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Independent Business Fed PA

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
19
Brian Mast, Bruce Westerman, Carlos Curbelo, Dennis Rehberg, Glenn Grothman, Jason Lewis and 13 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
8
Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama, Congressional Leadership Fund, Gun Owners of America, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Rifle Association, Republican National Committee and 2 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

Strongly Disagree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

Strongly Disagree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

Strongly Disagree

I support the death penalty.

Agree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

Strongly Agree

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

There are no circumstances in which abortion should be allowed.

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

The United States should rebuild and maintain a strong military, secure our borders, and support our allies in the fight against radical Islamic terrorism.

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

Judeo-Christian values, respect for property rights, mistrust of centralized power, and a belief in God-given natural rights guided our nation's founders to establish our system of limited government.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian, and my faith is very important to me. I ask God daily for His help to guide me, to give me strength, and to do His will.

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Conservative

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

My voting record of cutting taxes, rebuilding our military, securing the border, opposing debt ceiling increases, defunding Planned Parenthood, supporting the Second Amendment, and supporting the balanced budget amendment.

How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

Repeal and replace Obamacare with a market-based system that reduces premiums, protects those with preexisting conditions, and ensures rural access to care.

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

The government should get out of the way by reducing regulations and cutting taxes.

What changes should be made to the tax code?

The tax cuts should be made permanent.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

The best way to reduce unemployment is through a growing economy led by cutting taxes and red tape.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

The federal government must keep its commitment to our seniors. The best way to ensure the long-term viability of Social Security is to continue the pro-growth policies of President Trump and Republicans.

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

I am honored to serve as Montana's lone voice in the U.S. House of Representatives. My background as an entrepreneur and small business owner, who created hundreds of high-paying Montana jobs and the largest commercial employer in Bozeman, has helped me represent Montana in Congress. The business that I started and grew with my wife Susan was centered around customer service, and providing high-quality service to the people of Montana is one of my top priorities, whether it's helping, for example, a veteran who is having problems with the VA or a senior who is not receiving her Social Security check.

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

press@gregformontana.com

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

No answer

Background

Education

  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Masters of Science in computer science

Work & Military

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Affiliations

  • (Candidate did not provide)

Offices

  • U.S. Representative, Held 2017-present

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